Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire during the 6 months to 18 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
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 268 311
Rank change year-on-year +13 +43 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 8 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.12% 0.14% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.15% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 2
West Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10th Percentile £25,700 £25,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £34,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - -7.14% +16.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in West Yorkshire with a recognized job title 6547 7529 9094
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 98.11% 97.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5520 6499 7352
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,150
90th Percentile £60,275 £63,750 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in West Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Manual Tester in West Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +25 8 £32,500 +4.00% 1
Manual Tester
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire 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