The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Sheffield region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 43 68 61
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 15 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.97% 1.52% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 1.54% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 10 7
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Tester
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
494 713 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 97.82% 98.75% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 406 640 557
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Tester
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Tester Salary Trend in Sheffield

Tester
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 11 (39.29%) HP
3 11 (39.29%) Defect Management
4 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
5 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Windows
5 7 (25.00%) SDLC
6 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
6 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
6 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
6 6 (21.43%) JIRA
6 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 6 (21.43%) QA
6 6 (21.43%) Banking
6 6 (21.43%) Information Security
7 5 (17.86%) CEH
7 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
7 5 (17.86%) .NET
7 5 (17.86%) Java
7 5 (17.86%) Selenium
7 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
8 4 (14.29%) Metasploit
8 4 (14.29%) Burp Suite
8 4 (14.29%) Kali Linux
8 4 (14.29%) HTTP
8 4 (14.29%) Validation

Tester Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) Burp Suite
3 4 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
3 4 (14.29%) Metasploit
4 3 (10.71%) AppScan
4 3 (10.71%) JMeter
4 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
4 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
5 1 (3.57%) eggPlant
5 1 (3.57%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (46.43%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
2 3 (10.71%) SOAP
3 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
3 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
3 1 (3.57%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
1 3 (10.71%) W3C
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Kali Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (39.29%) Defect Management
3 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
4 7 (25.00%) SDLC
4 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Automation Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Information Security
6 5 (17.86%) Load Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Validation
8 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
8 3 (10.71%) Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Usability Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CEH
2 3 (10.71%) OSCP
3 2 (7.14%) CGEIT
3 2 (7.14%) CISA
3 2 (7.14%) CISSP
3 2 (7.14%) CREST Certified
3 2 (7.14%) CRISC
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 3 (10.71%) WCAG
3 2 (7.14%) COBIT
3 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (7.14%) Solvency II
3 2 (7.14%) Val IT
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (14.29%) Nessus
3 3 (10.71%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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