The first table below looks at the demand for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 63 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 8 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.19% 0.35% 1.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.24% 0.37% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
Job Titles Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
643 546 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 95.26% 96.81% 97.04%
Number of salaries quoted 561 479 473
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Tester
South Yorkshire

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 30 July 2014.

Tester Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Tester
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (70.00%) PHP
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 6 (60.00%) QA
3 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) Selenium
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) Apache
5 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (40.00%) Workflow
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) ISEB
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (20.00%) Behat
6 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) LAMP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (20.00%) Behat
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Workflow
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) Java
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago