The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 168 191 196
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 89 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.20% 0.58% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 0.68% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 88 24 32
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Manual Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6086 4551 4695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.25% 85.30% 80.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4743 3578 3838
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,495
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -3 48 £32,500 +8.33% 7
North Yorkshire +3 28 £32,500 +14.03% 1
South Yorkshire -4 13 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (51.37%) Automated Testing
3 66 (45.21%) SQL
4 48 (32.88%) QA
5 45 (30.82%) Test Scripting
6 43 (29.45%) Java
7 42 (28.77%) Finance
8 39 (26.71%) Software Testing
9 36 (24.66%) ISEB
10 33 (22.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 32 (21.92%) Scrum
12 31 (21.23%) Selenium
13 29 (19.86%) Fault Management
14 22 (15.07%) Regression Testing
15 20 (13.70%) Subversion
15 20 (13.70%) Time Management
15 20 (13.70%) Git (software)
16 19 (13.01%) Automation Testing
17 18 (12.33%) HTML
17 18 (12.33%) .NET
18 17 (11.64%) HP Quality Center
19 16 (10.96%) HTML5
19 16 (10.96%) Test Planning
19 16 (10.96%) Microsoft
19 16 (10.96%) JIRA
20 14 (9.59%) Mentoring
21 13 (8.90%) Test Strategy
21 13 (8.90%) Non-Functional Testing
22 12 (8.22%) ISTQB
22 12 (8.22%) Business Analysis

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.42%) IIS
2 4 (2.74%) Apache
2 4 (2.74%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.05%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.05%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.85%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.42%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.53%) MySQL
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 31 (21.23%) Selenium
2 20 (13.70%) Subversion
2 20 (13.70%) Git (software)
3 16 (10.96%) JIRA
4 10 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (6.85%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (5.48%) LoadRunner
5 8 (5.48%) WinRunner
5 8 (5.48%) FitNesse
6 7 (4.79%) WebDriver
7 5 (3.42%) Maven
8 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.05%) Ant
9 2 (1.37%) TestDirector
9 2 (1.37%) MSTest
9 2 (1.37%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.37%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.37%) Behat
10 1 (0.68%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.68%) JUnit
General
1 42 (28.77%) Finance
2 12 (8.22%) Retail
3 8 (5.48%) Retail Banking
3 8 (5.48%) Banking
4 2 (1.37%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (53.42%) Analyst
2 77 (52.74%) Test Analyst
3 40 (27.40%) Senior Analyst
3 40 (27.40%) Senior Test Analyst
4 30 (20.55%) Test Engineer
5 22 (15.07%) Tester
6 16 (10.96%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (6.16%) Test Manager
8 8 (5.48%) Test Team Leader
8 8 (5.48%) Software Tester
8 8 (5.48%) Developer
8 8 (5.48%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.48%) Agile Test Analyst
9 7 (4.79%) Test Leader
9 7 (4.79%) QA Tester
10 6 (4.11%) QA Leader
10 6 (4.11%) Lead Tester
10 6 (4.11%) Automated Tester
11 5 (3.42%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (3.42%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.33%) HTML
1 18 (12.33%) .NET
2 16 (10.96%) HTML5
3 8 (5.48%) CSS
4 7 (4.79%) XML
5 6 (4.11%) Hibernate
5 6 (4.11%) Web Services
6 5 (3.42%) SOAP
6 5 (3.42%) jQuery
7 3 (2.05%) JPA
7 3 (2.05%) Spring
7 3 (2.05%) XSD
7 3 (2.05%) JDBC
7 3 (2.05%) J2EE
7 3 (2.05%) WSDL
8 2 (1.37%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.68%) DOM
9 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.74%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.05%) Open Source
5 2 (1.37%) Firmware
6 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.68%) IVR
6 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.16%) Windows
2 5 (3.42%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.37%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (51.37%) Automated Testing
3 45 (30.82%) Test Scripting
4 39 (26.71%) Software Testing
5 32 (21.92%) Scrum
6 29 (19.86%) Fault Management
7 22 (15.07%) Regression Testing
8 20 (13.70%) Time Management
9 19 (13.01%) Automation Testing
10 16 (10.96%) Test Planning
11 14 (9.59%) Mentoring
12 13 (8.90%) Test Strategy
12 13 (8.90%) Non-Functional Testing
13 12 (8.22%) Integration Acceptance Testing
13 12 (8.22%) Business Analysis
14 11 (7.53%) Project Planning
15 10 (6.85%) Agile Testing
16 9 (6.16%) Waterfall
16 9 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
17 8 (5.48%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (45.21%) SQL
2 43 (29.45%) Java
3 9 (6.16%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.11%) PHP
5 4 (2.74%) VBA
5 4 (2.74%) VB
6 3 (2.05%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.05%) Perl
6 3 (2.05%) C#
6 3 (2.05%) Ruby
7 2 (1.37%) Python
7 2 (1.37%) C
7 2 (1.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (24.66%) ISEB
2 33 (22.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (8.22%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (32.88%) QA
2 4 (2.74%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 17 (11.64%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.42%) Nagios
3 3 (2.05%) Hyperic
3 3 (2.05%) Opsview
Vendors
1 16 (10.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.42%) Remedy
3 4 (2.74%) Oracle
4 3 (2.05%) JBoss
4 3 (2.05%) Capita
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Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 2 days ago
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