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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 45 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 2.04% 1.23% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 1.46% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 5
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
389 616 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 79.55% 84.38% 75.55%
Number of salaries quoted 329 542 434
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
3 8 (61.54%) SDLC
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 7 (53.85%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) Banking
5 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
5 6 (46.15%) JIRA
5 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
5 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
8 3 (23.08%) Selenium
8 3 (23.08%) QA
8 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
9 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
9 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 2 (15.38%) Zephyr
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
9 2 (15.38%) C#
9 2 (15.38%) ISEB
9 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
9 2 (15.38%) Validation
9 2 (15.38%) .NET
10 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) JIRA
2 3 (23.08%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
3 2 (15.38%) Zephyr
4 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.69%) Ranorex
4 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Tester
2 8 (61.54%) Manual Tester
3 6 (46.15%) Banking Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Manual Test Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Software Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Software Test Analyst
3 6 (46.15%) Software Tester
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Manual Tester
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Tester
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
6 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) Gherkin
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) SDLC
2 8 (61.54%) Software Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Business Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
4 5 (38.46%) Automation Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Performance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) Validation
8 1 (7.69%) Automated Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Keyword-Driven Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Stress Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) HP