Period
to 25 February 2018

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 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 206 212 248
Rank change year-on-year +6 +36 -55
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 109 118 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.10% 1.11% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.23% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 102 114 129
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% -2.26%
10th Percentile £23,275 £25,375 £23,700
90th Percentile £59,250 £47,500 £41,050
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8,965 9,580 11,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.67% 89.85% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 7,645 8,215 9,356
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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 6 months to 25 February 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
West Yorkshire +3 61 £35,000 -10.26% 14
South Yorkshire +11 16 £32,500 - 6
North Yorkshire +6 16 £32,500 -4.41% 4
East Yorkshire - 9 £35,000 - 1
Manual Testing
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 76 (69.72%) Test Automation
2 74 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (39.45%) Selenium
4 41 (37.61%) QA
5 40 (36.70%) SQL
6 32 (29.36%) Test Scripting
7 27 (24.77%) .NET
8 22 (20.18%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (18.35%) Web Testing
9 20 (18.35%) JIRA
9 20 (18.35%) ISTQB
10 18 (16.51%) C#
10 18 (16.51%) Scrum
11 17 (15.60%) ISEB
11 17 (15.60%) Software Testing
11 17 (15.60%) SoapUI
12 14 (12.84%) Mobile App
12 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
13 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
13 13 (11.93%) Google
13 13 (11.93%) Test Strategy
14 12 (11.01%) Regression Testing
15 11 (10.09%) Integration Testing
15 11 (10.09%) BDD
15 11 (10.09%) SDLC
15 11 (10.09%) API Testing
16 10 (9.17%) System Integration Testing
16 10 (9.17%) Twitter
16 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 9 (8.26%) Degree

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 3 (2.75%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.83%) SaaS
2 1 (0.92%) G Suite
2 1 (0.92%) Office 365
2 1 (0.92%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.75%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (2.75%) Firewall
2 2 (1.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (39.45%) Selenium
2 20 (18.35%) JIRA
3 17 (15.60%) SoapUI
4 9 (8.26%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.67%) JMeter
5 4 (3.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.67%) WebDriver
6 3 (2.75%) LoadRunner
6 3 (2.75%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.83%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.83%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.83%) Maven
7 2 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.92%) Calabash
8 1 (0.92%) Capybara
8 1 (0.92%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.92%) JUnit
8 1 (0.92%) MSTest
8 1 (0.92%) TestNG
8 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (6.42%) Marketing
2 5 (4.59%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) Games
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Job Titles
1 59 (54.13%) Analyst
2 58 (53.21%) Test Analyst
3 36 (33.03%) Tester
4 18 (16.51%) Manual Test Analyst
4 18 (16.51%) Software Tester
5 14 (12.84%) Software Analyst
5 14 (12.84%) Software Test Analyst
6 13 (11.93%) QA Tester
7 10 (9.17%) QA Analyst
8 9 (8.26%) QA Test Analyst
8 9 (8.26%) Test Engineer
9 7 (6.42%) SQL Analyst
10 6 (5.50%) Penetration Tester
10 6 (5.50%) Software QA Tester
11 5 (4.59%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (4.59%) Test Leader
12 4 (3.67%) Automation Tester
12 4 (3.67%) Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (3.67%) Test Manager
13 3 (2.75%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (24.77%) .NET
2 7 (6.42%) SOAP
3 5 (4.59%) CSS
3 5 (4.59%) XML
4 4 (3.67%) HTML
5 2 (1.83%) AngularJS
5 2 (1.83%) REST
5 2 (1.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.92%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.92%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.92%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.67%) Driving Licence
2 4 (3.67%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.75%) User Experience
4 2 (1.83%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.83%) Internet of Things
5 1 (0.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.50%) Windows
2 5 (4.59%) Android
2 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (69.72%) Test Automation
2 74 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (29.36%) Test Scripting
4 22 (20.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (18.35%) Web Testing
6 18 (16.51%) Scrum
7 17 (15.60%) Software Testing
8 13 (11.93%) Test Strategy
9 12 (11.01%) Regression Testing
10 11 (10.09%) API Testing
10 11 (10.09%) BDD
10 11 (10.09%) Integration Testing
10 11 (10.09%) SDLC
11 10 (9.17%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 10 (9.17%) System Integration Testing
12 9 (8.26%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (7.34%) Functional Testing
13 8 (7.34%) Logistics
13 8 (7.34%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (36.70%) SQL
2 18 (16.51%) C#
3 6 (5.50%) Java
4 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.83%) Ruby
6 1 (0.92%) PHP
6 1 (0.92%) Python
6 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 20 (18.35%) ISTQB
2 17 (15.60%) ISEB
3 9 (8.26%) Degree
4 6 (5.50%) CEH
4 6 (5.50%) CREST Certified
4 6 (5.50%) Master's Degree
4 6 (5.50%) OSCP
5 3 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.92%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (37.61%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.84%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.93%) Google
3 10 (9.17%) Twitter
4 4 (3.67%) JDA
5 3 (2.75%) CheckPoint
5 3 (2.75%) Cisco
6 2 (1.83%) HP
6 2 (1.83%) Oracle
7 1 (0.92%) Telerik