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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
England / Yorkshire
Rank 159 199 180
Rank change year-on-year +40 -19  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 66 58 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.25% 0.90% 1.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.02% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 64 56 79
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,350 £35,000 £43,000
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 4791 5677 6645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 90.58% 88.10% 90.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4166 4700 5341
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 +20 39 £35,000 +7.69% 8
North Yorkshire -1 14 £34,000 +4.61% 2
South Yorkshire +11 10 £28,750 -23.33%
East Yorkshire - 3 £35,000 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 64 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (44.54%) Selenium
3 44 (36.97%) Software Testing
4 43 (36.13%) Automated Testing
5 40 (33.61%) SQL
6 38 (31.93%) Automation Testing
7 34 (28.57%) Test Scripting
8 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
9 30 (25.21%) ISEB
10 28 (23.53%) Java
11 26 (21.85%) .NET
12 25 (21.01%) ISTQB
13 23 (19.33%) QA
13 23 (19.33%) Scrum
14 22 (18.49%) User Acceptance Testing
15 21 (17.65%) C#
15 21 (17.65%) SQL Server
15 21 (17.65%) XML
15 21 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
15 21 (17.65%) Test Automation
16 19 (15.97%) SOAP
17 16 (13.45%) Web Services
17 16 (13.45%) MS Excel
17 16 (13.45%) JIRA
17 16 (13.45%) Jenkins
17 16 (13.45%) SoapUI
18 15 (12.61%) Functional Testing
18 15 (12.61%) CRM
19 14 (11.76%) E-Commerce
19 14 (11.76%) User Stories

Manual Testing
Top Related 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 (1.68%) Confluence
2 1 (0.84%) JBoss
2 1 (0.84%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.84%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) G Suite
1 1 (0.84%) Office 365
1 1 (0.84%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.68%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (44.54%) Selenium
2 21 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (13.45%) Jenkins
3 16 (13.45%) JIRA
3 16 (13.45%) SoapUI
4 12 (10.08%) Cucumber
4 12 (10.08%) LoadRunner
5 10 (8.40%) Git (software)
5 10 (8.40%) JMeter
6 9 (7.56%) Visual Studio
7 8 (6.72%) Maven
8 7 (5.88%) WebDriver
9 5 (4.20%) FitNesse
9 5 (4.20%) HP UFT
9 5 (4.20%) Ranorex
9 5 (4.20%) Robot Framework
9 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
9 5 (4.20%) tSQLt
10 4 (3.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.52%) WinRunner
General
1 11 (9.24%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Retail
3 4 (3.36%) Marketing
4 3 (2.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 78 (65.55%) Analyst
2 74 (62.18%) Test Analyst
3 16 (13.45%) Tester
4 14 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 13 (10.92%) Manual Test Analyst
6 12 (10.08%) SQL Analyst
7 11 (9.24%) Automation Test Analyst
7 11 (9.24%) UAT Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Junior
8 9 (7.56%) Pensions Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 9 (7.56%) Test Leader
9 8 (6.72%) QA Engineer
9 8 (6.72%) UAT Test Analyst
10 7 (5.88%) Manual Tester
10 7 (5.88%) Software Tester
10 7 (5.88%) Technical Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (21.85%) .NET
2 21 (17.65%) XML
3 19 (15.97%) SOAP
4 16 (13.45%) Web Services
5 7 (5.88%) REST
6 6 (5.04%) WSDL
6 6 (5.04%) XSD
7 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.68%) Behat
8 2 (1.68%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.84%) CSS
9 1 (0.84%) Hibernate
9 1 (0.84%) HTML
9 1 (0.84%) JDBC
9 1 (0.84%) JPA
9 1 (0.84%) jQuery
9 1 (0.84%) React
9 1 (0.84%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) User Experience
2 4 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.52%) Digital Media
3 3 (2.52%) Driving Licence
3 3 (2.52%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.84%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.84%) BBC
4 1 (0.84%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.84%) e-Health
4 1 (0.84%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.72%) Windows
2 2 (1.68%) Unix
3 1 (0.84%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (53.78%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (36.97%) Software Testing
3 43 (36.13%) Automated Testing
4 38 (31.93%) Automation Testing
5 34 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 23 (19.33%) Scrum
7 22 (18.49%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (17.65%) Test Automation
9 15 (12.61%) CRM
9 15 (12.61%) Functional Testing
10 14 (11.76%) E-Commerce
10 14 (11.76%) Test Strategy
10 14 (11.76%) User Stories
11 13 (10.92%) SDLC
11 13 (10.92%) Test Management
12 12 (10.08%) BDD
13 11 (9.24%) Defect Management
13 11 (9.24%) Exploratory Testing
13 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
13 11 (9.24%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.61%) SQL
2 28 (23.53%) Java
3 21 (17.65%) C#
4 13 (10.92%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.36%) C
7 3 (2.52%) Perl
7 3 (2.52%) Ruby
7 3 (2.52%) VB
8 2 (1.68%) PHP
8 2 (1.68%) Python
9 1 (0.84%) C++
9 1 (0.84%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (25.21%) ISEB
2 25 (21.01%) ISTQB
3 12 (10.08%) Degree
4 5 (4.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.84%) Nagios
2 1 (0.84%) Opsview
Vendors
1 31 (26.05%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) Apple
2 4 (3.36%) Progress
2 4 (3.36%) Telerik
3 2 (1.68%) HP
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle
4 1 (0.84%) Google
4 1 (0.84%) Remedy
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 2.5 k flexi benifits
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, training, pension ect
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £24000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 2.5 k flexi benifits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Adesse Search
Salary: Up to £40,000+ health, dental, pension & flexible working
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago