The median annual salary for a Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Harrogate during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
North Yorkshire / Harrogate
Rank 37 49 41
Rank change year-on-year +12 -8  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 1 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Harrogate 3.40% 0.31% 5.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.43% 0.32% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 22
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 233 313 382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Harrogate 99.15% 98.12% 99.22%
Number of salaries quoted 202 291 346
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) Automation Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (44.44%) TestComplete
3 4 (44.44%) iPad
3 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) JMeter
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) VBScript
4 3 (33.33%) VB
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Android
5 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 1 (11.11%) Behat
6 1 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing

Tester Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 7 (77.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) JMeter
2 4 (44.44%) SpecFlow
2 4 (44.44%) TestComplete
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Gherkin
2 1 (11.11%) Behat
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) iPad
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Android
1 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Automation Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Automated Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (44.44%) SDLC
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) C#
1 4 (44.44%) VBScript
2 3 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
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