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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 42 72 45
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -27
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 3.16% 0.53% 3.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 0.59% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 14
Average salary £28,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.84% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +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
311 505 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 81.84% 89.86% 84.44%
Number of salaries quoted 245 265 245
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 13 (56.52%) Software Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) ISEB
3 7 (30.43%) Selenium
4 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (26.09%) Finance
5 5 (21.74%) Java
5 5 (21.74%) QA
5 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
6 4 (17.39%) UNIX
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
7 3 (13.04%) CSS
7 3 (13.04%) W3C
7 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
7 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
7 3 (13.04%) C#
7 3 (13.04%) HTML
7 3 (13.04%) .NET
7 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.04%) MVC
7 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Test Management
7 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Firebug
7 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
7 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) WebLOAD

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (30.43%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) Firebug
3 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.70%) WebLOAD
4 1 (4.35%) Bugzilla
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (26.09%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Test Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Tester
4 6 (26.09%) Test Leader
5 5 (21.74%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Quality Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Junior
7 1 (4.35%) Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (4.35%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (13.04%) N-Tier
2 3 (13.04%) W3C
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) Software Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.04%) MVC
4 3 (13.04%) Test Management
4 3 (13.04%) Test Scripting
5 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) Black-Box Testing
6 1 (4.35%) System Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISEB
2 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
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