The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 48 48 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 29 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.03% 2.65% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.52% 3.10% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 29 7 3
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
Software Testing
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
642 580 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 89.29% 85.29% 84.94%
Number of salaries quoted 542 478 367
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in Sheffield

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (52.00%) QA
3 23 (46.00%) ISEB
4 18 (36.00%) Test Planning
5 16 (32.00%) Test Scripting
6 15 (30.00%) SQL
7 13 (26.00%) ISTQB
8 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (22.00%) Automated Testing
10 10 (20.00%) User Experience
11 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
11 8 (16.00%) Degree
11 8 (16.00%) Web Testing
11 8 (16.00%) Regression Testing
12 7 (14.00%) Finance
12 7 (14.00%) Banking
12 7 (14.00%) Java
12 7 (14.00%) UML
12 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
12 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing
12 7 (14.00%) V-Model
12 7 (14.00%) FitNesse
12 7 (14.00%) JIRA
12 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
12 7 (14.00%) Functional Testing
13 6 (12.00%) Selenium
13 6 (12.00%) C#
13 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
14 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.00%) JIRA
1 7 (14.00%) FitNesse
2 6 (12.00%) Selenium
3 4 (8.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (4.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (2.00%) JMeter
5 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
1 7 (14.00%) Banking
2 5 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Analyst
2 28 (56.00%) Test Analyst
3 11 (22.00%) Tester
4 7 (14.00%) Team Leader
5 6 (12.00%) Test Team Leader
5 6 (12.00%) Developer
6 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Junior
7 4 (8.00%) Web Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Automation Tester
7 4 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Software Tester
8 3 (6.00%) Graduate
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (6.00%) Test Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) User Experience
2 5 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.00%) Open Source
5 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) Test Planning
3 16 (32.00%) Test Scripting
4 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (22.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Web Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Regression Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (14.00%) Functional Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (14.00%) UML
7 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
7 7 (14.00%) Manual Testing
7 7 (14.00%) V-Model
8 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
8 5 (10.00%) Business Process Improvement
8 5 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Lean Six Sigma
8 5 (10.00%) ERP
8 5 (10.00%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) Java
3 6 (12.00%) C#
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.00%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) ISEB
2 13 (26.00%) ISTQB
3 8 (16.00%) Degree
4 5 (10.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
5 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (52.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) HP
2 4 (8.00%) ATG
3 3 (6.00%) Telerik
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