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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 28 67 52
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -15
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 25 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 6.70% 0.73% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.33% 0.83% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 21 4 4
Average salary £27,500 £28,500 £29,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.50% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
300 481 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 80.43% 87.93% 83.33%
Number of salaries quoted 254 264 219
Average salary £34,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in York

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) ISEB
3 18 (35.29%) Manual Testing
4 15 (29.41%) Selenium
4 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
5 12 (23.53%) Java
6 11 (21.57%) SQL
6 11 (21.57%) SOAP
6 11 (21.57%) Web Services
6 11 (21.57%) XML
6 11 (21.57%) XSD
6 11 (21.57%) WSDL
6 11 (21.57%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (21.57%) Test Planning
7 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
7 10 (19.61%) .NET
8 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
8 9 (17.65%) C#
9 8 (15.69%) Oracle
9 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
9 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (13.73%) Security Testing
10 7 (13.73%) Firebug
10 7 (13.73%) Test Management
10 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
10 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (13.73%) HTML
10 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
10 7 (13.73%) CSS
10 7 (13.73%) N-Tier

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (29.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (29.41%) Selenium
2 7 (13.73%) Firebug
3 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
4 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.92%) WebLOAD
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
1 2 (3.92%) Retail
2 1 (1.96%) Advertising
2 1 (1.96%) Military
Job Titles
1 35 (68.63%) Analyst
2 33 (64.71%) Test Analyst
3 13 (25.49%) Test Leader
4 8 (15.69%) Junior Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Junior Test Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Junior
5 6 (11.76%) Graduate
6 3 (5.88%) Tester
6 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Support Manager
8 1 (1.96%) Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Manual Tester
8 1 (1.96%) Software Tester
8 1 (1.96%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (1.96%) Sage Consultant
8 1 (1.96%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) SOAP
1 11 (21.57%) Web Services
1 11 (21.57%) XML
1 11 (21.57%) XSD
1 11 (21.57%) WSDL
2 10 (19.61%) .NET
3 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET
3 7 (13.73%) CSS
3 7 (13.73%) HTML
3 7 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (13.73%) N-Tier
3 6 (11.76%) Open Source
3 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.92%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) Manual Testing
3 11 (21.57%) Non-Functional Testing
3 11 (21.57%) Test Planning
4 10 (19.61%) Performance Testing
5 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Security Testing
6 7 (13.73%) MVC
6 7 (13.73%) Test Management
6 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
7 6 (11.76%) User Stories
7 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
8 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.88%) Automation Testing
9 3 (5.88%) ITIL
9 3 (5.88%) Process Management
10 2 (3.92%) Web Development
11 1 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.53%) Java
2 11 (21.57%) SQL
3 9 (17.65%) C#
3 9 (17.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (45.10%) ISEB
2 6 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle
2 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Sage
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