Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 184 238
Rank change year-on-year -17 +54 -36
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 54 79 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.82% 1.09% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.20% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 53 83 72
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,800 £28,165
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £41,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +13.64% +1.54%

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following 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 or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 6,029 6,608 8,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 91.28% 90.77% 90.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5,128 5,679 6,598
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,200 £27,063
90th Percentile £60,250 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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 0 45 £42,500 +13.33% 8
Bradford -4 3 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Brighouse - 2 £30,000 - 1
Wetherby +11 1 £28,500 -32.14%
Manual Testing
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 (72.22%) Test Automation
2 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (42.59%) .NET
4 22 (40.74%) SQL
5 17 (31.48%) C#
5 17 (31.48%) Selenium
6 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
7 12 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 10 (18.52%) QA
8 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
8 10 (18.52%) ISEB
8 10 (18.52%) Scrum
8 10 (18.52%) Test Strategy
9 9 (16.67%) Web Development
9 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (16.67%) Web Testing
10 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
10 7 (12.96%) SoapUI
10 7 (12.96%) Degree
10 7 (12.96%) JIRA
10 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
10 7 (12.96%) Coaching
11 6 (11.11%) CREST Certified
11 6 (11.11%) OSCP
11 6 (11.11%) Master's Degree
11 6 (11.11%) Windows
11 6 (11.11%) CSS
11 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
11 6 (11.11%) Information Security

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 3 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.85%) G Suite
2 1 (1.85%) Office 365
2 1 (1.85%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 17 (31.48%) Selenium
2 7 (12.96%) Cucumber
2 7 (12.96%) JIRA
2 7 (12.96%) SoapUI
3 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (9.26%) WebDriver
5 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.56%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.70%) JMeter
6 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.85%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.85%) JUnit
7 1 (1.85%) MSTest
7 1 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.85%) TestNG
7 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.26%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Analyst
2 20 (37.04%) Test Analyst
3 18 (33.33%) Tester
4 11 (20.37%) Software Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) Software Test Analyst
5 9 (16.67%) Test Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Penetration Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) QA Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Senior Test Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Software Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Test Leader
8 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
8 4 (7.41%) Developer
8 4 (7.41%) QA Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Automation Tester
9 3 (5.56%) QA Test Analyst
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Penetration Tester
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) .NET
2 6 (11.11%) CSS
3 5 (9.26%) HTML
4 4 (7.41%) SOAP
5 3 (5.56%) XML
6 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.85%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) Driving Licence
2 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.11%) Windows
2 5 (9.26%) Android
2 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (72.22%) Test Automation
2 34 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 10 (18.52%) Scrum
4 10 (18.52%) Test Strategy
5 9 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (16.67%) Web Development
5 9 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 7 (12.96%) Coaching
6 7 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Information Security
7 6 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 6 (11.11%) Security Testing
8 5 (9.26%) BDD
8 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
8 5 (9.26%) Software Testing
8 5 (9.26%) TDD
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (7.41%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) SQL
2 17 (31.48%) C#
3 6 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.41%) Java
5 3 (5.56%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) PHP
6 1 (1.85%) Python
6 1 (1.85%) Ruby
6 1 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 13 (24.07%) ISTQB
2 10 (18.52%) ISEB
3 7 (12.96%) Degree
4 6 (11.11%) CEH
4 6 (11.11%) CREST Certified
4 6 (11.11%) Master's Degree
4 6 (11.11%) OSCP
5 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.85%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Google
3 3 (5.56%) CheckPoint
3 3 (5.56%) Cisco
3 3 (5.56%) HP
3 3 (5.56%) JDA
3 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Twitter
4 1 (1.85%) Telerik