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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 150 204 213
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 85 55 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.53% 0.80% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 0.89% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 81 50 42
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
4955 6158 6027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.21% 89.27% 85.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4131 5023 4728
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +46 52 £35,000 +16.66% 8
South Yorkshire +14 14 £30,000 -33.33% 3
East Yorkshire -6 10 £33,375 +11.25% 1
North Yorkshire +22 8 £36,250 +0.69%
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 84 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (45.12%) SQL
3 72 (43.90%) Selenium
4 59 (35.98%) QA
5 56 (34.15%) Automation Testing
6 53 (32.32%) ISTQB
7 52 (31.71%) ISEB
8 51 (31.10%) Automated Testing
9 44 (26.83%) Test Scripting
10 38 (23.17%) Scrum
10 38 (23.17%) .NET
11 36 (21.95%) C#
12 33 (20.12%) Software Testing
13 30 (18.29%) JIRA
14 29 (17.68%) Test Automation
15 27 (16.46%) Cucumber
15 27 (16.46%) Finance
15 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
16 24 (14.63%) Java
16 24 (14.63%) WebDriver
16 24 (14.63%) SDLC
17 22 (13.41%) MS Excel
18 20 (12.20%) HP
18 20 (12.20%) HP UFT
19 19 (11.59%) SoapUI
19 19 (11.59%) Test Strategy
19 19 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
20 18 (10.98%) BDD
21 17 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
22 16 (9.76%) SOA

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (6.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.61%) CMS
Applications
1 22 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) MS Office
2 1 (0.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.61%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.05%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 72 (43.90%) Selenium
2 30 (18.29%) JIRA
3 27 (16.46%) Cucumber
4 24 (14.63%) WebDriver
5 20 (12.20%) HP UFT
6 19 (11.59%) SoapUI
7 17 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 13 (7.93%) Visual Studio
9 8 (4.88%) SpecFlow
10 7 (4.27%) Git (software)
10 7 (4.27%) TeamCity
11 6 (3.66%) Jenkins
12 4 (2.44%) Geb
12 4 (2.44%) Ranorex
12 4 (2.44%) Spock
13 3 (1.83%) eggPlant
13 3 (1.83%) FitNesse
13 3 (1.83%) tSQLt
14 2 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 2 (1.22%) SilkTest
General
1 27 (16.46%) Finance
2 9 (5.49%) Legal
3 7 (4.27%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.27%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.66%) Banking
5 4 (2.44%) Electronics
5 4 (2.44%) Marketing
5 4 (2.44%) Retail
6 2 (1.22%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.61%) Law
Job Titles
1 91 (55.49%) Analyst
2 87 (53.05%) Test Analyst
3 51 (31.10%) Tester
4 37 (22.56%) Test Engineer
5 23 (14.02%) Software Tester
6 22 (13.41%) Automation Test Analyst
6 22 (13.41%) Manual Test Analyst
7 17 (10.37%) QA Tester
8 15 (9.15%) Systems Tester
9 14 (8.54%) QA Analyst
9 14 (8.54%) QA Test Analyst
10 13 (7.93%) Manual Tester
10 13 (7.93%) QA Engineer
10 13 (7.93%) QA Test Engineer
11 12 (7.32%) Systems Test Engineer
12 10 (6.10%) Software Test Engineer
12 10 (6.10%) UAT Analyst
13 9 (5.49%) SQL Analyst
13 9 (5.49%) Test Leader
14 8 (4.88%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (23.17%) .NET
2 11 (6.71%) ASP.NET
3 9 (5.49%) CSS
3 9 (5.49%) HTML
3 9 (5.49%) XML
4 7 (4.27%) .NET Framework
4 7 (4.27%) Web Services
5 4 (2.44%) Gherkin
5 4 (2.44%) SOAP
6 3 (1.83%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.83%) Spring
6 3 (1.83%) WSDL
6 3 (1.83%) XSD
7 2 (1.22%) RESTful
8 1 (0.61%) Behat
8 1 (0.61%) J2EE
8 1 (0.61%) Middleware
8 1 (0.61%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.44%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.83%) EPoS
4 3 (1.83%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.22%) Handset
5 2 (1.22%) iPad
5 2 (1.22%) User Experience
6 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (51.22%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (34.15%) Automation Testing
3 51 (31.10%) Automated Testing
4 44 (26.83%) Test Scripting
5 38 (23.17%) Scrum
6 33 (20.12%) Software Testing
7 29 (17.68%) Test Automation
8 24 (14.63%) SDLC
9 19 (11.59%) Test Strategy
9 19 (11.59%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (10.98%) BDD
11 16 (9.76%) Functional Testing
11 16 (9.76%) SOA
11 16 (9.76%) Waterfall
12 13 (7.93%) Defect Management
13 12 (7.32%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (6.71%) Business Analysis
14 11 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (6.71%) TDD
15 10 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 74 (45.12%) SQL
2 36 (21.95%) C#
3 24 (14.63%) Java
4 10 (6.10%) Python
5 5 (3.05%) VB
6 4 (2.44%) PHP
7 3 (1.83%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.61%) C++
8 1 (0.61%) Go
8 1 (0.61%) Ruby
8 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (32.32%) ISTQB
2 52 (31.71%) ISEB
3 16 (9.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (35.98%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) Section 508
3 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (9.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.20%) HP
3 16 (9.76%) Oracle
4 5 (3.05%) SAP
5 2 (1.22%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.61%) Twitter
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