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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 70 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.82% 1.53% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.67% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 4
Average salary £27,500 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
513 657 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.51% 91.25% 87.41%
Number of salaries quoted 422 561 490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (69.23%) QA
2 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Big Data
6 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 2 (15.38%) JIRA
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) JUnit
6 2 (15.38%) Java
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (7.69%) Scrum
7 1 (7.69%) Windows
7 1 (7.69%) ISEB
7 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (15.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 5 (38.46%) HP UFT
3 2 (15.38%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) JUnit
4 1 (7.69%) FitNesse
4 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) QA Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Quality Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior QA Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Quality Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
2 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Functional Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Automated Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 1 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Scrum
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (7.69%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
1 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (69.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP Quality Center