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

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 69 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 25 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.55% 2.36% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 2.76% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 15
Average salary £32,750 £30,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
836 579 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.39% 85.52% 81.85%
Number of salaries quoted 723 452 659
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
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 20 November 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 November 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 -21 21 £38,000 +32.17% 4
Barnsley - 2 £24,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 30 (55.56%) QA
2 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (38.89%) Test Planning
4 16 (29.63%) JIRA
5 15 (27.78%) Finance
6 14 (25.93%) SQL
6 14 (25.93%) Manual Testing
7 13 (24.07%) Mentoring
8 12 (22.22%) ISEB
9 11 (20.37%) Banking
9 11 (20.37%) FitNesse
9 11 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
9 11 (20.37%) PHP
10 10 (18.52%) Selenium
10 10 (18.52%) Test Scripting
10 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
11 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 8 (14.81%) Retail
11 8 (14.81%) Retail Banking
11 8 (14.81%) Java
11 8 (14.81%) ERP
11 8 (14.81%) HP
11 8 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
12 7 (12.96%) Degree
12 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
13 6 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
13 6 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
13 6 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
13 6 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 (7.41%) IIS
1 4 (7.41%) Apache
2 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.85%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) MySQL
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (29.63%) JIRA
2 11 (20.37%) FitNesse
3 10 (18.52%) Selenium
4 8 (14.81%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.70%) Subversion
5 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
6 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (27.78%) Finance
2 11 (20.37%) Banking
3 8 (14.81%) Retail
3 8 (14.81%) Retail Banking
4 6 (11.11%) Manufacturing
5 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Analyst
2 21 (38.89%) Test Analyst
3 15 (27.78%) Tester
4 13 (24.07%) Developer
5 12 (22.22%) Team Leader
6 8 (14.81%) Senior Test Analyst
6 8 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (14.81%) Test Team Leader
7 7 (12.96%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (12.96%) Software Engineer
8 6 (11.11%) Business Analyst
8 6 (11.11%) Business Systems Analyst
9 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
9 5 (9.26%) Programmer
9 5 (9.26%) Test Engineer
9 5 (9.26%) Software Programmer
10 4 (7.41%) Junior Developer
10 4 (7.41%) QA Tester
10 4 (7.41%) QA Leader
10 4 (7.41%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.26%) Flash
2 1 (1.85%) LAMP
2 1 (1.85%) Spring
2 1 (1.85%) Ajax
2 1 (1.85%) Zend Framework
2 1 (1.85%) jQuery
2 1 (1.85%) HTML5
2 1 (1.85%) REST
2 1 (1.85%) CSS3
2 1 (1.85%) HTML
2 1 (1.85%) J2EE
2 1 (1.85%) CSS
2 1 (1.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Mobile App
2 6 (11.11%) Data Structures
2 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (9.26%) IVR
4 4 (7.41%) Client/Server
4 4 (7.41%) User Experience
5 2 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Open Source
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.41%) Windows
1 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (46.30%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (38.89%) Test Planning
3 14 (25.93%) Manual Testing
4 13 (24.07%) Mentoring
5 10 (18.52%) Test Scripting
6 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
6 8 (14.81%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (14.81%) ERP
7 7 (12.96%) Automated Testing
8 6 (11.11%) Project Management
8 6 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
8 6 (11.11%) Six Sigma
8 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
8 6 (11.11%) Business Process Improvement
9 5 (9.26%) Automation Testing
9 5 (9.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Web Design
9 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.41%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 11 (20.37%) PHP
3 8 (14.81%) Java
4 6 (11.11%) C#
5 5 (9.26%) VB
6 2 (3.70%) C
6 2 (3.70%) C++
7 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.85%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) ISEB
2 7 (12.96%) Degree
3 6 (11.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 3 (5.56%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (20.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) HP
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) ATG
4 1 (1.85%) Zend
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