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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 34 30
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.01% 3.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.28% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £35,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.18%
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 Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 156 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 90.66% 78.79% 70.56%
Number of salaries quoted 123 119 109
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £27,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,350 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) ETL
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) JMeter
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) LoadUI
2 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) JMeter
1 2 (66.67%) LoadRunner
1 2 (66.67%) LoadUI
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Integration Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
1 2 (66.67%) ETL
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) QA Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Security Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP