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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 152 154 138
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -16
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 65 42 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.27% 1.01% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.21% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 58 38 34
Average salary £32,750 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £54,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
4415 3485 3065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 85.95% 83.77% 80.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3455 2772 2564
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +1 40 £33,500 +11.66% 7
Halifax -3 7 £19,000 -64.81%
Bradford -13 7 £33,750 +4.65% 1
Wakefield - 5 £27,500 -
Huddersfield +6 3 £23,875 -14.73% 1
Ilkley +1 2 - - 1
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (41.51%) QA
3 40 (37.74%) Automated Testing
4 36 (33.96%) SQL
5 35 (33.02%) Test Scripting
6 34 (32.08%) ISEB
7 33 (31.13%) Selenium
8 30 (28.30%) Finance
9 27 (25.47%) Software Testing
10 26 (24.53%) Java
11 25 (23.58%) Automation Testing
11 25 (23.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 22 (20.75%) .NET
13 19 (17.92%) Regression Testing
14 16 (15.09%) Windows
15 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
15 15 (14.15%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
17 13 (12.26%) ISTQB
18 12 (11.32%) Test Strategy
19 11 (10.38%) Non-Functional Testing
19 11 (10.38%) Business Analysis
19 11 (10.38%) Project Planning
19 11 (10.38%) Degree
19 11 (10.38%) Fault Management
19 11 (10.38%) Integration Acceptance Testing
19 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
20 10 (9.43%) Visual Studio
20 10 (9.43%) Test Planning
21 9 (8.49%) Mentoring

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (3.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.83%) WebLogic
2 3 (2.83%) JBoss
2 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (8.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (4.72%) MySQL
3 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (31.13%) Selenium
2 14 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (9.43%) Visual Studio
4 9 (8.49%) JIRA
4 9 (8.49%) WebDriver
5 7 (6.60%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (5.66%) FitNesse
7 5 (4.72%) Maven
8 3 (2.83%) Ant
8 3 (2.83%) MSTest
8 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.83%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.94%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.94%) JUnit
9 1 (0.94%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.94%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.94%) NUnit
General
1 30 (28.30%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Banking
2 6 (5.66%) Retail
2 6 (5.66%) Retail Banking
3 2 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (0.94%) Marketing
4 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (66.04%) Analyst
1 70 (66.04%) Test Analyst
2 39 (36.79%) Senior Analyst
2 39 (36.79%) Senior Test Analyst
3 17 (16.04%) Tester
4 9 (8.49%) Automation Test Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) Automation Analyst
5 8 (7.55%) Test Engineer
6 7 (6.60%) Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Software Tester
7 6 (5.66%) Software Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Software Test Analyst
7 6 (5.66%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Team Leader
8 5 (4.72%) Test Leader
8 5 (4.72%) Manual Tester
8 5 (4.72%) Test Team Leader
9 4 (3.77%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Test Manager
9 4 (3.77%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.75%) .NET
2 7 (6.60%) CSS
3 6 (5.66%) Hibernate
4 5 (4.72%) jQuery
4 5 (4.72%) Web Services
4 5 (4.72%) XML
5 4 (3.77%) SOAP
6 3 (2.83%) Spring
6 3 (2.83%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.83%) JPA
6 3 (2.83%) JDBC
6 3 (2.83%) J2EE
7 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.89%) XSD
7 2 (1.89%) WSDL
7 2 (1.89%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.89%) HTML
8 1 (0.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.72%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.94%) E-Learning
3 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.09%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) Android
2 2 (1.89%) UNIX
2 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.89%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.74%) Automated Testing
3 35 (33.02%) Test Scripting
4 27 (25.47%) Software Testing
5 25 (23.58%) Automation Testing
6 19 (17.92%) Regression Testing
7 15 (14.15%) User Acceptance Testing
8 12 (11.32%) Test Strategy
9 11 (10.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (10.38%) Project Planning
9 11 (10.38%) Business Analysis
9 11 (10.38%) Fault Management
9 11 (10.38%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 10 (9.43%) Test Planning
11 9 (8.49%) Mentoring
11 9 (8.49%) Test Automation
12 8 (7.55%) Integration Testing
13 5 (4.72%) Waterfall
14 4 (3.77%) V-Model
14 4 (3.77%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (33.96%) SQL
2 26 (24.53%) Java
3 8 (7.55%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.60%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.72%) VB.NET
6 4 (3.77%) VBA
6 4 (3.77%) VB
6 4 (3.77%) C
6 4 (3.77%) C#
7 3 (2.83%) Perl
7 3 (2.83%) Ruby
8 1 (0.94%) C++
8 1 (0.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (32.08%) ISEB
2 25 (23.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (12.26%) ISTQB
4 11 (10.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (41.51%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (7.55%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.72%) Nagios
3 3 (2.83%) Hyperic
3 3 (2.83%) Opsview
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.72%) Oracle
2 5 (4.72%) Remedy
3 2 (1.89%) HP
4 1 (0.94%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £41000.00 per annum + excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 18 hours ago
Castleford
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 15 days ago