The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Tester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 - 184
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 9 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.36% - 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% - 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 1
Median salary £31,250 - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year +5.69% +2.50%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2435 2811 3232
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.13% 97.88% 98.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2020 2338 2557
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Leeds

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Manual Tester in Leeds

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Manual Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 8 (66.67%) QA
4 7 (58.33%) Test Management
5 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (41.67%) Web Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Selenium
7 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (25.00%) SDLC
7 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (25.00%) Line Management
8 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 2 (16.67%) C#
8 2 (16.67%) Java
8 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
8 2 (16.67%) Scrum
8 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
8 2 (16.67%) SQL
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) User Stories
9 1 (8.33%) eggPlant
9 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
9 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
9 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) eggPlant
3 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) WebDriver
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Test Scripting
2 10 (83.33%) Regression Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Test Management
4 6 (50.00%) Test Automation
5 5 (41.67%) Web Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
6 3 (25.00%) Line Management
6 3 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (16.67%) User Stories
8 1 (8.33%) Agile Testing
8 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (8.33%) Project Management
8 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) C#
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft