The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 31
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 1.83% - 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% - 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Median salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 153 154 144
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 93.29% 89.02% 80.00%
Number of salaries quoted 140 131 83
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £35,500 £26,825
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Halifax

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Halifax.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Halifax

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) V-Model
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (80.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Testing
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (80.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) V-Model
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
2 4 (80.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
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