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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 68 70 57
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.41% 0.57% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.75% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 1
Average salary £27,500 £33,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% +35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
692 532 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 88.83% 75.46% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 589 453 361
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Selenium
3 9 (40.91%) ISEB
4 7 (31.82%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) JUnit
5 6 (27.27%) Web Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
6 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
6 5 (22.73%) QA
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) Scrum
7 4 (18.18%) Legal
7 4 (18.18%) WATIR
7 4 (18.18%) Ruby
7 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
7 4 (18.18%) JIRA
7 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
7 4 (18.18%) Subversion
7 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Computer Science

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) Selenium
2 6 (27.27%) JUnit
3 4 (18.18%) Subversion
3 4 (18.18%) JIRA
3 4 (18.18%) WATIR
3 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.55%) TestComplete
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.55%) JMeter
General
1 4 (18.18%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Tester
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Software Tester
2 5 (22.73%) Test Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Web Tester
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (13.64%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) QA Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (68.18%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Web Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 5 (22.73%) Test Planning
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Functional Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Security Testing
6 3 (13.64%) ETL
6 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Usability Testing
7 2 (9.09%) User Stories
7 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) Bash Shell
4 2 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISEB
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
2 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 3 (13.64%) Telerik