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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 56 63 55
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.94% 2.07% 3.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.40% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 12
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
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
421 626 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 78.99% 86.23% 78.09%
Number of salaries quoted 366 542 438
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 May 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 (75.00%) SQL
1 9 (75.00%) SDLC
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Finance
3 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
4 5 (41.67%) JIRA
4 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (41.67%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) ISEB
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (25.00%) CRM
6 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
7 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) Selenium
7 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Learning Management System
7 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
8 1 (8.33%) Scrum

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (41.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Test Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Banking Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Manual Tester
3 5 (41.67%) Software Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Software Tester
3 5 (41.67%) Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Manual Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Tester
6 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Principal Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) SDLC
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Business Analysis
4 5 (41.67%) Defect Management
5 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (25.00%) CRM
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Process Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) System Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft