The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in East Yorkshire with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Yorkshire / East Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 27 22
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in East Yorkshire - 2.11% 4.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.40% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £33,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.12%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in East Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 132 125 104
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in East Yorkshire 86.27% 88.03% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 120 97 84
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in East Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in East Yorkshire citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in East Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in East Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in East Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Software Testing in East Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 12 Co-occurring IT Skills in East Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in East Yorkshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) User Stories
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB