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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 66 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +11
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 25 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.62% 1.54% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 1.80% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 18
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £44,750 £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.15%
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
783 610 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 82.08% 85.67% 82.09%
Number of salaries quoted 643 486 680
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £63,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 23 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Barnsley - 1 £24,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 23 (51.11%) QA
2 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) Test Planning
4 16 (35.56%) JIRA
5 15 (33.33%) Finance
6 13 (28.89%) SQL
6 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
6 13 (28.89%) Manual Testing
7 12 (26.67%) Mobile App
7 12 (26.67%) Selenium
8 11 (24.44%) Banking
8 11 (24.44%) FitNesse
8 11 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
9 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
9 10 (22.22%) PHP
10 9 (20.00%) Degree
11 8 (17.78%) Retail Banking
11 8 (17.78%) Retail
11 8 (17.78%) Risk Assessment
11 8 (17.78%) HP
11 8 (17.78%) ISEB
11 8 (17.78%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (15.56%) Flash
12 7 (15.56%) VB
12 7 (15.56%) Java
12 7 (15.56%) IVR
12 7 (15.56%) Web Design
12 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
12 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
12 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (8.89%) IIS
1 4 (8.89%) Apache
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) JBoss
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) JIRA
2 12 (26.67%) Selenium
3 11 (24.44%) FitNesse
4 8 (17.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (4.44%) Subversion
6 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.22%) Maven
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 11 (24.44%) Banking
3 8 (17.78%) Retail
3 8 (17.78%) Retail Banking
4 7 (15.56%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (44.44%) Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Tester
3 12 (26.67%) Developer
3 12 (26.67%) Team Leader
4 9 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Test Team Leader
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Software Programmer
6 7 (15.56%) Programmer
6 7 (15.56%) Software Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Junior
8 4 (8.89%) Junior Developer
8 4 (8.89%) QA Tester
8 4 (8.89%) QA Leader
8 4 (8.89%) Lead Tester
8 4 (8.89%) Automated Tester
9 3 (6.67%) Software Team Leader
9 3 (6.67%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Flash
2 1 (2.22%) LAMP
2 1 (2.22%) Spring
2 1 (2.22%) Ajax
2 1 (2.22%) Zend Framework
2 1 (2.22%) jQuery
2 1 (2.22%) HTML5
2 1 (2.22%) REST
2 1 (2.22%) CSS3
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) J2EE
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 7 (15.56%) IVR
3 4 (8.89%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.44%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.44%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
5 1 (2.22%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
2 2 (4.44%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (37.78%) Test Planning
3 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
3 13 (28.89%) Manual Testing
4 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.78%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (15.56%) Web Design
6 7 (15.56%) Automated Testing
6 7 (15.56%) Automation Testing
7 6 (13.33%) Web Testing
8 5 (11.11%) Software Engineering
9 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
9 4 (8.89%) Workflow
10 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (6.67%) Regression Testing
10 3 (6.67%) ERP
10 3 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Functional Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Performance Testing
11 2 (4.44%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) SQL
2 10 (22.22%) PHP
3 7 (15.56%) VB
3 7 (15.56%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) C
4 4 (8.89%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) C#
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.22%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Degree
2 8 (17.78%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.44%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (51.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.78%) HP
2 1 (2.22%) Zend
2 1 (2.22%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft
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Salary: excellent salary plus benefits
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