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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 158 200 212
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 86 59 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.48% 0.86% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 0.98% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 83 49 42
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,400 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,000 £44,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
5194 6032 6281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.55% 88.10% 86.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4297 4864 4973
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +26 40 £35,000 +2.94% 10
North Yorkshire +17 26 £32,500 +18.18%
East Yorkshire +10 12 £32,250 -12.83% 1
South Yorkshire +9 9 £41,250 +10.00% 2
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 69 (47.26%) SQL
1 69 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (40.41%) Selenium
3 50 (34.25%) Automated Testing
4 49 (33.56%) QA
5 46 (31.51%) Test Scripting
6 45 (30.82%) Automation Testing
7 39 (26.71%) ISEB
8 38 (26.03%) Microsoft
9 36 (24.66%) ISTQB
10 35 (23.97%) Software Testing
11 34 (23.29%) Finance
11 34 (23.29%) MS Excel
12 29 (19.86%) .NET
13 28 (19.18%) Scrum
14 24 (16.44%) SQL Server
14 24 (16.44%) HP UFT
14 24 (16.44%) User Acceptance Testing
15 23 (15.75%) JIRA
16 21 (14.38%) C#
16 21 (14.38%) Test Automation
17 20 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
18 19 (13.01%) SoapUI
19 18 (12.33%) WebDriver
19 18 (12.33%) Regression Testing
20 17 (11.64%) Java
20 17 (11.64%) Functional Testing
20 17 (11.64%) SDLC
21 15 (10.27%) Oracle
21 15 (10.27%) Cucumber

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) Node.js
Applications
1 34 (23.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.42%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.74%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.05%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.05%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.37%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) Big Data
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 59 (40.41%) Selenium
2 24 (16.44%) HP UFT
3 23 (15.75%) JIRA
4 19 (13.01%) SoapUI
5 18 (12.33%) WebDriver
6 15 (10.27%) Cucumber
7 8 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio
9 4 (2.74%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.74%) Ranorex
10 3 (2.05%) eggPlant
10 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.05%) JUnit
11 2 (1.37%) SilkTest
11 2 (1.37%) Toad
12 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.68%) JMeter
12 1 (0.68%) Maven
12 1 (0.68%) Valgrind
General
1 34 (23.29%) Finance
2 7 (4.79%) Banking
2 7 (4.79%) Financial Institution
2 7 (4.79%) Manufacturing
2 7 (4.79%) Marketing
3 5 (3.42%) Retail
3 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.74%) Legal
Job Titles
1 89 (60.96%) Analyst
2 84 (57.53%) Test Analyst
3 48 (32.88%) Tester
4 32 (21.92%) Test Engineer
5 31 (21.23%) Software Tester
6 30 (20.55%) Manual Test Analyst
7 18 (12.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 16 (10.96%) QA Analyst
8 16 (10.96%) SQL Analyst
9 15 (10.27%) QA Test Analyst
9 15 (10.27%) QA Tester
10 14 (9.59%) QA Engineer
10 14 (9.59%) QA Test Engineer
10 14 (9.59%) UAT Analyst
11 13 (8.90%) Manual Tester
11 13 (8.90%) Systems Test Engineer
11 13 (8.90%) Systems Tester
12 10 (6.85%) UAT Test Analyst
13 9 (6.16%) Agile Test Analyst
13 9 (6.16%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.86%) .NET
2 7 (4.79%) .NET Framework
2 7 (4.79%) CSS
2 7 (4.79%) HTML
2 7 (4.79%) XML
3 4 (2.74%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.05%) Hibernate
4 3 (2.05%) J2EE
4 3 (2.05%) SOAP
4 3 (2.05%) Spring
5 2 (1.37%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.68%) Behat
6 1 (0.68%) Middleware
6 1 (0.68%) Web Services
6 1 (0.68%) WSDL
6 1 (0.68%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.42%) Chemistry
4 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.74%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.05%) EPoS
5 3 (2.05%) iPad
6 2 (1.37%) Handset
6 2 (1.37%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.68%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (47.26%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (34.25%) Automated Testing
3 46 (31.51%) Test Scripting
4 45 (30.82%) Automation Testing
5 35 (23.97%) Software Testing
6 28 (19.18%) Scrum
7 24 (16.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (14.38%) Test Automation
9 20 (13.70%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (12.33%) Regression Testing
11 17 (11.64%) Functional Testing
11 17 (11.64%) SDLC
12 13 (8.90%) Defect Management
12 13 (8.90%) Test Strategy
13 12 (8.22%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (7.53%) CRM
15 10 (6.85%) BDD
15 10 (6.85%) SOA
15 10 (6.85%) Waterfall
16 9 (6.16%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (47.26%) SQL
2 21 (14.38%) C#
3 17 (11.64%) Java
4 7 (4.79%) Python
5 4 (2.74%) C
6 3 (2.05%) VB
7 2 (1.37%) PHP
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) Go
8 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) Scala
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (26.71%) ISEB
2 36 (24.66%) ISTQB
3 15 (10.27%) Degree
4 10 (6.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (33.56%) QA
2 3 (2.05%) Section 508
3 2 (1.37%) SLA
4 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.27%) Oracle
3 14 (9.59%) HP
4 3 (2.05%) SAP
4 3 (2.05%) Twitter
5 2 (1.37%) Facebook
5 2 (1.37%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.68%) Google
Leeds
Capita plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + flex benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: C. 35K
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 Per Annum 25-33k + Share Options
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Salary: 25000-30000 Per Annum
Posted: 26 days ago