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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank - - 27
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield - - 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £23,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
68 107 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 61.82% 56.02% 75.89%
Number of salaries quoted 67 84 82
Average salary £32,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

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 July 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
General
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center