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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 136 166 151
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 30 17 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.01% 0.51% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.57% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 13 34
Median salary £34,250 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.23% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,200 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £35,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
2698 2976 3335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 91.24% 88.73% 89.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2167 2313 2696
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median 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 £60,100 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 49 (74.24%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (65.15%) Selenium
3 32 (48.48%) QA
3 32 (48.48%) Automation Testing
4 29 (43.94%) ISEB
4 29 (43.94%) SQL
5 27 (40.91%) ISTQB
6 25 (37.88%) Software Testing
6 25 (37.88%) Test Scripting
6 25 (37.88%) .NET
7 23 (34.85%) Automated Testing
8 22 (33.33%) Scrum
9 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
9 18 (27.27%) WebDriver
10 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
11 15 (22.73%) SoapUI
12 13 (19.70%) Test Strategy
13 12 (18.18%) HP UFT
14 11 (16.67%) Finance
14 11 (16.67%) Functional Testing
15 10 (15.15%) BDD
15 10 (15.15%) C#
15 10 (15.15%) JIRA
16 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
16 9 (13.64%) Degree
16 9 (13.64%) TDD
17 8 (12.12%) Java
17 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
18 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
18 7 (10.61%) Test Automation

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (25.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.55%) HTTP
2 2 (3.03%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.52%) Big Data
3 1 (1.52%) MySQL
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (65.15%) Selenium
2 18 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 15 (22.73%) SoapUI
4 12 (18.18%) HP UFT
5 10 (15.15%) JIRA
6 8 (12.12%) Cucumber
7 7 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.55%) JUnit
9 2 (3.03%) SilkTest
9 2 (3.03%) Toad
10 1 (1.52%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
10 1 (1.52%) JMeter
10 1 (1.52%) Maven
10 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.52%) tSQLt
10 1 (1.52%) Valgrind
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (4.55%) Banking
2 3 (4.55%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (62.12%) Analyst
2 40 (60.61%) Test Analyst
3 22 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 22 (33.33%) Tester
4 15 (22.73%) QA Tester
5 14 (21.21%) QA Analyst
6 13 (19.70%) QA Engineer
6 13 (19.70%) QA Test Analyst
6 13 (19.70%) QA Test Engineer
6 13 (19.70%) Systems Test Engineer
6 13 (19.70%) Systems Tester
7 12 (18.18%) Automation Test Analyst
8 11 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
9 9 (13.64%) Software Tester
10 5 (7.58%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) Test Leader
11 4 (6.06%) QA Leader
11 4 (6.06%) UAT Analyst
11 4 (6.06%) UAT Test Analyst
12 3 (4.55%) UAT Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) .NET
2 7 (10.61%) XML
3 6 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 6 (9.09%) CSS
3 6 (9.09%) HTML
4 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.55%) J2EE
6 2 (3.03%) SOAP
7 1 (1.52%) Behat
7 1 (1.52%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.52%) Web Services
7 1 (1.52%) WSDL
7 1 (1.52%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Chemistry
3 3 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.55%) iPad
4 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (74.24%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (48.48%) Automation Testing
3 25 (37.88%) Software Testing
3 25 (37.88%) Test Scripting
4 23 (34.85%) Automated Testing
5 22 (33.33%) Scrum
6 13 (19.70%) Test Strategy
7 11 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 10 (15.15%) BDD
9 9 (13.64%) TDD
9 9 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Regression Testing
10 7 (10.61%) Test Automation
11 6 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (6.06%) Defect Management
12 4 (6.06%) SDLC
12 4 (6.06%) SOA
12 4 (6.06%) System Testing
12 4 (6.06%) Test Management
12 4 (6.06%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (43.94%) SQL
2 10 (15.15%) C#
3 8 (12.12%) Java
4 7 (10.61%) Python
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) C++
6 1 (1.52%) Go
6 1 (1.52%) Ruby
6 1 (1.52%) Scala
6 1 (1.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (43.94%) ISEB
2 27 (40.91%) ISTQB
3 9 (13.64%) Degree
4 6 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (48.48%) QA
2 1 (1.52%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.09%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) Twitter
4 2 (3.03%) Facebook
4 2 (3.03%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.52%) Google
5 1 (1.52%) HP
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