The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 25 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 23 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 7.69% 0.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.39% 0.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 23 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £41,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
Manual Testing
North 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 Harrogate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
245 126 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 81.94% 77.30% 67.39%
Number of salaries quoted 231 108 125
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Harrogate

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Harrogate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Harrogate region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Manual Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 27 (96.43%) SQL
2 23 (82.14%) Java
2 23 (82.14%) Scrum
2 23 (82.14%) Subversion
2 23 (82.14%) Fault Management
2 23 (82.14%) Time Management
2 23 (82.14%) Git (software)
3 19 (67.86%) Automated Testing
4 18 (64.29%) HTML
4 18 (64.29%) HTML5
5 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
5 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.29%) BDD
6 4 (14.29%) ISO 9001
6 4 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (14.29%) Finance
7 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (3.57%) ISEB
8 1 (3.57%) QA
8 1 (3.57%) Retail
8 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.57%) ITIL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 23 (82.14%) Subversion
1 23 (82.14%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Test Engineer
1 18 (64.29%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Analyst
2 5 (17.86%) Test Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (64.29%) HTML
1 18 (64.29%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (82.14%) Scrum
1 23 (82.14%) Fault Management
1 23 (82.14%) Time Management
2 19 (67.86%) Automated Testing
3 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
3 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 4 (14.29%) BDD
4 4 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
5 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
6 1 (3.57%) Automation Testing
6 1 (3.57%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) SQL
2 23 (82.14%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.57%) QA