The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 29 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.40% 3.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.68% 5.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 0
Average salary £19,000 £54,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.81% -
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
190 134 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 92.23% 76.14% 70.98%
Number of salaries quoted 167 109 137
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,950 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Halifax

Manual Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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%) Finance
1 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (83.33%) QA
3 9 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (8.33%) Scrum
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium
5 1 (8.33%) Cucumber

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (91.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Analyst
1 11 (91.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 9 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Scrum
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA