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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 154 171 181
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 116 70 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.63% 1.13% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 1.35% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 99 62 45
Average salary £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.17% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £54,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
6104 5177 4937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.78% 83.62% 80.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4962 3984 4107
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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 +2 71 £34,375 +9.12% 8
North Yorkshire +26 22 £32,500 +8.33% 2
South Yorkshire +1 22 £27,500 -7.56% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £29,000 - 1
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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.

1 109 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (47.60%) SQL
3 89 (42.79%) Automated Testing
4 75 (36.06%) QA
5 62 (29.81%) Java
6 58 (27.88%) Software Testing
7 53 (25.48%) ISEB
7 53 (25.48%) Selenium
8 52 (25.00%) Finance
9 46 (22.12%) Test Scripting
10 38 (18.27%) Fault Management
11 33 (15.87%) Git (software)
11 33 (15.87%) Subversion
12 32 (15.38%) Scrum
13 31 (14.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 29 (13.94%) Automation Testing
14 29 (13.94%) JIRA
15 28 (13.46%) .NET
16 26 (12.50%) Test Planning
16 26 (12.50%) Mentoring
17 24 (11.54%) Time Management
17 24 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
17 24 (11.54%) Regression Testing
18 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
19 22 (10.58%) Integration Testing
19 22 (10.58%) HP Quality Center
20 21 (10.10%) HTML
20 21 (10.10%) ISTQB
21 20 (9.62%) Retail
21 20 (9.62%) Windows

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 3 (1.44%) WebLogic
1 3 (1.44%) JBoss
1 3 (1.44%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (0.96%) Apache
2 2 (0.96%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (7.21%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.44%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (25.48%) Selenium
2 33 (15.87%) Git (software)
2 33 (15.87%) Subversion
3 29 (13.94%) JIRA
4 18 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (8.17%) FitNesse
6 14 (6.73%) JUnit
6 14 (6.73%) Visual Studio
7 12 (5.77%) QuickTest Pro
8 10 (4.81%) WebDriver
9 9 (4.33%) WATIR
10 5 (2.40%) Maven
11 4 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.44%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.44%) Ant
13 2 (0.96%) WebLOAD
13 2 (0.96%) MSTest
14 1 (0.48%) LoadRunner
14 1 (0.48%) NUnit
14 1 (0.48%) WinRunner
General
1 52 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (9.62%) Retail
3 17 (8.17%) Banking
4 16 (7.69%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.96%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.96%) Publishing
6 2 (0.96%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 119 (57.21%) Analyst
2 115 (55.29%) Test Analyst
3 52 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 52 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 41 (19.71%) Tester
5 33 (15.87%) Test Engineer
6 18 (8.65%) Software Tester
7 15 (7.21%) Automation Test Analyst
7 15 (7.21%) Test Leader
7 15 (7.21%) Automation Analyst
7 15 (7.21%) Automation Engineer
8 14 (6.73%) Software Test Analyst
9 13 (6.25%) Team Leader
9 13 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
10 12 (5.77%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.37%) Developer
11 7 (3.37%) Manual Tester
11 7 (3.37%) Senior Test Engineer
11 7 (3.37%) Functional Tester
12 6 (2.88%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (13.46%) .NET
2 21 (10.10%) HTML
3 19 (9.13%) HTML5
4 7 (3.37%) CSS
5 6 (2.88%) Hibernate
6 5 (2.40%) jQuery
6 5 (2.40%) Web Services
6 5 (2.40%) XML
7 4 (1.92%) SOAP
8 3 (1.44%) Spring
8 3 (1.44%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.44%) JPA
8 3 (1.44%) JDBC
8 3 (1.44%) J2EE
9 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.96%) XSD
9 2 (0.96%) WSDL
9 2 (0.96%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.88%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (2.40%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.44%) Open Source
5 2 (0.96%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.96%) W3C
6 1 (0.48%) LIMS
6 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.48%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (9.62%) Windows
2 7 (3.37%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.40%) UNIX
3 5 (2.40%) Linux
3 5 (2.40%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (52.40%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (42.79%) Automated Testing
3 58 (27.88%) Software Testing
4 46 (22.12%) Test Scripting
5 38 (18.27%) Fault Management
6 32 (15.38%) Scrum
7 29 (13.94%) Automation Testing
8 26 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 26 (12.50%) Mentoring
9 24 (11.54%) Time Management
9 24 (11.54%) Regression Testing
9 24 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (10.58%) Integration Testing
11 20 (9.62%) Test Strategy
12 18 (8.65%) Test Automation
13 13 (6.25%) BDD
14 12 (5.77%) Waterfall
15 11 (5.29%) Business Analysis
15 11 (5.29%) Non-Functional Testing
15 11 (5.29%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 99 (47.60%) SQL
2 62 (29.81%) Java
3 12 (5.77%) Ruby
4 10 (4.81%) T-SQL
5 7 (3.37%) JavaScript
6 6 (2.88%) C#
6 6 (2.88%) VB.NET
7 4 (1.92%) C
7 4 (1.92%) PHP
8 3 (1.44%) VB
8 3 (1.44%) Perl
8 3 (1.44%) VBA
8 3 (1.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.48%) Python
9 1 (0.48%) C++
Qualifications
1 53 (25.48%) ISEB
2 31 (14.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 21 (10.10%) ISTQB
4 20 (9.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (36.06%) QA
2 5 (2.40%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (10.58%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (2.40%) Nagios
3 3 (1.44%) Hyperic
3 3 (1.44%) Opsview
Vendors
1 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.37%) Oracle
3 6 (2.88%) HP
4 5 (2.40%) Remedy
5 1 (0.48%) SAP
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Castleford
Searchability
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 22 days ago