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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 144 194 198
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 54 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.38% 0.44% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.49% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 54 16 22
Median salary £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £44,300
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
3541 4302 4265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.66% 90.11% 87.29%
Number of salaries quoted 3004 3416 3380
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +59 46 £35,000 +10.23% 7
Wakefield - 4 £26,500 -
Wetherby - 3 £52,500 -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 72 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (52.13%) Selenium
3 42 (44.68%) QA
4 39 (41.49%) ISEB
4 39 (41.49%) Automation Testing
5 38 (40.43%) SQL
6 37 (39.36%) Scrum
7 36 (38.30%) ISTQB
8 32 (34.04%) Automated Testing
9 29 (30.85%) .NET
10 25 (26.60%) Test Scripting
10 25 (26.60%) C#
11 24 (25.53%) WebDriver
12 21 (22.34%) Software Testing
13 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
14 18 (19.15%) BDD
14 18 (19.15%) Test Strategy
15 17 (18.09%) Cucumber
15 17 (18.09%) Java
16 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
17 15 (15.96%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (15.96%) SoapUI
18 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
18 13 (13.83%) SDLC
19 12 (12.77%) JIRA
20 11 (11.70%) TDD
20 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET
20 11 (11.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 10 (10.64%) Mentoring
21 10 (10.64%) Finance

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (17.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (52.13%) Selenium
2 24 (25.53%) WebDriver
3 17 (18.09%) Cucumber
4 15 (15.96%) SoapUI
4 15 (15.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (12.77%) JIRA
6 8 (8.51%) SpecFlow
7 7 (7.45%) HP UFT
7 7 (7.45%) TeamCity
7 7 (7.45%) Visual Studio
8 6 (6.38%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.26%) Geb
9 4 (4.26%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.26%) Spock
10 3 (3.19%) FitNesse
10 3 (3.19%) tSQLt
11 2 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
11 2 (2.13%) Robot Framework
11 2 (2.13%) SilkTest
General
1 10 (10.64%) Finance
2 6 (6.38%) Legal
3 4 (4.26%) Electronics
3 4 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 45 (47.87%) Analyst
1 45 (47.87%) Test Analyst
2 31 (32.98%) Tester
3 26 (27.66%) Test Engineer
4 16 (17.02%) QA Tester
5 14 (14.89%) Systems Tester
6 12 (12.77%) Automation Test Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) QA Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) QA Engineer
6 12 (12.77%) QA Test Analyst
6 12 (12.77%) QA Test Engineer
6 12 (12.77%) Systems Test Engineer
7 10 (10.64%) Software Test Engineer
8 9 (9.57%) Manual Test Analyst
8 9 (9.57%) Software Tester
9 8 (8.51%) Head of Development
10 6 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (6.38%) Test Leader
10 6 (6.38%) UAT Analyst
10 6 (6.38%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.85%) .NET
2 11 (11.70%) ASP.NET
3 9 (9.57%) XML
4 8 (8.51%) CSS
4 8 (8.51%) HTML
5 7 (7.45%) Web Services
6 6 (6.38%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.19%) SOAP
7 3 (3.19%) WSDL
7 3 (3.19%) XSD
8 2 (2.13%) RESTful
9 1 (1.06%) Behat
9 1 (1.06%) Gherkin
9 1 (1.06%) J2EE
9 1 (1.06%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.19%) EPoS
4 2 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (76.60%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (41.49%) Automation Testing
3 37 (39.36%) Scrum
4 32 (34.04%) Automated Testing
5 25 (26.60%) Test Scripting
6 21 (22.34%) Software Testing
7 18 (19.15%) BDD
7 18 (19.15%) Test Strategy
8 13 (13.83%) SDLC
8 13 (13.83%) Test Automation
9 11 (11.70%) TDD
10 10 (10.64%) Mentoring
11 9 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (9.57%) SOA
11 9 (9.57%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (9.57%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.51%) DSDM
12 8 (8.51%) Functional Testing
12 8 (8.51%) RAD
12 8 (8.51%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.43%) SQL
2 25 (26.60%) C#
3 17 (18.09%) Java
4 7 (7.45%) Python
5 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.06%) C++
7 1 (1.06%) Go
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
7 1 (1.06%) Ruby
7 1 (1.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (41.49%) ISEB
2 36 (38.30%) ISTQB
3 11 (11.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (44.68%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.13%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.06%) HP
4 1 (1.06%) Twitter
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