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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 59 66 54
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 3 6 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.64% 0.94% 3.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.09% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 28
Median salary £25,000 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £31,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £42,500 £40,400
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
433 551 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 92.13% 86.23% 92.70%
Number of salaries quoted 341 451 558
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 £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £65,000
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 27 February 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 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (40.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (40.00%) MySQL
4 4 (40.00%) QA
4 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) CSS
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Unix
5 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (20.00%) FogBugz
6 2 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (20.00%) DevOps
6 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
6 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis

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 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) FogBugz
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (10.00%) Behat
3 1 (10.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 4 (40.00%) SDLC
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Great benefits package
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