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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 32 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.23% 1.19% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.22% 1.67% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £20,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
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 Wakefield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
166 60 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 76.50% 71.43% 68.66%
Number of salaries quoted 145 46 89
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Wakefield

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Wakefield

Manual Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 4 (30.77%) Selenium
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Migration
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Firmware
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
6 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (7.69%) Marketing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
1 4 (30.77%) WebDriver
2 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (7.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Tester
2 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Test Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Manual Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Web Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Test Automation
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
1 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Wakefield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Hh Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago