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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 119 180 176
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 42 9 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.53% 0.26% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.28% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 42 6 19
Median salary £35,000 £28,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.80% +3.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
2479 3184 3246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.34% 91.08% 88.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2084 2476 2541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 25 July 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 60 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (57.69%) Selenium
3 40 (51.28%) QA
3 40 (51.28%) Automation Testing
4 34 (43.59%) ISTQB
4 34 (43.59%) ISEB
5 33 (42.31%) SQL
6 28 (35.90%) .NET
7 27 (34.62%) Scrum
8 22 (28.21%) Automated Testing
8 22 (28.21%) Test Scripting
9 20 (25.64%) WebDriver
10 19 (24.36%) Software Testing
10 19 (24.36%) C#
11 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
11 17 (21.79%) Cucumber
12 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
13 15 (19.23%) BDD
13 15 (19.23%) SoapUI
13 15 (19.23%) Test Strategy
14 14 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
16 11 (14.10%) JIRA
16 11 (14.10%) Java
17 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
17 10 (12.82%) Finance
17 10 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (11.54%) XML
18 9 (11.54%) SOA
19 8 (10.26%) CSS

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 (5.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (20.51%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.28%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.28%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (57.69%) Selenium
2 20 (25.64%) WebDriver
3 17 (21.79%) Cucumber
4 15 (19.23%) SoapUI
5 14 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 11 (14.10%) JIRA
7 8 (10.26%) SpecFlow
8 7 (8.97%) HP UFT
8 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
8 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
9 5 (6.41%) Jenkins
10 4 (5.13%) Git (software)
11 3 (3.85%) FitNesse
11 3 (3.85%) tSQLt
12 2 (2.56%) JUnit
12 2 (2.56%) SilkTest
12 2 (2.56%) Toad
13 1 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (1.28%) JMeter
13 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (12.82%) Finance
2 5 (6.41%) Legal
3 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (52.56%) Analyst
1 41 (52.56%) Test Analyst
2 29 (37.18%) Tester
3 22 (28.21%) Test Engineer
4 16 (20.51%) QA Tester
5 14 (17.95%) Systems Tester
6 12 (15.38%) Automation Test Analyst
6 12 (15.38%) QA Analyst
6 12 (15.38%) QA Engineer
6 12 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
6 12 (15.38%) QA Test Engineer
6 12 (15.38%) Systems Test Engineer
7 8 (10.26%) Manual Test Analyst
8 7 (8.97%) Software Tester
9 6 (7.69%) Senior Tester
9 6 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Test Leader
9 6 (7.69%) UAT Analyst
9 6 (7.69%) UAT Test Analyst
10 5 (6.41%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.90%) .NET
2 10 (12.82%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.54%) XML
4 8 (10.26%) CSS
4 8 (10.26%) HTML
5 7 (8.97%) Web Services
6 6 (7.69%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.85%) SOAP
7 3 (3.85%) WSDL
7 3 (3.85%) XSD
8 2 (2.56%) J2EE
8 2 (2.56%) RESTful
9 1 (1.28%) Behat
9 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) iPad
2 2 (2.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (51.28%) Automation Testing
3 27 (34.62%) Scrum
4 22 (28.21%) Automated Testing
4 22 (28.21%) Test Scripting
5 19 (24.36%) Software Testing
6 15 (19.23%) BDD
6 15 (19.23%) Test Strategy
7 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 10 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (11.54%) SOA
10 8 (10.26%) TDD
11 7 (8.97%) Functional Testing
11 7 (8.97%) SDLC
12 6 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 6 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (7.69%) Web Testing
13 5 (6.41%) API Testing
13 5 (6.41%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.31%) SQL
2 19 (24.36%) C#
3 11 (14.10%) Java
4 7 (8.97%) Python
5 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.56%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.28%) C++
7 1 (1.28%) Go
7 1 (1.28%) PHP
7 1 (1.28%) Ruby
7 1 (1.28%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (43.59%) ISEB
1 34 (43.59%) ISTQB
2 5 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (5.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (51.28%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (21.79%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.97%) Oracle
3 2 (2.56%) JD Edwards
3 2 (2.56%) Twitter
4 1 (1.28%) Facebook
4 1 (1.28%) HP
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