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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 144 188 189
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 53 19 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 0.41% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.46% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 52 12 34
Median salary £35,000 £28,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.73% -11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £34,900 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
3540 4111 4346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.93% 89.56% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2973 3262 3476
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +50 41 £35,000 +22.80% 5
Wakefield - 5 £39,000 - 1
Wetherby - 4 £52,500 -
Bradford +12 1 £19,000 -41.08%
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 72 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (54.84%) Selenium
3 41 (44.09%) SQL
3 41 (44.09%) Automation Testing
4 40 (43.01%) QA
5 37 (39.78%) ISEB
6 36 (38.71%) ISTQB
7 34 (36.56%) Scrum
8 32 (34.41%) Automated Testing
9 30 (32.26%) Test Scripting
9 30 (32.26%) .NET
10 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
11 24 (25.81%) MS Excel
11 24 (25.81%) Software Testing
12 22 (23.66%) C#
12 22 (23.66%) WebDriver
13 18 (19.35%) SoapUI
14 17 (18.28%) Java
15 16 (17.20%) Finance
16 15 (16.13%) Test Strategy
17 14 (15.05%) BDD
17 14 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
18 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
19 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
19 12 (12.90%) Cucumber
19 12 (12.90%) SDLC
20 11 (11.83%) TDD
21 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
21 10 (10.75%) JIRA
21 10 (10.75%) HP UFT

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) HTTP
2 2 (2.15%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.08%) Big Data
3 1 (1.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 51 (54.84%) Selenium
2 22 (23.66%) WebDriver
3 18 (19.35%) SoapUI
4 12 (12.90%) Cucumber
4 12 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (10.75%) HP UFT
5 10 (10.75%) JIRA
6 5 (5.38%) Jenkins
6 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
7 3 (3.23%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.23%) JUnit
7 3 (3.23%) SpecFlow
8 2 (2.15%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.15%) Geb
8 2 (2.15%) SilkTest
8 2 (2.15%) Spock
8 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
8 2 (2.15%) Toad
8 2 (2.15%) tSQLt
9 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Legal
2 4 (4.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.15%) Electronics
4 1 (1.08%) Banking
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (51.61%) Analyst
1 48 (51.61%) Test Analyst
2 33 (35.48%) Tester
3 27 (29.03%) Test Engineer
4 17 (18.28%) QA Tester
4 17 (18.28%) Systems Tester
5 15 (16.13%) Manual Test Analyst
5 15 (16.13%) QA Analyst
5 15 (16.13%) QA Engineer
5 15 (16.13%) QA Test Analyst
5 15 (16.13%) QA Test Engineer
5 15 (16.13%) Systems Test Engineer
6 12 (12.90%) Automation Test Analyst
7 10 (10.75%) Software Tester
8 9 (9.68%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (9.68%) UAT Analyst
8 9 (9.68%) UAT Test Analyst
9 8 (8.60%) Head of Development
10 7 (7.53%) Agile Test Analyst
11 6 (6.45%) Head of Application Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.26%) .NET
2 9 (9.68%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.60%) CSS
3 8 (8.60%) HTML
3 8 (8.60%) XML
4 6 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.38%) Web Services
6 3 (3.23%) J2EE
6 3 (3.23%) SOAP
7 2 (2.15%) WSDL
7 2 (2.15%) XSD
8 1 (1.08%) Behat
8 1 (1.08%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.08%) Node.js
8 1 (1.08%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.23%) EPoS
3 3 (3.23%) iPad
4 2 (2.15%) Chemistry
4 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (77.42%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (44.09%) Automation Testing
3 34 (36.56%) Scrum
4 32 (34.41%) Automated Testing
5 30 (32.26%) Test Scripting
6 24 (25.81%) Software Testing
7 15 (16.13%) Test Strategy
8 14 (15.05%) BDD
8 14 (15.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (13.98%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (12.90%) SDLC
11 11 (11.83%) TDD
12 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
13 9 (9.68%) Regression Testing
14 8 (8.60%) DSDM
14 8 (8.60%) Functional Testing
14 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
14 8 (8.60%) RAD
14 8 (8.60%) Waterfall
15 6 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 41 (44.09%) SQL
2 22 (23.66%) C#
3 17 (18.28%) Java
4 7 (7.53%) Python
5 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.15%) PHP
5 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.08%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.08%) C++
6 1 (1.08%) Go
6 1 (1.08%) Ruby
6 1 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (39.78%) ISEB
2 36 (38.71%) ISTQB
3 8 (8.60%) Degree
4 6 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (43.01%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.45%) Oracle
3 3 (3.23%) Twitter
4 2 (2.15%) Facebook
4 2 (2.15%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.08%) Google
5 1 (1.08%) HP
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