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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 62 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.79% 1.02% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 0
Average salary £29,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
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
650 583 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 89.29% 84.86% 85.56%
Number of salaries quoted 551 482 345
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (65.52%) SQL
3 17 (58.62%) Automated Testing
4 12 (41.38%) JUnit
4 12 (41.38%) Java
5 11 (37.93%) Selenium
6 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
6 9 (31.03%) Subversion
6 9 (31.03%) Ruby
6 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
6 9 (31.03%) WATIR
7 8 (27.59%) QA
7 8 (27.59%) ISEB
8 7 (24.14%) Scrum
9 6 (20.69%) JIRA
9 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
9 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
9 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
9 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
10 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
10 5 (17.24%) Degree
11 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
11 4 (13.79%) Web Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Security Testing
11 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
12 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 (10.34%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) JUnit
2 11 (37.93%) Selenium
3 9 (31.03%) Subversion
3 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 9 (31.03%) WATIR
4 6 (20.69%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) FitNesse
6 1 (3.45%) TestComplete
6 1 (3.45%) JMeter
6 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Legal
1 2 (6.90%) Publishing
1 2 (6.90%) Retail Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Banking
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
2 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
1 14 (48.28%) Test Analyst
2 8 (27.59%) Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Test Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Web Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Software Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Junior Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Junior
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Quality Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Performance Tester
7 1 (3.45%) QA Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
1 3 (10.34%) Windows
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Automated Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Scrum
5 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
5 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
6 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
7 4 (13.79%) Regression Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Web Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Security Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
8 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.34%) ETL
9 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (6.90%) Usability Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
9 2 (6.90%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 19 (65.52%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) Ruby
4 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
5 2 (6.90%) C#
6 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISEB
2 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (17.24%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (27.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Telerik
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
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