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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 166 184 194
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 91 76 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.22% 1.04% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.25% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 78 61 30
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
6470 6102 4643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.92% 83.53% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5205 4731 3646
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 March 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 27 March 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
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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 -1 50 £35,000 +6.06% 3
North Yorkshire +32 19 £35,000 +0.71% 2
South Yorkshire +9 17 £30,000 -14.28% 1
East Yorkshire +2 5 - -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 114 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (42.23%) QA
3 82 (39.81%) Automated Testing
4 81 (39.32%) ISEB
5 68 (33.01%) SQL
6 67 (32.52%) Selenium
7 66 (32.04%) Test Scripting
8 65 (31.55%) Software Testing
9 48 (23.30%) Java
10 45 (21.84%) Finance
11 39 (18.93%) ISTQB
12 38 (18.45%) Test Automation
13 30 (14.56%) .NET
14 29 (14.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 28 (13.59%) Automation Testing
15 28 (13.59%) TDD
16 27 (13.11%) Degree
17 25 (12.14%) Integration Testing
18 24 (11.65%) Test Planning
18 24 (11.65%) Mentoring
19 23 (11.17%) Functional Testing
19 23 (11.17%) Regression Testing
19 23 (11.17%) JIRA
20 22 (10.68%) HP Quality Center
21 21 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
21 21 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (10.19%) Windows
21 21 (10.19%) Microsoft
22 19 (9.22%) QuickTest Pro
22 19 (9.22%) Fault Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (5.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.34%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.49%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.49%) Impala
5 1 (0.49%) MySQL
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 67 (32.52%) Selenium
2 23 (11.17%) JIRA
3 19 (9.22%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (6.80%) JUnit
4 14 (6.80%) Visual Studio
4 14 (6.80%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.80%) Cucumber
4 14 (6.80%) Subversion
5 13 (6.31%) FitNesse
6 8 (3.88%) WATIR
7 7 (3.40%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.46%) Firebug
9 2 (0.97%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.97%) WebLOAD
10 1 (0.49%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.49%) Toad
10 1 (0.49%) WinRunner
10 1 (0.49%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.49%) JMeter
General
1 45 (21.84%) Finance
2 14 (6.80%) Retail
3 12 (5.83%) Banking
4 11 (5.34%) Retail Banking
5 5 (2.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (1.94%) Legal
6 4 (1.94%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.46%) Marketing
8 2 (0.97%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.97%) Publishing
9 1 (0.49%) Games
Job Titles
1 121 (58.74%) Analyst
2 118 (57.28%) Test Analyst
3 62 (30.10%) Tester
4 32 (15.53%) Senior Analyst
4 32 (15.53%) Senior Test Analyst
5 27 (13.11%) Software Tester
6 23 (11.17%) Test Leader
7 16 (7.77%) Test Engineer
8 14 (6.80%) Functional Tester
9 11 (5.34%) Automation Analyst
9 11 (5.34%) Automation Test Analyst
10 10 (4.85%) Software Test Analyst
10 10 (4.85%) Test Manager
11 9 (4.37%) Manual Tester
12 7 (3.40%) Project Manager
13 6 (2.91%) QA Engineer
14 5 (2.43%) Team Leader
14 5 (2.43%) Senior Test Engineer
14 5 (2.43%) Test Team Leader
14 5 (2.43%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (14.56%) .NET
2 11 (5.34%) HTML
3 6 (2.91%) HTML5
4 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.46%) CSS
4 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (0.97%) XML
6 1 (0.49%) DOM
6 1 (0.49%) cXML
6 1 (0.49%) SOAP
6 1 (0.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.19%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.94%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.94%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.46%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.46%) W3C
5 2 (0.97%) Open Source
5 2 (0.97%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.49%) LIMS
6 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.19%) Windows
2 8 (3.88%) UNIX
3 5 (2.43%) Linux
4 4 (1.94%) Android
4 4 (1.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (55.34%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (39.81%) Automated Testing
3 66 (32.04%) Test Scripting
4 65 (31.55%) Software Testing
5 38 (18.45%) Test Automation
6 28 (13.59%) Automation Testing
6 28 (13.59%) TDD
7 25 (12.14%) Integration Testing
8 24 (11.65%) Test Planning
8 24 (11.65%) Mentoring
9 23 (11.17%) Functional Testing
9 23 (11.17%) Regression Testing
10 21 (10.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 19 (9.22%) Fault Management
12 17 (8.25%) BDD
13 16 (7.77%) Scrum
14 15 (7.28%) SOA
14 15 (7.28%) Test Strategy
15 14 (6.80%) DevOps
16 11 (5.34%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 68 (33.01%) SQL
2 48 (23.30%) Java
3 10 (4.85%) C#
4 9 (4.37%) Ruby
5 8 (3.88%) T-SQL
6 6 (2.91%) VB
7 5 (2.43%) VBScript
8 4 (1.94%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.46%) PHP
9 3 (1.46%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.46%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.97%) C
10 2 (0.97%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) VBA
11 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 81 (39.32%) ISEB
2 39 (18.93%) ISTQB
3 29 (14.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 27 (13.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (42.23%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (10.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (10.19%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.85%) Oracle
3 6 (2.91%) HP
4 5 (2.43%) Citrix
5 3 (1.46%) Telerik
6 1 (0.49%) Google
6 1 (0.49%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.49%) SAP
6 1 (0.49%) VMware
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