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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 185 187 187
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 67 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.92% 0.50% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.60% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 66 15 34
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.64%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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
5849 4480 4563
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.23% 83.13% 78.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4526 3489 3752
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -23 31 £27,500 -4.34% 8
North Yorkshire +7 22 £32,500 +4.00% 3
South Yorkshire -7 14 £42,000 +1.20% 2
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 53 (51.46%) SQL
2 42 (40.78%) Automated Testing
3 37 (35.92%) Finance
4 33 (32.04%) Software Testing
4 33 (32.04%) Test Scripting
5 31 (30.10%) Java
6 29 (28.16%) QA
7 26 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (25.24%) Scrum
8 20 (19.42%) ISEB
8 20 (19.42%) Fault Management
9 18 (17.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 15 (14.56%) HP Quality Center
10 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
10 15 (14.56%) Selenium
10 15 (14.56%) Time Management
10 15 (14.56%) Subversion
10 15 (14.56%) HTML
11 14 (13.59%) JIRA
12 13 (12.62%) .NET
12 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
12 13 (12.62%) HTML5
13 12 (11.65%) ISTQB
14 11 (10.68%) MySQL
14 11 (10.68%) Agile Testing
15 10 (9.71%) Automation Testing
15 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
16 9 (8.74%) Retail
16 9 (8.74%) Regression Testing
16 9 (8.74%) Windows

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (4.85%) IIS
2 4 (3.88%) Apache
2 4 (3.88%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.91%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (9.71%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.68%) MySQL
2 5 (4.85%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (14.56%) Subversion
1 15 (14.56%) Selenium
1 15 (14.56%) Git (software)
2 14 (13.59%) JIRA
3 7 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.83%) FitNesse
5 5 (4.85%) Maven
5 5 (4.85%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.91%) Ant
6 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.94%) TestDirector
7 2 (1.94%) MSTest
7 2 (1.94%) Behat
8 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.97%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.97%) Firebug
General
1 37 (35.92%) Finance
2 9 (8.74%) Retail
3 7 (6.80%) Banking
4 6 (5.83%) Retail Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Games
Job Titles
1 43 (41.75%) Analyst
2 42 (40.78%) Test Analyst
3 26 (25.24%) Test Engineer
4 24 (23.30%) Tester
5 15 (14.56%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (14.56%) Senior Test Analyst
6 13 (12.62%) Automation Engineer
7 10 (9.71%) Software Tester
8 8 (7.77%) Agile Test Analyst
9 7 (6.80%) Test Leader
9 7 (6.80%) Developer
9 7 (6.80%) QA Tester
10 6 (5.83%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.83%) Test Team Leader
10 6 (5.83%) Test Manager
10 6 (5.83%) QA Leader
10 6 (5.83%) Lead Tester
10 6 (5.83%) Automated Tester
11 5 (4.85%) Systems Tester
11 5 (4.85%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (14.56%) HTML
2 13 (12.62%) .NET
2 13 (12.62%) HTML5
3 6 (5.83%) CSS
3 6 (5.83%) Hibernate
4 5 (4.85%) jQuery
5 3 (2.91%) JPA
5 3 (2.91%) Spring
5 3 (2.91%) XML
5 3 (2.91%) JDBC
5 3 (2.91%) J2EE
6 2 (1.94%) Web Services
6 2 (1.94%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.97%) SOAP
7 1 (0.97%) DOM
7 1 (0.97%) XSLT
7 1 (0.97%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.88%) Client/Server
1 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
1 4 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.91%) Open Source
3 2 (1.94%) Firmware
4 1 (0.97%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.74%) Windows
2 5 (4.85%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.94%) Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Android
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.78%) Automated Testing
2 33 (32.04%) Software Testing
2 33 (32.04%) Test Scripting
3 26 (25.24%) Scrum
3 26 (25.24%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (19.42%) Fault Management
5 15 (14.56%) Time Management
6 11 (10.68%) Agile Testing
7 10 (9.71%) Automation Testing
8 9 (8.74%) Regression Testing
9 7 (6.80%) Integration Testing
10 6 (5.83%) Test Automation
10 6 (5.83%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (5.83%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.83%) BDD
11 5 (4.85%) Test Strategy
11 5 (4.85%) System Testing
11 5 (4.85%) TDD
11 5 (4.85%) Workflow
11 5 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (51.46%) SQL
2 31 (30.10%) Java
3 8 (7.77%) JavaScript
4 6 (5.83%) PHP
5 4 (3.88%) VBA
5 4 (3.88%) VB
6 3 (2.91%) Perl
6 3 (2.91%) C
6 3 (2.91%) Ruby
7 2 (1.94%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.97%) C#
8 1 (0.97%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (19.42%) ISEB
2 18 (17.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (11.65%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (28.16%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 15 (14.56%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (4.85%) Nagios
3 3 (2.91%) Hyperic
3 3 (2.91%) Opsview
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.85%) Remedy
3 3 (2.91%) Capita
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle
3 3 (2.91%) JBoss
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Attractive benefits package attached.
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 13 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago