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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 194 159 171
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 62 106 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.98% 1.48% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.67% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 57 89 74
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £48,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
5495 6339 5713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.19% 88.41% 85.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4571 5201 4318
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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 -31 41 £34,500 -5.47% 5
North Yorkshire +10 16 £32,500 -7.14% 3
East Yorkshire +4 6 £25,750 -
South Yorkshire 0 5 £27,500 - 2
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 66 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (54.17%) SQL
3 58 (48.33%) Test Scripting
4 54 (45.00%) Software Testing
5 45 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 45 (37.50%) QA
6 44 (36.67%) ISEB
7 43 (35.83%) Selenium
8 40 (33.33%) ISTQB
9 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 29 (24.17%) .NET
10 29 (24.17%) Automation Testing
11 27 (22.50%) Functional Testing
11 27 (22.50%) Finance
12 26 (21.67%) MS Excel
13 24 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
15 19 (15.83%) Scrum
15 19 (15.83%) Test Management
16 18 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 17 (14.17%) Java
17 17 (14.17%) HP UFT
17 17 (14.17%) Regression Testing
17 17 (14.17%) Test Automation
18 13 (10.83%) HP Quality Center
18 13 (10.83%) JavaScript
19 12 (10.00%) C#
19 12 (10.00%) Degree
19 12 (10.00%) Security Testing
19 12 (10.00%) Test Strategy

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (0.83%) JBoss
1 1 (0.83%) WebLogic
Applications
1 26 (21.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.33%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.83%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) HTTP
2 2 (1.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) Big Data
2 3 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.67%) MySQL
3 2 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle8/8i Database
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 43 (35.83%) Selenium
2 17 (14.17%) HP UFT
3 11 (9.17%) SoapUI
3 11 (9.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.67%) Firebug
5 7 (5.83%) WebDriver
6 5 (4.17%) JUnit
7 4 (3.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.50%) JMeter
8 3 (2.50%) LoadRunner
8 3 (2.50%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (1.67%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.67%) JIRA
9 2 (1.67%) LoadUI
9 2 (1.67%) Maven
10 1 (0.83%) Ant
10 1 (0.83%) SilkTest
10 1 (0.83%) Subversion
10 1 (0.83%) Toad
General
1 27 (22.50%) Finance
2 8 (6.67%) Banking
3 7 (5.83%) Retail
4 5 (4.17%) Legal
5 4 (3.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (48.33%) Analyst
2 55 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 40 (33.33%) Tester
4 23 (19.17%) Software Tester
5 21 (17.50%) Test Engineer
6 18 (15.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 18 (15.00%) QA Engineer
7 12 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
8 11 (9.17%) Automation Analyst
8 11 (9.17%) Automation Test Analyst
8 11 (9.17%) Manual Tester
8 11 (9.17%) QA Analyst
8 11 (9.17%) SQL Analyst
9 9 (7.50%) QA Test Analyst
9 9 (7.50%) Test Leader
10 8 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
10 8 (6.67%) QA Tester
10 8 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
10 8 (6.67%) Systems Tester
11 7 (5.83%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (24.17%) .NET
2 10 (8.33%) CSS
3 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 9 (7.50%) HTML
4 6 (5.00%) Web Services
5 3 (2.50%) J2EE
5 3 (2.50%) XML
6 2 (1.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.67%) JSON
6 2 (1.67%) REST
6 2 (1.67%) WSDL
7 1 (0.83%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.83%) HTML5
7 1 (0.83%) Java EE
7 1 (0.83%) JDBC
7 1 (0.83%) JPA
7 1 (0.83%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.67%) N-Tier
3 7 (5.83%) Chemistry
4 5 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.50%) iPad
6 2 (1.67%) IVR
6 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.67%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.67%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.83%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.83%) Java Card
7 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.33%) Linux
2 3 (2.50%) Unix
2 3 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (48.33%) Test Scripting
3 54 (45.00%) Software Testing
4 45 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 29 (24.17%) Automation Testing
6 27 (22.50%) Functional Testing
7 24 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (15.83%) Scrum
8 19 (15.83%) Test Management
9 17 (14.17%) Regression Testing
9 17 (14.17%) Test Automation
10 12 (10.00%) Security Testing
10 12 (10.00%) Test Strategy
11 11 (9.17%) Defect Tracking
11 11 (9.17%) Web Testing
12 10 (8.33%) SDLC
13 9 (7.50%) MVC
13 9 (7.50%) Performance Testing
14 8 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
14 8 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 65 (54.17%) SQL
2 17 (14.17%) Java
3 13 (10.83%) JavaScript
4 12 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (3.33%) C
5 4 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.50%) VBScript
7 2 (1.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.67%) Perl
7 2 (1.67%) PHP
7 2 (1.67%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.67%) Ruby
8 1 (0.83%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (36.67%) ISEB
2 40 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 18 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (1.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.67%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (37.50%) QA
2 10 (8.33%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 13 (10.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.50%) Oracle
3 4 (3.33%) HP
4 3 (2.50%) Twitter
5 2 (1.67%) Cisco
5 2 (1.67%) Facebook
5 2 (1.67%) Verint
6 1 (0.83%) Google
6 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent benefits + 25 days hol
Posted: 8 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + 23 days holidays + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£30K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: C. 35K
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20018 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + flexible benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago