Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 65 87
Rank change year-on-year -6 +22 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 1.11% 2.15% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 2.57% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 16
Sheffield median annual salary £60,000 £31,250 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.00% -20.38% -1.88%
South Yorkshire median annual salary £60,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year +84.62% - -18.75%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 713 856 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 87.92% 83.84% 87.51%
Number of salaries quoted 612 709 1004
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +5.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

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

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Sheffield over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) C
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Defect Management
6 1 (11.11%) Apple
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) SOAP

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:

Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Selenium
2 2 (22.22%) HP UFT
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (11.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Junior
3 2 (22.22%) Junior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Test
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 4 (44.44%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Scrum
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (11.11%) TDD
6 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple