The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 142 129 171
Rank change year-on-year -13 +42  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 16 38 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.64% 1.30% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.42% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 7
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,850 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,600 £51,500 £39,000
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 Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2333 2670 2989
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 93.02% 91.28% 90.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1945 2187 2342
Median salary £47,500 £43,596 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.95% +1.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 Leeds

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Leeds

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 31 (65.96%) Test Automation
2 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (48.94%) Software Testing
4 22 (46.81%) Selenium
5 18 (38.30%) SQL
5 18 (38.30%) ISTQB
6 17 (36.17%) ISEB
7 15 (31.91%) Scrum
7 15 (31.91%) C#
8 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
8 13 (27.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
10 11 (23.40%) Test Management
10 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
11 10 (21.28%) Degree
11 10 (21.28%) Regression Testing
12 9 (19.15%) .NET
12 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
12 9 (19.15%) SOAP
12 9 (19.15%) QA
12 9 (19.15%) SoapUI
13 8 (17.02%) BDD
13 8 (17.02%) Web Services
13 8 (17.02%) Exploratory Testing
14 7 (14.89%) User Stories
14 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
14 7 (14.89%) XML
14 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
14 7 (14.89%) Java
14 7 (14.89%) SQL Server

Manual Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) JBoss
1 1 (2.13%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) G Suite
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.13%) Office 365
1 1 (2.13%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
1 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (4.26%) MySQL
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 22 (46.81%) Selenium
2 13 (27.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (19.15%) SoapUI
3 9 (19.15%) Visual Studio
4 6 (12.77%) SpecFlow
5 5 (10.64%) FitNesse
5 5 (10.64%) Git (software)
5 5 (10.64%) JMeter
5 5 (10.64%) tSQLt
5 5 (10.64%) WebDriver
6 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.38%) JIRA
6 3 (6.38%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.38%) Maven
7 2 (4.26%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.26%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.26%) TestComplete
7 2 (4.26%) WatiN
7 2 (4.26%) WATIR
8 1 (2.13%) Grunt
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
1 20 (42.55%) Test Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Tester
3 10 (21.28%) Test Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) Junior
5 5 (10.64%) QA Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Automation Test Lead
6 4 (8.51%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Junior Test Analyst
6 4 (8.51%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.38%) Agile Test Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Manual Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Principal Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) QA Tester
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Test Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) .NET
1 9 (19.15%) SOAP
2 8 (17.02%) Web Services
3 7 (14.89%) XML
4 5 (10.64%) WSDL
4 5 (10.64%) XSD
5 3 (6.38%) CSS
6 2 (4.26%) HTML
6 2 (4.26%) REST
7 1 (2.13%) CSS3
7 1 (2.13%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.13%) HTML5
7 1 (2.13%) JDBC
7 1 (2.13%) JPA
7 1 (2.13%) jQuery
7 1 (2.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.13%) BBC
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.26%) Linux
1 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Test Automation
2 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (48.94%) Software Testing
4 15 (31.91%) Scrum
5 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
6 11 (23.40%) Test Management
6 11 (23.40%) Test Strategy
7 10 (21.28%) Regression Testing
8 8 (17.02%) BDD
8 8 (17.02%) Exploratory Testing
9 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
9 7 (14.89%) User Stories
10 6 (12.77%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (10.64%) ATDD
11 5 (10.64%) Coaching
11 5 (10.64%) Defect Tracking
11 5 (10.64%) SDET
11 5 (10.64%) SDLC
11 5 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (8.51%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (38.30%) SQL
2 15 (31.91%) C#
3 7 (14.89%) Java
3 7 (14.89%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) Perl
5 4 (8.51%) PHP
5 4 (8.51%) Ruby
6 3 (6.38%) C
6 3 (6.38%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (38.30%) ISTQB
2 17 (36.17%) ISEB
3 10 (21.28%) Degree
4 2 (4.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (2.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (19.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.13%) Nagios
2 1 (2.13%) Opsview
Vendors
1 12 (25.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Google
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Remedy
3 1 (2.13%) Telerik
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