The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 176 168 155
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 29 41 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.62% 0.84% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.99% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 6
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,100 £31,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Manual Testing
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4200 4130 3103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.57% 84.72% 86.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3366 3203 2428
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -1 16 £36,250 +12.40% 2
Bradford -10 4 £27,750 -25.00%
Bingley - 3 £32,750 -
Halifax +4 2 £28,750 +51.31%
Huddersfield - 2 £28,750 -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 23 (46.94%) QA
2 21 (42.86%) SQL
2 21 (42.86%) ISEB
3 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (36.73%) Test Scripting
5 17 (34.69%) ISTQB
6 14 (28.57%) Automated Testing
7 13 (26.53%) Selenium
8 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
9 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (20.41%) Finance
9 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
9 10 (20.41%) .NET
10 9 (18.37%) C#
10 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
11 8 (16.33%) Oracle
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.33%) SDLC
12 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
12 7 (14.29%) Java
12 7 (14.29%) Scrum
12 7 (14.29%) Degree
12 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (12.24%) Automation Testing
13 6 (12.24%) Banking
13 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
13 6 (12.24%) Test Management
13 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
13 6 (12.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle8/8i Database
3 1 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (26.53%) Selenium
2 7 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.20%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (8.16%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (6.12%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.08%) Firebug
6 2 (4.08%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.04%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.04%) Ranorex
7 1 (2.04%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (2.04%) Toad
7 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
7 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.04%) JMeter
7 1 (2.04%) Subversion
7 1 (2.04%) JIRA
General
1 10 (20.41%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (46.94%) Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Tester
4 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) QA Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Junior
6 4 (8.16%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Test Leader
6 4 (8.16%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Junior Test Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Senior Tester
7 3 (6.12%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.12%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (4.08%) Trainer
8 2 (4.08%) Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) Test Automation Engineer
9 1 (2.04%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) .NET Framework
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) SOAP
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.08%) Mathematics
1 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.08%) Social Media
1 2 (4.08%) Mobile Banking
1 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.04%) User Experience
2 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.20%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.78%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.73%) Test Scripting
3 14 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 11 (22.45%) Test Automation
5 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Regression Testing
6 9 (18.37%) Software Testing
7 8 (16.33%) SDLC
8 7 (14.29%) Scrum
8 7 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Test Management
9 6 (12.24%) Integration Testing
9 6 (12.24%) Automation Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
10 4 (8.16%) Web Testing
10 4 (8.16%) Time Management
10 4 (8.16%) User Stories
10 4 (8.16%) TDD
10 4 (8.16%) E-business
10 4 (8.16%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) SQL
2 9 (18.37%) C#
3 7 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (10.20%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
5 2 (4.08%) PHP
6 1 (2.04%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.04%) C++
6 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) ISEB
2 17 (34.69%) ISTQB
3 7 (14.29%) Degree
4 6 (12.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (46.94%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.12%) HP
4 2 (4.08%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.04%) Citrix
5 1 (2.04%) Facebook
5 1 (2.04%) Twitter
Leeds
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago