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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 152 184 192
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 107 67 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.53% 1.03% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 1.24% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 92 61 40
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,900 £54,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
6083 5387 4721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.81% 82.78% 80.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4987 4131 3913
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £59,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +3 66 £35,500 +12.69% 10
North Yorkshire +29 23 £35,000 +62.79% 1
South Yorkshire +7 18 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 119 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (44.70%) SQL
3 84 (38.71%) Automated Testing
4 80 (36.87%) QA
5 63 (29.03%) Software Testing
6 62 (28.57%) ISEB
7 59 (27.19%) Java
8 58 (26.73%) Selenium
9 55 (25.35%) Finance
10 48 (22.12%) Test Scripting
11 37 (17.05%) Fault Management
12 32 (14.75%) Automation Testing
13 31 (14.29%) Mentoring
13 31 (14.29%) JIRA
14 30 (13.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 29 (13.36%) Git (software)
15 29 (13.36%) Subversion
16 28 (12.90%) Scrum
16 28 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
16 28 (12.90%) Test Planning
17 27 (12.44%) ISTQB
17 27 (12.44%) .NET
18 24 (11.06%) Integration Testing
19 23 (10.60%) User Acceptance Testing
19 23 (10.60%) Test Automation
19 23 (10.60%) Retail
19 23 (10.60%) Regression Testing
20 21 (9.68%) Degree
20 21 (9.68%) FitNesse
21 20 (9.22%) Time Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (0.92%) JBoss
1 2 (0.92%) Tomcat
1 2 (0.92%) SharePoint
1 2 (0.92%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (5.99%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.76%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.46%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 58 (26.73%) Selenium
2 31 (14.29%) JIRA
3 29 (13.36%) Git (software)
3 29 (13.36%) Subversion
4 21 (9.68%) FitNesse
5 16 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (6.91%) JUnit
7 14 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 13 (5.99%) Visual Studio
9 12 (5.53%) WebDriver
10 9 (4.15%) WATIR
11 6 (2.76%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.38%) Maven
13 2 (0.92%) MSTest
13 2 (0.92%) SoapUI
13 2 (0.92%) WebLOAD
13 2 (0.92%) Ant
14 1 (0.46%) Bugzilla
14 1 (0.46%) NUnit
14 1 (0.46%) Selenium IDE
General
1 55 (25.35%) Finance
2 23 (10.60%) Retail
3 20 (9.22%) Banking
4 19 (8.76%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.38%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.92%) Publishing
8 1 (0.46%) Games
8 1 (0.46%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 128 (58.99%) Analyst
2 125 (57.60%) Test Analyst
3 50 (23.04%) Senior Analyst
3 50 (23.04%) Senior Test Analyst
4 44 (20.28%) Tester
5 28 (12.90%) Test Engineer
6 21 (9.68%) Test Leader
7 20 (9.22%) Software Tester
8 16 (7.37%) Automation Test Analyst
8 16 (7.37%) Automation Analyst
9 15 (6.91%) Test Manager
10 13 (5.99%) Team Leader
10 13 (5.99%) Test Team Leader
11 11 (5.07%) Automation Engineer
11 11 (5.07%) Software Test Analyst
12 9 (4.15%) Manual Tester
12 9 (4.15%) Functional Tester
13 8 (3.69%) Senior Test Engineer
14 7 (3.23%) Project Manager
15 6 (2.76%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.44%) .NET
2 17 (7.83%) HTML
3 15 (6.91%) HTML5
4 6 (2.76%) CSS
5 4 (1.84%) XML
6 3 (1.38%) Hibernate
6 3 (1.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.38%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.38%) jQuery
7 2 (0.92%) JPA
7 2 (0.92%) JDBC
7 2 (0.92%) SOAP
7 2 (0.92%) Web Services
8 1 (0.46%) cXML
8 1 (0.46%) Spring
8 1 (0.46%) XSD
8 1 (0.46%) DOM
8 1 (0.46%) J2EE
8 1 (0.46%) WSDL
8 1 (0.46%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.30%) Algorithms
4 4 (1.84%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.38%) W3C
6 2 (0.92%) Open Source
7 1 (0.46%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.46%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.46%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.46%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.29%) Windows
2 5 (2.30%) UNIX
3 4 (1.84%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.84%) Android
3 4 (1.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (38.71%) Automated Testing
3 63 (29.03%) Software Testing
4 48 (22.12%) Test Scripting
5 37 (17.05%) Fault Management
6 32 (14.75%) Automation Testing
7 31 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 28 (12.90%) Scrum
8 28 (12.90%) Test Planning
9 24 (11.06%) Integration Testing
10 23 (10.60%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (10.60%) Test Automation
10 23 (10.60%) Regression Testing
11 20 (9.22%) Time Management
11 20 (9.22%) Test Strategy
12 16 (7.37%) BDD
13 13 (5.99%) TDD
14 11 (5.07%) Waterfall
15 10 (4.61%) Project Planning
15 10 (4.61%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 97 (44.70%) SQL
2 59 (27.19%) Java
3 11 (5.07%) Ruby
4 9 (4.15%) T-SQL
5 8 (3.69%) C#
6 5 (2.30%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.30%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.84%) VB
8 3 (1.38%) C
8 3 (1.38%) Bash Shell
9 2 (0.92%) Perl
9 2 (0.92%) PHP
9 2 (0.92%) VBA
9 2 (0.92%) VBScript
10 1 (0.46%) C++
Qualifications
1 62 (28.57%) ISEB
2 30 (13.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 27 (12.44%) ISTQB
4 21 (9.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (36.87%) QA
2 5 (2.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (12.90%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.38%) Nagios
3 2 (0.92%) Opsview
3 2 (0.92%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 19 (8.76%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.69%) Oracle
3 6 (2.76%) HP
4 3 (1.38%) Remedy
5 1 (0.46%) SAP
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
StepChange
Salary: £25.2k per year
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 18 days ago