The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 63 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 1.19% 2.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.73% 2.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 0
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
462 472 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 68.44% 83.69% 75.96%
Number of salaries quoted 388 412 366
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
South Yorkshire

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 30 July 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 8 (80.00%) QA
2 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) PHP
3 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Workflow
4 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
5 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 4 (40.00%) IIS
5 4 (40.00%) Apache
5 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
5 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (20.00%) Selenium
6 2 (20.00%) Behat
7 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
7 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (10.00%) Banking
7 1 (10.00%) Retail
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) ISEB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (40.00%) IIS
1 4 (40.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) Behat
3 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
1 6 (60.00%) QA Tester
1 6 (60.00%) QA Leader
1 6 (60.00%) Lead Tester
1 6 (60.00%) Automated Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Software Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Client/Server
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Workflow
4 4 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Usability Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum
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