The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 71 85 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 7 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.93% 0.46% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.47% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 2
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Software Tester
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 South Yorkshire 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
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
730 854 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.82% 98.05% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 606 721 745
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Software Tester Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Software Tester Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Tester
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Tester across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Software Tester Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Software Tester
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +14 7 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Software Tester
Yorkshire

Software Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title.

1 11 (61.11%) QA
1 11 (61.11%) Automation Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) C#
2 10 (55.56%) .NET
2 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 9 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 4 (22.22%) Selenium
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
7 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
7 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Retail
7 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) Web Services
7 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
7 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
8 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
8 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills

Software Tester
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Software 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 Software Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) .NET
1 10 (55.56%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Automation Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Scrum
4 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
5 3 (16.67%) Data Protection
6 2 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 1 (5.56%) BDD
7 1 (5.56%) Functional Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Regression Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (61.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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