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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 73 65 73
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 1.43% 1.05% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 1.28% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 4
Average salary £42,000 £41,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.20% +56.60%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -2.36%
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
707 624 687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 72.00% 82.00% 78.42%
Number of salaries quoted 560 531 555
Average salary £37,696 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.52% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,025 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £59,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 27 August 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 -11 14 £42,000 +1.20% 1
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (80.00%) QA
2 11 (73.33%) Finance
3 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 9 (60.00%) JIRA
4 8 (53.33%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) MySQL
5 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (40.00%) PHP
6 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (33.33%) FitNesse
6 5 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (33.33%) Banking
6 5 (33.33%) Retail
6 5 (33.33%) Retail Banking
6 5 (33.33%) Workflow
7 4 (26.67%) IIS
7 4 (26.67%) Apache
7 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
8 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (13.33%) Selenium
9 2 (13.33%) Behat
10 1 (6.67%) Games
10 1 (6.67%) Scrum
10 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
10 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
10 1 (6.67%) Windows

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (26.67%) IIS
1 4 (26.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) JIRA
2 5 (33.33%) FitNesse
3 2 (13.33%) Behat
3 2 (13.33%) Selenium
General
1 11 (73.33%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
2 5 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Tester
1 6 (40.00%) QA Tester
1 6 (40.00%) QA Leader
1 6 (40.00%) Lead Tester
1 6 (40.00%) Automated Tester
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 5 (33.33%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Test Team Leader
3 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Client/Server
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Workflow
3 5 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 6 (40.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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