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 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 169 164 189
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +25
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 79 90 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.10% 1.20% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.44% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 67 70 33
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,300 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
6206 6248 4673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.52% 83.44% 80.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4941 4866 3605
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 April 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 28 April 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 -17 36 £35,000 +5.26% 1
North Yorkshire +29 19 £28,000 -16.41% 1
South Yorkshire +10 18 £33,750 -
East Yorkshire +1 6 £31,500 +31.25%
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

1 107 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (42.93%) QA
3 75 (40.76%) Automated Testing
3 75 (40.76%) ISEB
4 72 (39.13%) Selenium
5 63 (34.24%) Software Testing
5 63 (34.24%) Test Scripting
6 57 (30.98%) SQL
7 48 (26.09%) Java
8 40 (21.74%) Finance
9 38 (20.65%) Test Automation
10 36 (19.57%) ISTQB
11 30 (16.30%) .NET
12 28 (15.22%) TDD
13 26 (14.13%) Automation Testing
14 25 (13.59%) Degree
15 24 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 23 (12.50%) Test Planning
16 23 (12.50%) Functional Testing
17 22 (11.96%) JIRA
17 22 (11.96%) Mentoring
18 21 (11.41%) QuickTest Pro
19 20 (10.87%) Regression Testing
19 20 (10.87%) HP Quality Center
20 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (9.78%) Integration Testing
22 16 (8.70%) Test Management
22 16 (8.70%) BDD
22 16 (8.70%) C#
23 15 (8.15%) Fault Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 8 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.07%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.54%) MySQL
5 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.54%) Big Data
5 1 (0.54%) Impala
Development Applications
1 72 (39.13%) Selenium
2 22 (11.96%) JIRA
3 21 (11.41%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (7.61%) Cucumber
5 13 (7.07%) Visual Studio
6 11 (5.98%) FitNesse
7 10 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (4.35%) Firebug
8 8 (4.35%) JUnit
9 7 (3.80%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.72%) Git (software)
10 5 (2.72%) Subversion
11 4 (2.17%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.63%) WATIR
13 2 (1.09%) WebLOAD
13 2 (1.09%) Toad
14 1 (0.54%) WinRunner
14 1 (0.54%) LoadRunner
14 1 (0.54%) JMeter
14 1 (0.54%) Bugzilla
General
1 40 (21.74%) Finance
2 13 (7.07%) Retail
3 11 (5.98%) Banking
4 10 (5.43%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.72%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.17%) Legal
7 3 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.09%) Marketing
9 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (60.33%) Analyst
2 109 (59.24%) Test Analyst
3 56 (30.43%) Tester
4 26 (14.13%) Senior Analyst
4 26 (14.13%) Senior Test Analyst
5 23 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 22 (11.96%) Test Leader
7 14 (7.61%) Functional Tester
8 13 (7.07%) Test Engineer
9 10 (5.43%) Software Test Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) Automation Test Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) Automation Analyst
10 8 (4.35%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.80%) Manual Tester
11 7 (3.80%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.26%) QA Engineer
13 5 (2.72%) Senior Test Engineer
13 5 (2.72%) Manual Test Analyst
14 4 (2.17%) Web Tester
14 4 (2.17%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (16.30%) .NET
2 13 (7.07%) HTML
3 8 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.35%) CSS
3 8 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (1.63%) XML
5 2 (1.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.09%) SOAP
5 2 (1.09%) Web Services
5 2 (1.09%) HTML5
6 1 (0.54%) DOM
6 1 (0.54%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.33%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.35%) N-Tier
3 6 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.63%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.63%) Open Source
5 3 (1.63%) W3C
6 1 (0.54%) LIMS
6 1 (0.54%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.54%) Social Media
6 1 (0.54%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.61%) Windows
2 8 (4.35%) UNIX
3 4 (2.17%) Linux
3 4 (2.17%) Android
3 4 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (58.15%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (40.76%) Automated Testing
3 63 (34.24%) Software Testing
3 63 (34.24%) Test Scripting
4 38 (20.65%) Test Automation
5 28 (15.22%) TDD
6 26 (14.13%) Automation Testing
7 23 (12.50%) Functional Testing
7 23 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 22 (11.96%) Mentoring
9 20 (10.87%) Regression Testing
10 18 (9.78%) Integration Testing
11 16 (8.70%) Test Management
11 16 (8.70%) BDD
12 15 (8.15%) Performance Testing
12 15 (8.15%) Fault Management
12 15 (8.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 14 (7.61%) SOA
13 14 (7.61%) DevOps
14 12 (6.52%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (30.98%) SQL
2 48 (26.09%) Java
3 16 (8.70%) C#
4 10 (5.43%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.35%) VBScript
5 8 (4.35%) VB
6 6 (3.26%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.17%) Ruby
8 2 (1.09%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.09%) C++
9 1 (0.54%) PHP
9 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.54%) C
9 1 (0.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 75 (40.76%) ISEB
2 36 (19.57%) ISTQB
3 25 (13.59%) Degree
4 24 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (42.93%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (10.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (7.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.52%) Oracle
3 6 (3.26%) HP
4 5 (2.72%) Citrix
5 3 (1.63%) Telerik
6 2 (1.09%) VMware
7 1 (0.54%) Google
7 1 (0.54%) Facebook
7 1 (0.54%) Twitter
7 1 (0.54%) Cloudera
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