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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 170 164 151
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 51 19 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.99% 0.50% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.59% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 49 14 30
Average salary £32,500 £27,750 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.11% +0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £21,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £30,000 £39,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
4279 3240 3120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.22% 85.94% 81.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3304 2594 2602
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -3 34 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Halifax +6 8 £19,000 - 1
Wakefield - 4 £22,500 -
Bradford - 2 £37,250 -
Huddersfield +5 1 £23,500 -16.07% 2
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 56 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 34 (37.78%) Test Scripting
4 29 (32.22%) Selenium
5 28 (31.11%) ISEB
6 26 (28.89%) SQL
6 26 (28.89%) QA
6 26 (28.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 22 (24.44%) Java
8 20 (22.22%) Finance
9 19 (21.11%) Regression Testing
10 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 18 (20.00%) Automation Testing
11 13 (14.44%) Non-Functional Testing
12 12 (13.33%) Business Analysis
12 12 (13.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
13 11 (12.22%) .NET
13 11 (12.22%) Project Planning
14 10 (11.11%) Fault Management
14 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
14 10 (11.11%) Test Strategy
15 9 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
15 9 (10.00%) Scrum
16 8 (8.89%) ISTQB
16 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
16 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
16 8 (8.89%) WebDriver
17 7 (7.78%) Agile Testing
17 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
17 7 (7.78%) CSS

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (3.33%) WebLogic
1 3 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) MySQL
1 5 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (32.22%) Selenium
2 9 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (8.89%) WebDriver
4 7 (7.78%) LoadRunner
4 7 (7.78%) WinRunner
5 6 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.56%) Maven
7 3 (3.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.33%) Ant
8 2 (2.22%) MSTest
8 2 (2.22%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.22%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.11%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.11%) JUnit
9 1 (1.11%) NUnit
General
1 20 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Games
2 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (70.00%) Analyst
1 63 (70.00%) Test Analyst
2 31 (34.44%) Senior Analyst
2 31 (34.44%) Senior Test Analyst
3 8 (8.89%) Agile Test Analyst
3 8 (8.89%) Developer
4 7 (7.78%) Test Engineer
4 7 (7.78%) Tester
4 7 (7.78%) Test Leader
4 7 (7.78%) Automation Test Analyst
4 7 (7.78%) Automation Analyst
5 6 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) Graduate
6 5 (5.56%) Software Tester
7 4 (4.44%) Java Developer
7 4 (4.44%) Test Manager
8 3 (3.33%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (3.33%) Web Tester
8 3 (3.33%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) .NET
2 7 (7.78%) CSS
3 6 (6.67%) XML
3 6 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 5 (5.56%) jQuery
4 5 (5.56%) Web Services
5 4 (4.44%) SOAP
6 3 (3.33%) JDBC
6 3 (3.33%) J2EE
6 3 (3.33%) JPA
6 3 (3.33%) Spring
7 2 (2.22%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.22%) XSD
7 2 (2.22%) WSDL
8 1 (1.11%) HTML
8 1 (1.11%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.11%) E-Learning
4 1 (1.11%) IVR
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Android
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (62.22%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 34 (37.78%) Test Scripting
4 19 (21.11%) Regression Testing
5 18 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 18 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 13 (14.44%) Non-Functional Testing
7 12 (13.33%) Integration Acceptance Testing
7 12 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 11 (12.22%) Project Planning
9 10 (11.11%) Fault Management
9 10 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 9 (10.00%) Scrum
11 8 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (7.78%) Agile Testing
13 6 (6.67%) Test Planning
13 6 (6.67%) Integration Testing
14 5 (5.56%) TDD
15 4 (4.44%) Migration
15 4 (4.44%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.89%) SQL
2 22 (24.44%) Java
3 8 (8.89%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.33%) Perl
4 3 (3.33%) C#
4 3 (3.33%) VB
4 3 (3.33%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.33%) VBA
4 3 (3.33%) Ruby
5 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.22%) Python
5 2 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (31.11%) ISEB
2 26 (28.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (8.89%) ISTQB
4 5 (5.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (28.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.56%) Nagios
3 3 (3.33%) Hyperic
3 3 (3.33%) Opsview
Vendors
1 10 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.56%) Remedy
3 4 (4.44%) Oracle
4 3 (3.33%) JBoss
4 3 (3.33%) Capita
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per day
Posted: 5 days ago