The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Software Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Tester
Rank 62 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 9 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.37% 0.64% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.65% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 0
Median salary £37,500 £28,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
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
639 927 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 97.26% 99.14% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 550 800 777
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Software Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region that featured Software Tester in the job title.

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 27 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Tester within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +20 6 £36,250 +26.08%
Rotherham - 3 £45,000 -
Software Tester
Yorkshire

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Software 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 South Yorkshire region featuring Software Tester in the job title.

1 11 (73.33%) HP
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) JIRA
2 9 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
4 7 (46.67%) QA
5 6 (40.00%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Banking
5 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
5 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
5 6 (40.00%) SDLC
6 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (20.00%) Spring
7 3 (20.00%) Legal
7 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 3 (20.00%) CMMI
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Oracle
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Selenium

Software Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (20.00%) eggPlant
2 3 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Virtual Team
2 2 (13.33%) iPad
2 2 (13.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 8 (53.33%) Defect Management
3 6 (40.00%) Automation Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (20.00%) CMMI
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Stress Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
2 3 (20.00%) Section 508
3 2 (13.33%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft