Period
to 22 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Tester was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in North Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

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

Tester
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 80 46
Rank change year-on-year +10 -34 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 39 40 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 2.93% 2.59% 5.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 2.65% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 36 30 91
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +4.62% +3.17%
10th Percentile £33,750 £19,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £45,000 £61,250 £38,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +7.69%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire. 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
North Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in North Yorkshire with a recognized job title 1,297 1,511 1,676
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.30% 97.67% 98.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1,089 1,280 1,460
North Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in North Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Tester in North Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in North Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Tester in North Yorkshire

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 Tester within the North Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York -6 23 £40,000 -20.79% 1
Harrogate +8 13 £45,000 +95.65%
Selby -5 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North Yorkshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
3 17 (43.59%) Performance Testing
3 17 (43.59%) QA
4 16 (41.03%) Selenium
5 15 (38.46%) TestComplete
5 15 (38.46%) NeoLoad
5 15 (38.46%) LoadUI
5 15 (38.46%) WebLOAD
5 15 (38.46%) HP
5 15 (38.46%) ISEB
5 15 (38.46%) LoadRunner
5 15 (38.46%) JMeter
6 9 (23.08%) Test Planning
6 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
6 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
7 8 (20.51%) Finance
7 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
8 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
8 7 (17.95%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (15.38%) Android
9 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
9 6 (15.38%) SQL
9 6 (15.38%) JIRA
10 5 (12.82%) Scrum
10 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
10 5 (12.82%) User Stories
11 4 (10.26%) Data Reconciliation
11 4 (10.26%) Tableau
11 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Selenium
2 15 (38.46%) JMeter
2 15 (38.46%) LoadRunner
2 15 (38.46%) LoadUI
2 15 (38.46%) NeoLoad
2 15 (38.46%) TestComplete
2 15 (38.46%) WebLOAD
3 6 (15.38%) JIRA
4 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.13%) MSTest
5 1 (2.56%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.56%) JUnit
5 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.56%) Toad
General
1 8 (20.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Law
3 2 (5.13%) Legal
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.56%) CSS
2 1 (2.56%) HTML
2 1 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Android
1 6 (15.38%) Apple iOS
2 3 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (2.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Test Automation
3 17 (43.59%) Performance Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Test Planning
4 9 (23.08%) Test Scripting
5 8 (20.51%) Test Strategy
6 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
6 7 (17.95%) Scenario Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Scrum
7 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
7 5 (12.82%) User Stories
8 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (10.26%) Data Modelling
8 4 (10.26%) Data Reconciliation
8 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Case Management
9 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (5.13%) Process Management
9 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.38%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) ISEB
2 1 (2.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) HP
2 4 (10.26%) Tableau
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Google
4 1 (2.56%) Twitter