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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 162 161 130
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -31
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 16 30 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.46% 0.81% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.94% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 28 4
Average salary £36,250 £32,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.40% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £24,700 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,800 £31,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
3175 3183 2267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.66% 86.31% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2522 2419 1739
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (51.61%) ISEB
1 16 (51.61%) QA
2 13 (41.94%) SQL
3 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
3 12 (38.71%) ISTQB
3 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
4 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
5 8 (25.81%) Selenium
5 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Oracle
6 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
6 7 (22.58%) Non-Functional Testing
7 6 (19.35%) SDLC
7 6 (19.35%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) C#
7 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
7 6 (19.35%) Finance
8 5 (16.13%) Test Management
8 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
8 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
9 4 (12.90%) Java
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (12.90%) E-business
9 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (12.90%) Degree
9 4 (12.90%) TDD
9 4 (12.90%) User Stories
9 4 (12.90%) Time Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
1 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Selenium
2 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (12.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (12.90%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (9.68%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (3.23%) Toad
5 1 (3.23%) Subversion
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 2 (6.45%) Retail
2 2 (6.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
1 12 (38.71%) Test Analyst
2 5 (16.13%) Tester
3 4 (12.90%) Test Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) QA Analyst
4 3 (9.68%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (9.68%) Senior Tester
4 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.45%) Test Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior
6 1 (3.23%) Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Graduate
6 1 (3.23%) Trainer
6 1 (3.23%) Junior Tester
6 1 (3.23%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.23%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.23%) CSS
2 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Social Media
1 2 (6.45%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) User Experience
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Automated Testing
1 12 (38.71%) Test Scripting
2 10 (32.26%) Test Automation
3 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
4 7 (22.58%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (19.35%) SDLC
6 5 (16.13%) Test Management
6 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.90%) E-business
7 4 (12.90%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) Time Management
7 4 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (12.90%) User Stories
8 3 (9.68%) Web Development
9 2 (6.45%) Scrum
9 2 (6.45%) Integration Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.45%) Coaching
9 2 (6.45%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C#
3 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
4 4 (12.90%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (51.61%) ISEB
2 12 (38.71%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.90%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (51.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle
2 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) HP
3 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.23%) Citrix
4 1 (3.23%) Facebook
4 1 (3.23%) Twitter
Leeds
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago