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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 67 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.43% 0.58% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 0
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average 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
616 591 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 88.00% 86.40% 82.05%
Number of salaries quoted 528 482 431
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -3.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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 29 January 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) Automated Testing
3 13 (44.83%) Mentoring
4 12 (41.38%) QA
4 12 (41.38%) JUnit
5 11 (37.93%) JIRA
6 10 (34.48%) HP Quality Center
7 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
7 9 (31.03%) Test Planning
7 9 (31.03%) WATIR
7 9 (31.03%) Ruby
7 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Java
7 9 (31.03%) Subversion
8 8 (27.59%) Risk Assessment
8 8 (27.59%) Banking
8 8 (27.59%) Retail
8 8 (27.59%) Finance
8 8 (27.59%) FitNesse
8 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
8 8 (27.59%) Retail Banking
9 6 (20.69%) Selenium
9 6 (20.69%) Scrum
10 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.34%) UNIX
11 3 (10.34%) Linux
11 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
11 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) JUnit
2 11 (37.93%) JIRA
3 9 (31.03%) Git (software)
3 9 (31.03%) WATIR
3 9 (31.03%) Subversion
4 8 (27.59%) FitNesse
5 6 (20.69%) Selenium
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (27.59%) Banking
1 8 (27.59%) Retail
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
1 8 (27.59%) Retail Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Analyst
1 18 (62.07%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Senior Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Team Leader
3 8 (27.59%) Test Team Leader
4 5 (17.24%) Test Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Test Leader
7 2 (6.90%) Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Junior
7 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Junior Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Quality Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Graduate
8 1 (3.45%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Web Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
1 3 (10.34%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Automated Testing
2 13 (44.83%) Mentoring
3 9 (31.03%) Test Planning
3 9 (31.03%) Integration Testing
4 8 (27.59%) Risk Assessment
4 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Scrum
6 5 (17.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
8 2 (6.90%) User Stories
8 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Use Case
8 2 (6.90%) Usability Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Validation
9 1 (3.45%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Security Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) Ruby
2 9 (31.03%) Java
3 3 (10.34%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
2 2 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) HP Quality Center