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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 180 177 188
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 61 76 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.91% 1.06% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.28% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 56 74 17
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,300 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
5958 5926 4515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.73% 82.53% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4892 4591 3531
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
(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 -8 29 £35,000 +16.66% 2
North Yorkshire -10 15 £40,000 +23.07%
South Yorkshire -3 6 £38,750 -7.73% 1
East Yorkshire - 6 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 52 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (42.61%) SQL
3 45 (39.13%) Automated Testing
4 42 (36.52%) QA
5 40 (34.78%) Software Testing
5 40 (34.78%) ISEB
6 37 (32.17%) Test Scripting
7 35 (30.43%) Selenium
8 31 (26.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 30 (26.09%) Java
10 28 (24.35%) .NET
11 25 (21.74%) ISTQB
12 22 (19.13%) Finance
13 21 (18.26%) Automation Testing
14 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
15 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
16 17 (14.78%) C#
17 16 (13.91%) Test Automation
18 15 (13.04%) Test Management
18 15 (13.04%) Windows
18 15 (13.04%) MS Excel
19 14 (12.17%) Web Testing
19 14 (12.17%) Oracle
19 14 (12.17%) Test Planning
19 14 (12.17%) SDLC
20 12 (10.43%) Regression Testing
20 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
20 12 (10.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 11 (9.57%) HTML
21 11 (9.57%) JavaScript

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 15 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.74%) MS Project
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.87%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.52%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.74%) Big Data
5 1 (0.87%) MySQL
5 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.87%) Oracle8/8i Database
5 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 35 (30.43%) Selenium
2 9 (7.83%) Firebug
3 8 (6.96%) HP UFT
3 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
4 5 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.35%) Ranorex
5 4 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.48%) JIRA
5 4 (3.48%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.61%) Toad
6 3 (2.61%) SoapUI
6 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (2.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.74%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.74%) JUnit
8 1 (0.87%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.87%) LoadUI
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.87%) LoadRunner
General
1 22 (19.13%) Finance
2 8 (6.96%) Legal
3 7 (6.09%) Banking
4 6 (5.22%) Retail
5 5 (4.35%) Marketing
6 2 (1.74%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 68 (59.13%) Analyst
2 62 (53.91%) Test Analyst
3 26 (22.61%) Tester
4 19 (16.52%) Software Tester
5 15 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
6 13 (11.30%) Test Engineer
7 11 (9.57%) Test Leader
8 7 (6.09%) Lead Tester
8 7 (6.09%) Junior
9 6 (5.22%) QA Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) QA Test Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Technical Business Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.48%) Business Analyst
10 4 (3.48%) Automation Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Junior Test Analyst
11 3 (2.61%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.35%) .NET
2 11 (9.57%) HTML
3 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 8 (6.96%) CSS
4 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (3.48%) Web Services
6 3 (2.61%) XML
6 3 (2.61%) SOAP
7 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.87%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (6.09%) N-Tier
3 3 (2.61%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.74%) Social Media
4 2 (1.74%) Mobile Banking
4 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.87%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.87%) User Experience
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.87%) Java Card
5 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (4.35%) UNIX
3 3 (2.61%) Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (45.22%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (39.13%) Automated Testing
3 40 (34.78%) Software Testing
4 37 (32.17%) Test Scripting
5 31 (26.96%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (18.26%) Automation Testing
7 16 (13.91%) Test Automation
8 15 (13.04%) Test Management
9 14 (12.17%) SDLC
9 14 (12.17%) Test Planning
9 14 (12.17%) Web Testing
10 12 (10.43%) Regression Testing
10 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.70%) Performance Testing
12 8 (6.96%) Security Testing
12 8 (6.96%) MVC
13 7 (6.09%) Scrum
13 7 (6.09%) Non-Functional Testing
14 6 (5.22%) Agile Testing
14 6 (5.22%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.61%) SQL
2 30 (26.09%) Java
3 17 (14.78%) C#
4 11 (9.57%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.22%) VBScript
6 5 (4.35%) VB
6 5 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.74%) PHP
7 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.87%) C++
8 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (34.78%) ISEB
2 25 (21.74%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (6.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (36.52%) QA
2 4 (3.48%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (15.65%) Microsoft
2 14 (12.17%) Oracle
3 5 (4.35%) SAP
3 5 (4.35%) HP
4 2 (1.74%) VMware
4 2 (1.74%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.87%) Google
5 1 (0.87%) Facebook
5 1 (0.87%) Twitter
5 1 (0.87%) Citrix
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
CPS Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago