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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 139 154 136
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 34 26 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 0.73% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 0.82% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 34 23 44
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
2907 3166 3297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.45% 89.16% 89.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2311 2468 2642
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 1 May 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (64.62%) Selenium
3 32 (49.23%) Automation Testing
3 32 (49.23%) SQL
3 32 (49.23%) ISEB
4 31 (47.69%) QA
5 29 (44.62%) ISTQB
6 27 (41.54%) Test Scripting
7 26 (40.00%) .NET
8 23 (35.38%) Software Testing
9 22 (33.85%) Scrum
10 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
11 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
12 18 (27.69%) Automated Testing
13 17 (26.15%) SoapUI
13 17 (26.15%) Test Strategy
14 15 (23.08%) WebDriver
15 12 (18.46%) Functional Testing
15 12 (18.46%) Finance
16 11 (16.92%) HP UFT
17 9 (13.85%) JIRA
18 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
18 8 (12.31%) Degree
19 7 (10.77%) Regression Testing
19 7 (10.77%) C#
19 7 (10.77%) Oracle
19 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
19 7 (10.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 6 (9.23%) BDD
20 6 (9.23%) Test Automation

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.54%) JBoss
2 1 (1.54%) WebLogic
Applications
1 19 (29.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) HTTP
2 2 (3.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) MySQL
1 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (64.62%) Selenium
2 17 (26.15%) SoapUI
3 15 (23.08%) WebDriver
4 11 (16.92%) HP UFT
5 9 (13.85%) JIRA
6 7 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (6.15%) Cucumber
8 3 (4.62%) JUnit
9 2 (3.08%) Maven
10 1 (1.54%) Ant
10 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.54%) SilkTest
10 1 (1.54%) Toad
General
1 12 (18.46%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Banking
2 3 (4.62%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (67.69%) Analyst
2 42 (64.62%) Test Analyst
3 25 (38.46%) Tester
4 24 (36.92%) Test Engineer
5 18 (27.69%) QA Analyst
6 17 (26.15%) QA Tester
7 16 (24.62%) QA Engineer
7 16 (24.62%) QA Test Analyst
7 16 (24.62%) QA Test Engineer
7 16 (24.62%) Systems Test Engineer
7 16 (24.62%) Systems Tester
8 12 (18.46%) Automation Test Analyst
8 12 (18.46%) Manual Test Analyst
9 8 (12.31%) Software Tester
10 5 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (7.69%) Test Leader
11 4 (6.15%) Senior Tester
11 4 (6.15%) UAT Analyst
11 4 (6.15%) UAT Test Analyst
12 3 (4.62%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (9.23%) .NET Framework
2 6 (9.23%) CSS
3 5 (7.69%) HTML
3 5 (7.69%) XML
4 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.62%) J2EE
6 1 (1.54%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.54%) JPA
6 1 (1.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (7.69%) Chemistry
2 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.62%) iPad
3 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.54%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (73.85%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (49.23%) Automation Testing
3 27 (41.54%) Test Scripting
4 23 (35.38%) Software Testing
5 22 (33.85%) Scrum
6 18 (27.69%) Automated Testing
7 17 (26.15%) Test Strategy
8 12 (18.46%) Functional Testing
9 8 (12.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.77%) Regression Testing
11 6 (9.23%) BDD
11 6 (9.23%) TDD
11 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
12 5 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
13 4 (6.15%) SOA
13 4 (6.15%) System Testing
13 4 (6.15%) Test Management
13 4 (6.15%) Web Testing
14 3 (4.62%) Defect Management
14 3 (4.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) C#
3 5 (7.69%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.54%) Perl
4 1 (1.54%) PHP
4 1 (1.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (49.23%) ISEB
2 29 (44.62%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.31%) Degree
4 7 (10.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (47.69%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.77%) Oracle
3 3 (4.62%) Twitter
4 2 (3.08%) Facebook
5 1 (1.54%) Google
5 1 (1.54%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.54%) Sitecore
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