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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 26 28 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 5.85% 1.43% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.41% 1.77% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 3
Average salary £19,000 £54,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-64.81% +103.77%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
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
156 113 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 91.23% 80.71% 70.85%
Number of salaries quoted 138 89 120
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,255 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago