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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 37 34 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +36
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 29 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 6.37% 6.10% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.89% 7.08% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 4
Average salary £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -3.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,200
% change year-on-year
- +2.33%
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
421 325 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 92.53% 86.21% 91.64%
Number of salaries quoted 344 279 276
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (61.54%) Functional Testing
2 20 (51.28%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) Selenium
4 15 (38.46%) Automation Testing
5 12 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
5 12 (30.77%) WebDriver
5 12 (30.77%) Manual Testing
6 11 (28.21%) ISEB
7 10 (25.64%) HP UFT
8 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
9 8 (20.51%) JIRA
9 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
9 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
9 8 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (17.95%) BDD
10 7 (17.95%) C#
10 7 (17.95%) Finance
10 7 (17.95%) Bugzilla
11 6 (15.38%) Unix
11 6 (15.38%) QA
11 6 (15.38%) TDD
12 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
12 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
12 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
12 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
12 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
12 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
13 4 (10.26%) Android
13 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (43.59%) Selenium
2 12 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 10 (25.64%) HP UFT
4 8 (20.51%) JIRA
5 7 (17.95%) Bugzilla
6 4 (10.26%) Toad
6 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
7 3 (7.69%) Jasmine
7 3 (7.69%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
8 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
8 2 (5.13%) SoapUI
8 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (5.13%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.56%) Capybara
9 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.56%) Firebug
9 1 (2.56%) JMeter
9 1 (2.56%) Ranorex
9 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Games
2 2 (5.13%) Marketing
3 1 (2.56%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Tester
2 18 (46.15%) Software Tester
3 15 (38.46%) Analyst
3 15 (38.46%) Test Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
4 9 (23.08%) Manual Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Software Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Agile Tester
7 2 (5.13%) Manual Tester
7 2 (5.13%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Selenium Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Developer in Test
8 1 (2.56%) QA Automation Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) jQuery
1 4 (10.26%) XML
2 3 (7.69%) .NET
2 3 (7.69%) CSS
2 3 (7.69%) HTML
3 2 (5.13%) JSON
3 2 (5.13%) SOAP
4 1 (2.56%) Spring
4 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) iPad
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.56%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Unix
2 4 (10.26%) Android
2 4 (10.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (61.54%) Functional Testing
2 15 (38.46%) Automation Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (20.51%) Test Scripting
5 7 (17.95%) BDD
6 6 (15.38%) TDD
7 5 (12.82%) Automated Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Defect Management
7 5 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.82%) Waterfall
8 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.69%) Performance Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Resilience Testing
9 3 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (7.69%) System Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
3 7 (17.95%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) Java
5 2 (5.13%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) ISEB
2 9 (23.08%) ISTQB
3 8 (20.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (5.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
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