The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 187 145 154
Rank change year-on-year
-42 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 22 22 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.45% 0.62% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.75% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 25
Average salary £27,500 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4054 2918 2770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.16% 82.87% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 2207 2300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -33 18 £27,500 -8.33% 5
Halifax -11 1 £25,000 - 1
Bradford - 1 £37,000 -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 20 (39.22%) Test Scripting
3 19 (37.25%) Finance
4 16 (31.37%) Automated Testing
5 14 (27.45%) Software Testing
6 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (25.49%) ISEB
7 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
7 11 (21.57%) .NET
8 8 (15.69%) Scrum
8 8 (15.69%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (13.73%) Java
9 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
9 7 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 6 (11.76%) XML
10 6 (11.76%) Windows
10 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Automation Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
10 6 (11.76%) Degree
10 6 (11.76%) QA
10 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Selenium
11 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
11 5 (9.80%) TDD
11 5 (9.80%) Maven
11 5 (9.80%) jQuery
11 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
11 5 (9.80%) Nagios

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.84%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
1 5 (9.80%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) MySQL
2 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (9.80%) Selenium
2 5 (9.80%) Maven
3 4 (7.84%) Ant
4 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.92%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.96%) MSTest
5 1 (1.96%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (37.25%) Finance
2 4 (7.84%) Banking
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 30 (58.82%) Analyst
1 30 (58.82%) Test Analyst
2 8 (15.69%) Agile Test Analyst
3 7 (13.73%) Test Leader
3 7 (13.73%) Developer
4 5 (9.80%) Tester
4 5 (9.80%) Graduate
5 4 (7.84%) Test Manager
5 4 (7.84%) Software Tester
5 4 (7.84%) Technical Developer
5 4 (7.84%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (7.84%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.92%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.92%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) IT Graduate
7 2 (3.92%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (21.57%) .NET
2 6 (11.76%) XML
2 6 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 5 (9.80%) jQuery
3 5 (9.80%) .NET Framework
3 5 (9.80%) CSS
4 4 (7.84%) JDBC
4 4 (7.84%) XSLT
4 4 (7.84%) JPA
5 3 (5.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (3.92%) J2EE
6 2 (3.92%) Web Services
6 2 (3.92%) Spring
7 1 (1.96%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.96%) SOAP
7 1 (1.96%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.96%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.96%) Android
3 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (39.22%) Test Scripting
2 16 (31.37%) Automated Testing
3 14 (27.45%) Software Testing
4 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (15.69%) Scrum
6 6 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 6 (11.76%) Automation Testing
6 6 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (9.80%) TDD
8 4 (7.84%) UML
8 4 (7.84%) RUP
8 4 (7.84%) Test Automation
8 4 (7.84%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.84%) Agile Testing
8 4 (7.84%) BDD
8 4 (7.84%) Business Analysis
8 4 (7.84%) Information Management
8 4 (7.84%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.84%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (43.14%) SQL
2 7 (13.73%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (9.80%) C
4 4 (7.84%) Perl
4 4 (7.84%) Ruby
5 3 (5.88%) VBA
5 3 (5.88%) C#
5 3 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (1.96%) Python
6 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) ISEB
2 7 (13.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (11.76%) Degree
4 5 (9.80%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (15.69%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (9.80%) Nagios
3 4 (7.84%) Hyperic
3 4 (7.84%) Opsview
4 1 (1.96%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Remedy
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 4 (7.84%) JBoss
4 3 (5.88%) Capita
5 1 (1.96%) Cognizant
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