The median annual salary for a Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

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

Tester
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 61 76
Rank change year-on-year -1 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 18 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.41% 2.48% 1.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.56% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 19
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +36.36%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.42% -  

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 732 742 1022
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.99% 96.87% 98.55%
Number of salaries quoted 634 644 859
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Tester 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 in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Tester in South Yorkshire

Tester
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Tester in South Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Tester 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 28 April 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 +9 18 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Tester
Yorkshire

Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, 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 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (89.29%) Selenium
3 23 (82.14%) Test Automation
3 23 (82.14%) Automated Testing
4 21 (75.00%) TDD
4 21 (75.00%) C#
5 19 (67.86%) Java
5 19 (67.86%) Cucumber
6 18 (64.29%) BDD
6 18 (64.29%) Test Scripting
7 17 (60.71%) Gherkin
7 17 (60.71%) SDLC
8 16 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
8 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
8 16 (57.14%) WebDriver
8 16 (57.14%) Configuration Management
9 15 (53.57%) Automation Testing
10 14 (50.00%) GitHub
11 8 (28.57%) SQL
12 6 (21.43%) Finance
13 5 (17.86%) NUnit
13 5 (17.86%) OO
13 5 (17.86%) TestNG
13 5 (17.86%) Subversion
13 5 (17.86%) QA
14 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
14 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
15 3 (10.71%) Web Services
15 3 (10.71%) .NET
15 3 (10.71%) Microsoft

Tester Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 14 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (89.29%) Selenium
2 19 (67.86%) Cucumber
3 16 (57.14%) Jenkins
3 16 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 5 (17.86%) NUnit
4 5 (17.86%) Subversion
4 5 (17.86%) TestNG
5 4 (14.29%) SpecFlow
6 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (7.14%) FitNesse
7 2 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
7 2 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
8 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Banking
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) Gherkin
2 3 (10.71%) .NET
2 3 (10.71%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) Behat
3 2 (7.14%) SOAP
3 2 (7.14%) WSDL
3 2 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (96.43%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (82.14%) Automated Testing
2 23 (82.14%) Test Automation
3 21 (75.00%) TDD
4 18 (64.29%) BDD
4 18 (64.29%) Test Scripting
5 17 (60.71%) SDLC
6 16 (57.14%) Configuration Management
6 16 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (53.57%) Automation Testing
8 5 (17.86%) OO
9 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
10 3 (10.71%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Manual Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Mentoring
10 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Test Management
11 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 21 (75.00%) C#
2 19 (67.86%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
Sheffield
Searchability
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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