The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 29 57 69
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 23 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 6.32% 1.43% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.35% 1.44% 1.31%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 7
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
362 418 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 99.45% 99.76% 98.53%
Number of salaries quoted 321 320 309
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the York region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in York

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) QA
3 13 (46.43%) Java
4 10 (35.71%) SQL
5 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
6 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
6 8 (28.57%) JMeter
6 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) ISEB
7 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
7 7 (25.00%) SDLC
8 6 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
8 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
8 6 (21.43%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
9 5 (17.86%) BDD
9 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
9 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
10 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 4 (14.29%) Selenium
10 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
11 3 (10.71%) JIRA
11 3 (10.71%) jQuery

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 2 (7.14%) NoSQL
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 2 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) JMeter
2 7 (25.00%) LoadRunner
3 4 (14.29%) Selenium
4 3 (10.71%) Cucumber
4 3 (10.71%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.14%) Bugzilla
5 2 (7.14%) Capybara
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.57%) Toad
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) .NET
1 3 (10.71%) CSS
1 3 (10.71%) HTML
1 3 (10.71%) jQuery
1 3 (10.71%) SOAP
1 3 (10.71%) XML
2 2 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Mobile Games
2 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Performance Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
3 8 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 7 (25.00%) SDLC
5 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 5 (17.86%) BDD
7 4 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 3 (10.71%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (10.71%) TDD
8 3 (10.71%) Test Automation
8 3 (10.71%) Test Management
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (7.14%) CRM
9 2 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
9 2 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
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