The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 182 161 152
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 31 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.60% 0.57% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.71% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 18
Average salary £29,750 £27,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.18% -19.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,350 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4228 3078 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.32% 79.17% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3408 2428 2359
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Leeds -12 27 £29,500 +12.38% 3
Halifax - 2 £32,250 - 1
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (44.00%) Test Scripting
2 30 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 25 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 25 (33.33%) ISEB
4 23 (30.67%) QA
5 22 (29.33%) Test Strategy
6 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
6 21 (28.00%) Finance
7 18 (24.00%) XML
8 17 (22.67%) SQL
9 16 (21.33%) C
9 16 (21.33%) XSLT
9 16 (21.33%) UML
9 16 (21.33%) RUP
9 16 (21.33%) Banking
9 16 (21.33%) Business Analysis
9 16 (21.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (18.67%) HP Quality Center
11 13 (17.33%) Scrum
12 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
12 11 (14.67%) MS Office
12 11 (14.67%) Requirements Management
12 11 (14.67%) Agile Testing
13 10 (13.33%) ISTQB
13 10 (13.33%) CSS
13 10 (13.33%) Java
13 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
14 8 (10.67%) Hibernate
14 8 (10.67%) Nagios
14 8 (10.67%) Remedy

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (10.67%) WebLogic
1 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
2 6 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (14.67%) MS Excel
1 11 (14.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.67%) MySQL
2 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (10.67%) Maven
1 8 (10.67%) Ant
2 7 (9.33%) Selenium
3 4 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (5.33%) WebDriver
4 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.67%) eggPlant
4 2 (2.67%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 21 (28.00%) Finance
2 16 (21.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (57.33%) Analyst
1 43 (57.33%) Test Analyst
2 20 (26.67%) Senior Analyst
2 20 (26.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 13 (17.33%) Test Engineer
4 12 (16.00%) Test Manager
4 12 (16.00%) Tester
5 10 (13.33%) Senior Test Engineer
6 9 (12.00%) Developer
7 8 (10.67%) Software Tester
7 8 (10.67%) Technical Developer
8 6 (8.00%) Junior Tester
8 6 (8.00%) QA Tester
8 6 (8.00%) Junior
8 6 (8.00%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (8.00%) Junior Software Tester
9 5 (6.67%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
10 4 (5.33%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) XML
2 16 (21.33%) XSLT
3 10 (13.33%) CSS
4 8 (10.67%) Hibernate
4 8 (10.67%) .NET
4 8 (10.67%) JDBC
4 8 (10.67%) JPA
4 8 (10.67%) jQuery
5 4 (5.33%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.33%) Mainframe
1 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Windows XP
2 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (8.00%) Windows Vista
2 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (8.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Test Scripting
2 30 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 25 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 22 (29.33%) Test Strategy
5 16 (21.33%) UML
5 16 (21.33%) RUP
5 16 (21.33%) Business Analysis
5 16 (21.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (17.33%) Scrum
7 11 (14.67%) Requirements Management
7 11 (14.67%) Agile Testing
8 8 (10.67%) Information Management
8 8 (10.67%) Problem Management
9 6 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.00%) Performance Analysis
10 4 (5.33%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.00%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.00%) Regression Testing
11 3 (4.00%) Web Testing
12 2 (2.67%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (22.67%) SQL
2 16 (21.33%) C
3 10 (13.33%) Java
3 10 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.67%) Perl
4 8 (10.67%) Ruby
5 4 (5.33%) C#
6 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (33.33%) ISEB
2 10 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (30.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 14 (18.67%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (10.67%) Nagios
2 8 (10.67%) Hyperic
3 1 (1.33%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.67%) Remedy
2 8 (10.67%) Oracle
2 8 (10.67%) JBoss
3 2 (2.67%) Capita
4 1 (1.33%) Cognizant
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago