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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 37 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.06% - 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% - 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £27,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
174 89 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 71.60% 78.07% 63.25%
Number of salaries quoted 144 80 65
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £41,000
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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Testing
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) Firmware
2 3 (37.50%) Selenium

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (37.50%) Selenium
1 3 (37.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Tester
2 5 (62.50%) Manual Tester
3 3 (37.50%) Software Tester
3 3 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Web Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Firmware