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 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 81 71 74
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 21 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.59% 1.91% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 2.38% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 3
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £39,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
830 882 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 88.11% 80.40% 83.75%
Number of salaries quoted 766 732 418
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £52,500 £50,000
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 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
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram 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 28 August 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 +7 13 £40,000 +37.93%
Harrogate -23 2 £32,500 -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 22 (75.86%) Software Testing
3 20 (68.97%) Automated Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Java
4 13 (44.83%) Selenium
5 12 (41.38%) Automation Testing
5 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
5 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
7 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (27.59%) .NET
8 8 (27.59%) C#
8 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Security Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Test Management
9 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
9 7 (24.14%) Firebug
9 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (24.14%) HTML
9 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
9 7 (24.14%) N-Tier
9 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
9 7 (24.14%) CSS
9 7 (24.14%) MVC
10 5 (17.24%) Fault Management
10 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
11 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (13.79%) Finance
11 4 (13.79%) Retail

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 12 (41.38%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Selenium
2 7 (24.14%) Firebug
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
1 4 (13.79%) Retail
1 4 (13.79%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Analyst
2 17 (58.62%) Test Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Software Tester
3 9 (31.03%) Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Lead Tester
5 4 (13.79%) Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Technical Business Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (27.59%) .NET
2 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET
2 7 (24.14%) CSS
2 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (24.14%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (75.86%) Software Testing
2 20 (68.97%) Automated Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Automation Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (27.59%) Performance Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Security Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Test Management
6 7 (24.14%) Test Scripting
6 7 (24.14%) MVC
7 5 (17.24%) Fault Management
8 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Project Planning
8 4 (13.79%) CRM
9 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
10 1 (3.45%) BDD
10 1 (3.45%) Test Strategy
10 1 (3.45%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 13 (44.83%) Java
3 8 (27.59%) C#
4 7 (24.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Google
2 1 (3.45%) Oracle