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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 150 146 172
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 64 59 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.28% 1.27% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.54% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 58 52 8
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,200 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
4331 3837 3202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.95% 82.80% 80.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3459 3001 2603
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 0 45 £35,000 - 2
Wakefield -10 7 £35,000 +75.00% 2
Halifax +3 4 £35,000 -35.18%
Bradford -6 4 £36,500 +15.87%
Ilkley - 4 - -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 78 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (50.77%) QA
3 58 (44.62%) ISEB
4 49 (37.69%) Test Scripting
5 44 (33.85%) Automated Testing
6 42 (32.31%) Selenium
7 37 (28.46%) Finance
8 35 (26.92%) SQL
8 35 (26.92%) Software Testing
9 29 (22.31%) Test Automation
10 25 (19.23%) ISTQB
10 25 (19.23%) Automation Testing
11 23 (17.69%) TDD
11 23 (17.69%) .NET
12 21 (16.15%) Java
12 21 (16.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 20 (15.38%) Degree
14 19 (14.62%) HP Quality Center
14 19 (14.62%) Mentoring
15 18 (13.85%) Test Planning
15 18 (13.85%) Functional Testing
16 17 (13.08%) Integration Testing
16 17 (13.08%) JIRA
17 16 (12.31%) BDD
18 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
18 15 (11.54%) SOA
19 14 (10.77%) Windows
19 14 (10.77%) QuickTest Pro
19 14 (10.77%) Regression Testing
19 14 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (7.69%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.92%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.77%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.77%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.77%) Big Data
3 1 (0.77%) Impala
Development Applications
1 42 (32.31%) Selenium
2 17 (13.08%) JIRA
3 14 (10.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 13 (10.00%) FitNesse
5 11 (8.46%) Cucumber
6 9 (6.92%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.54%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
7 2 (1.54%) JUnit
8 1 (0.77%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.77%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.77%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.77%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.77%) MSTest
General
1 37 (28.46%) Finance
2 12 (9.23%) Banking
2 12 (9.23%) Retail
3 11 (8.46%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.08%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (63.08%) Analyst
1 82 (63.08%) Test Analyst
2 38 (29.23%) Tester
3 31 (23.85%) Senior Analyst
3 31 (23.85%) Senior Test Analyst
4 14 (10.77%) Functional Tester
5 12 (9.23%) Test Leader
6 11 (8.46%) Software Tester
7 9 (6.92%) Test Manager
7 9 (6.92%) Automation Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Software Test Analyst
7 9 (6.92%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (6.15%) Test Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Project Manager
9 7 (5.38%) Manual Tester
10 5 (3.85%) Test Team Leader
10 5 (3.85%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.08%) Software Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (3.08%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.69%) .NET
2 3 (2.31%) XML
2 3 (2.31%) .NET Framework
3 2 (1.54%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.54%) CSS
4 1 (0.77%) SOAP
4 1 (0.77%) Web Services
4 1 (0.77%) HTML
4 1 (0.77%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.31%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.77%) Windows
2 4 (3.08%) Android
2 4 (3.08%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.54%) UNIX
4 1 (0.77%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (37.69%) Test Scripting
3 44 (33.85%) Automated Testing
4 35 (26.92%) Software Testing
5 29 (22.31%) Test Automation
6 25 (19.23%) Automation Testing
7 23 (17.69%) TDD
8 19 (14.62%) Mentoring
9 18 (13.85%) Test Planning
9 18 (13.85%) Functional Testing
10 17 (13.08%) Integration Testing
11 16 (12.31%) BDD
12 15 (11.54%) SOA
13 14 (10.77%) Regression Testing
13 14 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (10.77%) DevOps
14 13 (10.00%) Test Strategy
15 11 (8.46%) Business Analysis
16 10 (7.69%) Project Planning
16 10 (7.69%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (26.92%) SQL
2 21 (16.15%) Java
3 9 (6.92%) T-SQL
4 7 (5.38%) C#
5 4 (3.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.54%) C++
6 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.54%) C
7 1 (0.77%) VB
7 1 (0.77%) PHP
7 1 (0.77%) VBA
7 1 (0.77%) Ruby
7 1 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 58 (44.62%) ISEB
2 25 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 21 (16.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (0.77%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (50.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (14.62%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.62%) HP
3 4 (3.08%) Citrix
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle
5 1 (0.77%) SAP
5 1 (0.77%) Cloudera
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package+pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Hh Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago