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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 46 57 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 12 16 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.29% 2.32% 3.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 2.63% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 15 29
Median salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £46,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
440 608 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.81% 88.12% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 349 547 490
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,025
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
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 29 August 2016.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) HP
2 8 (47.06%) Manual Testing
2 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (41.18%) SDLC
3 7 (41.18%) SQL
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 4 (23.53%) Banking
5 4 (23.53%) JIRA
5 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
6 3 (17.65%) QA
6 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
6 3 (17.65%) ERP
7 2 (11.76%) C#
7 2 (11.76%) .NET
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Validation
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Usability Testing

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 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Analyst
1 12 (70.59%) Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Software Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Software Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Banking Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Manual Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Manual Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Manual Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Tester
5 2 (11.76%) ERP Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Team Leader
5 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) Manual Testing
3 7 (41.18%) SDLC
4 5 (29.41%) Business Analysis
4 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
4 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) ERP
5 3 (17.65%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Usability Testing
6 2 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.88%) ISEB
2 1 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (47.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) HP
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft