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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 170 154 119
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -35
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 31 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.85% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.97% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 16
Average salary £28,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.93% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
2994 3181 2114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.68% 87.13% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2341 2510 1630
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (68.09%) QA
2 26 (55.32%) Test Scripting
3 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (46.81%) ISEB
5 20 (42.55%) Automated Testing
6 18 (38.30%) TDD
7 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
8 16 (34.04%) Selenium
8 16 (34.04%) Software Testing
9 13 (27.66%) Java
10 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
11 11 (23.40%) SDLC
11 11 (23.40%) SQL
11 11 (23.40%) E-business
12 9 (19.15%) Regression Testing
12 9 (19.15%) Degree
13 8 (17.02%) Finance
13 8 (17.02%) Functional Testing
14 7 (14.89%) BDD
14 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
15 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
15 6 (12.77%) Test Management
15 6 (12.77%) C#
15 6 (12.77%) SOA
15 6 (12.77%) DevOps
15 6 (12.77%) System Integration Testing
16 5 (10.64%) Automation Testing
16 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (10.64%) Citrix
16 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) Hadoop
1 1 (2.13%) Apache Hive
1 1 (2.13%) Big Data
1 1 (2.13%) Impala
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Selenium
2 12 (25.53%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
4 4 (8.51%) JIRA
4 4 (8.51%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.13%) JUnit
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Banking
2 5 (10.64%) Retail
2 5 (10.64%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Analyst
1 23 (48.94%) Test Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Tester
3 6 (12.77%) Functional Tester
4 4 (8.51%) Test Leader
4 4 (8.51%) QA Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (6.38%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (6.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
5 3 (6.38%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.26%) Systems Tester
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Consultant
6 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.26%) Test Consultant
7 1 (2.13%) QA Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (2.13%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) XML
2 1 (2.13%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Social Media
1 2 (4.26%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Test Scripting
2 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (42.55%) Automated Testing
4 18 (38.30%) TDD
5 17 (36.17%) Test Automation
6 16 (34.04%) Software Testing
7 11 (23.40%) E-business
7 11 (23.40%) SDLC
8 9 (19.15%) Regression Testing
9 8 (17.02%) Functional Testing
10 7 (14.89%) BDD
11 6 (12.77%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (12.77%) DevOps
11 6 (12.77%) SOA
11 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
11 6 (12.77%) Test Management
12 5 (10.64%) Business Analysis
12 5 (10.64%) Automation Testing
13 4 (8.51%) Non-Functional Testing
13 4 (8.51%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (27.66%) Java
2 11 (23.40%) SQL
3 6 (12.77%) C#
4 1 (2.13%) C++
4 1 (2.13%) PHP
4 1 (2.13%) Ruby
4 1 (2.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 22 (46.81%) ISEB
2 9 (19.15%) Degree
3 7 (14.89%) ISTQB
4 5 (10.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (68.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.64%) Citrix
2 1 (2.13%) Facebook
2 1 (2.13%) Twitter
2 1 (2.13%) Cloudera
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
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