The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 46 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.47% 1.14% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 1.31% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 13
Median salary £27,500 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -10.71%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Manual Testing
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
443 612 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.22% 87.18% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 347 553 483
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,025
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Sheffield region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Sheffield

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Manual 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Automation Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 7 (41.18%) HP
5 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
5 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (35.29%) SDLC
6 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 5 (29.41%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
7 4 (23.53%) Banking
7 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
7 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
7 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
7 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
8 3 (17.65%) Selenium
8 3 (17.65%) QA
8 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
8 3 (17.65%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
8 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
8 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
8 3 (17.65%) VB
9 2 (11.76%) .NET
9 2 (11.76%) C#
9 2 (11.76%) ISEB
9 2 (11.76%) Validation
9 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Data Mining
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
1 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 3 (17.65%) Selenium
3 2 (11.76%) Zephyr
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Ranorex
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 4 (23.53%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
1 9 (52.94%) Test Analyst
2 7 (41.18%) Tester
3 6 (35.29%) Manual Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Banking Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Manual Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Software Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
4 4 (23.53%) Test Leader
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Manual Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
6 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Agile Tester
7 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Gherkin
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) Automation Testing
2 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 6 (35.29%) SDLC
3 6 (35.29%) Test Scripting
4 5 (29.41%) Test Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Business Analysis
5 4 (23.53%) Defect Management
5 4 (23.53%) Functional Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
7 2 (11.76%) Validation
8 1 (5.88%) Stress Testing
8 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
8 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) VB
3 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) HP