The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 63 53 66
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 27 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.84% 2.68% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.09% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 17
Average salary £32,500 £26,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.80% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £31,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
Software Testing
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
811 679 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.37% 86.61% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 693 524 667
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Software Testing Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Software Testing
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 Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 21 £32,500 +30.00%
Barnsley - 2 £24,000 -
Doncaster - 1 - - 1
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing.

1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 32 (57.14%) QA
2 25 (44.64%) Test Planning
3 17 (30.36%) ISEB
4 16 (28.57%) SQL
5 15 (26.79%) JIRA
6 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 14 (25.00%) Finance
7 13 (23.21%) Manual Testing
8 12 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
8 12 (21.43%) FitNesse
8 12 (21.43%) Banking
9 10 (17.86%) Selenium
10 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
10 9 (16.07%) HP
10 9 (16.07%) Java
10 9 (16.07%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (14.29%) ERP
11 8 (14.29%) PHP
11 8 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
11 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (14.29%) Retail
11 8 (14.29%) Retail Banking
12 7 (12.50%) User Experience
12 7 (12.50%) C#
13 6 (10.71%) Six Sigma
13 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
13 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
13 6 (10.71%) Project Management

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region citing Software Testing also 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 that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.14%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.57%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.79%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (26.79%) JIRA
2 12 (21.43%) FitNesse
3 10 (17.86%) Selenium
4 9 (16.07%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.79%) Subversion
5 1 (1.79%) Maven
5 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.79%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (21.43%) Banking
3 8 (14.29%) Retail
3 8 (14.29%) Retail Banking
4 6 (10.71%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (64.29%) Analyst
2 29 (51.79%) Test Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Tester
4 12 (21.43%) Team Leader
5 10 (17.86%) Developer
6 9 (16.07%) Test Team Leader
7 8 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (10.71%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (10.71%) Test Engineer
9 6 (10.71%) Business Analyst
10 5 (8.93%) Junior
11 4 (7.14%) Junior Developer
11 4 (7.14%) Automation Tester
11 4 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
12 3 (5.36%) Senior Tester
12 3 (5.36%) Junior Tester
12 3 (5.36%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) J2EE
1 1 (1.79%) Web Services
1 1 (1.79%) Flash
1 1 (1.79%) LAMP
1 1 (1.79%) Spring
1 1 (1.79%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) User Experience
2 6 (10.71%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.71%) Data Structures
3 4 (7.14%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (44.64%) Test Planning
3 14 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 13 (23.21%) Manual Testing
5 9 (16.07%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (14.29%) ERP
6 8 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 6 (10.71%) Business Process Improvement
7 6 (10.71%) Project Management
7 6 (10.71%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.71%) Six Sigma
7 6 (10.71%) Lean Six Sigma
7 6 (10.71%) Automated Testing
7 6 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 6 (10.71%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (8.93%) Web Testing
8 5 (8.93%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.93%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 9 (16.07%) Java
3 8 (14.29%) PHP
4 7 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) C++
5 2 (3.57%) C
6 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) ISEB
2 6 (10.71%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 5 (8.93%) Degree
4 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (21.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (16.07%) HP
2 4 (7.14%) ATG
3 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
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