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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 134 137 159
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 66 57 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.39% 1.34% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.63% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 58 53 25
Average salary £35,750 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.49% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £54,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
4126 3490 3262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.68% 82.00% 81.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3340 2707 2722
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £62,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +19 46 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Wakefield -4 8 £27,500 +37.50%
Ilkley - 6 - -
Bradford -9 5 £36,500 +15.87%
Huddersfield +5 1 - -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 76 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (47.33%) QA
3 54 (41.22%) ISEB
4 45 (34.35%) Selenium
4 45 (34.35%) Test Scripting
4 45 (34.35%) Automated Testing
5 39 (29.77%) SQL
6 37 (28.24%) Finance
7 36 (27.48%) Software Testing
8 29 (22.14%) Automation Testing
9 26 (19.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 26 (19.85%) Java
10 24 (18.32%) ISTQB
11 23 (17.56%) .NET
12 22 (16.79%) Test Automation
13 19 (14.50%) HP Quality Center
13 19 (14.50%) Mentoring
14 18 (13.74%) Test Planning
14 18 (13.74%) Degree
15 17 (12.98%) JIRA
15 17 (12.98%) Regression Testing
16 16 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
17 15 (11.45%) Integration Testing
17 15 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
17 15 (11.45%) TDD
17 15 (11.45%) Windows
17 15 (11.45%) Test Strategy
18 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
19 13 (9.92%) QuickTest Pro
19 13 (9.92%) Visual Studio

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
1 2 (1.53%) JBoss
1 2 (1.53%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (8.40%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.63%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 45 (34.35%) Selenium
2 17 (12.98%) JIRA
3 15 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (9.92%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (9.92%) Visual Studio
4 13 (9.92%) WebDriver
4 13 (9.92%) FitNesse
5 7 (5.34%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.29%) Maven
6 3 (2.29%) JUnit
7 2 (1.53%) Ant
7 2 (1.53%) MSTest
7 2 (1.53%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.76%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (0.76%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.76%) NUnit
General
1 37 (28.24%) Finance
2 12 (9.16%) Banking
3 11 (8.40%) Retail
3 11 (8.40%) Retail Banking
4 4 (3.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Games
5 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (64.89%) Analyst
1 85 (64.89%) Test Analyst
2 40 (30.53%) Senior Test Analyst
2 40 (30.53%) Senior Analyst
3 34 (25.95%) Tester
4 13 (9.92%) Software Tester
4 13 (9.92%) Test Leader
5 10 (7.63%) Functional Tester
5 10 (7.63%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (7.63%) Automation Analyst
6 9 (6.87%) Software Test Analyst
6 9 (6.87%) Test Engineer
6 9 (6.87%) Test Manager
7 8 (6.11%) Manual Tester
8 7 (5.34%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.82%) Test Team Leader
9 5 (3.82%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (3.82%) Team Leader
9 5 (3.82%) QA Analyst
9 5 (3.82%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (17.56%) .NET
2 5 (3.82%) CSS
3 3 (2.29%) .NET Framework
3 3 (2.29%) jQuery
3 3 (2.29%) XML
3 3 (2.29%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.53%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.53%) JDBC
4 2 (1.53%) JPA
5 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.76%) cXML
5 1 (0.76%) Spring
5 1 (0.76%) SOAP
5 1 (0.76%) Web Services
5 1 (0.76%) HTML
5 1 (0.76%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.82%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.05%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Windows
2 4 (3.05%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.05%) Android
3 2 (1.53%) UNIX
4 1 (0.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (34.35%) Test Scripting
2 45 (34.35%) Automated Testing
3 36 (27.48%) Software Testing
4 29 (22.14%) Automation Testing
5 22 (16.79%) Test Automation
6 19 (14.50%) Mentoring
7 18 (13.74%) Test Planning
8 17 (12.98%) Regression Testing
9 16 (12.21%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (11.45%) Integration Testing
10 15 (11.45%) TDD
10 15 (11.45%) Test Strategy
11 12 (9.16%) BDD
12 11 (8.40%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (8.40%) Business Analysis
12 11 (8.40%) Integration Acceptance Testing
12 11 (8.40%) Project Planning
12 11 (8.40%) Fault Management
12 11 (8.40%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.77%) SQL
2 26 (19.85%) Java
3 9 (6.87%) T-SQL
4 6 (4.58%) C#
5 5 (3.82%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.82%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.29%) C
7 2 (1.53%) Perl
7 2 (1.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.76%) C++
8 1 (0.76%) VBA
8 1 (0.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 54 (41.22%) ISEB
2 26 (19.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 24 (18.32%) ISTQB
4 18 (13.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (47.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (14.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.29%) Nagios
3 2 (1.53%) Hyperic
3 2 (1.53%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (10.69%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.58%) HP
3 4 (3.05%) Oracle
4 3 (2.29%) Remedy
5 1 (0.76%) SAP
5 1 (0.76%) Citrix
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