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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 146 143 127
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -16
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 39 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.47% 1.07% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.23% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 30 20
Average salary £35,000 £33,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +20.90%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
2801 3180 2196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.23% 87.08% 83.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2196 2567 1756
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 38 (63.33%) QA
2 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (50.00%) ISEB
4 29 (48.33%) Test Scripting
5 24 (40.00%) Automated Testing
6 23 (38.33%) TDD
7 21 (35.00%) Test Automation
8 20 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 20 (33.33%) Selenium
9 16 (26.67%) SDLC
10 15 (25.00%) Degree
10 15 (25.00%) SQL
11 13 (21.67%) Java
11 13 (21.67%) ISTQB
11 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
12 12 (20.00%) BDD
12 12 (20.00%) Functional Testing
12 12 (20.00%) Finance
13 11 (18.33%) E-business
14 10 (16.67%) SOA
14 10 (16.67%) DevOps
14 10 (16.67%) Integration Testing
14 10 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
15 9 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 8 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
16 8 (13.33%) JIRA
16 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
16 8 (13.33%) Regression Testing
16 8 (13.33%) Banking
17 7 (11.67%) Retail

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (1.67%) Impala
1 1 (1.67%) Big Data
1 1 (1.67%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 20 (33.33%) Selenium
2 13 (21.67%) Cucumber
3 8 (13.33%) JIRA
4 7 (11.67%) FitNesse
5 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (3.33%) JUnit
7 2 (3.33%) WebDriver
7 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.67%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 12 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Retail
3 7 (11.67%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Analyst
1 26 (43.33%) Test Analyst
2 18 (30.00%) Tester
3 10 (16.67%) Functional Tester
4 9 (15.00%) Test Leader
5 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Test Manager
5 5 (8.33%) QA Analyst
6 4 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) QA Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Test Team Leader
7 3 (5.00%) Software Tester
7 3 (5.00%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (1.67%) XML
2 1 (1.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.67%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.33%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.67%) Windows
1 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (48.33%) Test Scripting
3 24 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 23 (38.33%) TDD
5 21 (35.00%) Test Automation
6 20 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 16 (26.67%) SDLC
8 12 (20.00%) BDD
8 12 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 11 (18.33%) E-business
10 10 (16.67%) SOA
10 10 (16.67%) DevOps
10 10 (16.67%) Integration Testing
10 10 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
11 8 (13.33%) Mentoring
11 8 (13.33%) Regression Testing
12 6 (10.00%) Test Planning
12 6 (10.00%) Test Management
13 5 (8.33%) Automation Testing
13 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (21.67%) Java
3 7 (11.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) Scala
4 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.67%) C++
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (50.00%) ISEB
2 15 (25.00%) Degree
3 13 (21.67%) ISTQB
4 9 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (63.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (1.67%) Cloudera
2 1 (1.67%) Facebook
2 1 (1.67%) Twitter
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle
Leeds
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago