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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
North Yorkshire / Harrogate
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 - 59
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Harrogate 4.71% - 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Median salary £41,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +2.85% -2.77%  

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 152 142 347
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Harrogate 89.41% 80.68% 90.60%
Number of salaries quoted 136 115 323
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Harrogate

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Harrogate over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 21 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (45.83%) Microsoft
3 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
4 10 (41.67%) ISEB
5 9 (37.50%) QA
6 8 (33.33%) SDLC
6 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 8 (33.33%) C#
7 7 (29.17%) VBScript
7 7 (29.17%) JMeter
7 7 (29.17%) TDD
7 7 (29.17%) SpecFlow
7 7 (29.17%) Gherkin
7 7 (29.17%) TestComplete
8 6 (25.00%) iPad
8 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
8 6 (25.00%) JIRA
8 6 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (20.83%) Scenario Testing
9 5 (20.83%) VB
9 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
10 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
11 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 2 (8.33%) Project Management
12 2 (8.33%) Scrum
12 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
12 2 (8.33%) Product Management

Software Testing
Co-occurring 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 (4.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) JMeter
1 7 (29.17%) SpecFlow
1 7 (29.17%) TestComplete
2 6 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) NUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Selenium
3 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.17%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (70.83%) Analyst
1 17 (70.83%) Test Analyst
2 11 (45.83%) Tester
3 10 (41.67%) Software Tester
4 9 (37.50%) Automation Test Analyst
5 8 (33.33%) QA Analyst
5 8 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (29.17%) Software Analyst
6 7 (29.17%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (25.00%) Automation Tester
8 5 (20.83%) QA Automation Analyst
9 3 (12.50%) Architect
9 3 (12.50%) Developer
9 3 (12.50%) Developer in Test
9 3 (12.50%) Principal Architect
9 3 (12.50%) Principal Developer
9 3 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
9 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Tester
9 3 (12.50%) Senior Tester
9 3 (12.50%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.17%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (87.50%) Test Automation
2 19 (79.17%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) SDLC
4 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 6 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (20.83%) Scenario Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
7 4 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Product Management
9 2 (8.33%) Project Management
9 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 2 (8.33%) Scrum
10 1 (4.17%) BDD
10 1 (4.17%) CRM
10 1 (4.17%) Open Source
10 1 (4.17%) Use Case
10 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) VBScript
3 5 (20.83%) VB
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) ISEB
2 8 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft