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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 164 178 158
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 40 36 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.93% 0.75% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.85% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 39 33 50
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
3852 4242 4455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.92% 88.47% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3128 3281 3602
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 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 29 April 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 +13 34 £33,000 -5.71% 4
Bradford +8 6 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Wakefield -4 3 £39,000 +5.40%
Wetherby - 1 £50,000 -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 59 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (52.44%) SQL
3 42 (51.22%) Selenium
4 34 (41.46%) Test Scripting
4 34 (41.46%) Automation Testing
5 32 (39.02%) ISEB
6 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
6 31 (37.80%) QA
7 29 (35.37%) ISTQB
8 27 (32.93%) Software Testing
8 27 (32.93%) MS Excel
9 26 (31.71%) .NET
10 25 (30.49%) Scrum
11 21 (25.61%) Automated Testing
12 19 (23.17%) Finance
13 17 (20.73%) SoapUI
13 17 (20.73%) Test Strategy
14 15 (18.29%) WebDriver
14 15 (18.29%) Regression Testing
15 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (14.63%) Degree
16 12 (14.63%) Functional Testing
17 11 (13.41%) HP UFT
18 9 (10.98%) JIRA
18 9 (10.98%) C#
19 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
19 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
19 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
19 8 (9.76%) Defect Tracking

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (4.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.22%) JBoss
2 1 (1.22%) WebLogic
Applications
1 27 (32.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) HTTP
2 2 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 42 (51.22%) Selenium
2 17 (20.73%) SoapUI
3 15 (18.29%) WebDriver
4 11 (13.41%) HP UFT
5 9 (10.98%) JIRA
6 8 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.88%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.66%) JUnit
9 2 (2.44%) Maven
10 1 (1.22%) Ant
10 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.22%) SilkTest
10 1 (1.22%) Toad
General
1 19 (23.17%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Banking
2 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) Analyst
2 50 (60.98%) Test Analyst
3 30 (36.59%) Tester
4 25 (30.49%) Test Engineer
5 18 (21.95%) Manual Test Analyst
5 18 (21.95%) QA Analyst
6 17 (20.73%) QA Tester
7 16 (19.51%) QA Engineer
7 16 (19.51%) QA Test Analyst
7 16 (19.51%) QA Test Engineer
7 16 (19.51%) Systems Test Engineer
7 16 (19.51%) Systems Tester
8 13 (15.85%) Automation Test Analyst
8 13 (15.85%) Software Tester
9 10 (12.20%) UAT Analyst
9 10 (12.20%) UAT Test Analyst
10 9 (10.98%) Agile Test Analyst
11 7 (8.54%) SQL Analyst
12 6 (7.32%) Business Test Analyst
12 6 (7.32%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (31.71%) .NET
2 6 (7.32%) .NET Framework
2 6 (7.32%) CSS
3 5 (6.10%) HTML
3 5 (6.10%) XML
4 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.66%) J2EE
6 2 (2.44%) Web Services
7 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.22%) JPA
7 1 (1.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Chemistry
2 5 (6.10%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) EPoS
3 3 (3.66%) iPad
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.22%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (71.95%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.46%) Automation Testing
2 34 (41.46%) Test Scripting
3 27 (32.93%) Software Testing
4 25 (30.49%) Scrum
5 21 (25.61%) Automated Testing
6 17 (20.73%) Test Strategy
7 15 (18.29%) Regression Testing
8 14 (17.07%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (14.63%) Functional Testing
10 8 (9.76%) Defect Tracking
10 8 (9.76%) Test Automation
11 7 (8.54%) SDLC
11 7 (8.54%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (7.32%) BDD
12 6 (7.32%) Coaching
12 6 (7.32%) TDD
12 6 (7.32%) Test Management
12 6 (7.32%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) SQL
2 9 (10.98%) C#
3 7 (8.54%) Java
4 5 (6.10%) Python
5 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.22%) Perl
5 1 (1.22%) PHP
5 1 (1.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 32 (39.02%) ISEB
2 29 (35.37%) ISTQB
3 12 (14.63%) Degree
4 7 (8.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (37.80%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (37.80%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.54%) Oracle
3 3 (3.66%) Twitter
4 2 (2.44%) Facebook
5 1 (1.22%) Google
5 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
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Salary: £25500 - £35500 per annum + 34 Days Holiday + Generous Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
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Salary: £42k - 47.5k per year + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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