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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 212 174 184
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 39 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.56% 0.69% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.85% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 37 26 31
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £41,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5643 4372 4153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.56% 81.54% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4425 3372 3389
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 11 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 11 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 -39 22 £27,500 -6.77% 8
North Yorkshire -2 9 £32,500 +3.17% 1
South Yorkshire -14 7 £42,500 +41.66%
East Yorkshire - 1 - -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 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 32 (37.21%) Automated Testing
1 32 (37.21%) Test Scripting
2 30 (34.88%) ISEB
2 30 (34.88%) SQL
3 29 (33.72%) Software Testing
4 28 (32.56%) Finance
5 26 (30.23%) QA
6 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
7 19 (22.09%) .NET
8 18 (20.93%) Scrum
8 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
9 14 (16.28%) Selenium
9 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
10 12 (13.95%) Java
11 11 (12.79%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (12.79%) Agile Testing
12 10 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (11.63%) MySQL
13 9 (10.47%) XML
13 9 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
14 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
14 8 (9.30%) HTML
14 8 (9.30%) Regression Testing
14 8 (9.30%) Automation Testing
15 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
15 7 (8.14%) C
15 7 (8.14%) RUP
15 7 (8.14%) UML
15 7 (8.14%) XSLT

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 (5.81%) IIS
2 4 (4.65%) Apache
3 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.49%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.63%) MySQL
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (16.28%) Selenium
2 9 (10.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.98%) WebDriver
3 6 (6.98%) JIRA
3 6 (6.98%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.98%) Subversion
4 4 (4.65%) Maven
5 3 (3.49%) Ant
6 2 (2.33%) TestDirector
6 2 (2.33%) Behat
7 1 (1.16%) MSTest
7 1 (1.16%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.16%) Firebug
General
1 28 (32.56%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Banking
3 2 (2.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 41 (47.67%) Analyst
2 40 (46.51%) Test Analyst
3 23 (26.74%) Tester
4 17 (19.77%) Test Engineer
5 13 (15.12%) Software Tester
6 8 (9.30%) QA Tester
7 7 (8.14%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Agile Test Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Automation Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.98%) Lead Tester
8 6 (6.98%) Automated Tester
8 6 (6.98%) QA Leader
8 6 (6.98%) Test Leader
8 6 (6.98%) Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Graduate
9 5 (5.81%) Lead Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) .NET
2 9 (10.47%) XML
3 8 (9.30%) HTML
4 7 (8.14%) XSLT
5 6 (6.98%) HTML5
6 5 (5.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.81%) Hibernate
6 5 (5.81%) CSS
7 4 (4.65%) jQuery
8 3 (3.49%) JPA
8 3 (3.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 3 (3.49%) JDBC
9 2 (2.33%) J2EE
9 2 (2.33%) Spring
10 1 (1.16%) DOM
10 1 (1.16%) Web Services
10 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.65%) Client/Server
1 4 (4.65%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.65%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.16%) Open Source
2 1 (1.16%) Mainframe
2 1 (1.16%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.33%) Linux
4 1 (1.16%) Android
4 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (37.21%) Automated Testing
1 32 (37.21%) Test Scripting
2 29 (33.72%) Software Testing
3 21 (24.42%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (20.93%) Scrum
5 11 (12.79%) Agile Testing
6 10 (11.63%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
7 8 (9.30%) Regression Testing
7 8 (9.30%) Automation Testing
8 7 (8.14%) UML
8 7 (8.14%) RUP
8 7 (8.14%) Fault Management
8 7 (8.14%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.98%) Performance Testing
9 6 (6.98%) Integration Testing
9 6 (6.98%) Web Testing
9 6 (6.98%) Time Management
9 6 (6.98%) Test Strategy
10 5 (5.81%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.88%) SQL
2 12 (13.95%) Java
3 7 (8.14%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.14%) C
4 6 (6.98%) PHP
5 3 (3.49%) Ruby
5 3 (3.49%) C#
5 3 (3.49%) Perl
5 3 (3.49%) VB
5 3 (3.49%) VBA
6 1 (1.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) ISEB
2 18 (20.93%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (12.79%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.65%) Nagios
3 3 (3.49%) Hyperic
3 3 (3.49%) Opsview
4 1 (1.16%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Remedy
3 3 (3.49%) Capita
3 3 (3.49%) Oracle
3 3 (3.49%) JBoss
4 1 (1.16%) Cognizant
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