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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 64 50 63
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.47% 0.92% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.53% 0.97% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 4
Average salary £30,000 £25,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £32,750 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Job Titles Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
522 414 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 96.13% 94.74% 98.21%
Number of salaries quoted 305 254 316
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £70,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
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 12 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) QA
4 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Games
5 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
5 1 (7.69%) JIRA

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 10 (76.92%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Test Scripting
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 10 (76.92%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
York, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 5 days ago