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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 59 47 69
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 18 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.37% 1.36% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.81% 1.60% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 4
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.75%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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
640 375 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.43% 85.03% 83.41%
Number of salaries quoted 543 322 495
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,825 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (68.00%) SQL
3 16 (64.00%) QA
4 14 (56.00%) Finance
5 12 (48.00%) JIRA
5 12 (48.00%) Automated Testing
5 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
6 11 (44.00%) Mentoring
7 9 (36.00%) Test Planning
8 8 (32.00%) FitNesse
8 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (32.00%) Retail Banking
8 8 (32.00%) Banking
8 8 (32.00%) Retail
8 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (24.00%) MySQL
9 6 (24.00%) JUnit
9 6 (24.00%) PHP
10 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
10 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
10 5 (20.00%) Ruby
10 5 (20.00%) WATIR
10 5 (20.00%) Subversion
10 5 (20.00%) Workflow
10 5 (20.00%) Java
11 4 (16.00%) Apache
11 4 (16.00%) IIS
11 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
11 4 (16.00%) Selenium
11 4 (16.00%) Test Automation

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (16.00%) IIS
1 4 (16.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (24.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) JIRA
2 8 (32.00%) FitNesse
3 6 (24.00%) JUnit
4 5 (20.00%) Subversion
4 5 (20.00%) WATIR
4 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
5 4 (16.00%) Selenium
6 2 (8.00%) Behat
General
1 14 (56.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Banking
2 8 (32.00%) Retail
2 8 (32.00%) Retail Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Publishing
3 1 (4.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Analyst
1 13 (52.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Test Team Leader
2 8 (32.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 8 (32.00%) Team Leader
3 7 (28.00%) Tester
4 6 (24.00%) QA Leader
4 6 (24.00%) Lead Tester
4 6 (24.00%) Automated Tester
4 6 (24.00%) QA Tester
5 4 (16.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Software Team Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Web Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (16.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
2 1 (4.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) Automated Testing
2 12 (48.00%) Software Testing
3 11 (44.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (36.00%) Test Planning
5 8 (32.00%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (20.00%) Workflow
6 5 (20.00%) Integration Testing
7 4 (16.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (12.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (12.00%) Scrum
9 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Use Case
9 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Security Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (68.00%) SQL
2 6 (24.00%) PHP
3 5 (20.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) ISEB
1 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (64.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
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