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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Tester
Rank 76 79 68
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.99% 0.43% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.02% 0.45% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
Average salary £30,000 £26,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,800 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £27,500 £30,600
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
880 889 673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 97.13% 96.32% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 743 735 558
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £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
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 February 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 7 £30,000 +12.14% 5
Doncaster - 1 - -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 16 (43.24%) QA
2 14 (37.84%) Java
2 14 (37.84%) SQL
3 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (35.14%) Selenium
3 13 (35.14%) Performance Testing
4 12 (32.43%) Degree
5 11 (29.73%) Security Testing
5 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Regression Testing
6 10 (27.03%) Test Planning
6 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
7 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
8 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
8 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
8 8 (21.62%) DevOps
8 8 (21.62%) Big Data
9 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
9 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
10 6 (16.22%) ISEB
11 5 (13.51%) Linux
11 5 (13.51%) C#
11 5 (13.51%) XML
11 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
11 5 (13.51%) TDD
11 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
11 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
12 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
12 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (8.11%) Firewall
2 2 (5.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Big Data
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 5 (13.51%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (10.81%) Subversion
4 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.70%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.70%) TestComplete
6 1 (2.70%) JIRA
6 1 (2.70%) JMeter
General
1 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) XML
2 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.03%) Computer Science
3 4 (10.81%) Open Source
3 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (10.81%) Replication
4 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
3 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (35.14%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (35.14%) Performance Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
2 11 (29.73%) Security Testing
3 10 (27.03%) Regression Testing
3 10 (27.03%) Test Planning
4 9 (24.32%) Automated Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
5 8 (21.62%) DevOps
6 7 (18.92%) Manual Testing
6 7 (18.92%) Test Automation
7 5 (13.51%) TDD
7 5 (13.51%) Functional Testing
8 4 (10.81%) People Management
8 4 (10.81%) OOP
8 4 (10.81%) OO
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Management
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Java
1 14 (37.84%) SQL
2 5 (13.51%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) PHP
4 1 (2.70%) Perl
4 1 (2.70%) Python
4 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (32.43%) Degree
2 6 (16.22%) ISEB
3 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
4 3 (8.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (5.41%) CISSP
5 2 (5.41%) CISA
5 2 (5.41%) CISM
5 2 (5.41%) GCIH
5 2 (5.41%) CEH
5 2 (5.41%) GWAPT
5 2 (5.41%) GPEN
5 2 (5.41%) OSCP
5 2 (5.41%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (43.24%) QA
2 2 (5.41%) HIPAA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Puppet
1 4 (10.81%) Vagrant
1 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.11%) Telerik
2 1 (2.70%) HP
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