The median annual salary for a Tester was £50,500 in advertised job vacancies in York during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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

Tester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 40 59
Rank change year-on-year +5 +19  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 4.09% 6.18% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 6.35% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 4
Median salary £50,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.38% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £29,550 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £36,000 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  

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 357 362 343
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in York 97.28% 97.31% 97.17%
Number of salaries quoted 297 297 299
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester in York

Tester
Salary Trend in York

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

Salary trend for Tester in York

Tester
Salary Histogram in York

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in York over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in York

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 Tester in the job title.

1 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (40.00%) Java
4 9 (36.00%) QA
5 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
5 8 (32.00%) LoadRunner
5 8 (32.00%) JMeter
6 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) .NET
7 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.00%) SaaS
8 4 (16.00%) SDLC
8 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
9 3 (12.00%) JIRA
9 3 (12.00%) Test Management
9 3 (12.00%) WPF
9 3 (12.00%) C#
9 3 (12.00%) ISEB
9 3 (12.00%) MySQL
9 3 (12.00%) XML
9 3 (12.00%) Ruby
9 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (12.00%) Scenario Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Analytics
10 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
10 2 (8.00%) A/B Testing
10 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
2 2 (8.00%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) JMeter
1 8 (32.00%) LoadRunner
2 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Selenium
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (8.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) WPF
2 3 (12.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
6 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Functional Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Test Management
8 2 (8.00%) A/B Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Analytics
8 2 (8.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (8.00%) E-Commerce
8 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (8.00%) UML
8 2 (8.00%) Usability Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (12.00%) C#
2 3 (12.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) ISEB
1 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (36.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Google
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Posted: 22 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: Excellent + Bens
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