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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 71 73 72
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 18 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.96% 0.76% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 0.89% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 1
Average salary £33,750 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% +9.37%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
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
811 783 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 88.34% 84.47% 82.21%
Number of salaries quoted 688 640 460
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,545 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -1 13 £29,250 -16.42% 1
Doncaster - 5 £42,500 -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (65.79%) SQL
3 20 (52.63%) Automated Testing
4 16 (42.11%) Selenium
5 14 (36.84%) Java
6 13 (34.21%) JUnit
7 11 (28.95%) QA
8 10 (26.32%) ISEB
8 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
9 9 (23.68%) Subversion
9 9 (23.68%) Ruby
9 9 (23.68%) Regression Testing
9 9 (23.68%) WATIR
9 9 (23.68%) Integration Testing
9 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
9 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
11 7 (18.42%) Scrum
11 7 (18.42%) Degree
12 6 (15.79%) JIRA
12 6 (15.79%) Security Testing
12 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
12 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
13 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
13 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
13 5 (13.16%) Windows
13 5 (13.16%) Oracle
13 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
13 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (42.11%) Selenium
2 13 (34.21%) JUnit
3 9 (23.68%) Subversion
3 9 (23.68%) WATIR
3 9 (23.68%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.79%) JIRA
5 4 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (5.26%) FitNesse
7 1 (2.63%) JMeter
7 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.63%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.63%) Concordion
General
1 4 (10.53%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (5.26%) Retail Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 2 (5.26%) Publishing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (57.89%) Analyst
2 21 (55.26%) Test Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Tester
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Analyst
3 8 (21.05%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Web Tester
4 5 (13.16%) Test Leader
5 4 (10.53%) Junior
5 4 (10.53%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Junior Tester
7 2 (5.26%) Graduate
7 2 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Tester
8 1 (2.63%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Test Coordinator
8 1 (2.63%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Linux
3 3 (7.89%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (52.63%) Automated Testing
3 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
4 9 (23.68%) Regression Testing
4 9 (23.68%) Integration Testing
5 8 (21.05%) Test Scripting
6 7 (18.42%) Scrum
7 6 (15.79%) Security Testing
7 6 (15.79%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
8 5 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Test Planning
9 4 (10.53%) Web Testing
10 3 (7.89%) ETL
10 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
10 3 (7.89%) Automation Testing
10 3 (7.89%) Functional Testing
11 2 (5.26%) User Stories
11 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
11 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 14 (36.84%) Java
3 9 (23.68%) Ruby
4 3 (7.89%) VBScript
4 3 (7.89%) VB
4 3 (7.89%) Bash Shell
5 2 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (5.26%) C#
6 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) ISEB
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 5 (13.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.63%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Microsoft
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) Telerik
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