The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 74 102 77
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -25
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 23 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 2.15% 0.18% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.43% 0.22% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19 1 15
Average salary £35,000 £21,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.79% -28.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Manual Testing
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 North Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
945 929 744
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 88.15% 84.53% 79.06%
Number of salaries quoted 784 677 571
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the North Yorkshire region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +25 14 £35,000 +62.79%
Harrogate - 8 £33,750 -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 28 (53.85%) SQL
2 26 (50.00%) Fault Management
3 25 (48.08%) Automated Testing
4 23 (44.23%) Java
5 20 (38.46%) Scrum
5 20 (38.46%) Subversion
5 20 (38.46%) Time Management
5 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
6 16 (30.77%) HTML
7 15 (28.85%) Software Testing
7 15 (28.85%) HTML5
8 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.38%) Finance
10 6 (11.54%) QA
10 6 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
11 5 (9.62%) BDD
11 5 (9.62%) Domain-Driven Design
11 5 (9.62%) Selenium
11 5 (9.62%) ISEB
11 5 (9.62%) ISO 9001
12 4 (7.69%) Retail
12 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
13 3 (5.77%) JIRA
13 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 3 (5.77%) Performance Testing
13 3 (5.77%) W3C
14 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
14 2 (3.85%) Regression Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (38.46%) Subversion
1 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.62%) Selenium
3 3 (5.77%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) WebLOAD
5 1 (1.92%) Firebug
5 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.92%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Analyst
2 19 (36.54%) Test Analyst
3 13 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Automation Engineer
5 10 (19.23%) Tester
6 6 (11.54%) Test Manager
6 6 (11.54%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (11.54%) Test Leader
6 6 (11.54%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Manual Tester
8 2 (3.85%) Manual Test Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Systems Test Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Quality Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Lead Tester
9 1 (1.92%) Automation Tester
9 1 (1.92%) Junior Test Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) HTML
2 15 (28.85%) HTML5
3 2 (3.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.92%) CSS
4 1 (1.92%) DOM
4 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.77%) W3C
3 2 (3.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.92%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.92%) LIMS
4 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 25 (48.08%) Automated Testing
3 20 (38.46%) Time Management
3 20 (38.46%) Scrum
4 15 (28.85%) Software Testing
5 10 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.54%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.62%) BDD
7 5 (9.62%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
9 3 (5.77%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.77%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.85%) ITIL
10 2 (3.85%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
10 2 (3.85%) Web Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Automation Testing
11 1 (1.92%) Black-Box Testing
11 1 (1.92%) Test Management
11 1 (1.92%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) SQL
2 23 (44.23%) Java
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) VB
3 1 (1.92%) VBA
3 1 (1.92%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) ISEB
2 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) QA
2 5 (9.62%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft