Period
to 17 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Tester was £41,250 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

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
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 59 74 79
Rank change year-on-year +15 +5 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 20 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.49% 2.46% 1.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.64% 2.53% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 20
South Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.86% - -22.22%
10th Percentile £35,125 £31,525 £19,750
90th Percentile £43,750 £50,000 £43,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in South Yorkshire with a recognized job title 758 1,108 1,112
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.51% 97.45% 97.54%
Number of salaries quoted 635 823 976
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

Job postings that featured Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire.

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 6 months to 17 February 2020.

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 6 months to 17 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +11 17 £40,000 +14.29% 5
Doncaster - 1 - - 1
Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Yorkshire region featuring Tester in the job title.

1 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (40.00%) Selenium
5 6 (30.00%) JIRA
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) C
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) SOAP
6 5 (25.00%) REST
6 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 5 (25.00%) API Development
6 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
7 4 (20.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) ETL
7 4 (20.00%) Retail
8 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
8 3 (15.00%) C#
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) Test Management
8 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
9 2 (10.00%) Analytics
9 2 (10.00%) BDD
9 2 (10.00%) Load Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
1 1 (5.00%) GSM
1 1 (5.00%) LTE
1 1 (5.00%) NFC
1 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Selenium
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
3 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.00%) Maven
6 1 (5.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.00%) TestRail
6 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) REST
1 5 (25.00%) SOAP
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) BBC
2 2 (10.00%) e-Learning
2 2 (10.00%) Learning Management System
2 2 (10.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) API Development
3 5 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
5 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Management
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 1 (5.00%) B2C
7 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) C
2 5 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) C++
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore