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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 186 184 153
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -31
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 21 27 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.44% 0.55% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 0.65% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 14
Average salary £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,100 £34,550
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
4216 4170 2966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.22% 85.56% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3350 3320 2250
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -12 8 £31,750 +18.69% 1
Bradford -20 5 £30,500 -17.56%
Halifax -2 4 £27,500 -8.33%
Huddersfield - 2 £28,750 -
Bingley - 1 £27,500 - 1
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (56.14%) QA
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (49.12%) ISEB
4 26 (45.61%) Test Scripting
5 20 (35.09%) Automated Testing
6 18 (31.58%) Selenium
7 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
8 14 (24.56%) ISTQB
8 14 (24.56%) Regression Testing
9 13 (22.81%) TDD
9 13 (22.81%) SDLC
10 12 (21.05%) Degree
10 12 (21.05%) Finance
10 12 (21.05%) Java
11 11 (19.30%) Functional Testing
12 10 (17.54%) SQL
12 10 (17.54%) Software Testing
13 9 (15.79%) C#
13 9 (15.79%) Integration Testing
14 8 (14.04%) Cucumber
14 8 (14.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (14.04%) E-business
15 7 (12.28%) .NET
15 7 (12.28%) Automation Testing
15 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
16 6 (10.53%) Test Management
16 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (10.53%) Scrum
17 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
17 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.75%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
2 1 (1.75%) Impala
Development Applications
1 18 (31.58%) Selenium
2 8 (14.04%) Cucumber
3 5 (8.77%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.02%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (3.51%) WebDriver
5 2 (3.51%) Firebug
5 2 (3.51%) Fiddler
5 2 (3.51%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.75%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.75%) JIRA
6 1 (1.75%) WinRunner
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Banking
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Retail Banking
3 2 (3.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (61.40%) Analyst
2 33 (57.89%) Test Analyst
3 14 (24.56%) Tester
4 6 (10.53%) QA Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Functional Tester
5 5 (8.77%) Junior
6 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Junior Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Junior Test Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (3.51%) Systems Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Test Consultant
8 2 (3.51%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.51%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.51%) HTML
2 2 (3.51%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.51%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.51%) Social Media
3 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.75%) User Experience
3 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.75%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) Test Scripting
3 20 (35.09%) Automated Testing
4 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
5 14 (24.56%) Regression Testing
6 13 (22.81%) TDD
6 13 (22.81%) SDLC
7 11 (19.30%) Functional Testing
8 10 (17.54%) Software Testing
9 9 (15.79%) Integration Testing
10 8 (14.04%) E-business
11 7 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (12.28%) Automation Testing
12 6 (10.53%) Test Management
12 6 (10.53%) Scrum
13 5 (8.77%) SOA
13 5 (8.77%) Business Analysis
13 5 (8.77%) DevOps
13 5 (8.77%) BDD
13 5 (8.77%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) Java
2 10 (17.54%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (5.26%) PHP
5 2 (3.51%) C++
6 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.75%) Ruby
6 1 (1.75%) Scala
6 1 (1.75%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (49.12%) ISEB
2 14 (24.56%) ISTQB
3 12 (21.05%) Degree
4 8 (14.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (56.14%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Citrix
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Facebook
3 1 (1.75%) Twitter
3 1 (1.75%) Cloudera
3 1 (1.75%) ServiceNow
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £38.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago