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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 62 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 31 21 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.03% 2.09% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.46% 2.71% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 25 13 4
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £24,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £40,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
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
895 776 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 87.49% 77.06% 82.09%
Number of salaries quoted 749 649 493
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +8 28 £28,750 +4.54% 5
Doncaster - 3 £42,500 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.68%) ISEB
3 24 (38.10%) QA
4 20 (31.75%) Test Scripting
5 18 (28.57%) Test Planning
5 18 (28.57%) SQL
6 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
6 16 (25.40%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (19.05%) V-Model
7 12 (19.05%) Automated Testing
7 12 (19.05%) ISTQB
7 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 12 (19.05%) UML
7 12 (19.05%) E-Commerce
8 11 (17.46%) Regression Testing
8 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
8 11 (17.46%) Web Testing
8 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (15.87%) User Experience
9 10 (15.87%) Manual Testing
9 10 (15.87%) Degree
9 10 (15.87%) Finance
9 10 (15.87%) ERP
10 9 (14.29%) Selenium
11 8 (12.70%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (12.70%) Business Process Improvement
11 8 (12.70%) Project Management
11 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
11 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
11 8 (12.70%) Java

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 6 (9.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Project
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
2 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (14.29%) Selenium
2 6 (9.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (7.94%) JIRA
4 3 (4.76%) Toad
4 3 (4.76%) FitNesse
5 2 (3.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.17%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.17%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.59%) JMeter
6 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (15.87%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (73.02%) Analyst
2 37 (58.73%) Test Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Tester
3 9 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Business Analyst
4 8 (12.70%) Business Systems Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Developer
5 4 (6.35%) Software Tester
5 4 (6.35%) Test Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Web Tester
5 4 (6.35%) Automation Tester
5 4 (6.35%) Automation Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Test Automation Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Team Leader
6 3 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Support Technician
6 3 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) HTML
1 2 (3.17%) .NET
1 2 (3.17%) SOAP
1 2 (3.17%) Web Services
1 2 (3.17%) XML
1 2 (3.17%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.87%) User Experience
3 4 (6.35%) Data Structures
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Test Scripting
3 18 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 16 (25.40%) Waterfall
4 16 (25.40%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (19.05%) V-Model
5 12 (19.05%) Automated Testing
5 12 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 12 (19.05%) UML
6 11 (17.46%) Regression Testing
6 11 (17.46%) Test Automation
6 11 (17.46%) Web Testing
7 10 (15.87%) Manual Testing
7 10 (15.87%) ERP
8 8 (12.70%) Risk Management
8 8 (12.70%) Business Process Improvement
8 8 (12.70%) Project Management
8 8 (12.70%) Systems Analysis
9 6 (9.52%) Test Management
9 6 (9.52%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (12.70%) Java
3 5 (7.94%) C#
4 3 (4.76%) VBScript
5 2 (3.17%) VB
5 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.17%) PHP
6 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) ISEB
2 12 (19.05%) ISTQB
3 10 (15.87%) Degree
4 5 (7.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (6.35%) CIMA
5 4 (6.35%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (38.10%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.52%) ATG
3 5 (7.94%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) Telerik
4 3 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (3.17%) VMware
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