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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 137 141 142
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 37 41 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.00% 1.12% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.31% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 11
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
3266 3118 2332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.34% 85.10% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2587 2493 1866
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 54 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (57.32%) QA
3 41 (50.00%) ISEB
4 38 (46.34%) Automated Testing
5 34 (41.46%) Test Scripting
6 31 (37.80%) Software Testing
7 27 (32.93%) TDD
8 26 (31.71%) Selenium
9 25 (30.49%) Test Automation
10 21 (25.61%) SQL
11 20 (24.39%) Finance
11 20 (24.39%) Degree
12 18 (21.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 17 (20.73%) Java
14 16 (19.51%) BDD
14 16 (19.51%) Functional Testing
14 16 (19.51%) ISTQB
14 16 (19.51%) Integration Testing
15 15 (18.29%) JIRA
15 15 (18.29%) SOA
16 14 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (17.07%) Automation Testing
16 14 (17.07%) Cucumber
16 14 (17.07%) DevOps
16 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
17 13 (15.85%) FitNesse
18 12 (14.63%) Test Planning
18 12 (14.63%) .NET
18 12 (14.63%) Banking
18 12 (14.63%) Regression Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.22%) Apache Hive
1 1 (1.22%) Big Data
1 1 (1.22%) Impala
Development Applications
1 26 (31.71%) Selenium
2 15 (18.29%) JIRA
3 14 (17.07%) Cucumber
4 13 (15.85%) FitNesse
5 6 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.88%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.66%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (2.44%) JUnit
9 2 (2.44%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.22%) Selenium IDE
General
1 20 (24.39%) Finance
2 12 (14.63%) Banking
3 11 (13.41%) Retail
3 11 (13.41%) Retail Banking
4 4 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.22%) Games
5 1 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (47.56%) Analyst
1 39 (47.56%) Test Analyst
2 23 (28.05%) Tester
3 16 (19.51%) Senior Analyst
3 16 (19.51%) Senior Test Analyst
4 14 (17.07%) Functional Tester
5 12 (14.63%) Test Leader
6 9 (10.98%) Test Manager
7 7 (8.54%) Project Manager
8 6 (7.32%) Test Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Team Leader
9 5 (6.10%) Test Team Leader
9 5 (6.10%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (6.10%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) QA Analyst
10 4 (4.88%) Senior QA Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Software Tester
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) .NET
2 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.22%) XML
3 1 (1.22%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (65.85%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (46.34%) Automated Testing
3 34 (41.46%) Test Scripting
4 31 (37.80%) Software Testing
5 27 (32.93%) TDD
6 25 (30.49%) Test Automation
7 16 (19.51%) BDD
7 16 (19.51%) Functional Testing
7 16 (19.51%) Integration Testing
8 15 (18.29%) SOA
9 14 (17.07%) Automation Testing
9 14 (17.07%) DevOps
9 14 (17.07%) Mentoring
10 12 (14.63%) Test Planning
10 12 (14.63%) Regression Testing
11 11 (13.41%) E-business
11 11 (13.41%) Test Strategy
12 10 (12.20%) Business Analysis
13 9 (10.98%) Non-Functional Testing
13 9 (10.98%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (25.61%) SQL
2 17 (20.73%) Java
3 5 (6.10%) C#
4 3 (3.66%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.22%) VBA
5 1 (1.22%) Ruby
5 1 (1.22%) Scala
5 1 (1.22%) C++
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
5 1 (1.22%) VB
5 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (50.00%) ISEB
2 20 (24.39%) Degree
3 18 (21.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (19.51%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (57.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.10%) Citrix
2 1 (1.22%) Cloudera
2 1 (1.22%) Oracle
2 1 (1.22%) SAP
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