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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 61 46 44
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 16 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.19% 3.19% 2.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 4.40% 3.15%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 9
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £24,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £32,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
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
625 455 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 85.50% 72.57% 84.76%
Number of salaries quoted 541 392 385
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 May 2015.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) ISEB
2 19 (44.19%) SDLC
3 16 (37.21%) Test Scripting
4 13 (30.23%) QA
5 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (27.91%) Web Testing
5 12 (27.91%) SQL
5 12 (27.91%) ISTQB
6 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
6 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
6 10 (23.26%) Test Planning
7 9 (20.93%) V-Model
7 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
7 9 (20.93%) UML
7 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
8 8 (18.60%) Degree
9 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
9 7 (16.28%) Finance
9 7 (16.28%) Selenium
9 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (13.95%) Functional Testing
10 6 (13.95%) User Experience
11 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
11 4 (9.30%) ATG
11 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
11 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
11 4 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
11 4 (9.30%) CIMA
11 4 (9.30%) Project Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 (9.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Selenium
2 4 (9.30%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (6.98%) LoadRunner
3 3 (6.98%) FitNesse
3 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.98%) JIRA
4 2 (4.65%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.65%) JMeter
5 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
3 3 (6.98%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (69.77%) Analyst
2 26 (60.47%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Tester
4 6 (13.95%) Software Tester
5 4 (9.30%) Business Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Web Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (6.98%) Team Leader
6 3 (6.98%) Test Manager
6 3 (6.98%) Support Technician
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support Technician
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Graduate
7 2 (4.65%) Junior
7 2 (4.65%) Software Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) IT Support
7 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) Development Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.95%) User Experience
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) SDLC
3 16 (37.21%) Test Scripting
4 12 (27.91%) Web Testing
4 12 (27.91%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Test Planning
6 9 (20.93%) V-Model
6 9 (20.93%) Waterfall
6 9 (20.93%) UML
6 9 (20.93%) E-Commerce
7 7 (16.28%) Regression Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Functional Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Business Process Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (9.30%) Systems Analysis
9 4 (9.30%) Test Management
9 4 (9.30%) Manual Testing
9 4 (9.30%) Risk Management
9 4 (9.30%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 12 (27.91%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.33%) C#
2 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (44.19%) ISEB
2 12 (27.91%) ISTQB
3 8 (18.60%) Degree
4 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (9.30%) CIMA
5 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) ATG
3 3 (6.98%) Telerik
3 3 (6.98%) HP
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: C. 35K
Posted: 5 days ago