The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the South Yorkshire region that had Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Tester
Rank 62 51 75
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 9 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.38% 3.03% 2.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 3.13% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 22
Median salary £45,000 £36,250 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+24.13% +2.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £24,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £40,250 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
640 704 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 98.31% 96.97% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 555 607 807
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the South Yorkshire region that featured Tester in the job title.

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 8 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Tester within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +4 9 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) Windows
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Selenium
3 6 (33.33%) OSCP
4 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
4 5 (27.78%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) Linux
5 4 (22.22%) HTTP
5 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (22.22%) HTML
5 4 (22.22%) Information Security
5 4 (22.22%) Nessus
5 4 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (22.22%) CEH
5 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Metasploit
5 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 4 (22.22%) QA
5 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
5 4 (22.22%) Burp Suite
5 4 (22.22%) Kali Linux

Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) Burp Suite
2 4 (22.22%) Metasploit
3 3 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 3 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (11.11%) eggPlant
4 2 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
4 2 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
5 1 (5.56%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 4 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) Behat
3 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
3 2 (11.11%) SOAP
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) WSDL
3 2 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) XSD
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (11.11%) W3C
3 1 (5.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Kali Linux
2 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Regression Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Ethical Hacking
3 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security
3 4 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Security Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 3 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Management
4 3 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (11.11%) Business Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Java
1 6 (33.33%) SQL
2 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) OSCP
2 4 (22.22%) CEH
3 3 (16.67%) CREST Certified
4 2 (11.11%) CHECK Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) CHECK Team Member
4 2 (11.11%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
2 2 (11.11%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nessus
2 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) HP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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