Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 70 77
Rank change year-on-year +8 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 17 17 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.07% 1.66% 1.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.97% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 23
Sheffield median annual salary £37,500 £32,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% -19.38% +14.29%
10th Percentile £19,750 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,500 £44,875 £48,000
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year +17.19% -12.93% +5.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 722 862 1123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 87.94% 83.93% 87.39%
Number of salaries quoted 620 711 993
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +6.85%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in Sheffield over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (76.47%) ISTQB
2 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
3 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
4 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
5 7 (41.18%) ISEB
5 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
7 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
7 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) HP
7 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 4 (23.53%) System Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
8 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Twitter
9 2 (11.76%) Capita
9 2 (11.76%) Google
10 1 (5.88%) QA
10 1 (5.88%) eCATT
10 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
10 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
10 1 (5.88%) SAP
10 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2

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:

Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) eCATT
1 1 (5.88%) HP UFT
1 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Test Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Test Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Software Analyst
5 3 (17.65%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Test Analyst
6 2 (11.76%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (5.88%) SAP Manager
7 1 (5.88%) SAP Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) Test Automation
3 9 (52.94%) Test Strategy
3 9 (52.94%) Waterfall
4 8 (47.06%) Service Delivery
5 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 4 (23.53%) Manual Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Software Delivery
7 4 (23.53%) System Testing
7 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
7 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
7 4 (23.53%) Web Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Scenario Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Coaching
9 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
9 1 (5.88%) Functional Testing
9 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
9 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) ISTQB
2 7 (41.18%) ISEB
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (5.88%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) HP
2 3 (17.65%) Twitter
3 2 (11.76%) Capita
3 2 (11.76%) Google
4 1 (5.88%) SAP