The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 144 127 138
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 27 56 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.77% 1.50% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.74% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 17
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £25,800 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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 Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3091 3214 2301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.91% 85.89% 82.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2402 2574 1835
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (61.11%) QA
3 38 (52.78%) ISEB
4 32 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 30 (41.67%) Automated Testing
6 27 (37.50%) TDD
7 26 (36.11%) Software Testing
8 25 (34.72%) Test Automation
9 22 (30.56%) Selenium
10 19 (26.39%) Degree
11 18 (25.00%) SQL
12 16 (22.22%) Finance
12 16 (22.22%) BDD
12 16 (22.22%) Functional Testing
13 15 (20.83%) Integration Testing
14 14 (19.44%) Cucumber
14 14 (19.44%) DevOps
14 14 (19.44%) SOA
14 14 (19.44%) Java
14 14 (19.44%) ISTQB
15 13 (18.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 13 (18.06%) JIRA
16 12 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
16 12 (16.67%) Mentoring
17 11 (15.28%) FitNesse
17 11 (15.28%) Banking
17 11 (15.28%) E-business
18 10 (13.89%) Retail
18 10 (13.89%) Retail Banking
18 10 (13.89%) Test Planning

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.39%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.39%) Big Data
1 1 (1.39%) Impala
Development Applications
1 22 (30.56%) Selenium
2 14 (19.44%) Cucumber
3 13 (18.06%) JIRA
4 11 (15.28%) FitNesse
5 6 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 4 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.78%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (2.78%) JUnit
9 1 (1.39%) Selenium IDE
General
1 16 (22.22%) Finance
2 11 (15.28%) Banking
3 10 (13.89%) Retail
3 10 (13.89%) Retail Banking
4 4 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (43.06%) Analyst
1 31 (43.06%) Test Analyst
2 23 (31.94%) Tester
3 14 (19.44%) Functional Tester
4 11 (15.28%) Test Leader
5 9 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Project Manager
6 7 (9.72%) Test Manager
7 6 (8.33%) Test Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (5.56%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.50%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.39%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.39%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.39%) Open Source
2 1 (1.39%) Social Media
2 1 (1.39%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.39%) Windows
1 1 (1.39%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (65.28%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 30 (41.67%) Automated Testing
4 27 (37.50%) TDD
5 26 (36.11%) Software Testing
6 25 (34.72%) Test Automation
7 16 (22.22%) BDD
7 16 (22.22%) Functional Testing
8 15 (20.83%) Integration Testing
9 14 (19.44%) DevOps
9 14 (19.44%) SOA
10 12 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 11 (15.28%) E-business
12 10 (13.89%) Test Planning
13 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
14 8 (11.11%) Automation Testing
15 7 (9.72%) Test Strategy
15 7 (9.72%) Business Analysis
16 6 (8.33%) Project Planning
16 6 (8.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.00%) SQL
2 14 (19.44%) Java
3 6 (8.33%) C#
4 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.39%) Ruby
5 1 (1.39%) Scala
5 1 (1.39%) C++
5 1 (1.39%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (52.78%) ISEB
2 19 (26.39%) Degree
3 14 (19.44%) ISTQB
4 13 (18.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (61.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Citrix
2 2 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle
3 1 (1.39%) Facebook
3 1 (1.39%) Twitter
3 1 (1.39%) Cloudera
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