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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 46 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 4.46% 4.31% 2.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.76% 4.85% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 12
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -3.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
336 309 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 93.59% 88.79% 85.13%
Number of salaries quoted 273 274 271
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in York

The demand trend of job ads across the York region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the York region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in York

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the York region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) SQL
3 23 (53.49%) Functional Testing
4 15 (34.88%) Selenium
5 14 (32.56%) Automation Testing
6 13 (30.23%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (25.58%) Finance
7 11 (25.58%) JIRA
7 11 (25.58%) Bugzilla
7 11 (25.58%) ISTQB
7 11 (25.58%) WebDriver
7 11 (25.58%) Manual Testing
8 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
8 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
8 10 (23.26%) BDD
8 10 (23.26%) TDD
8 10 (23.26%) ISEB
8 10 (23.26%) Unix
9 9 (20.93%) HP UFT
9 9 (20.93%) Defect Management
10 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
10 8 (18.60%) Apple iOS
10 8 (18.60%) Android
10 8 (18.60%) Toad
10 8 (18.60%) C#
10 8 (18.60%) Smartphone
10 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
11 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
11 7 (16.28%) JavaScript

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (34.88%) Selenium
2 11 (25.58%) Bugzilla
2 11 (25.58%) JIRA
2 11 (25.58%) WebDriver
3 9 (20.93%) HP UFT
4 8 (18.60%) Toad
5 6 (13.95%) SoapUI
6 4 (9.30%) Jasmine
6 4 (9.30%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (9.30%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
7 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
8 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
9 1 (2.33%) JMeter
9 1 (2.33%) Ranorex
9 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (25.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Games
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Military
2 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Tester
2 22 (51.16%) Software Tester
3 13 (30.23%) Analyst
3 13 (30.23%) Test Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Manual Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Software Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Systems Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Developer in Test
7 2 (4.65%) Manual Tester
7 2 (4.65%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Test Automation Developer
8 1 (2.33%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) SOAP
1 6 (13.95%) XML
2 5 (11.63%) jQuery
3 4 (9.30%) .NET
4 3 (6.98%) JSON
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) HTML
6 1 (2.33%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
6 1 (2.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Mobile App
1 8 (18.60%) Smartphone
2 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.65%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Unix
2 8 (18.60%) Android
2 8 (18.60%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) Functional Testing
3 14 (32.56%) Automation Testing
4 13 (30.23%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (25.58%) Manual Testing
6 10 (23.26%) BDD
6 10 (23.26%) TDD
6 10 (23.26%) Test Scripting
6 10 (23.26%) Waterfall
7 9 (20.93%) Defect Management
8 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Kanban
9 7 (16.28%) Performance Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Resilience Testing
9 7 (16.28%) System Integration Testing
9 7 (16.28%) System Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Test Automation
9 7 (16.28%) Test Strategy
9 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (13.95%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (55.81%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) C#
3 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.98%) PowerShell
5 2 (4.65%) Java
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (25.58%) ISTQB
2 10 (23.26%) ISEB
3 7 (16.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft