The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 75 62
Rank change year-on-year +1 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 0.59% 1.28% 3.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.51% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 27
Median salary £27,500 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% +36.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £25,000 £20,300
10% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £42,500 £38,800
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 633 661 900
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 94.06% 84.53% 91.09%
Number of salaries quoted 533 553 763
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 South Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Software Testing in South Yorkshire

Software Testing
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Testing in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Testing in South Yorkshire

Software Testing
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 Software Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 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 -1 1 £22,500 -40.00%
Barnsley -5 1 £32,500 +30.00% 2
Doncaster - 1 £20,000 -
Software Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (36.36%) SQL
4 4 (36.36%) MySQL
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Java
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
6 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
6 2 (18.18%) FogBugz
6 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
7 1 (9.09%) MS Office
7 1 (9.09%) .NET
7 1 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
7 1 (9.09%) CRM

Software Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) MySQL
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) FogBugz
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Applications Support
2 2 (18.18%) Junior
2 2 (18.18%) Software Tester
2 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Applications Support
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) QA Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Testing Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (9.09%) Behat
3 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 3 (27.27%) Manual Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
5 1 (9.09%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (9.09%) ITSM
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) HP
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Salary: From £33,437 to £36,379 per annum
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