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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 35 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 26 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 5.38% 0.87% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.52% 0.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 0
Average salary £29,250 £24,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
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
399 419 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 82.61% 91.09% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 312 252 258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 22 December 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in York

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (56.10%) ISEB
3 19 (46.34%) SQL Server
4 18 (43.90%) XML
5 17 (41.46%) XSD
5 17 (41.46%) SOAP
5 17 (41.46%) Web Services
5 17 (41.46%) WSDL
5 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
5 17 (41.46%) Test Planning
6 16 (39.02%) Selenium
7 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (29.27%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
8 12 (29.27%) SpecFlow
8 12 (29.27%) QA
8 12 (29.27%) FitNesse
8 12 (29.27%) Test Management
8 12 (29.27%) HP
8 12 (29.27%) QuickTest Pro
9 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (9.76%) User Stories
11 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
11 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
11 4 (9.76%) Open Source
11 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
12 3 (7.32%) MS Excel

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (39.02%) Selenium
2 13 (31.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (29.27%) FitNesse
3 12 (29.27%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (29.27%) Cucumber
3 12 (29.27%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.88%) WebLOAD
5 1 (2.44%) NUnit
5 1 (2.44%) Subversion
5 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.44%) MSTest
General
1 2 (4.88%) Military
1 2 (4.88%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (75.61%) Analyst
2 29 (70.73%) Test Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Junior
4 5 (12.20%) Junior Test Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Graduate
5 4 (9.76%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.32%) Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.88%) Developer
7 2 (4.88%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.44%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Developer
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Sage Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) XML
2 17 (41.46%) XSD
2 17 (41.46%) SOAP
2 17 (41.46%) Web Services
2 17 (41.46%) WSDL
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) XSLT
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) Ajax
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) JSON
4 1 (2.44%) LINQ
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.76%) Open Source
2 4 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.88%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) Test Planning
3 12 (29.27%) Test Management
4 7 (17.07%) Manual Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (9.76%) User Stories
6 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.32%) Web Development
7 3 (7.32%) Performance Testing
8 2 (4.88%) TDD
8 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
8 2 (4.88%) MVC
9 1 (2.44%) Migration
9 1 (2.44%) ITIL
9 1 (2.44%) OO
9 1 (2.44%) MVVM
9 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (2.44%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) C#
2 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
3 1 (2.44%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (7.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (29.27%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Sage
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
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