The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 210 173 184
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 40 40 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.57% 0.76% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.92% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 38 29 32
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,900 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5660 4327 4303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.19% 81.87% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 3338 3512
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Yorkshire region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -31 21 £26,750 -10.83% 9
North Yorkshire -2 11 £32,500 +3.17%
South Yorkshire -17 7 £42,500 +10.38% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 34 (39.53%) SQL
1 34 (39.53%) Automated Testing
2 32 (37.21%) Test Scripting
3 27 (31.40%) ISEB
4 26 (30.23%) Finance
4 26 (30.23%) Software Testing
4 26 (30.23%) QA
5 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (23.26%) .NET
6 20 (23.26%) Scrum
7 17 (19.77%) ISTQB
8 16 (18.60%) Java
9 15 (17.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
10 14 (16.28%) Selenium
11 11 (12.79%) MySQL
11 11 (12.79%) Agile Testing
11 11 (12.79%) HP Quality Center
12 10 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 10 (11.63%) HTML
13 9 (10.47%) Fault Management
13 9 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (10.47%) Automation Testing
14 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
14 8 (9.30%) HTML5
14 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
14 8 (9.30%) Time Management
14 8 (9.30%) Subversion
14 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
14 8 (9.30%) MS Excel

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (5.81%) IIS
2 4 (4.65%) Apache
2 4 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.65%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) MySQL
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Selenium
2 10 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 8 (9.30%) Subversion
4 6 (6.98%) JIRA
4 6 (6.98%) WebDriver
5 5 (5.81%) Maven
6 4 (4.65%) Ant
7 2 (2.33%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.33%) TestDirector
7 2 (2.33%) Behat
8 1 (1.16%) MSTest
8 1 (1.16%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.16%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.16%) Firebug
General
1 26 (30.23%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
3 2 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (45.35%) Analyst
2 38 (44.19%) Test Analyst
3 22 (25.58%) Tester
4 16 (18.60%) Test Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) Software Tester
6 8 (9.30%) Agile Test Analyst
6 8 (9.30%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.14%) QA Tester
7 7 (8.14%) Test Leader
7 7 (8.14%) Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Lead Tester
8 6 (6.98%) Automated Tester
8 6 (6.98%) QA Leader
8 6 (6.98%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Graduate
10 4 (4.65%) Test Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Lead Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Technical Developer
11 3 (3.49%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.26%) .NET
2 10 (11.63%) HTML
3 8 (9.30%) HTML5
4 6 (6.98%) Hibernate
4 6 (6.98%) XML
4 6 (6.98%) CSS
5 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.81%) jQuery
6 4 (4.65%) JPA
6 4 (4.65%) XSLT
6 4 (4.65%) JDBC
7 3 (3.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (2.33%) Spring
8 2 (2.33%) J2EE
8 2 (2.33%) Web Services
9 1 (1.16%) DOM
9 1 (1.16%) SOAP
9 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Client/Server
1 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.16%) Open Source
2 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.16%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) Automated Testing
2 32 (37.21%) Test Scripting
3 26 (30.23%) Software Testing
4 23 (26.74%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (23.26%) Scrum
6 11 (12.79%) Agile Testing
7 9 (10.47%) Automation Testing
7 9 (10.47%) Fault Management
7 9 (10.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (9.30%) Regression Testing
8 8 (9.30%) Time Management
8 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
9 6 (6.98%) Web Testing
9 6 (6.98%) Performance Testing
10 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.81%) Workflow
10 5 (5.81%) TDD
10 5 (5.81%) System Testing
10 5 (5.81%) Test Strategy
11 4 (4.65%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (39.53%) SQL
2 16 (18.60%) Java
3 8 (9.30%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.98%) PHP
5 5 (5.81%) C
6 4 (4.65%) Perl
6 4 (4.65%) Ruby
7 3 (3.49%) VBA
7 3 (3.49%) C#
7 3 (3.49%) VB
8 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.16%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (31.40%) ISEB
2 17 (19.77%) ISTQB
3 15 (17.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.98%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.81%) Nagios
3 4 (4.65%) Hyperic
3 4 (4.65%) Opsview
4 1 (1.16%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.81%) Remedy
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle
3 4 (4.65%) JBoss
4 3 (3.49%) Capita
5 1 (1.16%) Cognizant
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package+pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago