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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 184 192 184
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 57 57 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.85% 0.80% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.96% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47 43 35
Average salary £33,500 £33,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £25,100 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £44,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
5750 5927 4521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.06% 83.37% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4610 4697 3503
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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
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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 -6 22 £35,000 - 6
North Yorkshire +29 16 £27,500 +19.56%
South Yorkshire +7 13 £42,500 +63.46% 3
East Yorkshire 0 4 £37,000 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 92 (58.60%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (45.22%) ISEB
3 69 (43.95%) QA
4 64 (40.76%) Selenium
5 63 (40.13%) Automated Testing
6 56 (35.67%) Test Scripting
7 54 (34.39%) Software Testing
8 43 (27.39%) SQL
9 41 (26.11%) Java
10 37 (23.57%) ISTQB
11 35 (22.29%) Finance
12 32 (20.38%) Test Automation
13 26 (16.56%) .NET
14 25 (15.92%) TDD
15 23 (14.65%) Automation Testing
16 22 (14.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 21 (13.38%) Test Planning
17 21 (13.38%) Degree
17 21 (13.38%) QuickTest Pro
18 20 (12.74%) Mentoring
18 20 (12.74%) Functional Testing
19 18 (11.46%) Regression Testing
20 17 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (10.83%) Test Management
21 16 (10.19%) C#
22 15 (9.55%) JIRA
23 14 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
23 14 (8.92%) Performance Testing
23 14 (8.92%) HP Quality Center
23 14 (8.92%) BDD

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 5 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.64%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.64%) MySQL
5 1 (0.64%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.64%) Impala
5 1 (0.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 64 (40.76%) Selenium
2 21 (13.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (9.55%) JIRA
4 13 (8.28%) Cucumber
5 11 (7.01%) Visual Studio
6 9 (5.73%) Firebug
7 7 (4.46%) FitNesse
8 6 (3.82%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (3.82%) WebDriver
9 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (2.55%) JUnit
11 2 (1.27%) Toad
12 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.64%) JMeter
12 1 (0.64%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.64%) WinRunner
12 1 (0.64%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.64%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.64%) Ranorex
12 1 (0.64%) Selenium IDE
General
1 35 (22.29%) Finance
2 10 (6.37%) Retail
3 8 (5.10%) Banking
4 7 (4.46%) Retail Banking
5 6 (3.82%) Legal
6 3 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.27%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 95 (60.51%) Analyst
2 93 (59.24%) Test Analyst
3 45 (28.66%) Tester
4 21 (13.38%) Test Leader
4 21 (13.38%) Senior Analyst
4 21 (13.38%) Software Tester
4 21 (13.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 11 (7.01%) Functional Tester
6 10 (6.37%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.10%) Software Test Analyst
7 8 (5.10%) Test Manager
8 6 (3.82%) QA Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) Project Manager
9 5 (3.18%) QA Engineer
9 5 (3.18%) Manual Test Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (3.18%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (2.55%) Automation Tester
10 4 (2.55%) Web Tester
10 4 (2.55%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.56%) .NET
2 10 (6.37%) HTML
3 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET
3 8 (5.10%) CSS
4 3 (1.91%) XML
5 2 (1.27%) SOAP
5 2 (1.27%) Web Services
6 1 (0.64%) DOM
6 1 (0.64%) cXML
6 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.10%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.55%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.91%) Open Source
5 2 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.64%) W3C
6 1 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.64%) Windows
2 5 (3.18%) UNIX
3 4 (2.55%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.55%) Android
4 3 (1.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (58.60%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (40.13%) Automated Testing
3 56 (35.67%) Test Scripting
4 54 (34.39%) Software Testing
5 32 (20.38%) Test Automation
6 25 (15.92%) TDD
7 23 (14.65%) Automation Testing
8 21 (13.38%) Test Planning
9 20 (12.74%) Mentoring
9 20 (12.74%) Functional Testing
10 18 (11.46%) Regression Testing
11 17 (10.83%) Test Management
12 14 (8.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (8.92%) Performance Testing
12 14 (8.92%) BDD
13 13 (8.28%) Integration Testing
13 13 (8.28%) Fault Management
14 11 (7.01%) SOA
14 11 (7.01%) E-business
14 11 (7.01%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 43 (27.39%) SQL
2 41 (26.11%) Java
3 16 (10.19%) C#
4 10 (6.37%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.10%) VBScript
5 8 (5.10%) VB
6 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.64%) PHP
7 1 (0.64%) C++
7 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.64%) Ruby
7 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (45.22%) ISEB
2 37 (23.57%) ISTQB
3 22 (14.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 21 (13.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (43.95%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (8.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (7.01%) Oracle
2 10 (6.37%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.82%) HP
4 5 (3.18%) Citrix
5 3 (1.91%) Telerik
6 2 (1.27%) VMware
7 1 (0.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.64%) Google
7 1 (0.64%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.64%) Facebook
7 1 (0.64%) Twitter
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