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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 126 173 163
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 38 17 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.46% 0.47% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.62% 0.51% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 36 14 31
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £24,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
2344 3338 3351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.12% 91.98% 87.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1966 2619 2516
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 1 October 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 51 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (45.45%) Automated Testing
2 35 (45.45%) Selenium
3 31 (40.26%) QA
3 31 (40.26%) ISEB
4 26 (33.77%) ISTQB
5 24 (31.17%) SQL
5 24 (31.17%) Automation Testing
6 22 (28.57%) Cucumber
7 21 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 19 (24.68%) Test Automation
8 19 (24.68%) .NET
9 18 (23.38%) Scrum
9 18 (23.38%) WebDriver
10 17 (22.08%) C#
11 15 (19.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (18.18%) Software Testing
13 13 (16.88%) BDD
13 13 (16.88%) Java
14 12 (15.58%) Web Services
14 12 (15.58%) Finance
14 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
14 12 (15.58%) SoapUI
15 11 (14.29%) Regression Testing
16 10 (12.99%) SDLC
17 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
17 9 (11.69%) XML
17 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
17 9 (11.69%) Microsoft

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 3 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (45.45%) Selenium
2 22 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 18 (23.38%) WebDriver
4 15 (19.48%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (15.58%) SoapUI
6 8 (10.39%) JIRA
6 8 (10.39%) SpecFlow
6 8 (10.39%) Visual Studio
7 7 (9.09%) TeamCity
8 6 (7.79%) Jenkins
9 4 (5.19%) Git (software)
9 4 (5.19%) HP UFT
10 3 (3.90%) FitNesse
10 3 (3.90%) tSQLt
11 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.60%) JMeter
11 2 (2.60%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.60%) Robot Framework
11 2 (2.60%) Toad
11 2 (2.60%) WinRunner
General
1 12 (15.58%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Legal
3 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (55.84%) Analyst
1 43 (55.84%) Test Analyst
2 19 (24.68%) Tester
3 12 (15.58%) Automation Test Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
4 11 (14.29%) Test Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 7 (9.09%) Systems Tester
6 6 (7.79%) Manual Test Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Tester
6 6 (7.79%) UAT Analyst
6 6 (7.79%) UAT Test Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) QA Leader
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.49%) Test Leader
8 4 (5.19%) Automation Tester
8 4 (5.19%) Lead Tester
8 4 (5.19%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Software QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.68%) .NET
2 12 (15.58%) Web Services
3 9 (11.69%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.69%) XML
4 5 (6.49%) CSS
4 5 (6.49%) HTML
5 4 (5.19%) .NET Framework
6 3 (3.90%) SOAP
6 3 (3.90%) WSDL
6 3 (3.90%) XSD
7 2 (2.60%) RESTful
8 1 (1.30%) Ajax
8 1 (1.30%) Behat
8 1 (1.30%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.60%) User Experience
3 1 (1.30%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (45.45%) Automated Testing
3 24 (31.17%) Automation Testing
4 21 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 19 (24.68%) Test Automation
6 18 (23.38%) Scrum
7 14 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 14 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (16.88%) BDD
9 12 (15.58%) Mentoring
10 11 (14.29%) Regression Testing
11 10 (12.99%) SDLC
12 9 (11.69%) Performance Testing
12 9 (11.69%) Test Strategy
13 8 (10.39%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (10.39%) SOA
14 7 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
15 6 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
15 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce
15 6 (7.79%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (31.17%) SQL
2 17 (22.08%) C#
3 13 (16.88%) Java
4 6 (7.79%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.19%) Python
6 3 (3.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.30%) C++
7 1 (1.30%) Go
7 1 (1.30%) PHP
7 1 (1.30%) Ruby
7 1 (1.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (40.26%) ISEB
2 26 (33.77%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (6.49%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (40.26%) QA
2 1 (1.30%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Progress
3 4 (5.19%) Oracle
4 3 (3.90%) HP
5 2 (2.60%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.60%) Telerik
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