The median annual salary for a Tester was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in Harrogate during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Tester
North Yorkshire / Harrogate
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 5 0 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Harrogate 2.87% - 6.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.89% - 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 24
Median salary £21,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,750 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.57% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Harrogate. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Harrogate
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 173 174 387
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Harrogate 99.43% 99.43% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 152 147 362
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +10.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Harrogate

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Harrogate that featured Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Tester in Harrogate

Tester
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

Salary trend for Tester in Harrogate

Tester
Salary Histogram in Harrogate

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in Harrogate over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Harrogate

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Harrogate region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 11 (84.62%) Software Testing
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (53.85%) JIRA
5 7 (53.85%) SDLC
6 6 (46.15%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (46.15%) TestComplete
6 6 (46.15%) iPad
6 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
6 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
6 6 (46.15%) JMeter
6 6 (46.15%) C#
6 6 (46.15%) VBScript
6 6 (46.15%) TDD
6 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
8 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
8 4 (30.77%) VB
9 2 (15.38%) SQL
9 2 (15.38%) Linux
10 1 (7.69%) CRM
10 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
10 1 (7.69%) ISEB
10 1 (7.69%) Finance
10 1 (7.69%) Scrum

Tester Skill Set
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) JIRA
2 6 (46.15%) JMeter
2 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
2 6 (46.15%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
1 1 (7.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
2 1 (7.69%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) iPad
2 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Software Testing
2 9 (69.23%) Test Automation
3 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (53.85%) SDLC
5 6 (46.15%) Defect Tracking
5 6 (46.15%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (46.15%) TDD
6 5 (38.46%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
7 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) CRM
8 1 (7.69%) Defect Management
8 1 (7.69%) Kanban
8 1 (7.69%) Scrum
8 1 (7.69%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) VBScript
2 4 (30.77%) VB
3 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle