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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 47 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.04% 0.67% 2.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 0.73% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 12
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
402 409 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 82.04% 91.09% 81.54%
Number of salaries quoted 313 249 259
Average salary £40,000 £40,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +7.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 28 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (33.33%) QA
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) WebLOAD
5 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
5 2 (13.33%) ISEB
5 2 (13.33%) W3C
5 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) SQL
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.67%) System Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 3 (20.00%) JIRA
3 2 (13.33%) WebLOAD
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Tester
2 6 (40.00%) Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Software Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Manual Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Quality Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Lead Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Open Source
1 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (13.33%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 3 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Security Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
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