The median annual salary for a Tester was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in York during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

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

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
Rank 41 18 54
Rank change year-on-year -23 +36  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 41 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 2.79% 9.79% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.91% 9.83% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 28 3
Median salary £31,250 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.84% +8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 309 417 371
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in York 95.67% 99.52% 99.73%
Number of salaries quoted 258 359 291
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester in York

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) QA
3 4 (36.36%) Java
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) Selenium
5 2 (18.18%) WPF
5 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) JMeter
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) XML
5 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 2 (18.18%) ISEB
5 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
6 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
6 1 (9.09%) Waterfall

Tester Skill Set
Top Related 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 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
1 2 (18.18%) LoadRunner
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) WPF
2 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) BDD
3 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
3 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Test Management
3 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) TDD
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISEB
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
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