The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 50 60
Rank change year-on-year -8 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.22% 1.42% 2.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 1.77% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 11
Median salary £65,000 £33,750 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.59% +8.87%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% -2.77%  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 416 396 613
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 90.04% 80.32% 84.55%
Number of salaries quoted 345 333 538
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £26,175
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Sheffield

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Behat
2 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Certification
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) eCATT
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) eCATT
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Behat
1 1 (50.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) SAP