Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 209 190 263
Rank change year-on-year -19 +73 -34
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 59 92 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.84% 1.12% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.23% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 51 106 50
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.06% -5.71% +7.69%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 6483 7458 8803
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 91.84% 90.94% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5534 6182 6905
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in West Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in West Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in West Yorkshire

Manual Testing
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 Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 25 July 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 -23 44 £33,000 +1.54% 2
Bradford +6 8 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Halifax - 3 £40,000 -
Wetherby -1 2 £42,500 -19.05%
Batley - 1 £35,000 -
Pontefract - 1 £45,000 -
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 39 (66.10%) Test Automation
2 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (44.07%) Selenium
4 22 (37.29%) SQL
5 21 (35.59%) Software Testing
6 20 (33.90%) Scrum
7 19 (32.20%) Test Scripting
8 18 (30.51%) C#
8 18 (30.51%) .NET
9 17 (28.81%) ISEB
10 16 (27.12%) ISTQB
10 16 (27.12%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (27.12%) SoapUI
11 15 (25.42%) Regression Testing
12 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
12 14 (23.73%) QA
13 13 (22.03%) BDD
13 13 (22.03%) Test Management
13 13 (22.03%) Visual Studio
14 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
14 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
14 12 (20.34%) Exploratory Testing
15 11 (18.64%) Java
15 11 (18.64%) SOAP
16 9 (15.25%) Test Strategy
17 8 (13.56%) User Stories
17 8 (13.56%) SDLC
18 7 (11.86%) Defect Tracking
18 7 (11.86%) Web Services
18 7 (11.86%) XML

Manual Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) CMS
1 1 (1.69%) JBoss
1 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (44.07%) Selenium
2 16 (27.12%) SoapUI
2 16 (27.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (22.03%) Visual Studio
4 7 (11.86%) SpecFlow
5 6 (10.17%) WebDriver
6 5 (8.47%) FitNesse
6 5 (8.47%) Ranorex
6 5 (8.47%) tSQLt
7 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
7 3 (5.08%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.08%) JMeter
8 2 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 2 (3.39%) HP UFT
8 2 (3.39%) TeamCity
8 2 (3.39%) TestComplete
8 2 (3.39%) WatiN
8 2 (3.39%) WATIR
9 1 (1.69%) JIRA
9 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (8.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.69%) Back Office
2 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Analyst
1 25 (42.37%) Test Analyst
2 16 (27.12%) Tester
3 13 (22.03%) Test Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Web Analyst
4 7 (11.86%) Web Test Analyst
5 6 (10.17%) Junior
6 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) QA Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) QA Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Test Leader
7 4 (6.78%) Automation Tester
7 4 (6.78%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (6.78%) Manual Tester
7 4 (6.78%) QA Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Test Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.51%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) SOAP
3 7 (11.86%) Web Services
3 7 (11.86%) XML
4 5 (8.47%) WSDL
4 5 (8.47%) XSD
5 4 (6.78%) CSS
6 3 (5.08%) HTML
7 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.69%) CSS3
7 1 (1.69%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.69%) HTML5
7 1 (1.69%) JDBC
7 1 (1.69%) JPA
7 1 (1.69%) jQuery
7 1 (1.69%) Node.js
7 1 (1.69%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.08%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.69%) BBC
3 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.39%) Linux
1 2 (3.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (66.10%) Test Automation
2 32 (54.24%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (35.59%) Software Testing
4 20 (33.90%) Scrum
5 19 (32.20%) Test Scripting
6 15 (25.42%) Regression Testing
7 13 (22.03%) BDD
7 13 (22.03%) Test Management
8 12 (20.34%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (15.25%) Test Strategy
10 8 (13.56%) SDLC
10 8 (13.56%) User Stories
11 7 (11.86%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (11.86%) E-Commerce
11 7 (11.86%) TDD
12 5 (8.47%) Agile Testing
12 5 (8.47%) ATDD
12 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
12 5 (8.47%) Process Improvement
13 4 (6.78%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) SQL
2 18 (30.51%) C#
3 12 (20.34%) JavaScript
4 11 (18.64%) Java
5 6 (10.17%) T-SQL
6 4 (6.78%) Perl
6 4 (6.78%) Ruby
7 3 (5.08%) C
7 3 (5.08%) PHP
7 3 (5.08%) Python
7 3 (5.08%) VB
8 2 (3.39%) Groovy
8 2 (3.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) ISEB
2 16 (27.12%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.86%) Degree
4 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Nagios
2 1 (1.69%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Oracle
2 2 (3.39%) Telerik
3 1 (1.69%) HP
3 1 (1.69%) Remedy
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bingley, West Yorkshire
Consult Resolute Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum £30-£35k
Posted: 15 days ago