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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 71 62 79
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.62% 1.00% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 1.20% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 4
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +56.60%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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
747 582 778
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 80.84% 83.50% 81.55%
Number of salaries quoted 603 463 619
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 -13 15 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 16 (76.19%) QA
2 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (66.67%) Finance
4 13 (61.90%) SQL
5 12 (57.14%) JIRA
5 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
6 11 (52.38%) Mentoring
7 9 (42.86%) Test Planning
7 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
8 8 (38.10%) Retail Banking
8 8 (38.10%) FitNesse
8 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (38.10%) Banking
8 8 (38.10%) Retail
8 8 (38.10%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (28.57%) MySQL
9 6 (28.57%) PHP
10 5 (23.81%) Workflow
11 4 (19.05%) Apache
11 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
11 4 (19.05%) IIS
11 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
11 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
11 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
12 3 (14.29%) Selenium
12 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (14.29%) JUnit
13 2 (9.52%) Java
13 2 (9.52%) Subversion
13 2 (9.52%) Scrum

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (19.05%) Apache
1 4 (19.05%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) JIRA
2 8 (38.10%) FitNesse
3 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 3 (14.29%) JUnit
4 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
4 2 (9.52%) WATIR
4 2 (9.52%) Behat
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (38.10%) Retail Banking
2 8 (38.10%) Banking
2 8 (38.10%) Retail
3 1 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
1 10 (47.62%) Test Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Senior Test Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Team Leader
2 8 (38.10%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Team Leader
3 6 (28.57%) Tester
3 6 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 6 (28.57%) QA Leader
3 6 (28.57%) Lead Tester
3 6 (28.57%) Automated Tester
4 4 (19.05%) Test Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
1 4 (19.05%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.76%) UNIX
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 11 (52.38%) Mentoring
4 9 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 9 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (23.81%) Workflow
7 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
8 3 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (9.52%) Scrum
9 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.76%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) PHP
3 2 (9.52%) Java
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (76.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (38.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
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