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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 29 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.47% - 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% - 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £39,500 - £23,750
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 - £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £39,900 - £23,950
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
101 72 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 74.26% 62.61% 60.39%
Number of salaries quoted 95 61 83
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (30.00%) ISEB
3 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (20.00%) Marketing
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (30.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (20.00%) Selenium
2 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Analyst
1 8 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (50.00%) Manual Tester
2 5 (50.00%) Tester
3 3 (30.00%) Manual Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) HP Quality Center