The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Tester
Rank 84 76 81
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.20% 0.13% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.14% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 5
Average salary £26,000 £25,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Job Titles Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
954 729 934
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 95.11% 96.81% 97.39%
Number of salaries quoted 807 598 812
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,948
10% offered a salary of more than £48,456 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Tester
Yorkshire

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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -12 2 £26,000 +4.00%
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester
Top 19 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Games
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript

Tester
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile Games
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB