The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the York region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 60 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 0 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.28% - 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% - 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 8
Average salary £29,000 - £24,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 - £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 - £30,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
457 414 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 97.86% 96.96% 98.40%
Number of salaries quoted 352 258 354
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
North Yorkshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the York region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 13 (86.67%) Test Scripting
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Finance
3 11 (73.33%) Degree
4 2 (13.33%) QA
4 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) Java
5 1 (6.67%) SQL
5 1 (6.67%) Oracle
5 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
5 1 (6.67%) Retail
5 1 (6.67%) Selenium
5 1 (6.67%) Release Management
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Open Source

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the York region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JIRA
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 12 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Test Scripting
2 12 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 1 (6.67%) Release Management
4 1 (6.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (73.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago