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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 50 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 4.00% 1.07% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.36% 1.36% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 1
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -17.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
298 368 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 91.69% 78.80% 88.10%
Number of salaries quoted 258 279 184
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the York region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in York

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 21 (91.30%) Software Testing
3 15 (65.22%) Automated Testing
4 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
4 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
5 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (34.78%) .NET
7 8 (34.78%) C#
7 8 (34.78%) Java
7 8 (34.78%) Selenium
8 7 (30.43%) Firebug
8 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Security Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Test Management
8 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
8 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
8 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 7 (30.43%) HTML
8 7 (30.43%) N-Tier
8 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
8 7 (30.43%) CSS
8 7 (30.43%) MVC
9 4 (17.39%) Retail
9 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
9 4 (17.39%) Marketing
9 4 (17.39%) CRM
9 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (13.04%) ISEB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (52.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) Firebug
3 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.35%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
1 4 (17.39%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) Test Analyst
3 9 (39.13%) Tester
3 9 (39.13%) Software Tester
4 7 (30.43%) Lead Tester
5 4 (17.39%) Business Analyst
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) .NET
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 7 (30.43%) CSS
2 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 7 (30.43%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Software Testing
2 15 (65.22%) Automated Testing
3 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (30.43%) MVC
4 7 (30.43%) Performance Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Security Testing
4 7 (30.43%) Test Management
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Project Planning
5 4 (17.39%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) CRM
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) SQL
2 8 (34.78%) C#
2 8 (34.78%) Java
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
2 1 (4.35%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle