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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 45 46 36
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.68% 1.41% 4.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 1.69% 4.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 12
Average salary £33,750 £36,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.53% +15.87%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
368 295 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 89.76% 83.33% 82.77%
Number of salaries quoted 335 209 192
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Coaching
3 6 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
4 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
4 5 (41.67%) Selenium
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (8.33%) SLA
5 1 (8.33%) Banking
5 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) HP UFT
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
1 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Manual Test Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Test Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Business Test Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) UAT Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) UAT Test Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (50.00%) Coaching
3 6 (50.00%) Defect Tracking
3 6 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 6 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft