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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 145 169 196
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +27
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 105 85 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.44% 1.23% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 1.49% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 87 73 26
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
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
6371 5704 4595
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.08% 82.83% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5186 4318 3694
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 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 27 February 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
(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 +4 64 £35,000 +11.11% 10
North Yorkshire +24 19 £35,000 +0.71% 4
South Yorkshire +9 18 £37,500 +7.14% 3
East Yorkshire +5 4 - - 1
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 118 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (40.00%) QA
3 86 (39.09%) Automated Testing
4 82 (37.27%) SQL
5 79 (35.91%) ISEB
6 68 (30.91%) Selenium
7 65 (29.55%) Software Testing
8 62 (28.18%) Test Scripting
9 54 (24.55%) Java
10 48 (21.82%) Finance
11 38 (17.27%) ISTQB
12 34 (15.45%) Test Automation
13 32 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 31 (14.09%) Automation Testing
14 31 (14.09%) Fault Management
15 30 (13.64%) .NET
16 27 (12.27%) Degree
16 27 (12.27%) Integration Testing
17 26 (11.82%) Mentoring
18 24 (10.91%) TDD
18 24 (10.91%) Scrum
18 24 (10.91%) JIRA
18 24 (10.91%) Regression Testing
18 24 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
18 24 (10.91%) Test Planning
19 23 (10.45%) Git (software)
19 23 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
19 23 (10.45%) Subversion
20 22 (10.00%) Microsoft
21 21 (9.55%) Functional Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (0.91%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (5.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.45%) Big Data
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.45%) Impala
Development Applications
1 68 (30.91%) Selenium
2 24 (10.91%) JIRA
3 23 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.45%) Subversion
4 18 (8.18%) QuickTest Pro
5 16 (7.27%) FitNesse
6 15 (6.82%) JUnit
7 14 (6.36%) Visual Studio
7 14 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (5.00%) WebDriver
8 11 (5.00%) Cucumber
9 9 (4.09%) WATIR
10 2 (0.91%) WebLOAD
10 2 (0.91%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio Team System
11 1 (0.45%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.45%) Concordion
11 1 (0.45%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.45%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.45%) Selenium IDE
General
1 48 (21.82%) Finance
2 17 (7.73%) Retail
3 15 (6.82%) Banking
4 14 (6.36%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.82%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.91%) Publishing
7 2 (0.91%) Marketing
7 2 (0.91%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.91%) Legal
8 1 (0.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 131 (59.55%) Analyst
2 128 (58.18%) Test Analyst
3 59 (26.82%) Tester
4 40 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 40 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
5 26 (11.82%) Software Tester
6 23 (10.45%) Test Leader
7 20 (9.09%) Test Engineer
8 15 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
8 15 (6.82%) Automation Analyst
9 14 (6.36%) Functional Tester
10 12 (5.45%) Test Manager
11 10 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
12 9 (4.09%) Manual Tester
13 8 (3.64%) Test Team Leader
13 8 (3.64%) Team Leader
14 7 (3.18%) Project Manager
14 7 (3.18%) Web Tester
15 6 (2.73%) Automation Engineer
15 6 (2.73%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (13.64%) .NET
2 12 (5.45%) HTML
3 10 (4.55%) HTML5
4 3 (1.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.36%) CSS
4 3 (1.36%) XML
4 3 (1.36%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.45%) DOM
5 1 (0.45%) cXML
5 1 (0.45%) SOAP
5 1 (0.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.73%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.36%) W3C
4 3 (1.36%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.91%) Open Source
6 1 (0.45%) LIMS
6 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.09%) Windows
2 6 (2.73%) UNIX
3 5 (2.27%) Linux
4 4 (1.82%) Android
4 4 (1.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (39.09%) Automated Testing
3 65 (29.55%) Software Testing
4 62 (28.18%) Test Scripting
5 34 (15.45%) Test Automation
6 31 (14.09%) Automation Testing
6 31 (14.09%) Fault Management
7 27 (12.27%) Integration Testing
8 26 (11.82%) Mentoring
9 24 (10.91%) Test Planning
9 24 (10.91%) TDD
9 24 (10.91%) Scrum
9 24 (10.91%) Regression Testing
10 23 (10.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (9.55%) Functional Testing
12 19 (8.64%) BDD
13 18 (8.18%) Test Strategy
14 15 (6.82%) SOA
15 14 (6.36%) DevOps
15 14 (6.36%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 82 (37.27%) SQL
2 54 (24.55%) Java
3 10 (4.55%) C#
3 10 (4.55%) Ruby
4 9 (4.09%) T-SQL
5 5 (2.27%) VB
6 4 (1.82%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.36%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.36%) PHP
7 3 (1.36%) VBScript
7 3 (1.36%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.91%) C
8 2 (0.91%) C++
8 2 (0.91%) VBA
9 1 (0.45%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 79 (35.91%) ISEB
2 38 (17.27%) ISTQB
3 32 (14.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 27 (12.27%) Degree
5 3 (1.36%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (40.00%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 24 (10.91%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.64%) Oracle
3 6 (2.73%) HP
4 4 (1.82%) Citrix
5 3 (1.36%) Telerik
6 1 (0.45%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.45%) SAP
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum + 25 holiday, BUPA, Life Assurance
Posted: 1 hour ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + package+pension
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum + 20% bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Hh Global
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago