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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 71 59 64
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 7 30 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.93% 3.44% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 3.81% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 25 11
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £38,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
641 788 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.01% 90.47% 87.76%
Number of salaries quoted 525 668 649
Average salary £40,000 £36,800 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 2016.

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 10 February 2016. 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 -12 4 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Barnsley - 3 £25,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 7 (41.18%) QA
4 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
5 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (29.41%) ISEB
6 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
6 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
7 3 (17.65%) BDD
7 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Black-Box Testing
7 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Selenium
7 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
7 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (17.65%) HP
7 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 2 (11.76%) JUnit
8 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
8 2 (11.76%) CSS
8 2 (11.76%) Web Services
8 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
8 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
8 2 (11.76%) .NET
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) HTML
8 2 (11.76%) Java

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
3 2 (11.76%) FitNesse
3 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) JUnit
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) TestNG
4 1 (5.88%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (11.76%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) QA Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior QA Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Quality Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Quality Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
1 2 (11.76%) CSS
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Learning Management System
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
3 5 (29.41%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) BDD
5 3 (17.65%) Black-Box Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Functional Testing
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Analytics
7 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Line Management
7 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) ISEB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 3 (17.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) HP
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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