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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 66 71 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 11 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.49% 1.63% 2.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 1.86% 3.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 26
Median salary £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
616 699 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 83.70% 87.38% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 498 618 651
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 1 October 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 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 +7 9 £30,000 -
Doncaster - 3 £20,000 -
Barnsley - 1 - -
Rotherham - 1 - -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) HP
3 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
3 7 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 6 (31.58%) SDLC
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
6 4 (21.05%) QA
6 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
7 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) Java
7 3 (15.79%) ERP
7 3 (15.79%) Banking
7 3 (15.79%) JIRA
7 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
8 2 (10.53%) ITSM
8 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Selenium
8 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
8 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (10.53%) Android

Software Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JIRA
2 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
2 2 (10.53%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) eggPlant
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Analyst
1 10 (52.63%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Software Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Banking Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Manual Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Manual Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
6 2 (10.53%) ERP Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Technical Team Leader
6 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Manual Testing
3 6 (31.58%) SDLC
3 6 (31.58%) Test Scripting
4 5 (26.32%) Business Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Defect Management
6 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 3 (15.79%) Test Planning
7 2 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) ITIL
7 2 (10.53%) ITSM
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
7 2 (10.53%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) Service Management
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Usability Testing
7 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 3 (15.79%) Java
3 2 (10.53%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) HP
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle