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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 54 62 67
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.62% 2.11% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.68% 2.15% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 14
Median salary £51,250 £40,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.12% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,000 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £43,000 £41,000
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
535 652 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 96.22% 98.05% 96.11%
Number of salaries quoted 422 584 589
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 September 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 10 (40.00%) HP
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Information Security
4 6 (24.00%) SQL
4 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
4 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
5 5 (20.00%) Load Testing
5 5 (20.00%) OSCP
5 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Selenium
6 4 (16.00%) WCAG
6 4 (16.00%) CEH
6 4 (16.00%) .NET
6 4 (16.00%) Java
6 4 (16.00%) Windows
6 4 (16.00%) HTTP
6 4 (16.00%) HP UFT
6 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
6 4 (16.00%) W3C
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Web Accessibility
6 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (16.00%) SDLC
6 4 (16.00%) CREST Certified
7 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) Burp Suite

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 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Selenium
2 4 (16.00%) HP UFT
2 4 (16.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (12.00%) Burp Suite
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) JMeter
3 3 (12.00%) Metasploit
3 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
3 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.00%) eggPlant
4 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (44.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 3 (12.00%) HTML
2 3 (12.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) W3C
2 3 (12.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Kali Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) Defect Management
2 6 (24.00%) Information Security
2 6 (24.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Load Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
4 4 (16.00%) SDLC
4 4 (16.00%) Validation
4 4 (16.00%) Web Accessibility
5 3 (12.00%) Business Analysis
5 3 (12.00%) Data Protection
5 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (12.00%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Test Scripting
5 3 (12.00%) Usability Testing
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
3 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) OSCP
2 4 (16.00%) CEH
2 4 (16.00%) CREST Certified
3 2 (8.00%) CGEIT
3 2 (8.00%) CHECK Team Leader
3 2 (8.00%) CHECK Team Member
3 2 (8.00%) CISA
3 2 (8.00%) CISSP
3 2 (8.00%) CRISC
3 2 (8.00%) CSSLP
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.00%) WCAG
2 3 (12.00%) QA
3 2 (8.00%) COBIT
3 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (8.00%) Solvency II
3 2 (8.00%) Val IT
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (12.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) HP
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Beighton, Sheffield
UK Consumer Panels
Posted: 5 days ago