The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 40 38 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +34
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 3.15% 5.71% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 6.70% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 3
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +5.26%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Software Testing
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
302 358 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 86.53% 85.24% 90.13%
Number of salaries quoted 271 270 270
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 20 (58.82%) Selenium
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
3 16 (47.06%) Manual Testing
4 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (44.12%) Functional Testing
5 14 (41.18%) C#
5 14 (41.18%) HTML
5 14 (41.18%) CSS
6 12 (35.29%) Automated Testing
6 12 (35.29%) Security Testing
6 12 (35.29%) Firebug
7 11 (32.35%) ISEB
7 11 (32.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 9 (26.47%) Automation Testing
8 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
10 7 (20.59%) Java
10 7 (20.59%) .NET
10 7 (20.59%) Windows
10 7 (20.59%) W3C
10 7 (20.59%) JIRA
10 7 (20.59%) Test Management
11 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
11 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
11 6 (17.65%) HP UFT
11 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (17.65%) Windows Server

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 20 (58.82%) Selenium
2 12 (35.29%) Firebug
3 7 (20.59%) JIRA
3 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
4 6 (17.65%) HP UFT
4 6 (17.65%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.88%) Capybara
5 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (5.88%) Games
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Analyst
1 18 (52.94%) Test Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Tester
3 7 (20.59%) Software Tester
3 7 (20.59%) Web Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Web Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
4 6 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 6 (17.65%) Automation Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Manual Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Support Technician
5 4 (11.76%) Manual Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Lead Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Applications Support Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) CSS
1 14 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (20.59%) .NET
3 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET
3 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (5.88%) jQuery
4 2 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) W3C
2 5 (14.71%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Manual Testing
1 16 (47.06%) Test Scripting
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Functional Testing
3 12 (35.29%) Automated Testing
3 12 (35.29%) Security Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Automation Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Test Management
6 5 (14.71%) MVC
6 5 (14.71%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 2 (5.88%) CRM
7 2 (5.88%) Direct Marketing
7 2 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.88%) Time Management
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Analytics
8 1 (2.94%) Campaign Management
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) SQL
2 16 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 14 (41.18%) C#
4 7 (20.59%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ISEB
1 11 (32.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
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