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

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 64 77 80
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 14 12 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.86% 1.38% 0.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 1.41% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 5
Average salary £36,250 £36,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.68% +32.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,700 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £43,100 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
730 854 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 96.82% 98.05% 99.03%
Number of salaries quoted 606 721 745
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 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 +11 11 £35,000 -4.10% 5
Doncaster 0 2 £35,000 -
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (52.50%) QA
2 17 (42.50%) .NET
3 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET
5 13 (32.50%) Java
6 12 (30.00%) C#
6 12 (30.00%) Selenium
6 12 (30.00%) Automation Testing
7 11 (27.50%) SQL
8 10 (25.00%) HTML
9 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
9 9 (22.50%) Windows
9 9 (22.50%) Security Testing
10 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (17.50%) Metasploit
11 7 (17.50%) Nessus
11 7 (17.50%) Information Security
11 7 (17.50%) Finance
11 7 (17.50%) Linux
12 6 (15.00%) CEH
13 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
13 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
13 5 (12.50%) PHP
13 5 (12.50%) HP UFT
13 5 (12.50%) HTTP
14 4 (10.00%) Scrum
14 4 (10.00%) JUnit
14 4 (10.00%) JSP
14 4 (10.00%) TestNG
14 4 (10.00%) Test Automation

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Selenium
2 7 (17.50%) Metasploit
3 5 (12.50%) HP UFT
4 4 (10.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (10.00%) JUnit
4 4 (10.00%) TestNG
5 3 (7.50%) Burp Suite
5 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.00%) AppScan
6 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (5.00%) CasperJS
6 2 (5.00%) Concordion
6 2 (5.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (5.00%) JBehave
6 2 (5.00%) JIRA
6 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.50%) GoogleTest
7 1 (2.50%) JMeter
7 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
General
1 7 (17.50%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (42.50%) .NET
2 14 (35.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (25.00%) HTML
4 4 (10.00%) JSP
5 3 (7.50%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) Ajax
6 2 (5.00%) Behat
6 2 (5.00%) HTML5
6 2 (5.00%) JSON
6 2 (5.00%) REST
6 2 (5.00%) Web Services
6 2 (5.00%) XML
7 1 (2.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (22.50%) Windows
2 7 (17.50%) Linux
3 3 (7.50%) Kali Linux
4 2 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.00%) Automation Testing
3 9 (22.50%) Security Testing
4 8 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 7 (17.50%) Information Security
6 5 (12.50%) Manual Testing
7 4 (10.00%) Scrum
7 4 (10.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (10.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
9 2 (5.00%) API Testing
9 2 (5.00%) BDD
9 2 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (5.00%) Ethical Hacking
9 2 (5.00%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.00%) Separation of Concerns
9 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
9 2 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
9 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) C#
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) CEH
2 2 (5.00%) OSCP
3 1 (2.50%) Degree
3 1 (2.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (52.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (17.50%) Nessus
2 4 (10.00%) OpenVAS
3 2 (5.00%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (5.00%) Google
1 2 (5.00%) HP
1 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
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