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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 65 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.76% 1.32% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.20% 1.58% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 4
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +56.60%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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
592 379 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 80.11% 83.11% 82.72%
Number of salaries quoted 483 320 416
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 (83.33%) QA
2 14 (77.78%) Finance
3 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) JIRA
4 11 (61.11%) Mentoring
4 11 (61.11%) SQL
5 9 (50.00%) Test Planning
6 8 (44.44%) FitNesse
6 8 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (44.44%) Banking
6 8 (44.44%) Retail
6 8 (44.44%) Retail Banking
6 8 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
7 6 (33.33%) PHP
7 6 (33.33%) MySQL
8 5 (27.78%) Workflow
9 4 (22.22%) IIS
9 4 (22.22%) Apache
9 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
9 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
9 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
10 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (11.11%) Selenium
11 2 (11.11%) Behat
12 1 (5.56%) User Experience
12 1 (5.56%) Games
12 1 (5.56%) Scrum

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) IIS
1 4 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) JIRA
2 8 (44.44%) FitNesse
3 2 (11.11%) Behat
3 2 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 14 (77.78%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Banking
2 8 (44.44%) Retail
2 8 (44.44%) Retail Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Senior Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Test Team Leader
1 8 (44.44%) Senior Test Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Team Leader
2 6 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Tester
2 6 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 6 (33.33%) Lead Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Automated Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Client/Server
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Mentoring
3 9 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 8 (44.44%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 5 (27.78%) Workflow
7 4 (22.22%) Test Automation
8 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (5.56%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (44.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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