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

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 127 173 152
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -21
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 38 11 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.32% 0.33% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.37% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38 7 30
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £26,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £39,000 £50,000
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
2607 2974 3292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.77% 90.18% 89.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2143 2326 2614
Median salary £43,596 £43,000 £41,722
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +3.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 25 June 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 56 (76.71%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (64.38%) Selenium
3 39 (53.42%) Automation Testing
4 38 (52.05%) QA
5 34 (46.58%) SQL
6 33 (45.21%) ISEB
7 32 (43.84%) ISTQB
8 29 (39.73%) .NET
9 26 (35.62%) Test Scripting
10 25 (34.25%) Scrum
11 24 (32.88%) Automated Testing
12 21 (28.77%) Software Testing
13 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
14 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
14 19 (26.03%) WebDriver
15 18 (24.66%) SoapUI
16 15 (20.55%) C#
16 15 (20.55%) Test Strategy
17 11 (15.07%) Cucumber
17 11 (15.07%) BDD
17 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
17 11 (15.07%) Finance
18 10 (13.70%) HP UFT
18 10 (13.70%) Java
18 10 (13.70%) JIRA
19 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
19 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
20 8 (10.96%) HTML
20 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET
20 8 (10.96%) 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 (5.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.74%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.37%) Big Data
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
3 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (64.38%) Selenium
2 19 (26.03%) WebDriver
3 18 (24.66%) SoapUI
4 11 (15.07%) Cucumber
4 11 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (13.70%) HP UFT
5 10 (13.70%) JIRA
6 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
6 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
7 3 (4.11%) JUnit
7 3 (4.11%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.74%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.74%) SilkTest
8 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.74%) Toad
8 2 (2.74%) tSQLt
9 1 (1.37%) Jasmine
9 1 (1.37%) JMeter
9 1 (1.37%) Maven
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Legal
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (57.53%) Analyst
1 42 (57.53%) Test Analyst
2 29 (39.73%) Tester
3 24 (32.88%) Test Engineer
4 17 (23.29%) QA Tester
4 17 (23.29%) Systems Tester
5 15 (20.55%) QA Analyst
5 15 (20.55%) QA Engineer
5 15 (20.55%) QA Test Analyst
5 15 (20.55%) QA Test Engineer
5 15 (20.55%) Systems Test Engineer
6 12 (16.44%) Automation Test Analyst
7 10 (13.70%) Manual Test Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) Software Tester
9 6 (8.22%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (6.85%) QA Leader
10 5 (6.85%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (6.85%) Senior Tester
11 4 (5.48%) Test Leader
11 4 (5.48%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (39.73%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET
2 8 (10.96%) CSS
2 8 (10.96%) HTML
2 8 (10.96%) XML
3 6 (8.22%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.48%) Web Services
5 3 (4.11%) J2EE
5 3 (4.11%) SOAP
6 2 (2.74%) WSDL
6 2 (2.74%) XSD
7 1 (1.37%) Behat
7 1 (1.37%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.37%) Node.js
7 1 (1.37%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) iPad
3 2 (2.74%) Chemistry
3 2 (2.74%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (76.71%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (53.42%) Automation Testing
3 26 (35.62%) Test Scripting
4 25 (34.25%) Scrum
5 24 (32.88%) Automated Testing
6 21 (28.77%) Software Testing
7 15 (20.55%) Test Strategy
8 11 (15.07%) BDD
9 9 (12.33%) Test Automation
9 9 (12.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (10.96%) Functional Testing
10 8 (10.96%) TDD
11 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (6.85%) Regression Testing
12 5 (6.85%) SDLC
12 5 (6.85%) SOA
13 4 (5.48%) Defect Management
13 4 (5.48%) Web Testing
14 3 (4.11%) Stakeholder Management
14 3 (4.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (46.58%) SQL
2 15 (20.55%) C#
3 10 (13.70%) Java
4 7 (9.59%) Python
5 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.74%) PHP
5 2 (2.74%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.37%) C++
6 1 (1.37%) Go
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby
6 1 (1.37%) Scala
Qualifications
1 33 (45.21%) ISEB
2 32 (43.84%) ISTQB
3 7 (9.59%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (52.05%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (4.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.22%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) Twitter
4 2 (2.74%) Facebook
4 2 (2.74%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.37%) Google
5 1 (1.37%) HP
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