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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank 66 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -12
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 5 8 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.80% 1.03% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.19% 3.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 28
Median salary £25,000 £31,250 £29,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +6.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £25,000 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £42,500 £40,400
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
573 672 793
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 91.97% 86.26% 90.94%
Number of salaries quoted 471 547 669
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £63,000
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
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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +9 4 £27,500 -26.66% 1
Doncaster - 1 £20,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) MySQL
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 4 (26.67%) QA
5 3 (20.00%) Unix
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 3 (20.00%) Android
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) MS Office
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) HTML
5 3 (20.00%) Linux
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Service Management
5 3 (20.00%) ITSM
6 2 (13.33%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) ISEB
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification

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 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) FogBugz
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Analyst
1 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Applications Support
2 2 (13.33%) ERP Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) IT Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Junior
2 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (13.33%) Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Technical Team Leader
2 2 (13.33%) Tester
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Applications Support
3 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) CSS
1 3 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) Behat
3 1 (6.67%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Android
2 3 (20.00%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) Defect Management
4 3 (20.00%) ITSM
4 3 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Black-Box Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 2 (13.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
5 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Usability Testing
5 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) HP
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