Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £32,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 22 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
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 295 315 335
Rank change year-on-year +20 +20 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 15 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.15% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 20
Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -7.14% +16.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £27,375
90th Percentile £38,750 £38,250 £40,000
England median annual salary £33,700 £32,500 £32,250
% change year-on-year +3.69% +0.78% +4.03%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 9653 10966 12732
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.48% 97.91% 97.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8097 9274 10429
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Manual Tester in Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Tester in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Tester in Yorkshire

Manual Tester
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
West Yorkshire +27 7 £32,500 - 1
South Yorkshire +19 4 £37,500 +11.11%
East Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 - 2
Manual Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 Yorkshire region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 14 (93.33%) Test Scripting
2 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Test Management
6 5 (33.33%) Line Management
6 5 (33.33%) SDLC
6 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) ISEB
7 4 (26.67%) System Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
7 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
7 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
8 3 (20.00%) QA
8 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (20.00%) .NET
9 2 (13.33%) Scrum
9 2 (13.33%) Selenium
9 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (13.33%) User Stories
9 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
10 1 (6.67%) Capybara
10 1 (6.67%) Calabash

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Calabash
2 1 (6.67%) Capybara
2 1 (6.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Test Scripting
2 9 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 9 (60.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Test Management
6 5 (33.33%) Line Management
6 5 (33.33%) SDLC
7 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) Software Delivery
7 4 (26.67%) System Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) Test Planning
7 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (13.33%) Scrum
8 2 (13.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) Ruby
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Telerik