The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Sheffield region that had Senior Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Tester
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 55 62 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Tester 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.65% 0.18% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
452 522 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 98.26% 96.13% 97.64%
Number of salaries quoted 386 433 601
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Senior Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region that featured Senior Tester in the job title.

Senior Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Senior Tester
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Tester across the Sheffield region.

Senior Tester Salary Trend in Sheffield

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Senior 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 Sheffield region featuring Senior Tester in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) ATDD
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Behat
2 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) WSDL
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories

Senior Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 1 (33.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Behat
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) WSDL
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) BDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) ATDD
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Coaching
2 2 (66.67%) Exploratory Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft