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 24 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 41 70 65
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 16 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 3.16% 1.49% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.28% 1.51% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 5
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 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
488 729 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.44% 99.05% 96.88%
Number of salaries quoted 425 652 566
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 24 June 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Finance
3 11 (39.29%) Defect Management
4 9 (32.14%) Manual Testing
4 9 (32.14%) HP
5 8 (28.57%) SQL
6 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Windows
6 7 (25.00%) SDLC
7 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Selenium
7 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (21.43%) QA
7 6 (21.43%) JIRA
7 6 (21.43%) Business Analysis
7 6 (21.43%) Information Security
7 6 (21.43%) Banking
8 5 (17.86%) CEH
8 5 (17.86%) .NET
8 5 (17.86%) Java
8 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
8 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Burp Suite
9 4 (14.29%) Kali Linux
9 4 (14.29%) Metasploit
9 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
9 4 (14.29%) Security Testing
9 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
9 4 (14.29%) SOAP
9 4 (14.29%) HTTP

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
1 6 (21.43%) Selenium
2 4 (14.29%) Burp Suite
2 4 (14.29%) JMeter
2 4 (14.29%) LoadRunner
2 4 (14.29%) Metasploit
2 4 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 3 (10.71%) AppScan
3 3 (10.71%) HP UFT
3 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) GoogleTest
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 4 (14.29%) SOAP
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
2 2 (7.14%) Virtual Team
2 2 (7.14%) W3C
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Kali Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) 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%) Business Analysis
5 6 (21.43%) Functional Testing
5 6 (21.43%) Information Security
6 5 (17.86%) Automation Testing
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) Ethical Hacking
7 4 (14.29%) Load Testing
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%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.71%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Usability Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (17.86%) Java
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 2 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) CEH
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
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%) ISEB
4 1 (3.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) COBIT
2 2 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (7.14%) Solvency II
2 2 (7.14%) Val IT
2 2 (7.14%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (14.29%) Nessus
3 3 (10.71%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Google
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft