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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 49 57 59
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 8 6 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.74% 1.08% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.97% 1.27% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 21
Median salary £31,500 £45,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +95.65%
UK excluding London median salary £37,076 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.93% -

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
407 473 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 88.67% 84.92% 92.39%
Number of salaries quoted 347 390 583
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 £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £63,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
2 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (29.41%) Java
4 4 (23.53%) MySQL
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
4 4 (23.53%) QA
5 3 (17.65%) Degree
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
5 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
5 3 (17.65%) CSS
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
5 3 (17.65%) HTML
5 3 (17.65%) Linux
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) HP
5 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
6 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) ISEB
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Web Services

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 4 (23.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) FogBugz
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Analyst
1 8 (47.06%) Test Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) ERP Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Junior
3 2 (11.76%) Software Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Coordinator
4 1 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) CSS
1 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) Behat
3 1 (5.88%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.88%) iPad
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
2 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 3 (17.65%) Defect Management
4 3 (17.65%) ERP
4 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) Usability Testing
5 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) Java
2 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP
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