The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 167 132 128
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 16 17 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.44% 0.66% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.79% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 21
Average salary £26,000 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,100 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,700 £32,900 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3098 2160 2062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.37% 83.69% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 1615 1701
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
West Yorkshire

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 1 August 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 17 (41.46%) Test Scripting
3 14 (34.15%) Finance
4 13 (31.71%) Automated Testing
5 12 (29.27%) Software Testing
6 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (24.39%) ISEB
8 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
9 8 (19.51%) Scrum
9 8 (19.51%) .NET
9 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
10 6 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (14.63%) Java
10 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.20%) MySQL
11 5 (12.20%) MS Office
11 5 (12.20%) CSS
11 5 (12.20%) Nagios
11 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
11 5 (12.20%) Windows
11 5 (12.20%) Remedy
11 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
11 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
11 5 (12.20%) jQuery
11 5 (12.20%) Maven
12 4 (9.76%) Ruby
12 4 (9.76%) Requirements Management
12 4 (9.76%) Degree
12 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
12 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
1 4 (9.76%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.20%) MySQL
2 4 (9.76%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Maven
2 4 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.76%) Ant
3 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 2 (4.88%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.44%) MSTest
General
1 14 (34.15%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
3 1 (2.44%) Games
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Analyst
1 22 (53.66%) Test Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Agile Test Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Test Leader
4 5 (12.20%) Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Software Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Graduate
6 2 (4.88%) IT Graduate
6 2 (4.88%) QA Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Manual Tester
7 1 (2.44%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 5 (12.20%) CSS
2 5 (12.20%) Hibernate
2 5 (12.20%) jQuery
3 4 (9.76%) JPA
3 4 (9.76%) JDBC
4 3 (7.32%) XML
4 3 (7.32%) XSLT
4 3 (7.32%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.44%) SOAP
6 1 (2.44%) J2EE
6 1 (2.44%) Spring
6 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) E-Learning
2 1 (2.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Test Scripting
2 13 (31.71%) Automated Testing
3 12 (29.27%) Software Testing
4 11 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (19.51%) Scrum
6 5 (12.20%) Automation Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Requirements Management
7 4 (9.76%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Performance Testing
7 4 (9.76%) BDD
7 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
7 4 (9.76%) Agile Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Information Management
7 4 (9.76%) TDD
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL
8 3 (7.32%) RUP
8 3 (7.32%) UML
8 3 (7.32%) Fund Accounting
8 3 (7.32%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (43.90%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
3 4 (9.76%) Ruby
3 4 (9.76%) Perl
3 4 (9.76%) C
4 3 (7.32%) VB
4 3 (7.32%) VBA
5 2 (4.88%) C#
6 1 (2.44%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) ISEB
2 6 (14.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (9.76%) Degree
4 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (12.20%) Nagios
3 4 (9.76%) Hyperic
3 4 (9.76%) Opsview
4 1 (2.44%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Remedy
3 4 (9.76%) JBoss
3 4 (9.76%) Oracle
4 3 (7.32%) Capita
5 1 (2.44%) Cognizant
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package+pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago