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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Rank 134 154 131
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -23
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 24 29 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.91% 0.88% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.99% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 24 28 44
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,448 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,750 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
2349 2920 2999
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.52% 88.81% 91.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2031 2433 2396
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 19 January 2017.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (50.00%) Selenium
3 32 (47.06%) Automated Testing
4 29 (42.65%) Software Testing
5 25 (36.76%) ISEB
6 20 (29.41%) Test Scripting
7 19 (27.94%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (26.47%) ISTQB
9 17 (25.00%) SQL
9 17 (25.00%) SDLC
10 16 (23.53%) Test Automation
11 15 (22.06%) Cucumber
12 14 (20.59%) Performance Testing
12 14 (20.59%) Java
12 14 (20.59%) Web Services
12 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
13 13 (19.12%) XML
13 13 (19.12%) E-Commerce
13 13 (19.12%) Automation Testing
14 12 (17.65%) Functional Testing
14 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
14 12 (17.65%) Test Strategy
14 12 (17.65%) JIRA
14 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
14 12 (17.65%) LoadRunner
14 12 (17.65%) Regression Testing
15 11 (16.18%) Finance
15 11 (16.18%) Scrum
15 11 (16.18%) .NET
15 11 (16.18%) Load Testing

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:

Applications
1 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (50.00%) Selenium
2 15 (22.06%) Cucumber
3 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 12 (17.65%) JIRA
3 12 (17.65%) LoadRunner
4 11 (16.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (14.71%) WebDriver
6 9 (13.24%) SoapUI
7 8 (11.76%) JMeter
8 6 (8.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (8.82%) Git (software)
8 6 (8.82%) Maven
8 6 (8.82%) Robot Framework
9 5 (7.35%) HP UFT
9 5 (7.35%) WinRunner
10 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.47%) eggPlant
12 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 6 (8.82%) Legal
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 49 (72.06%) Analyst
1 49 (72.06%) Test Analyst
2 16 (23.53%) Senior Analyst
2 16 (23.53%) Senior Test Analyst
3 13 (19.12%) Automation Test Analyst
4 11 (16.18%) Manual Test Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Agile Test Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Technical Analyst
5 9 (13.24%) Technical Test Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (11.76%) Test Leader
7 6 (8.82%) Tester
8 5 (7.35%) Junior
8 5 (7.35%) Junior Analyst
8 5 (7.35%) Junior Test Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Junior Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Test Engineer
10 3 (4.41%) Manual Tester
10 3 (4.41%) Team Leader
10 3 (4.41%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.59%) Web Services
2 13 (19.12%) XML
3 11 (16.18%) .NET
4 8 (11.76%) SOAP
5 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET
6 6 (8.82%) REST
7 1 (1.47%) Ajax
7 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.47%) WSDL
7 1 (1.47%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (2.94%) e-Health
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (47.06%) Automated Testing
3 29 (42.65%) Software Testing
4 20 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 19 (27.94%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (25.00%) SDLC
7 16 (23.53%) Test Automation
8 14 (20.59%) Mentoring
8 14 (20.59%) Performance Testing
9 13 (19.12%) Automation Testing
9 13 (19.12%) E-Commerce
10 12 (17.65%) Functional Testing
10 12 (17.65%) Regression Testing
10 12 (17.65%) Test Strategy
11 11 (16.18%) Load Testing
11 11 (16.18%) Scrum
12 10 (14.71%) Coaching
12 10 (14.71%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (14.71%) Test Management
13 9 (13.24%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) SQL
2 14 (20.59%) Java
3 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 6 (8.82%) C#
5 1 (1.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (36.76%) ISEB
2 18 (26.47%) ISTQB
3 7 (10.29%) Degree
4 5 (7.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.18%) QA
2 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Progress
3 5 (7.35%) Telerik
4 3 (4.41%) HP
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle
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