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 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 65 64 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.25% 1.08% 2.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.56% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 15
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
600 450 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 83.45% 69.55% 86.37%
Number of salaries quoted 533 384 427
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 27 July 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 14 (70.00%) ISEB
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Web Testing
4 10 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 10 (50.00%) Legal
5 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (25.00%) SQL
6 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (20.00%) QA
7 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Java
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (15.00%) ETL
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (15.00%) SDLC
8 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
8 3 (15.00%) Telerik
8 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 1 (5.00%) JIRA

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (5.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (5.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.00%) JMeter
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Analyst
1 11 (55.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (50.00%) Tester
3 9 (45.00%) Test Leader
4 8 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 8 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (35.00%) Software Tester
6 4 (20.00%) Web Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Test Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Web Services
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Web Testing
2 10 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Functional Testing
6 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 3 (15.00%) ETL
6 3 (15.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Security Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (5.00%) V-Model
7 1 (5.00%) Open Source
7 1 (5.00%) Scrum
7 1 (5.00%) UML
7 1 (5.00%) RUP
7 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Telerik
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
WANdisco
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago