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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 177 158 149
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 30 18 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.60% 0.50% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.60% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 29 6 29
Average salary £27,500 £28,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,700 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £32,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -0.77%
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
4102 3008 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.62% 83.67% 79.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 2328 2491
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 2014. 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 -33 22 £27,500 -11.29% 8
Halifax -6 3 £19,000 - 2
Wakefield 0 2 £25,000 +8.69%
Bradford - 1 £37,000 -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 23 (42.59%) Test Scripting
3 19 (35.19%) Finance
4 17 (31.48%) Automated Testing
5 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (25.93%) Software Testing
6 13 (24.07%) ISEB
7 12 (22.22%) Java
8 10 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
10 8 (14.81%) Scrum
11 7 (12.96%) .NET
11 7 (12.96%) Windows
11 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
11 7 (12.96%) QA
11 7 (12.96%) Selenium
11 7 (12.96%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (12.96%) Automation Testing
12 6 (11.11%) MySQL
12 6 (11.11%) CSS
12 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
12 6 (11.11%) Nagios
12 6 (11.11%) Remedy
12 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
12 6 (11.11%) Maven
12 6 (11.11%) Degree
12 6 (11.11%) jQuery
13 5 (9.26%) MS Office
13 5 (9.26%) TDD

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 (7.41%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.11%) MySQL
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Selenium
2 6 (11.11%) Maven
3 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.41%) Ant
5 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.70%) MSTest
7 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.85%) Games
2 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (55.56%) Analyst
1 30 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 8 (14.81%) Developer
2 8 (14.81%) Agile Test Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Test Leader
3 7 (12.96%) Tester
3 7 (12.96%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Graduate
4 5 (9.26%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (9.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Software Tester
5 4 (7.41%) Lead Test Analyst
5 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
6 3 (5.56%) Software Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.96%) .NET
1 7 (12.96%) Hibernate
2 6 (11.11%) jQuery
2 6 (11.11%) CSS
3 4 (7.41%) JDBC
3 4 (7.41%) JPA
4 3 (5.56%) Spring
4 3 (5.56%) J2EE
4 3 (5.56%) XML
5 2 (3.70%) Web Services
5 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (1.85%) HTML
6 1 (1.85%) XSLT
6 1 (1.85%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.85%) Firmware
2 1 (1.85%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) Test Scripting
2 17 (31.48%) Automated Testing
3 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.93%) Software Testing
4 8 (14.81%) Scrum
5 7 (12.96%) Automation Testing
6 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 5 (9.26%) TDD
7 5 (9.26%) Agile Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.41%) BDD
8 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
8 4 (7.41%) Requirements Management
8 4 (7.41%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.41%) Fault Management
8 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Integration Testing
8 4 (7.41%) Information Management
9 3 (5.56%) Project Management
9 3 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (44.44%) SQL
2 12 (22.22%) Java
3 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) Perl
4 4 (7.41%) Ruby
5 3 (5.56%) VBA
5 3 (5.56%) C
5 3 (5.56%) VB
6 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) C#
7 1 (1.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) ISEB
2 10 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (11.11%) Degree
4 5 (9.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (11.11%) Nagios
3 4 (7.41%) Hyperic
3 4 (7.41%) Opsview
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Remedy
3 4 (7.41%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) JBoss
4 3 (5.56%) Capita
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago