The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 53 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 0.25% 1.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.98% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Manual Testing
West 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 Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
333 271 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 83.67% 81.63% 76.49%
Number of salaries quoted 247 205 204
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bradford region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Bradford

Manual Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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 9 (90.00%) .NET
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 8 (80.00%) QA
2 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
4 4 (40.00%) Android
5 1 (10.00%) Selenium
5 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (10.00%) ISEB
5 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
5 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford 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.

Applications
1 8 (80.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) WinRunner
2 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 8 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Android
2 4 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Microsoft