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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 34 22
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - 3.02% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.91% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £27,500 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
106 179 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 82.17% 77.16% 78.16%
Number of salaries quoted 93 152 55
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £48,600
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 6 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
1 1 (50.00%) QC Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center