The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Harrogate 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
North Yorkshire / Harrogate
Rank 29 41 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Harrogate 6.75% 2.89% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 3.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 0
Median salary £27,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% -  
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 Harrogate with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Harrogate
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 198 248 363
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Harrogate 83.54% 79.74% 93.80%
Number of salaries quoted 175 230 329
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Harrogate

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Harrogate 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 Harrogate

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in Harrogate

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 23 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 Harrogate region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) ISEB
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) QA
3 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
4 6 (35.29%) C#
4 6 (35.29%) TDD
5 5 (29.41%) JIRA
5 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 5 (29.41%) VBScript
5 5 (29.41%) JMeter
5 5 (29.41%) TestComplete
5 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
5 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
5 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
5 5 (29.41%) SDLC
6 4 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) iPad
6 4 (23.53%) VB
6 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
7 3 (17.65%) Scrum
7 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) BDD
8 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
8 2 (11.76%) Product Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate 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 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
1 5 (29.41%) JMeter
1 5 (29.41%) SpecFlow
1 5 (29.41%) TestComplete
2 1 (5.88%) NUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
2 1 (5.88%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) QA Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) QA Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Software Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Tester
3 6 (35.29%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Automation Tester
4 4 (23.53%) QA Automation Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Software Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Automation Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum Master
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) .NET Framework
2 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) iPad
2 1 (5.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) TDD
3 5 (29.41%) Automated Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Automation Testing
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Defect Tracking
4 4 (23.53%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) BDD
6 2 (11.76%) Product Management
6 2 (11.76%) Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) VBScript
3 4 (23.53%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle