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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Tester
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 50 54 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 6 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.31% 2.00% 2.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.34% 2.07% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 13
Median salary £33,250 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £41,200
UK excluding London median salary £37,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.42% -

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
449 531 700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 98.25% 96.37% 97.22%
Number of salaries quoted 387 442 602
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 18 January 2017.

Tester Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 8 (50.00%) Finance
2 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (37.50%) OSCP
4 5 (31.25%) Selenium
4 5 (31.25%) Java
5 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (25.00%) SQL
5 4 (25.00%) Linux
5 4 (25.00%) HTTP
5 4 (25.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Information Security
5 4 (25.00%) Nessus
5 4 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (25.00%) CEH
5 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 4 (25.00%) QA
5 4 (25.00%) Metasploit
5 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
5 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Burp Suite
5 4 (25.00%) Kali Linux
6 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
6 3 (18.75%) Exploratory Testing
6 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
6 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (18.75%) Test Automation

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) Burp Suite
2 4 (25.00%) Metasploit
3 3 (18.75%) Cucumber
3 3 (18.75%) HP UFT
3 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (12.50%) FitNesse
4 2 (12.50%) SpecFlow
4 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.25%) eggPlant
5 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 8 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 3 (18.75%) Web Services
4 2 (12.50%) Behat
4 2 (12.50%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) WSDL
4 2 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (12.50%) XSD
5 1 (6.25%) Gherkin
5 1 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 1 (6.25%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (12.50%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Kali Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 4 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Information Security
2 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Exploratory Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Manual Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
4 2 (12.50%) ATDD
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) BDD
4 2 (12.50%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 2 (12.50%) OSINT
4 2 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) OSCP
2 4 (25.00%) CEH
3 3 (18.75%) CREST Certified
4 2 (12.50%) CHECK Team Leader
4 2 (12.50%) CHECK Team Member
4 2 (12.50%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) QA
2 2 (12.50%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Nessus
2 2 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) HP
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Posted: 15 days ago