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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 49 60 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.70% 1.25% 2.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.44% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 13
Median salary £32,000 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £39,600
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
399 486 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.89% 86.63% 91.42%
Number of salaries quoted 352 415 624
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 6 (33.33%) QA
4 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
4 6 (33.33%) SDLC
4 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Java
5 5 (27.78%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Unix
6 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 3 (16.67%) HTML
6 3 (16.67%) MySQL
6 3 (16.67%) CSS
6 3 (16.67%) Linux
6 3 (16.67%) ERP
6 3 (16.67%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
7 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
7 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Usability Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing

Software Testing
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) MySQL
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) FogBugz
General
1 1 (5.56%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.11%) ERP Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Technical Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Graduate Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Junior
5 1 (5.56%) Junior Applications Support
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (16.67%) CSS
1 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 6 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 6 (33.33%) SDLC
4 5 (27.78%) Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Defect Management
5 3 (16.67%) ERP
5 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.11%) DevOps
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) Usability Testing
6 2 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) HP
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum
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