The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 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 York region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 57 - 66
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.65% - 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% - 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £32,500 - £23,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
349 361 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 75.87% 86.16% 73.20%
Number of salaries quoted 242 223 255
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,550 £75,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
North Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in York

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the York region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in York

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 5 (83.33%) QA
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Firebug
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) DOM
4 1 (16.67%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
4 1 (16.67%) Retail

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the York 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
3 1 (16.67%) Firebug
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Junior
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Tester
4 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft