Period
to 21 July 2017

The median annual salary for a Tester was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 6 months to 21 July 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
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 80 100
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Tester 34 33 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.44% 2.33% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.49% 2.39% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 30 30 33
South Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -23.53%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,000 £40,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year +21.43% +6.06% +1.54%

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 1364 1382 1924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.78% 97.46% 98.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1141 1178 1644
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,925 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

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 21 July 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 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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 +8 34 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 30 (88.24%) Selenium
1 30 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (79.41%) TDD
3 27 (79.41%) C#
4 26 (76.47%) Java
5 25 (73.53%) Test Scripting
6 22 (64.71%) WebDriver
6 22 (64.71%) Cucumber
7 21 (61.76%) BDD
7 21 (61.76%) Gherkin
7 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
7 21 (61.76%) Configuration Management
8 19 (55.88%) GitHub
8 19 (55.88%) System Integration Testing
8 19 (55.88%) SDLC
9 9 (26.47%) Finance
10 8 (23.53%) SQL
11 7 (20.59%) NUnit
12 6 (17.65%) Subversion
12 6 (17.65%) OO
12 6 (17.65%) TestNG
13 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
14 4 (11.76%) Billing
14 4 (11.76%) Legal
15 2 (5.88%) Banking
15 2 (5.88%) Retail
15 2 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
15 2 (5.88%) Process Management
15 2 (5.88%) Telecoms

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 19 (55.88%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (88.24%) Selenium
2 22 (64.71%) Cucumber
2 22 (64.71%) WebDriver
3 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
4 7 (20.59%) NUnit
5 6 (17.65%) Subversion
5 6 (17.65%) TestNG
6 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
6 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
6 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.94%) HP UFT
General
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Billing
2 4 (11.76%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.94%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (61.76%) Gherkin
2 1 (2.94%) .NET
2 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Test Automation
2 29 (85.29%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (79.41%) TDD
4 25 (73.53%) Test Scripting
5 21 (61.76%) BDD
5 21 (61.76%) Configuration Management
6 19 (55.88%) SDLC
6 19 (55.88%) System Integration Testing
7 6 (17.65%) OO
8 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
9 2 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Open Source
9 2 (5.88%) Process Management
10 1 (2.94%) Functional Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Manual Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Scalability Testing
10 1 (2.94%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) C#
2 26 (76.47%) Java
3 8 (23.53%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (2.94%) C
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
Searchability
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