The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 72
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 1.98% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.49% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 9
Median salary - £30,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 431 402 621
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 90.36% 79.45% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 358 339 547
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing 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 in Sheffield.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Sheffield region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Apple
4 3 (42.86%) Web Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 3 (42.86%) User Experience
4 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
5 2 (28.57%) Behat
5 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Confluence
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (14.29%) Selenium
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
6 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
6 1 (14.29%) Microservices
6 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (14.29%) BDD

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) QA Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Web Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Behat
1 2 (28.57%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Media
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Test Planning
4 3 (42.86%) Web Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) BDD
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Kanban
6 1 (14.29%) Microservices
6 1 (14.29%) TDD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Apple