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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
System Testing
Rank 67 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing System Testing 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.16% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £30,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -12.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.20% +3.75%
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
492 700 567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 81.05% 89.51% 80.77%
Number of salaries quoted 424 591 485
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,475 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) SQL

System Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (66.67%) Selenium
General
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Compatibility Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA