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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 173 191 183
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 78 75 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.24% 1.05% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.19% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 76 64 69
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £37,600
UK excluding London average 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
5535 6291 6454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.21% 88.29% 86.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4541 5008 5046
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
(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 +16 40 £32,500 -7.14% 7
North Yorkshire +11 26 £32,500 +16.07% 7
South Yorkshire +8 9 £40,000 +18.51% 1
East Yorkshire +4 8 £32,500 +3.17% 1
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 74 (52.11%) SQL
2 71 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (40.85%) Selenium
4 55 (38.73%) QA
5 51 (35.92%) Test Scripting
6 46 (32.39%) Automation Testing
7 43 (30.28%) ISEB
8 42 (29.58%) Microsoft
8 42 (29.58%) Automated Testing
9 38 (26.76%) Software Testing
9 38 (26.76%) ISTQB
9 38 (26.76%) Finance
10 37 (26.06%) MS Excel
11 29 (20.42%) .NET
12 25 (17.61%) Scrum
13 22 (15.49%) HP UFT
13 22 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (15.49%) Test Automation
14 21 (14.79%) SoapUI
15 20 (14.08%) JIRA
15 20 (14.08%) SQL Server
16 19 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
16 19 (13.38%) Regression Testing
17 18 (12.68%) Functional Testing
18 17 (11.97%) Test Strategy
19 15 (10.56%) Oracle
19 15 (10.56%) WebDriver
20 14 (9.86%) C#
21 13 (9.15%) Degree
22 12 (8.45%) SDLC

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 9 (6.34%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.70%) CMS
2 1 (0.70%) JBoss
2 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 37 (26.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.70%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.41%) Data Mining
2 2 (1.41%) MySQL
2 2 (1.41%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 58 (40.85%) Selenium
2 22 (15.49%) HP UFT
3 21 (14.79%) SoapUI
4 20 (14.08%) JIRA
5 15 (10.56%) WebDriver
6 11 (7.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (7.04%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.52%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.11%) eggPlant
9 3 (2.11%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.11%) JUnit
9 3 (2.11%) Ranorex
10 2 (1.41%) Maven
11 1 (0.70%) Ant
11 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.70%) SilkTest
11 1 (0.70%) Toad
General
1 38 (26.76%) Finance
2 9 (6.34%) Legal
3 7 (4.93%) Financial Institution
3 7 (4.93%) Retail
4 6 (4.23%) Banking
5 5 (3.52%) Manufacturing
6 4 (2.82%) Marketing
6 4 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 85 (59.86%) Analyst
2 82 (57.75%) Test Analyst
3 54 (38.03%) Tester
4 33 (23.24%) Test Engineer
5 31 (21.83%) Software Tester
6 30 (21.13%) Manual Test Analyst
7 21 (14.79%) QA Engineer
8 20 (14.08%) QA Analyst
9 18 (12.68%) Automation Test Analyst
9 18 (12.68%) QA Test Analyst
10 17 (11.97%) QA Test Engineer
10 17 (11.97%) QA Tester
11 16 (11.27%) Systems Test Engineer
11 16 (11.27%) Systems Tester
12 14 (9.86%) SQL Analyst
13 12 (8.45%) Manual Tester
14 11 (7.75%) UAT Analyst
15 10 (7.04%) UAT Test Analyst
16 9 (6.34%) Agile Test Analyst
16 9 (6.34%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.42%) .NET
2 7 (4.93%) .NET Framework
2 7 (4.93%) CSS
2 7 (4.93%) XML
3 6 (4.23%) HTML
4 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 4 (2.82%) Hibernate
4 4 (2.82%) Web Services
5 3 (2.11%) J2EE
5 3 (2.11%) Spring
6 2 (1.41%) JSON
6 2 (1.41%) REST
6 2 (1.41%) SOAP
6 2 (1.41%) WSDL
7 1 (0.70%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.70%) JPA
7 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.34%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.52%) Chemistry
2 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.11%) EPoS
3 3 (2.11%) iPad
3 3 (2.11%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.41%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.70%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.70%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.70%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (35.92%) Test Scripting
3 46 (32.39%) Automation Testing
4 42 (29.58%) Automated Testing
5 38 (26.76%) Software Testing
6 25 (17.61%) Scrum
7 22 (15.49%) Test Automation
7 22 (15.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 19 (13.38%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (13.38%) Regression Testing
9 18 (12.68%) Functional Testing
10 17 (11.97%) Test Strategy
11 12 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (8.45%) SDLC
12 10 (7.04%) Defect Management
13 9 (6.34%) SOA
14 8 (5.63%) BDD
14 8 (5.63%) CRM
14 8 (5.63%) Defect Tracking
14 8 (5.63%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (52.11%) SQL
2 14 (9.86%) C#
3 10 (7.04%) Java
4 5 (3.52%) Python
5 4 (2.82%) C
6 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.41%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) Perl
7 1 (0.70%) PHP
7 1 (0.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (30.28%) ISEB
2 38 (26.76%) ISTQB
3 13 (9.15%) Degree
4 10 (7.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (38.73%) QA
2 6 (4.23%) SLA
3 3 (2.11%) Section 508
4 1 (0.70%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 12 (8.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (29.58%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.56%) Oracle
3 10 (7.04%) HP
4 3 (2.11%) Twitter
5 2 (1.41%) Facebook
5 2 (1.41%) SAP
6 1 (0.70%) Google
6 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.70%) Sitecore
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £25500 - £35500 per annum + 34 Days Holiday + Generous Pension
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
BMC Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Brough, North Humberside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum bonus, free parking,
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Riding
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford
Consult RPM
Salary: £42k - 47.5k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Skipton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Skipton
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Training
Posted: 14 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Phoenix Software
Salary: Up to £31,000 per annum Pension contributions, 25 holidays plus bank h
Posted: 16 days ago
Rotherham
Venturi
Salary: £45.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago