The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 140 201
Rank change year-on-year -45 +61  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 45 101 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.83% 1.78% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 1.98% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 98 48
Median salary £32,000 £34,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.56% +5.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4957 5098 6097
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.41% 89.83% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4168 4252 4993
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Yorkshire

Manual Testing
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 Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
West Yorkshire -12 24 £36,250 +3.57% 6
North Yorkshire -6 11 £30,000 -4.76%
East Yorkshire -17 8 £30,000 -7.69% 2
South Yorkshire -29 2 £37,500 -
Manual Testing
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 84 (75.68%) Test Automation
2 59 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (39.64%) Selenium
4 42 (37.84%) Test Scripting
5 36 (32.43%) Software Testing
6 34 (30.63%) .NET
7 33 (29.73%) ISEB
8 32 (28.83%) ISTQB
9 30 (27.03%) SQL
10 29 (26.13%) QA
11 25 (22.52%) C#
11 25 (22.52%) Scrum
12 24 (21.62%) Java
13 19 (17.12%) Team Foundation Server
14 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
15 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
15 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
16 16 (14.41%) BDD
16 16 (14.41%) SoapUI
17 15 (13.51%) SDLC
18 14 (12.61%) Regression Testing
19 13 (11.71%) SOAP
19 13 (11.71%) Test Management
19 13 (11.71%) Test Strategy
19 13 (11.71%) Agile Testing
20 12 (10.81%) Mobile App
20 12 (10.81%) Defect Management
20 12 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 12 (10.81%) Visual Studio
21 11 (9.91%) Finance

Manual Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.80%) Confluence
2 1 (0.90%) CMS
2 1 (0.90%) JBoss
2 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.90%) G Suite
1 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.90%) Office 365
1 1 (0.90%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (2.70%) MySQL
4 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 44 (39.64%) Selenium
2 19 (17.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (14.41%) SoapUI
4 12 (10.81%) Visual Studio
5 9 (8.11%) JIRA
6 7 (6.31%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.41%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.41%) SpecFlow
8 5 (4.50%) FitNesse
8 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.50%) JMeter
8 5 (4.50%) Ranorex
8 5 (4.50%) tSQLt
9 4 (3.60%) Appium
9 4 (3.60%) Cucumber
9 4 (3.60%) PHPUnit
10 3 (2.70%) LoadRunner
10 3 (2.70%) Maven
10 3 (2.70%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.70%) TestLink
General
1 11 (9.91%) Finance
2 3 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (0.90%) Back Office
3 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (56.76%) Analyst
1 63 (56.76%) Test Analyst
2 21 (18.92%) Tester
3 17 (15.32%) Test Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Manual Tester
4 12 (10.81%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 12 (10.81%) Web Analyst
4 12 (10.81%) Web Test Analyst
5 11 (9.91%) Automation Tester
5 11 (9.91%) Pensions Analyst
5 11 (9.91%) QA Engineer
6 9 (8.11%) Software Tester
7 8 (7.21%) Agile Manual Tester
7 8 (7.21%) Agile Tester
7 8 (7.21%) Junior
7 8 (7.21%) Manual Test Analyst
7 8 (7.21%) QA Test Engineer
8 7 (6.31%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (5.41%) SQL Analyst
9 6 (5.41%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (30.63%) .NET
2 13 (11.71%) SOAP
3 11 (9.91%) XML
4 8 (7.21%) Web Services
5 5 (4.50%) React
5 5 (4.50%) WSDL
5 5 (4.50%) XSD
6 4 (3.60%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.60%) Backbone.js
6 4 (3.60%) Symfony
7 3 (2.70%) CSS
8 2 (1.80%) Behat
8 2 (1.80%) Gherkin
8 2 (1.80%) HTML
8 2 (1.80%) REST
8 2 (1.80%) WPF
9 1 (0.90%) CSS3
9 1 (0.90%) HTML5
9 1 (0.90%) JPA
9 1 (0.90%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.41%) User Experience
3 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.70%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.90%) BBC
5 1 (0.90%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.60%) Windows
2 2 (1.80%) Linux
2 2 (1.80%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (75.68%) Test Automation
2 59 (53.15%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (37.84%) Test Scripting
4 36 (32.43%) Software Testing
5 25 (22.52%) Scrum
6 16 (14.41%) BDD
7 15 (13.51%) SDLC
8 14 (12.61%) Regression Testing
9 13 (11.71%) Agile Testing
9 13 (11.71%) Test Management
9 13 (11.71%) Test Strategy
10 12 (10.81%) Defect Management
11 11 (9.91%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.91%) Exploratory Testing
12 10 (9.01%) TDD
12 10 (9.01%) Web Testing
13 9 (8.11%) SDET
13 9 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (8.11%) User Stories
14 8 (7.21%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.03%) SQL
2 25 (22.52%) C#
3 24 (21.62%) Java
4 17 (15.32%) JavaScript
5 8 (7.21%) PHP
6 7 (6.31%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.41%) Ruby
8 4 (3.60%) Perl
8 4 (3.60%) Python
9 3 (2.70%) C
9 3 (2.70%) VB
10 2 (1.80%) Groovy
10 2 (1.80%) VBScript
11 1 (0.90%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (29.73%) ISEB
2 32 (28.83%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (9.01%) Degree
5 5 (4.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (26.13%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) Nagios
2 1 (0.90%) Opsview
Vendors
1 18 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.60%) Apple
3 3 (2.70%) Oracle
4 2 (1.80%) Telerik
5 1 (0.90%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) HP
5 1 (0.90%) Remedy
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