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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 68 70 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 25 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 2.65% 0.64% 0.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.74% 0.65% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 7
Average salary £37,000 £27,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £30,000 £27,800
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
914 766 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.72% 97.70% 95.71%
Number of salaries quoted 782 601 797
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
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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 -2 24 £37,000 +34.54% 1
Doncaster - 1 - -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (43.59%) QA
2 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 13 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 12 (30.77%) Java
3 12 (30.77%) SQL
3 12 (30.77%) Test Planning
4 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
5 10 (25.64%) Selenium
6 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 9 (23.08%) Degree
7 8 (20.51%) Security Testing
7 8 (20.51%) Big Data
7 8 (20.51%) Functional Testing
7 8 (20.51%) DevOps
7 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
9 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
10 5 (12.82%) XML
10 5 (12.82%) Linux
10 5 (12.82%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (12.82%) JIRA
10 5 (12.82%) System Testing
10 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
11 4 (10.26%) C#
11 4 (10.26%) PHP
11 4 (10.26%) UNIX
11 4 (10.26%) OOP

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
1 1 (2.56%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
1 2 (5.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Selenium
2 5 (12.82%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (12.82%) JIRA
3 4 (10.26%) Subversion
3 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.26%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.69%) FitNesse
5 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) XML
2 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
3 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.26%) Replication
3 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.13%) Open Source
4 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Linux
2 4 (10.26%) UNIX
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 13 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 12 (30.77%) Test Planning
3 11 (28.21%) Test Automation
4 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 9 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Functional Testing
5 8 (20.51%) Security Testing
5 8 (20.51%) DevOps
6 6 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.82%) System Testing
7 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) People Management
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Management
8 4 (10.26%) Automation Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (10.26%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) Java
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 4 (10.26%) C#
2 4 (10.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) ISEB
3 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.13%) CISSP
4 2 (5.13%) CISA
4 2 (5.13%) CISM
4 2 (5.13%) GCIH
4 2 (5.13%) CEH
4 2 (5.13%) GWAPT
4 2 (5.13%) GPEN
4 2 (5.13%) OSCP
4 2 (5.13%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (43.59%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Puppet
1 4 (10.26%) Vagrant
1 4 (10.26%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.69%) HP
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