The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Yorkshire / North Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 54 65
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 23 42 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.85% 4.31% 2.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 4.90% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 25
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £32,500 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 741 857 985
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 91.94% 87.99% 91.29%
Number of salaries quoted 626 728 874
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 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 North Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in North Yorkshire

Software Testing
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 Testing within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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 +13 13 £27,500 -15.38%
York -11 7 £35,750 +10.00%
Selby - 3 - -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) ISTQB
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (38.24%) ISEB
2 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 13 (38.24%) Automation Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Waterfall
4 10 (29.41%) QA
5 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
5 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
6 8 (23.53%) SDLC
6 8 (23.53%) C#
7 7 (20.59%) TDD
7 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
8 6 (17.65%) Degree
8 6 (17.65%) JIRA
9 5 (14.71%) JMeter
9 5 (14.71%) VBScript
9 5 (14.71%) TestComplete
9 5 (14.71%) Defect Tracking
9 5 (14.71%) SpecFlow
9 5 (14.71%) Gherkin
10 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
10 4 (11.76%) Test Management
10 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (11.76%) iPad
10 4 (11.76%) VB
10 4 (11.76%) .NET
10 4 (11.76%) UML
10 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment

Software Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) JIRA
2 5 (14.71%) JMeter
2 5 (14.71%) SpecFlow
2 5 (14.71%) TestComplete
3 3 (8.82%) Selenium
4 2 (5.88%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.94%) Bitbucket
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.94%) GitLab
5 1 (2.94%) GoCD
5 1 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) NetBeans
5 1 (2.94%) NUnit
5 1 (2.94%) Toad
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.94%) YouTrack
General
1 1 (2.94%) Marketing
1 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Analyst
1 26 (76.47%) Test Analyst
2 17 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 9 (26.47%) Software Tester
3 9 (26.47%) Tester
4 8 (23.53%) QA Analyst
4 8 (23.53%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (20.59%) Manual Test Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) Automation Tester
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (14.71%) QA Automation Analyst
8 4 (11.76%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
8 4 (11.76%) Software Analyst
8 4 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Automation Tester
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Tester
9 3 (8.82%) Senior Tester
10 2 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
11 1 (2.94%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Gherkin
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) Ember.js
5 1 (2.94%) JSP
5 1 (2.94%) Node.js
5 1 (2.94%) React
5 1 (2.94%) REST
5 1 (2.94%) Servlets
5 1 (2.94%) Velocity
5 1 (2.94%) Web Services
5 1 (2.94%) WPF
5 1 (2.94%) XSD
5 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) iPad
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (79.41%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Automation Testing
3 11 (32.35%) Waterfall
4 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Test Automation
5 8 (23.53%) SDLC
6 7 (20.59%) TDD
6 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) Defect Tracking
8 4 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (11.76%) Scrum
8 4 (11.76%) Test Management
8 4 (11.76%) Test Planning
8 4 (11.76%) UML
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.82%) BDD
9 3 (8.82%) Manual Testing
9 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
9 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.82%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) C#
2 5 (14.71%) VBScript
3 4 (11.76%) VB
4 3 (8.82%) Java
4 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) F#
6 1 (2.94%) Groovy
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
6 1 (2.94%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) ISEB
1 13 (38.24%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) rkt
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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