Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £30,750 in advertised job vacancies in Harrogate during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 49 74
Rank change year-on-year +13 +25 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Harrogate 0.80% 0.71% 1.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.72% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 14
Harrogate median annual salary £30,750 £33,750 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.89% +8.00% -
10th Percentile £20,925 £31,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £42,375 £37,125 £36,250
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +23.08% - +8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Harrogate. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Harrogate
Permanent vacancies in Harrogate with a recognized job title 241 418 791
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 99.52% 98.88%
Number of salaries quoted 210 306 720
Harrogate median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £19,750 £20,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,875 £52,500 £52,500
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Harrogate

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Harrogate.

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in Harrogate

Tester Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) FastStats
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban

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 (50.00%) FastStats
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 1 (50.00%) Kanban
2 1 (50.00%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle