The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 73 72 79
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.81% 1.83% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 2.03% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 4
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Manual Testing
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
633 790 799
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 85.20% 90.18% 88.00%
Number of salaries quoted 522 674 635
Average salary £40,000 £36,800 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% -3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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 South Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the South Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the South Yorkshire region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +9 6 £30,000 +9.09%
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (60.00%) QA
2 8 (53.33%) Selenium
3 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 5 (33.33%) HP UFT
6 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Linux
8 2 (13.33%) JUnit
8 2 (13.33%) Java
8 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
8 2 (13.33%) JIRA
8 2 (13.33%) Big Data
8 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
8 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
9 1 (6.67%) System Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 1 (6.67%) User Experience
9 1 (6.67%) FitNesse

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (13.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Selenium
2 5 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (13.33%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) JUnit
4 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 5 (33.33%) Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Quality Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior QA Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Senior Quality Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Tester
2 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software QA Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Quality Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Junior
5 1 (6.67%) Junior Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Manual Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Functional Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.67%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (6.67%) Scrum
7 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (13.33%) Java
2 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) ISEB
1 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center