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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 202 183 187
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 44 36 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.62% 0.68% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.82% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 34
Average salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% +1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £25,650 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5688 4376 4364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.23% 82.24% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4460 3375 3571
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 31 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 31 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 -38 21 £26,750 -9.32% 10
North Yorkshire -1 13 £32,500 +4.00% 4
South Yorkshire -19 10 £42,500 +6.91% 1
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 39 (44.32%) SQL
2 34 (38.64%) Automated Testing
3 32 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 28 (31.82%) Software Testing
4 28 (31.82%) Finance
5 25 (28.41%) ISEB
5 25 (28.41%) QA
6 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (23.86%) Scrum
8 19 (21.59%) .NET
9 17 (19.32%) Java
10 16 (18.18%) ISTQB
11 15 (17.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
13 13 (14.77%) Selenium
13 13 (14.77%) HP Quality Center
14 11 (12.50%) Agile Testing
14 11 (12.50%) HTML
14 11 (12.50%) MySQL
15 10 (11.36%) Fault Management
15 10 (11.36%) Automation Testing
16 9 (10.23%) HTML5
16 9 (10.23%) Time Management
16 9 (10.23%) Git (software)
16 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (10.23%) Subversion
17 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
17 8 (9.09%) JIRA
17 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
17 8 (9.09%) MS Excel

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (5.68%) IIS
2 4 (4.55%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.55%) Apache
2 4 (4.55%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.68%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) MySQL
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (14.77%) Selenium
2 9 (10.23%) Git (software)
2 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (10.23%) Subversion
3 8 (9.09%) JIRA
4 5 (5.68%) WebDriver
4 5 (5.68%) Maven
5 4 (4.55%) Ant
6 2 (2.27%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.27%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.27%) Behat
7 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.14%) MSTest
7 1 (1.14%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.14%) Firebug
General
1 28 (31.82%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Banking
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
4 2 (2.27%) Games
4 2 (2.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (43.18%) Analyst
2 37 (42.05%) Test Analyst
3 21 (23.86%) Tester
4 18 (20.45%) Test Engineer
5 11 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 9 (10.23%) Automation Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Agile Test Analyst
8 7 (7.95%) Test Leader
8 7 (7.95%) Developer
9 6 (6.82%) QA Tester
9 6 (6.82%) QA Leader
9 6 (6.82%) Lead Tester
9 6 (6.82%) Automated Tester
10 5 (5.68%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Graduate
10 5 (5.68%) Test Manager
10 5 (5.68%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.59%) .NET
2 11 (12.50%) HTML
3 9 (10.23%) HTML5
4 6 (6.82%) Hibernate
4 6 (6.82%) CSS
5 5 (5.68%) XML
5 5 (5.68%) jQuery
6 4 (4.55%) .NET Framework
6 4 (4.55%) JDBC
6 4 (4.55%) JPA
7 3 (3.41%) XSLT
8 2 (2.27%) Spring
8 2 (2.27%) Web Services
8 2 (2.27%) J2EE
8 2 (2.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (1.14%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.14%) SOAP
9 1 (1.14%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.55%) Client/Server
1 4 (4.55%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.14%) Open Source
2 1 (1.14%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.14%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
2 5 (5.68%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.27%) Linux
4 1 (1.14%) Android
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.64%) Automated Testing
2 32 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 28 (31.82%) Software Testing
4 24 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (23.86%) Scrum
6 11 (12.50%) Agile Testing
7 10 (11.36%) Fault Management
7 10 (11.36%) Automation Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Time Management
9 8 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (7.95%) Test Automation
10 7 (7.95%) Regression Testing
11 5 (5.68%) Test Strategy
11 5 (5.68%) BDD
11 5 (5.68%) System Testing
11 5 (5.68%) Performance Testing
11 5 (5.68%) Integration Testing
11 5 (5.68%) Web Testing
11 5 (5.68%) TDD
11 5 (5.68%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.32%) SQL
2 17 (19.32%) Java
3 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.82%) PHP
5 4 (4.55%) Ruby
5 4 (4.55%) Perl
5 4 (4.55%) C
6 3 (3.41%) VB
6 3 (3.41%) VBA
7 2 (2.27%) C#
8 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (28.41%) ISEB
2 16 (18.18%) ISTQB
3 15 (17.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (28.41%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (5.68%) Nagios
3 4 (4.55%) Hyperic
3 4 (4.55%) Opsview
4 1 (1.14%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) Remedy
3 4 (4.55%) JBoss
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle
4 3 (3.41%) Capita
5 1 (1.14%) Cognizant
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Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds
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Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package+pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago