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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 27 35
Rank change year-on-year -16 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 24 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 2.37% 5.59% 6.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 6.11% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 19
Median salary £35,750 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +12.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,200 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £36,725 £33,950 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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

Process & Methodology Skills
York
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 325 393 348
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in York 96.44% 91.61% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 268 347 274
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in York

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in York citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Automation Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Degree
3 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
6 2 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) Selenium
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Case Management
7 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
7 1 (8.33%) Scala
7 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
7 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (8.33%) Coaching
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) React
7 1 (8.33%) XML Parsing
7 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
7 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
7 1 (8.33%) Kanban

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 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Sage 200
1 1 (8.33%) Sage 50
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Bugzilla
1 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (8.33%) JIRA
2 1 (8.33%) NetBeans
2 1 (8.33%) Toad
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Analyst
1 9 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Automation Test Analyst
2 7 (58.33%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Sage 200 Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Sage CRM Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
1 3 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (8.33%) Ember.js
2 1 (8.33%) JSP
2 1 (8.33%) React
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) Servlets
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
2 1 (8.33%) XSD
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Automation Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Automation
3 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 1 (8.33%) RUP
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) UML
6 1 (8.33%) Unified Process
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) F#
3 1 (8.33%) Groovy
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Degree
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Sage
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TJ Peel
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