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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank 57 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 32 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 3.60% 2.43% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.12% 2.81% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 11 9
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +4.54%
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
777 747 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 87.30% 86.56% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 660 583 529
Average salary £35,500 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.57% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -1 26 £27,750 +11.00% 1
Doncaster - 2 - -
Barnsley - 1 £24,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) QA
3 25 (43.86%) Test Planning
4 18 (31.58%) ISEB
5 17 (29.82%) SQL
6 13 (22.81%) Mentoring
6 13 (22.81%) JIRA
7 12 (21.05%) FitNesse
7 12 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
7 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
7 12 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
7 12 (21.05%) Banking
7 12 (21.05%) Finance
8 10 (17.54%) User Experience
9 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
10 8 (14.04%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (14.04%) Retail
10 8 (14.04%) Retail Banking
10 8 (14.04%) Java
10 8 (14.04%) UML
10 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
10 8 (14.04%) ERP
10 8 (14.04%) V-Model
11 7 (12.28%) Selenium
11 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.28%) C#
11 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
12 6 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
12 6 (10.53%) WebSphere

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (10.53%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) JIRA
2 12 (21.05%) FitNesse
3 7 (12.28%) Selenium
4 6 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.75%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
1 12 (21.05%) Banking
2 8 (14.04%) Retail
2 8 (14.04%) Retail Banking
3 6 (10.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (71.93%) Analyst
2 34 (59.65%) Test Analyst
3 12 (21.05%) Tester
3 12 (21.05%) Team Leader
4 9 (15.79%) Test Team Leader
5 8 (14.04%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (14.04%) Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Test Engineer
7 6 (10.53%) Junior
7 6 (10.53%) Business Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Business Systems Analyst
8 4 (7.02%) Graduate
8 4 (7.02%) Junior Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Automation Tester
8 4 (7.02%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
9 3 (5.26%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.54%) User Experience
2 6 (10.53%) Data Structures
2 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (43.86%) Test Planning
3 13 (22.81%) Mentoring
4 12 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (21.05%) Test Scripting
4 12 (21.05%) Manual Testing
5 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
6 8 (14.04%) V-Model
6 8 (14.04%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (14.04%) UML
6 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
6 8 (14.04%) ERP
7 7 (12.28%) Test Automation
7 7 (12.28%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.53%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (10.53%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (10.53%) Web Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Business Process Improvement
8 6 (10.53%) Six Sigma
8 6 (10.53%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) SQL
2 8 (14.04%) Java
3 7 (12.28%) C#
4 6 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) C++
5 2 (3.51%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (31.58%) ISEB
2 6 (10.53%) Degree
2 6 (10.53%) Six Sigma Green Belt
3 4 (7.02%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (52.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (21.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) HP
1 6 (10.53%) ATG
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
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