Period
to 24 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in York during the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

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

Software Tester
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 57 84
Rank change year-on-year -16 +27 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 3 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 0.42% 4.05% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 4.12% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 29 5
York median annual salary - £32,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -8.57% +16.67%
North Yorkshire median annual salary £21,500 £30,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -29.51% -12.86% +16.67%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in York. 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
York
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 690 753 691
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in York 96.10% 98.30% 98.29%
Number of salaries quoted 555 622 591
York median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,850 £25,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in York

Software Tester
Salary Trend in York

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

Salary trend for Software Tester in York

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 York region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QA

Software Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Scenario Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago