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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 64 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.65% 3.63% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 3.97% 3.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 10
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
517 655 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.34% 91.35% 87.50%
Number of salaries quoted 424 557 490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (35.71%) ISEB
5 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 4 (28.57%) QA
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
6 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Selenium
6 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) JUnit
7 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) Web Services
7 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
7 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
7 2 (14.29%) .NET
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) Java
7 2 (14.29%) FitNesse

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) HP UFT
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) FitNesse
3 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 2 (14.29%) IntelliJ
3 2 (14.29%) JIRA
3 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) TestNG
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) QA Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Quality Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior QA Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Senior Quality Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software QA Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Quality Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Automation Test Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
1 2 (14.29%) HTML
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 5 (35.71%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
6 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Web Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Analytics
7 1 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Line Management
7 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
7 1 (7.14%) System Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
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