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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 49 54 56
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 4.64% 2.65% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.32% 3.17% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 5
Average salary £27,750 £28,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% -12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
301 410 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 87.25% 83.50% 88.42%
Number of salaries quoted 263 268 223
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in York

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) Manual Testing
2 17 (39.53%) ISEB
3 16 (37.21%) SQL
3 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
4 12 (27.91%) Java
5 11 (25.58%) .NET
5 11 (25.58%) Selenium
5 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
6 10 (23.26%) C#
7 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
7 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
8 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
8 8 (18.60%) WSDL
8 8 (18.60%) Oracle
8 8 (18.60%) SOAP
8 8 (18.60%) Web Services
8 8 (18.60%) XML
8 8 (18.60%) XSD
8 8 (18.60%) Non-Functional Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Test Planning
9 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
9 7 (16.28%) CSS
9 7 (16.28%) HTML
9 7 (16.28%) N-Tier
9 7 (16.28%) Security Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Firebug
9 7 (16.28%) Test Management
9 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (4.65%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.30%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (37.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (25.58%) Selenium
2 7 (16.28%) Firebug
3 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
4 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Analyst
2 24 (55.81%) Test Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Test Leader
4 5 (11.63%) Software Tester
4 5 (11.63%) Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.98%) Junior
6 3 (6.98%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Junior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (6.98%) Lead Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Graduate
8 1 (2.33%) Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Business Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.33%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
2 8 (18.60%) SOAP
2 8 (18.60%) Web Services
2 8 (18.60%) XML
2 8 (18.60%) XSD
2 8 (18.60%) WSDL
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
3 7 (16.28%) CSS
3 7 (16.28%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) N-Tier
2 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
1 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (4.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (39.53%) Manual Testing
3 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
4 8 (18.60%) Test Planning
5 7 (16.28%) Security Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Test Management
5 7 (16.28%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.28%) MVC
6 6 (13.95%) Automation Testing
7 4 (9.30%) User Stories
8 3 (6.98%) Process Management
8 3 (6.98%) ITIL
9 2 (4.65%) Test Automation
9 2 (4.65%) Open Source
9 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.65%) SDLC
10 1 (2.33%) CRM
10 1 (2.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) SQL
2 12 (27.91%) Java
3 10 (23.26%) C#
4 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) ISEB
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Oracle
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago