The median annual salary for a Software Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in York during the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

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

Software Tester
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 40 -
Rank change year-on-year -11 -  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 24 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 0.56% 5.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 5.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 23 0
Median salary - £32,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 340 454 375
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in York 95.77% 98.48% 99.47%
Number of salaries quoted 278 372 318
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in York

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in York that featured Software Tester in the job title.

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 22 Co-occurring IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) WPF
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) WPF
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA