The first table below looks at the demand for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the York region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 47 53 65
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 13 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.83% 1.19% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% 1.39% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 3
Average salary £28,500 £32,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.30% -24.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
349 361 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 75.87% 86.16% 73.20%
Number of salaries quoted 242 223 255
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Software Testing
North Yorkshire

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in York

Software Testing
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the York region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in York

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the York region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 14 (77.78%) QA
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (66.67%) HP
2 12 (66.67%) ISEB
2 12 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 12 (66.67%) SOAP
2 12 (66.67%) Web Services
2 12 (66.67%) XML
2 12 (66.67%) XSD
2 12 (66.67%) WSDL
2 12 (66.67%) Selenium
2 12 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 12 (66.67%) Test Management
2 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 12 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 4 (22.22%) SLA
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
6 1 (5.56%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) Release Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the York region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 12 (66.67%) Selenium
1 12 (66.67%) FitNesse
1 12 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 12 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 12 (66.67%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
1 13 (72.22%) Test Analyst
2 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
2 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Support Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Support Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Tester
4 1 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) SOAP
1 12 (66.67%) Web Services
1 12 (66.67%) XML
1 12 (66.67%) XSD
1 12 (66.67%) WSDL
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Test Management
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL
3 2 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.56%) System Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Release Management
4 1 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) ISEB
2 3 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (77.78%) QA
2 4 (22.22%) SLA
Systems Management
1 12 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 12 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
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