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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 175 191 181
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 93 37 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.27% 0.69% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.80% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 92 32 36
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,750 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,450 £42,400 £37,000
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
6040 4598 4795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.39% 85.61% 81.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4720 3634 3924
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 October 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 October 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
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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 +8 51 £31,500 +12.50% 4
North Yorkshire -1 27 £32,500 +11.11% 2
South Yorkshire -9 15 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 77 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (51.35%) Automated Testing
3 70 (47.30%) SQL
4 50 (33.78%) Java
5 46 (31.08%) QA
6 42 (28.38%) Finance
7 40 (27.03%) Test Scripting
8 36 (24.32%) Scrum
8 36 (24.32%) Software Testing
9 34 (22.97%) Selenium
10 33 (22.30%) Fault Management
11 30 (20.27%) ISEB
12 29 (19.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 25 (16.89%) Git (software)
13 25 (16.89%) Subversion
14 23 (15.54%) Time Management
15 20 (13.51%) Regression Testing
15 20 (13.51%) HTML
16 18 (12.16%) Automation Testing
16 18 (12.16%) HTML5
17 17 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
18 16 (10.81%) JIRA
19 15 (10.14%) Test Planning
20 14 (9.46%) Mentoring
20 14 (9.46%) .NET
20 14 (9.46%) Microsoft
21 12 (8.11%) Retail
21 12 (8.11%) Test Strategy
22 11 (7.43%) Non-Functional Testing
22 11 (7.43%) MySQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (3.38%) IIS
2 4 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.70%) Apache
3 3 (2.03%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.03%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.43%) MySQL
2 6 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 34 (22.97%) Selenium
2 25 (16.89%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.89%) Subversion
3 16 (10.81%) JIRA
4 9 (6.08%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (5.41%) FitNesse
5 8 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (4.73%) WebDriver
6 7 (4.73%) LoadRunner
6 7 (4.73%) WinRunner
7 5 (3.38%) Maven
8 4 (2.70%) JUnit
9 3 (2.03%) Ant
9 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.35%) TestDirector
10 2 (1.35%) WATIR
10 2 (1.35%) MSTest
10 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.35%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.35%) Behat
General
1 42 (28.38%) Finance
2 12 (8.11%) Retail
3 8 (5.41%) Banking
3 8 (5.41%) Retail Banking
4 2 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (0.68%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 80 (54.05%) Analyst
2 79 (53.38%) Test Analyst
3 39 (26.35%) Senior Analyst
3 39 (26.35%) Senior Test Analyst
4 32 (21.62%) Test Engineer
5 20 (13.51%) Tester
6 18 (12.16%) Automation Engineer
7 9 (6.08%) Test Manager
8 8 (5.41%) Test Team Leader
8 8 (5.41%) Team Leader
8 8 (5.41%) Agile Test Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Test Leader
9 7 (4.73%) Automation Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) QA Tester
9 7 (4.73%) Software Tester
9 7 (4.73%) Automation Test Analyst
9 7 (4.73%) Developer
10 6 (4.05%) Software Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (4.05%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (13.51%) HTML
2 18 (12.16%) HTML5
3 14 (9.46%) .NET
4 8 (5.41%) CSS
5 6 (4.05%) XML
5 6 (4.05%) Hibernate
6 5 (3.38%) jQuery
6 5 (3.38%) Web Services
7 4 (2.70%) SOAP
8 3 (2.03%) JPA
8 3 (2.03%) Spring
8 3 (2.03%) J2EE
8 3 (2.03%) JDBC
9 2 (1.35%) WSDL
9 2 (1.35%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.35%) XSD
9 2 (1.35%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.68%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.68%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.03%) Open Source
4 3 (2.03%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.41%) Windows
2 5 (3.38%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.35%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (52.03%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (51.35%) Automated Testing
3 40 (27.03%) Test Scripting
4 36 (24.32%) Scrum
4 36 (24.32%) Software Testing
5 33 (22.30%) Fault Management
6 23 (15.54%) Time Management
7 20 (13.51%) Regression Testing
8 18 (12.16%) Automation Testing
9 15 (10.14%) Test Planning
10 14 (9.46%) Mentoring
11 12 (8.11%) Test Strategy
12 11 (7.43%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (6.76%) Business Analysis
13 10 (6.76%) Project Planning
13 10 (6.76%) Integration Acceptance Testing
13 10 (6.76%) Integration Testing
13 10 (6.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 9 (6.08%) Agile Testing
15 8 (5.41%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 70 (47.30%) SQL
2 50 (33.78%) Java
3 9 (6.08%) JavaScript
4 6 (4.05%) PHP
5 5 (3.38%) Ruby
6 4 (2.70%) VBA
6 4 (2.70%) VB
7 3 (2.03%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.03%) Perl
7 3 (2.03%) C#
8 2 (1.35%) C
8 2 (1.35%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 30 (20.27%) ISEB
2 29 (19.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (6.08%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (31.08%) QA
2 4 (2.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.38%) Nagios
3 3 (2.03%) Hyperic
3 3 (2.03%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (9.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.38%) Remedy
3 4 (2.70%) Oracle
4 3 (2.03%) Capita
4 3 (2.03%) JBoss
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