The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.73% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +3.17%
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
666 708 491
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.08% 95.93% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 605 584 429
Average salary £38,000 £35,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.29% +2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title.

1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 6 (46.15%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) .NET
4 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) ISEB
5 4 (30.77%) Web Services
5 4 (30.77%) QA
5 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
5 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
6 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
6 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
6 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Retail
7 2 (15.38%) Firewall
7 2 (15.38%) Legal
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Selenium
7 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Software Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.69%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.69%) LoadRunner
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 2 (15.38%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) .NET
1 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) XML
3 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Manual Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Planning
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
4 3 (23.08%) Load Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
5 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) UML
6 1 (7.69%) RUP
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
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