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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 72 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.72% 1.91% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 2.56% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 8
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.20%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
608 547 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 86.98% 74.73% 84.36%
Number of salaries quoted 546 442 388
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,025 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (71.43%) Windows
1 10 (71.43%) Web Testing
2 8 (57.14%) ISEB
2 8 (57.14%) Legal
2 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) Java
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) JUnit
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) QA
5 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 2 (14.29%) Big Data
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
6 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
6 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) JIRA
6 1 (7.14%) Banking
6 1 (7.14%) UML
6 1 (7.14%) RUP
6 1 (7.14%) Finance

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 8 (57.14%) Legal
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Test Leader
3 5 (35.71%) Tester
4 4 (28.57%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
1 1 (7.14%) XML
1 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Web Testing
2 8 (57.14%) Test Planning
2 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 8 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) RUP
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
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