The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £31,250 in advertised job vacancies in West Yorkshire 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
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 179 201 205
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.26% 0.026% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.026% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 1
Median salary £31,250 £28,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.64% -5.00%  
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 West Yorkshire. 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
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3416 3808 4505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 97.54% 98.09% 98.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2853 3229 3609
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 West Yorkshire

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

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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds - 9 £31,250 -
Manual Tester
Yorkshire

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

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 West Yorkshire region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 10 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 9 (64.29%) QA
4 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 7 (50.00%) Test Management
6 6 (42.86%) Web Testing
7 5 (35.71%) Selenium
8 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
9 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
9 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
9 3 (21.43%) Line Management
9 3 (21.43%) SDLC
9 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
10 2 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
10 2 (14.29%) User Stories
10 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 2 (14.29%) C#
10 2 (14.29%) Java
10 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 2 (14.29%) SQL
10 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (14.29%) Scrum
10 2 (14.29%) .NET
11 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
11 1 (7.14%) MSTest
11 1 (7.14%) HP UFT

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 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.14%) eggPlant
3 1 (7.14%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.14%) MSTest
3 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) React
2 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Test Scripting
2 10 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 7 (50.00%) Test Management
5 6 (42.86%) Web Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (21.43%) Line Management
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
7 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) User Stories
9 1 (7.14%) Agile Testing
9 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.14%) Project Management
9 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) C#
1 2 (14.29%) Java
1 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Perl
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft