The table below looks at the statistics for System 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 System Testing over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 64 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.49% 0.42% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.46% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -59.37%
UK excluding London average salary £35,789 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +3.22%
System 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
525 646 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 85.09% 91.37% 87.35%
Number of salaries quoted 433 552 492
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 £26,500
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% -

System Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

System Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

System Testing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing System Testing across the Sheffield region.

System Testing Salary Trend in Sheffield

System Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing System 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 System Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
1 5 (71.43%) QA
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (42.86%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Test Planning

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing System 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 System Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) TestNG
General
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Integration Testing
1 5 (71.43%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Compatibility Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Regression Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) TDD
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center