Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in York 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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 59 35
Rank change year-on-year +12 -24 +27
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 29 15 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 4.37% 2.36% 8.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 2.57% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 46
York median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +23.64% -3.51%
10th Percentile £25,475 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £37,500 £40,625
North Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £31,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +14.55% -5.98%

Software Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in York with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
York
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 597 583 531
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 89.91% 91.81% 92.51%
Number of salaries quoted 466 465 460
York median annual salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.22% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,350 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £62,500
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in York

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in York.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in York

Software Testing
Salary Trend in York

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in York

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in York

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in York over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in York

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 York region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 23 (79.31%) DevOps
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) Analytics
4 17 (58.62%) Jenkins
4 17 (58.62%) Puppet
4 17 (58.62%) Node.js
4 17 (58.62%) GitHub
4 17 (58.62%) Docker
4 17 (58.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
4 17 (58.62%) Ruby
4 17 (58.62%) Java
4 17 (58.62%) Linux
4 17 (58.62%) Python
4 17 (58.62%) Software Delivery
5 14 (48.28%) GitLab
5 14 (48.28%) rkt
5 14 (48.28%) GoCD
5 14 (48.28%) Continuous Delivery
5 14 (48.28%) Collaborative Working
5 14 (48.28%) Configuration Management
5 14 (48.28%) Video\Live Streaming
5 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
5 14 (48.28%) Cucumber
5 14 (48.28%) Bitbucket
5 14 (48.28%) IaaS
6 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
7 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (27.59%) Selenium

Software Testing
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:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) InVision
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (58.62%) GitHub
2 14 (48.28%) IaaS
3 2 (6.90%) BrowserStack
3 2 (6.90%) Google Analytics
3 2 (6.90%) Slack
Development Applications
1 17 (58.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 17 (58.62%) Jenkins
2 14 (48.28%) Bitbucket
2 14 (48.28%) Cucumber
2 14 (48.28%) Git (software)
2 14 (48.28%) GitLab
2 14 (48.28%) GoCD
3 8 (27.59%) Selenium
4 6 (20.69%) JIRA
4 6 (20.69%) WebDriver
5 2 (6.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (3.45%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (48.28%) Java Engineer
3 10 (34.48%) Tester
4 9 (31.03%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 9 (31.03%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (31.03%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 8 (27.59%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (24.14%) Developer
6 7 (24.14%) DevOps Developer
6 7 (24.14%) Software Tester
7 6 (20.69%) Scrum Master
7 6 (20.69%) Software Developer
8 5 (17.24%) Ruby Engineer
9 3 (10.34%) Analyst
9 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
10 2 (6.90%) Business Analyst
11 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
11 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
11 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
11 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (58.62%) Node.js
2 3 (10.34%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Video\Live Streaming
2 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (58.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (79.31%) DevOps
2 20 (68.97%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) Analytics
4 17 (58.62%) Software Delivery
4 17 (58.62%) Software Engineering
5 14 (48.28%) Collaborative Working
5 14 (48.28%) Configuration Management
5 14 (48.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (34.48%) Test Automation
7 9 (31.03%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (27.59%) Regression Testing
9 6 (20.69%) BDD
9 6 (20.69%) Scrum
9 6 (20.69%) TDD
9 6 (20.69%) Test Planning
10 2 (6.90%) A/B Testing
10 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.90%) Usability Testing
10 2 (6.90%) User Stories
10 2 (6.90%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) Java
1 17 (58.62%) Python
1 17 (58.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) ISEB
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
System Software
1 17 (58.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (58.62%) Puppet
2 14 (48.28%) rkt
3 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) HP