The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 53 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.62% 1.66% 2.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 1.80% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 11
Average salary £32,500 £28,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.03% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Manual Testing
North 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 York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
414 389 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 83.81% 92.18% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 328 233 255
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,200 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 26 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (38.46%) Automated Testing
1 5 (38.46%) QA
2 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) WebLOAD
4 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
4 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 2 (15.38%) ISEB
4 2 (15.38%) W3C
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (15.38%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Selenium
2 3 (23.08%) JIRA
3 2 (15.38%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Tester
2 5 (38.46%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Open Source
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (15.38%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Automated Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
2 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
3 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
4 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (7.69%) System Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Security Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
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