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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 48 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 30 16 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 4.06% 3.51% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.07% 4.22% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 9
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £28,350 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £41,150 £43,250 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -
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
592 379 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 80.11% 83.11% 82.72%
Number of salaries quoted 483 320 416
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 22 (43.14%) QA
2 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (39.22%) Finance
4 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
5 18 (35.29%) Degree
6 16 (31.37%) JIRA
6 16 (31.37%) Test Planning
6 16 (31.37%) Banking
7 15 (29.41%) Telecoms
7 15 (29.41%) Mobile App
8 14 (27.45%) SQL
8 14 (27.45%) ISEB
9 13 (25.49%) HP
9 13 (25.49%) Retail
9 13 (25.49%) Retail Banking
9 13 (25.49%) Selenium
9 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
10 12 (23.53%) Manual Testing
11 11 (21.57%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (21.57%) FitNesse
12 10 (19.61%) Web Design
12 10 (19.61%) IVR
12 10 (19.61%) Flash
12 10 (19.61%) VB
12 10 (19.61%) Java
13 8 (15.69%) Automation Testing
13 8 (15.69%) Risk Assessment
13 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
13 8 (15.69%) PHP
13 8 (15.69%) QuickTest Pro

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (7.84%) IIS
1 4 (7.84%) Apache
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) MySQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) JIRA
2 13 (25.49%) Selenium
3 11 (21.57%) FitNesse
4 8 (15.69%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (9.80%) LoadRunner
6 4 (7.84%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.96%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.96%) Subversion
7 1 (1.96%) Maven
7 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (39.22%) Finance
2 16 (31.37%) Banking
3 15 (29.41%) Telecoms
4 13 (25.49%) Retail Banking
4 13 (25.49%) Retail
5 5 (9.80%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Analyst
1 19 (37.25%) Test Analyst
2 15 (29.41%) Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Tester
4 11 (21.57%) Software Engineer
4 11 (21.57%) Team Leader
5 10 (19.61%) Software Developer
6 9 (17.65%) Programmer
6 9 (17.65%) Software Programmer
7 8 (15.69%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (15.69%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (15.69%) Test Team Leader
8 5 (9.80%) Junior
8 5 (9.80%) Consultant
8 5 (9.80%) Test Consultant
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Test Consultant
8 5 (9.80%) Performance Consultant
9 4 (7.84%) Lead Tester
9 4 (7.84%) Automated Tester
9 4 (7.84%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Flash
2 1 (1.96%) LAMP
2 1 (1.96%) Spring
2 1 (1.96%) REST
2 1 (1.96%) J2EE
2 1 (1.96%) Web Services
2 1 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (29.41%) Mobile App
2 10 (19.61%) IVR
3 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (37.25%) Test Scripting
3 16 (31.37%) Test Planning
4 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
5 12 (23.53%) Manual Testing
6 10 (19.61%) Web Design
7 8 (15.69%) Risk Assessment
7 8 (15.69%) Automated Testing
7 8 (15.69%) Automation Testing
8 7 (13.73%) Web Testing
9 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.80%) Project Planning
10 4 (7.84%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Regression Testing
10 4 (7.84%) Workflow
10 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
11 3 (5.88%) Test Management
11 3 (5.88%) Test Strategy
11 3 (5.88%) Functional Testing
11 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (27.45%) SQL
2 10 (19.61%) VB
2 10 (19.61%) Java
3 8 (15.69%) PHP
4 7 (13.73%) C
4 7 (13.73%) C++
5 2 (3.92%) C#
6 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (35.29%) Degree
2 14 (27.45%) ISEB
3 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (43.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (21.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (25.49%) HP
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
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