The table below looks at the statistics for the Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 71 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 18 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.81% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 0.11% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 17 1 2
Average salary £33,000 £26,000 £22,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.92% +16.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £20,050
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £26,000 £24,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
965 935 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.89% 96.09% 95.49%
Number of salaries quoted 822 785 545
Average salary £36,800 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Tester in the job title across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 March 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +8 17 £33,000 +26.92% 1
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title.

1 18 (41.86%) Java
2 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (37.21%) Selenium
3 15 (34.88%) QA
4 14 (32.56%) SQL
5 13 (30.23%) Performance Testing
6 12 (27.91%) Security Testing
6 12 (27.91%) Degree
7 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
7 11 (25.58%) Test Planning
7 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (23.26%) Manual Testing
8 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
9 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
9 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
9 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
9 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Big Data
10 8 (18.60%) DevOps
11 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
11 7 (16.28%) ISEB
12 6 (13.95%) C#
12 6 (13.95%) Linux
12 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
12 6 (13.95%) Scrum
12 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (13.95%) Gherkin
13 5 (11.63%) XML
13 5 (11.63%) TDD

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire region that cited Tester in their job title 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 with Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 2 (4.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Big Data
2 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (4.65%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) Selenium
2 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
3 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
4 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.30%) Subversion
5 3 (6.98%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.33%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.33%) JMeter
7 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.65%) Legal
2 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) Gherkin
2 5 (11.63%) XML
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.33%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (23.26%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.30%) Open Source
3 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (9.30%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) UNIX
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) Performance Testing
3 12 (27.91%) Security Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Test Scripting
4 11 (25.58%) Test Planning
5 10 (23.26%) Manual Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
6 9 (20.93%) Automated Testing
6 9 (20.93%) Regression Testing
7 8 (18.60%) Software Testing
7 8 (18.60%) DevOps
8 6 (13.95%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
8 6 (13.95%) Scrum
9 5 (11.63%) TDD
10 4 (9.30%) OOP
10 4 (9.30%) OO
10 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
10 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Java
2 14 (32.56%) SQL
3 6 (13.95%) C#
4 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.33%) Perl
5 1 (2.33%) Python
5 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) ISEB
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (4.65%) CISSP
5 2 (4.65%) CISA
5 2 (4.65%) CISM
5 2 (4.65%) GCIH
5 2 (4.65%) CEH
5 2 (4.65%) GWAPT
5 2 (4.65%) GPEN
5 2 (4.65%) OSCP
5 2 (4.65%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) QA
2 2 (4.65%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) Puppet
1 4 (9.30%) Vagrant
1 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.33%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
1 3 (6.98%) Telerik
Sheffield
Searchability
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
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