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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 36 36 25
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.76% 0.96% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.17% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
194 171 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 85.46% 81.82% 81.68%
Number of salaries quoted 147 157 86
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,625 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 28 July 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 8 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Firebug
4 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
4 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 (25.00%) Selenium
1 2 (25.00%) Firebug
1 2 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (37.50%) QA Analyst
4 2 (25.00%) Junior
4 2 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Scrum
1 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Regression Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) ISEB
1 8 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA