The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 60 63 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 13 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.83% 2.36% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 2.40% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 15
Median salary £36,250 £32,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -20.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £26,800 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
696 833 950
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 97.89% 98.35% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 563 750 803
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

Tester Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Tester across the South Yorkshire region.

Tester Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Tester across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Tester Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Tester
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 Tester within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 11 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Rotherham - 1 £42,500 - 1
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 16 (50.00%) HP
2 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (34.38%) SQL
4 10 (31.25%) Finance
4 10 (31.25%) QA
4 10 (31.25%) Selenium
4 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Load Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Defect Management
5 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
6 7 (21.88%) Java
6 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.88%) JIRA
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (18.75%) eggPlant
7 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 5 (15.63%) Windows
8 5 (15.63%) SDLC
8 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (15.63%) Virtual Team
9 4 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) WCAG
9 4 (12.50%) Spring
9 4 (12.50%) Information Security

Tester Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) DB2
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Selenium
2 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
3 7 (21.88%) JIRA
4 6 (18.75%) eggPlant
5 4 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
6 3 (9.38%) JMeter
6 3 (9.38%) SoapUI
6 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
7 1 (3.13%) Burp Suite
7 1 (3.13%) Metasploit
7 1 (3.13%) Zephyr
General
1 10 (31.25%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
1 4 (12.50%) Spring
2 3 (9.38%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
4 1 (3.13%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Virtual Team
2 4 (12.50%) W3C
3 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
3 2 (6.25%) iPad
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Kali Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Automation Testing
3 9 (28.13%) Defect Management
3 9 (28.13%) Load Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
4 7 (21.88%) Test Scripting
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 5 (15.63%) SDLC
6 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
7 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
7 4 (12.50%) Information Security
7 4 (12.50%) Validation
7 4 (12.50%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.38%) CMMI
8 3 (9.38%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) SQL
2 7 (21.88%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) CREST Certified
2 2 (6.25%) CGEIT
2 2 (6.25%) CHECK Team Leader
2 2 (6.25%) CHECK Team Member
2 2 (6.25%) CISA
2 2 (6.25%) CISSP
2 2 (6.25%) CRISC
2 2 (6.25%) CSSLP
2 2 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) OSCP
3 1 (3.13%) CEH
3 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) QA
2 4 (12.50%) WCAG
3 3 (9.38%) Section 508
4 2 (6.25%) COBIT
4 2 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (6.25%) Solvency II
4 2 (6.25%) Val IT
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.13%) Nessus
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
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