The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the York region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 23 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 42 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 9.27% - 1.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.50% - 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 34 0 10
Median salary £32,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +6.06%
Tester
North Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the York region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
442 373 526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 97.57% 98.68% 98.32%
Number of salaries quoted 364 318 313
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,600 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in York

The demand trend of job ads across the York region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in York

Tester
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the York region.

Tester Salary Trend in York

Tester
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the York region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in York

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the York region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 32 (51.61%) SQL
2 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (40.32%) Software Testing
4 21 (33.87%) QA
5 19 (30.65%) Java
6 17 (27.42%) Performance Testing
7 15 (24.19%) Functional Testing
7 15 (24.19%) SDLC
7 15 (24.19%) C#
7 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
7 15 (24.19%) JMeter
8 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 14 (22.58%) Selenium
9 13 (20.97%) LoadRunner
9 13 (20.97%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (19.35%) Performance Analysis
10 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
10 12 (19.35%) Finance
11 11 (17.74%) jQuery
11 11 (17.74%) JIRA
11 11 (17.74%) XML
11 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
11 11 (17.74%) BDD
12 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (16.13%) Defect Management
12 10 (16.13%) ISEB
12 10 (16.13%) Bugzilla
12 10 (16.13%) TDD
12 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
13 9 (14.52%) Karma Test Runner

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
3 1 (1.61%) Redis
Development Applications
1 15 (24.19%) JMeter
2 14 (22.58%) Selenium
3 13 (20.97%) LoadRunner
4 11 (17.74%) JIRA
4 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
5 10 (16.13%) Bugzilla
5 10 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (14.52%) Jasmine
6 9 (14.52%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (14.52%) WebDriver
7 8 (12.90%) Git (software)
7 8 (12.90%) TeamCity
8 5 (8.06%) SoapUI
9 4 (6.45%) Toad
10 2 (3.23%) Cucumber
10 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.61%) Capybara
11 1 (1.61%) Ranorex
General
1 12 (19.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.84%) Games
3 2 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (3.23%) Military
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) jQuery
1 11 (17.74%) XML
2 8 (12.90%) JSON
2 8 (12.90%) Web Services
3 5 (8.06%) SOAP
4 3 (4.84%) .NET
4 3 (4.84%) CSS
4 3 (4.84%) HTML
5 1 (1.61%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) PMI
2 4 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.23%) iPad
3 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.45%) Android
1 4 (6.45%) Apple iOS
1 4 (6.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (40.32%) Software Testing
3 17 (27.42%) Performance Testing
4 15 (24.19%) Functional Testing
4 15 (24.19%) SDLC
5 13 (20.97%) Non-Functional Testing
6 12 (19.35%) Performance Analysis
6 12 (19.35%) Test Automation
7 11 (17.74%) BDD
8 10 (16.13%) Automated Testing
8 10 (16.13%) Defect Management
8 10 (16.13%) TDD
9 9 (14.52%) Automation Testing
10 7 (11.29%) Manual Testing
10 7 (11.29%) OO
10 7 (11.29%) Test Scripting
10 7 (11.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
11 6 (9.68%) Defect Tracking
12 5 (8.06%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) SQL
2 19 (30.65%) Java
3 15 (24.19%) C#
4 14 (22.58%) JavaScript
5 8 (12.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) ISEB
2 7 (11.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (8.06%) PMI Certification
4 3 (4.84%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (33.87%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.23%) Oracle
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