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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 157 200 185
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 71 60 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.24% 0.89% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% 0.99% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 59 51 90
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
5069 6040 6406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.79% 89.95% 85.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4140 4872 4997
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +47 49 £37,500 +7.14% 6
South Yorkshire +13 10 £27,500 -8.33%
East Yorkshire -11 6 £34,250 +14.16%
North Yorkshire +2 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 81 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (41.04%) Selenium
3 66 (38.15%) Automated Testing
4 62 (35.84%) SQL
5 55 (31.79%) QA
5 55 (31.79%) Automation Testing
6 53 (30.64%) ISEB
7 51 (29.48%) Test Scripting
8 49 (28.32%) ISTQB
9 39 (22.54%) Test Automation
10 36 (20.81%) Cucumber
10 36 (20.81%) C#
11 29 (16.76%) .NET
11 29 (16.76%) Scrum
12 28 (16.18%) Finance
12 28 (16.18%) Software Testing
12 28 (16.18%) Java
13 27 (15.61%) JIRA
14 26 (15.03%) User Acceptance Testing
15 25 (14.45%) SDLC
16 24 (13.87%) HP
17 22 (12.72%) WebDriver
18 21 (12.14%) HP UFT
19 20 (11.56%) BDD
19 20 (11.56%) Waterfall
20 19 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
20 19 (10.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 17 (9.83%) HP Quality Center
22 16 (9.25%) Continuous Improvement
22 16 (9.25%) Functional Testing

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 9 (5.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.58%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.51%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.62%) Data Mining
3 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 71 (41.04%) Selenium
2 36 (20.81%) Cucumber
3 27 (15.61%) JIRA
4 22 (12.72%) WebDriver
5 21 (12.14%) HP UFT
6 19 (10.98%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (8.67%) SoapUI
8 13 (7.51%) Visual Studio
9 11 (6.36%) Jenkins
10 9 (5.20%) Git (software)
11 8 (4.62%) SpecFlow
12 7 (4.05%) TeamCity
13 6 (3.47%) JMeter
14 4 (2.31%) Geb
14 4 (2.31%) LoadRunner
14 4 (2.31%) Maven
14 4 (2.31%) Ranorex
14 4 (2.31%) Spock
15 3 (1.73%) eggPlant
15 3 (1.73%) tSQLt
General
1 28 (16.18%) Finance
2 11 (6.36%) Legal
3 7 (4.05%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.05%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.47%) Marketing
4 6 (3.47%) Retail
5 4 (2.31%) Electronics
6 3 (1.73%) Banking
7 2 (1.16%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (54.91%) Analyst
2 89 (51.45%) Test Analyst
3 40 (23.12%) Tester
4 27 (15.61%) Automation Test Analyst
4 27 (15.61%) Test Engineer
5 19 (10.98%) Software Tester
6 15 (8.67%) Senior Analyst
6 15 (8.67%) Senior Test Analyst
7 14 (8.09%) Manual Test Analyst
8 12 (6.94%) UAT Analyst
9 11 (6.36%) Manual Tester
10 10 (5.78%) QA Tester
11 9 (5.20%) Automation Tester
11 9 (5.20%) Senior Tester
11 9 (5.20%) Test Leader
12 8 (4.62%) Head of Development
12 8 (4.62%) QA Analyst
12 8 (4.62%) QA Test Analyst
12 8 (4.62%) Systems Tester
13 7 (4.05%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.76%) .NET
2 13 (7.51%) XML
3 12 (6.94%) Web Services
4 9 (5.20%) ASP.NET
5 7 (4.05%) SOAP
6 6 (3.47%) HTML
7 5 (2.89%) CSS
8 4 (2.31%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.31%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.31%) REST
9 3 (1.73%) Hibernate
9 3 (1.73%) Spring
9 3 (1.73%) WSDL
9 3 (1.73%) XSD
10 2 (1.16%) RESTful
11 1 (0.58%) Ajax
11 1 (0.58%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.58%) Behat
11 1 (0.58%) Flash
11 1 (0.58%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.47%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.73%) EPoS
4 3 (1.73%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.16%) Handset
5 2 (1.16%) User Experience
6 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.58%) e-Health
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.20%) Unix
2 2 (1.16%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (46.82%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (38.15%) Automated Testing
3 55 (31.79%) Automation Testing
4 51 (29.48%) Test Scripting
5 39 (22.54%) Test Automation
6 29 (16.76%) Scrum
7 28 (16.18%) Software Testing
8 26 (15.03%) User Acceptance Testing
9 25 (14.45%) SDLC
10 20 (11.56%) BDD
10 20 (11.56%) Waterfall
11 16 (9.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 16 (9.25%) Functional Testing
11 16 (9.25%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.67%) Regression Testing
13 14 (8.09%) SOA
14 13 (7.51%) Test Strategy
15 12 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (6.36%) Business Analysis
16 11 (6.36%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (35.84%) SQL
2 36 (20.81%) C#
3 28 (16.18%) Java
4 8 (4.62%) Python
4 8 (4.62%) VB
5 7 (4.05%) JavaScript
6 5 (2.89%) PHP
7 3 (1.73%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.16%) Ruby
9 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.58%) C++
9 1 (0.58%) Go
9 1 (0.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 53 (30.64%) ISEB
2 49 (28.32%) ISTQB
3 19 (10.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 15 (8.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (31.79%) QA
2 3 (1.73%) Section 508
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (9.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (13.87%) HP
2 16 (9.25%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.51%) Oracle
4 6 (3.47%) Progress
4 6 (3.47%) SAP
5 2 (1.16%) JD Edwards
5 2 (1.16%) Telerik
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