Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

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

Manual Tester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 219 228 272
Rank change year-on-year +9 +44 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 8 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.16% 0.074% 0.029%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.076% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 2
Leeds median annual salary £32,500 £31,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% +3.17%
10th Percentile £25,700 £23,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £36,250 £34,625 £34,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4836 5292 6775
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.07% 98.04% 97.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4563 5453
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Manual Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

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 21 November 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 7 (87.50%) Regression Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) Line Management
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Selenium
5 2 (25.00%) ISEB
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Telerik
6 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) SOAP
6 1 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (12.50%) Java
6 1 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (12.50%) User Experience
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing

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 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Regression Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) Test Management
3 4 (50.00%) Line Management
3 4 (50.00%) SDLC
3 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 4 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Manual Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
6 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Collaborative Working
6 1 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) Java
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Telerik