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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Tester
Rank 74 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.55% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.56% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £28,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +6.66%
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
709 618 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 98.20% 94.79% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 636 544 489
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 29 July 2015.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 8 (66.67%) ISEB
1 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Manual Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) ETL
6 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (25.00%) Telerik
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Degree
6 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
7 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
General
1 2 (16.67%) Legal
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) XSLT
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) NHS
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ETL
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (8.33%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) ISEB
2 5 (41.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Telerik
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