Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Software Tester was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in York during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 62 74 68
Rank change year-on-year +12 -6 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 15 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 2.14% 0.46% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.16% 0.47% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 3 9
York median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £31,000 £41,000
North Yorkshire median annual salary £30,000 £30,000 £30,750
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +2.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in York. 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
York
Permanent vacancies in York with a recognized job title 693 641 579
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.72% 98.77% 97.31%
Number of salaries quoted 566 521 516
York median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £53,750 £55,000
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
Salary Histogram in York

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Tester in York over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Software Tester in York

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (53.33%) .NET
5 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) ISEB
6 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Scrum
6 6 (40.00%) Selenium
6 6 (40.00%) TDD
6 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (40.00%) BDD
6 6 (40.00%) DevOps
6 6 (40.00%) Test Planning
7 5 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 5 (33.33%) JUnit
8 4 (26.67%) Google
9 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (20.00%) SQL
9 3 (20.00%) Marketing
9 3 (20.00%) Twitter
10 1 (6.67%) Zephyr
10 1 (6.67%) JIRA
10 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (6.67%) HP
10 1 (6.67%) Management Information System

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:

Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
1 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 5 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
3 1 (6.67%) Zephyr
General
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Test Automation
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) Software Testing
4 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (40.00%) BDD
5 6 (40.00%) DevOps
5 6 (40.00%) Regression Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) TDD
5 6 (40.00%) Test Planning
6 5 (33.33%) Performance Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISEB
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Google
3 3 (20.00%) Twitter
4 1 (6.67%) HP