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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 182 175 144
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -31
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 21 48 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.46% 0.93% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.09% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 14 39 27
Average salary £34,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.42% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
3921 4419 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.75% 85.82% 82.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3063 3596 2338
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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
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 28 May 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 -15 16 £34,250 -2.14% 3
Halifax +16 3 - - 1
Bradford - 1 £34,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £39,000 -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 52 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (57.65%) QA
3 46 (54.12%) ISEB
4 37 (43.53%) Test Scripting
5 28 (32.94%) Selenium
5 28 (32.94%) Automated Testing
6 26 (30.59%) Test Automation
7 24 (28.24%) ISTQB
7 24 (28.24%) Software Testing
7 24 (28.24%) TDD
8 23 (27.06%) SDLC
9 20 (23.53%) Finance
10 19 (22.35%) SQL
11 17 (20.00%) Functional Testing
12 16 (18.82%) Degree
13 15 (17.65%) Integration Testing
14 13 (15.29%) Cucumber
14 13 (15.29%) BDD
14 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
14 13 (15.29%) Java
15 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
15 12 (14.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 11 (12.94%) Test Planning
16 11 (12.94%) DevOps
16 11 (12.94%) Automation Testing
16 11 (12.94%) System Integration Testing
16 11 (12.94%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (12.94%) E-business
16 11 (12.94%) SOA
17 10 (11.76%) .NET

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.18%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.18%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.18%) Big Data
2 1 (1.18%) Impala
Development Applications
1 28 (32.94%) Selenium
2 13 (15.29%) Cucumber
3 9 (10.59%) Visual Studio
3 9 (10.59%) QuickTest Pro
4 8 (9.41%) JIRA
5 7 (8.24%) FitNesse
6 5 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.71%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.35%) JUnit
9 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.18%) WinRunner
9 1 (1.18%) Firebug
9 1 (1.18%) Fiddler
9 1 (1.18%) Selenium IDE
General
1 20 (23.53%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Banking
2 8 (9.41%) Retail
3 7 (8.24%) Retail Banking
4 3 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (57.65%) Analyst
2 47 (55.29%) Test Analyst
3 28 (32.94%) Tester
4 11 (12.94%) Functional Tester
5 9 (10.59%) Test Leader
6 7 (8.24%) QA Analyst
6 7 (8.24%) Software Tester
7 6 (7.06%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Test Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.88%) Test Manager
9 4 (4.71%) Test Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.53%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) QA Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) QA Test Analyst
10 3 (3.53%) Manual Tester
10 3 (3.53%) Test Team Leader
10 3 (3.53%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) .NET
2 1 (1.18%) cXML
2 1 (1.18%) XML
2 1 (1.18%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.24%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.35%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.71%) Windows
2 3 (3.53%) Android
2 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (61.18%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (43.53%) Test Scripting
3 28 (32.94%) Automated Testing
4 26 (30.59%) Test Automation
5 24 (28.24%) Software Testing
5 24 (28.24%) TDD
6 23 (27.06%) SDLC
7 17 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 15 (17.65%) Integration Testing
9 13 (15.29%) BDD
9 13 (15.29%) Mentoring
10 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
11 11 (12.94%) Test Planning
11 11 (12.94%) DevOps
11 11 (12.94%) Automation Testing
11 11 (12.94%) System Integration Testing
11 11 (12.94%) E-business
11 11 (12.94%) SOA
12 7 (8.24%) Scrum
13 6 (7.06%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) SQL
2 13 (15.29%) Java
3 7 (8.24%) C#
4 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.18%) Ruby
5 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.18%) C++
5 1 (1.18%) PHP
5 1 (1.18%) Scala
Qualifications
1 46 (54.12%) ISEB
2 24 (28.24%) ISTQB
3 16 (18.82%) Degree
4 12 (14.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (57.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (12.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.88%) Citrix
3 4 (4.71%) HP
4 1 (1.18%) Oracle
4 1 (1.18%) Cloudera
4 1 (1.18%) Facebook
4 1 (1.18%) Twitter
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 8 days ago