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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 195 176 185
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 62 30 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.85% 0.56% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.68% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 61 18 35
Average salary £32,500 £32,250 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.77% +17.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,800 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -0.77%
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
5853 4425 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.18% 82.83% 78.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4543 3450 3697
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 £26,000 £25,000
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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -19 30 £27,500 -4.34% 11
North Yorkshire +2 19 £32,500 +4.00% 2
South Yorkshire -13 13 £42,000 +1.20% 1
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 48 (50.53%) SQL
2 40 (42.11%) Automated Testing
3 34 (35.79%) Finance
4 33 (34.74%) Test Scripting
5 29 (30.53%) Software Testing
6 27 (28.42%) Java
7 26 (27.37%) QA
8 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
9 23 (24.21%) Scrum
10 19 (20.00%) ISEB
11 16 (16.84%) Fault Management
11 16 (16.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (14.74%) HTML
13 13 (13.68%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (12.63%) .NET
14 12 (12.63%) MySQL
14 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
14 12 (12.63%) Subversion
14 12 (12.63%) JIRA
14 12 (12.63%) Selenium
14 12 (12.63%) Time Management
14 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
14 12 (12.63%) HTML5
15 11 (11.58%) ISTQB
16 10 (10.53%) Agile Testing
17 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
17 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
17 9 (9.47%) Automation Testing
18 8 (8.42%) Windows
18 8 (8.42%) Regression Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (5.26%) IIS
2 4 (4.21%) Apache
2 4 (4.21%) Tomcat
2 4 (4.21%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.63%) MySQL
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (12.63%) JIRA
1 12 (12.63%) Selenium
1 12 (12.63%) Git (software)
1 12 (12.63%) Subversion
2 7 (7.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.32%) Maven
4 4 (4.21%) FitNesse
4 4 (4.21%) Ant
5 3 (3.16%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.16%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.11%) MSTest
6 2 (2.11%) Behat
6 2 (2.11%) TestDirector
7 1 (1.05%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.05%) Firebug
7 1 (1.05%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (35.79%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Retail
3 5 (5.26%) Banking
4 4 (4.21%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (38.95%) Analyst
2 36 (37.89%) Test Analyst
3 24 (25.26%) Test Engineer
4 23 (24.21%) Tester
5 12 (12.63%) Automation Engineer
6 11 (11.58%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) Senior Test Analyst
7 9 (9.47%) Software Tester
8 8 (8.42%) Developer
8 8 (8.42%) Agile Test Analyst
9 7 (7.37%) Test Leader
9 7 (7.37%) QA Tester
10 6 (6.32%) Test Manager
10 6 (6.32%) QA Leader
10 6 (6.32%) Lead Tester
10 6 (6.32%) Automated Tester
11 5 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (5.26%) Systems Tester
11 5 (5.26%) Graduate
11 5 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.74%) HTML
2 12 (12.63%) .NET
2 12 (12.63%) HTML5
3 7 (7.37%) CSS
3 7 (7.37%) Hibernate
4 6 (6.32%) jQuery
5 4 (4.21%) JPA
5 4 (4.21%) JDBC
6 3 (3.16%) J2EE
6 3 (3.16%) Spring
6 3 (3.16%) XML
7 2 (2.11%) Web Services
7 2 (2.11%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.05%) DOM
8 1 (1.05%) XSLT
8 1 (1.05%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.05%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.21%) Client/Server
1 4 (4.21%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (3.16%) Open Source
3 1 (1.05%) Firmware
3 1 (1.05%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.42%) Windows
2 5 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.11%) Linux
4 1 (1.05%) Android
4 1 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (42.11%) Automated Testing
2 33 (34.74%) Test Scripting
3 29 (30.53%) Software Testing
4 25 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (24.21%) Scrum
6 16 (16.84%) Fault Management
7 12 (12.63%) Time Management
8 10 (10.53%) Agile Testing
9 9 (9.47%) Automation Testing
10 8 (8.42%) Regression Testing
11 6 (6.32%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.32%) Integration Testing
11 6 (6.32%) Waterfall
11 6 (6.32%) BDD
12 5 (5.26%) Test Strategy
12 5 (5.26%) System Testing
12 5 (5.26%) TDD
12 5 (5.26%) Workflow
13 4 (4.21%) Information Management
13 4 (4.21%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 48 (50.53%) SQL
2 27 (28.42%) Java
3 9 (9.47%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.32%) PHP
5 4 (4.21%) Ruby
5 4 (4.21%) Perl
6 3 (3.16%) C
6 3 (3.16%) VB
6 3 (3.16%) VBA
7 2 (2.11%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.05%) C#
8 1 (1.05%) Python
Qualifications
1 19 (20.00%) ISEB
2 16 (16.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (11.58%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.37%) QA
2 2 (2.11%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (6.32%) Nagios
3 4 (4.21%) Hyperic
3 4 (4.21%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (12.63%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.32%) Remedy
3 4 (4.21%) Oracle
3 4 (4.21%) JBoss
4 3 (3.16%) Capita
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 to £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago