The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £21,500 in advertised job vacancies in North Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Software Tester
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 57 89
Rank change year-on-year -17 +32  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 0.67% 2.71% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 2.76% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 4
Median salary £21,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.33% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,150 £26,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £35,000 £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +3.84% +8.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire. 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
North Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 729 761 995
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 98.38% 98.32% 98.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2546 3038 4658
Median salary £38,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.10% -2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,875 £21,750 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,250 £50,250 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in North Yorkshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in North Yorkshire

Software Tester
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate - 4 £21,500 -
York -2 1 - - 1
Selby - 1 - -
Software Tester
Yorkshire

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Software 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 North Yorkshire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
3 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
5 8 (47.06%) SDLC
5 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (41.18%) C#
6 7 (41.18%) Scenario Testing
7 6 (35.29%) SpecFlow
7 6 (35.29%) Gherkin
7 6 (35.29%) TestComplete
7 6 (35.29%) Defect Tracking
7 6 (35.29%) iPad
7 6 (35.29%) JIRA
7 6 (35.29%) VBScript
7 6 (35.29%) TDD
7 6 (35.29%) JMeter
7 6 (35.29%) Risk Assessment
8 5 (29.41%) QA
9 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
9 4 (23.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 4 (23.53%) VB
10 2 (11.76%) Data Validation
10 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
10 2 (11.76%) Validation
10 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) JIRA
1 6 (35.29%) JMeter
1 6 (35.29%) SpecFlow
1 6 (35.29%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.88%) .NET
2 1 (5.88%) WPF
2 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Solaris
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Test Automation
2 11 (64.71%) Software Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Test Scripting
3 9 (52.94%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) SDLC
5 7 (41.18%) Scenario Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (35.29%) Risk Assessment
6 6 (35.29%) TDD
7 4 (23.53%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Data Validation
8 2 (11.76%) Defect Management
8 2 (11.76%) ITIL
8 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
8 2 (11.76%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (11.76%) Validation
9 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 1 (5.88%) Kanban
9 1 (5.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) VBScript
3 4 (23.53%) VB
4 1 (5.88%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
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