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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 72 69 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -19
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.96% 0.16% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.22% 1.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 7
Average salary £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £26,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,000 £63,100
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
623 456 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 85.58% 71.81% 83.86%
Number of salaries quoted 537 392 385
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 7 (38.89%) Selenium
4 7 (38.89%) Web Testing
4 7 (38.89%) Windows
4 7 (38.89%) SQL
5 6 (33.33%) Legal
5 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
6 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Scrum
7 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 4 (22.22%) QA
7 4 (22.22%) Degree
7 4 (22.22%) JIRA
7 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Telerik
8 3 (16.67%) Java
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
8 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (16.67%) ETL
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
2 4 (22.22%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) TestComplete
3 1 (5.56%) JMeter
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 6 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) Test Leader
3 6 (33.33%) Analyst
3 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 5 (27.78%) Software Tester
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (22.22%) Web Tester
6 2 (11.11%) QA Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Junior Tester
7 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Performance Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 7 (38.89%) Web Testing
4 6 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
5 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Scrum
6 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Security Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 3 (16.67%) ETL
8 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Usability Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 1 (5.56%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) SQL
2 3 (16.67%) Java
3 2 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (55.56%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB
3 4 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Telerik
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
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