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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 180 149 140
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 41 67 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.94% 1.38% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.57% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 37 59 55
Average salary £34,500 £36,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.47% +15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3858 4279 3733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.30% 88.19% 84.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3227 3468 2873
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -10 33 £34,500 -13.75% 5
Bradford +2 11 £33,750 -7.53%
Pontefract - 2 - -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 49 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (54.67%) SQL
3 34 (45.33%) Test Scripting
4 32 (42.67%) Software Testing
5 31 (41.33%) Selenium
6 29 (38.67%) ISEB
7 26 (34.67%) ISTQB
8 24 (32.00%) Automated Testing
9 23 (30.67%) QA
9 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
10 22 (29.33%) Automation Testing
11 20 (26.67%) .NET
12 19 (25.33%) Finance
13 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
13 18 (24.00%) Scrum
14 17 (22.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 16 (21.33%) Functional Testing
16 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
17 12 (16.00%) HP UFT
17 12 (16.00%) Degree
17 12 (16.00%) Test Management
17 12 (16.00%) Test Automation
18 11 (14.67%) SoapUI
18 11 (14.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 11 (14.67%) Defect Tracking
18 11 (14.67%) Regression Testing
19 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
19 10 (13.33%) SDLC
20 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
20 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (1.33%) JBoss
1 1 (1.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (4.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) HTTP
2 2 (2.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.67%) MySQL
3 2 (2.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.33%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 31 (41.33%) Selenium
2 12 (16.00%) HP UFT
3 11 (14.67%) SoapUI
4 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (9.33%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.33%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.00%) Firebug
7 3 (4.00%) JMeter
7 3 (4.00%) JUnit
7 3 (4.00%) LoadRunner
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
8 2 (2.67%) LoadUI
8 2 (2.67%) Maven
9 1 (1.33%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.33%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (1.33%) TestComplete
9 1 (1.33%) WatiN
General
1 19 (25.33%) Finance
2 8 (10.67%) Banking
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (52.00%) Analyst
2 36 (48.00%) Test Analyst
3 23 (30.67%) Tester
4 17 (22.67%) Test Engineer
5 14 (18.67%) Manual Test Analyst
6 11 (14.67%) Software Tester
7 10 (13.33%) QA Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) Agile Test Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) Automation Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) QA Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) QA Test Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) QA Tester
8 8 (10.67%) Systems Test Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Systems Tester
8 8 (10.67%) Test Leader
9 7 (9.33%) SQL Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) UAT Analyst
9 7 (9.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.67%) .NET
2 5 (6.67%) CSS
3 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (5.33%) HTML
3 4 (5.33%) Web Services
4 3 (4.00%) J2EE
5 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.33%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.33%) HTML5
6 1 (1.33%) Java EE
6 1 (1.33%) JDBC
6 1 (1.33%) JPA
6 1 (1.33%) SOAP
6 1 (1.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.33%) Chemistry
3 5 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) iPad
4 3 (4.00%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.67%) Unix
1 2 (2.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.33%) Test Scripting
3 32 (42.67%) Software Testing
4 24 (32.00%) Automated Testing
5 22 (29.33%) Automation Testing
6 18 (24.00%) Scrum
7 17 (22.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 16 (21.33%) Functional Testing
9 12 (16.00%) Test Automation
9 12 (16.00%) Test Management
10 11 (14.67%) Defect Tracking
10 11 (14.67%) Regression Testing
11 10 (13.33%) SDLC
11 10 (13.33%) Test Strategy
12 8 (10.67%) Coaching
13 7 (9.33%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (9.33%) System Integration Testing
13 7 (9.33%) Web Testing
14 6 (8.00%) BDD
14 6 (8.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (54.67%) SQL
2 9 (12.00%) Java
3 7 (9.33%) C#
4 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.33%) VB.NET
6 2 (2.67%) Perl
6 2 (2.67%) PHP
6 2 (2.67%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.67%) Ruby
6 2 (2.67%) VBScript
7 1 (1.33%) Python
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (38.67%) ISEB
2 26 (34.67%) ISTQB
3 12 (16.00%) Degree
4 11 (14.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (30.67%) QA
2 4 (5.33%) SLA
3 1 (1.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (9.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle
3 3 (4.00%) HP
3 3 (4.00%) Twitter
4 2 (2.67%) Facebook
5 1 (1.33%) Google
5 1 (1.33%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.33%) Sitecore
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£30K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago