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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 35 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 26 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 5.94% 0.39% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.12% 0.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £33,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.77% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
365 470 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 83.33% 90.91% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 274 276 272
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
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 23 January 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in York

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (53.49%) ISEB
3 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
4 17 (39.53%) XML
5 16 (37.21%) XSD
5 16 (37.21%) SOAP
5 16 (37.21%) Web Services
5 16 (37.21%) WSDL
5 16 (37.21%) Test Planning
6 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.91%) Selenium
8 9 (20.93%) Manual Testing
8 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
9 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
9 8 (18.60%) SpecFlow
9 8 (18.60%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (18.60%) QA
9 8 (18.60%) FitNesse
9 8 (18.60%) Test Management
9 8 (18.60%) HP
9 8 (18.60%) QuickTest Pro
10 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
11 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (11.63%) User Stories
11 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
11 5 (11.63%) Open Source
12 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
13 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Selenium
2 9 (20.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
3 8 (18.60%) SpecFlow
3 8 (18.60%) FitNesse
3 8 (18.60%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (4.65%) WebLOAD
5 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
5 1 (2.33%) NUnit
5 1 (2.33%) MSTest
General
1 2 (4.65%) Military
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Analyst
2 27 (62.79%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Test Leader
4 7 (16.28%) Junior
5 6 (13.95%) Junior Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Junior Test Analyst
6 5 (11.63%) Graduate
7 3 (6.98%) Tester
7 3 (6.98%) Support Technician
8 2 (4.65%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Web Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Manual Test Analyst
9 1 (2.33%) Sage Consultant
9 1 (2.33%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.33%) Software Tester
9 1 (2.33%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.33%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (39.53%) XML
2 16 (37.21%) XSD
2 16 (37.21%) SOAP
2 16 (37.21%) Web Services
2 16 (37.21%) WSDL
3 2 (4.65%) HTML
3 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 1 (2.33%) XSLT
4 1 (2.33%) .NET
4 1 (2.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.33%) JSON
4 1 (2.33%) LINQ
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) Ajax
4 1 (2.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (11.63%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.63%) Open Source
3 2 (4.65%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (55.81%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Test Planning
3 9 (20.93%) Manual Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Test Management
5 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
5 5 (11.63%) User Stories
6 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Web Development
8 2 (4.65%) MVC
8 2 (4.65%) TDD
8 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.33%) OO
9 1 (2.33%) ITIL
9 1 (2.33%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.33%) Migration
9 1 (2.33%) MVVM
9 1 (2.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.98%) SQL
2 2 (4.65%) C#
2 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.33%) C
3 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) ISEB
2 5 (11.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (30.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) Sage
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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