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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 56 58 71
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.07% 1.42% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.60% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 4
Average salary £29,000 £28,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% +7.54%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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
383 313 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 82.01% 88.92% 79.38%
Number of salaries quoted 303 179 311
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Automated Testing
2 4 (66.67%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (50.00%) Open Source
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Firebug
5 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) DOM
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) HTML

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Firebug
3 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft