The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Sheffield region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 56 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.37% 0.91% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.93% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Software Tester
South Yorkshire

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
520 646 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.94% 98.03% 96.18%
Number of salaries quoted 405 579 582
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Software Tester
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in Sheffield

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) W3C
2 4 (50.00%) WCAG
2 4 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
3 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 3 (37.50%) JIRA
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
4 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) QA
4 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS

Software 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 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
General
1 3 (37.50%) Banking
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Web Accessibility
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Defect Management
2 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
2 3 (37.50%) SDLC
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) WCAG
2 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP