The median annual salary for a Software Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Tester
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
Rank - 76 87
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Tester 0 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - 0.77% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.79% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 6
Median salary - £32,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year - +4.83%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 634 763 940
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.69% 97.32% 98.84%
Number of salaries quoted 538 636 791
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Software Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire that featured Software Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Tester in South Yorkshire

Software Tester
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Tester in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Software Tester in South Yorkshire

Software Tester Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Software 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 Software Tester in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Selenium
3 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing

Software 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (25.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft