Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 196 244
Rank change year-on-year -26 +48 -35
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 86 142 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.87% 1.27% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.42% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 72 136 111
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +11.94% +3.08%
10th Percentile £26,300 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
England median annual salary £39,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.63% - +14.29%

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 8876 10022 11885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.07% 89.64% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7431 8440 9682
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +0.69%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £62,500 £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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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 -21 52 £37,500 - 5
North Yorkshire +12 14 £35,000 -20.00% 4
South Yorkshire +3 9 £60,000 +84.62% 1
East Yorkshire -6 6 £35,000 +2.19% 1
Manual Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 68 (79.07%) Test Automation
2 61 (70.93%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (46.51%) Selenium
4 33 (38.37%) SQL
5 31 (36.05%) QA
6 28 (32.56%) .NET
7 24 (27.91%) Test Scripting
8 21 (24.42%) Scrum
9 19 (22.09%) C#
9 19 (22.09%) Web Testing
10 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
11 16 (18.60%) ISEB
11 16 (18.60%) Regression Testing
11 16 (18.60%) ISTQB
11 16 (18.60%) Test Strategy
12 15 (17.44%) TDD
13 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
13 14 (16.28%) BDD
14 13 (15.12%) SDLC
15 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
16 10 (11.63%) Software Testing
16 10 (11.63%) Google
16 10 (11.63%) Twitter
16 10 (11.63%) SoapUI
17 9 (10.47%) Web Development
18 8 (9.30%) Test Management
18 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
18 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
18 8 (9.30%) Finance
19 7 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server

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 (3.49%) IIS
2 1 (1.16%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.16%) G Suite
2 1 (1.16%) Office 365
2 1 (1.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.49%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (3.49%) Firewall
2 2 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.77%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.16%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 40 (46.51%) Selenium
2 10 (11.63%) SoapUI
3 7 (8.14%) JIRA
3 7 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (6.98%) Cucumber
4 6 (6.98%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.65%) Appium
5 4 (4.65%) JMeter
5 4 (4.65%) PHPUnit
6 3 (3.49%) HP UFT
6 3 (3.49%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.49%) TeamCity
6 3 (3.49%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.33%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.16%) Calabash
8 1 (1.16%) Capybara
8 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.16%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.16%) WATIR
General
1 8 (9.30%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 1 (1.16%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (41.86%) Tester
2 22 (25.58%) Analyst
3 21 (24.42%) Test Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Test Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Software Tester
6 9 (10.47%) Test Automation Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Automation Tester
7 8 (9.30%) QA Engineer
7 8 (9.30%) Software Analyst
7 8 (9.30%) Software Test Analyst
8 7 (8.14%) QA Tester
9 6 (6.98%) Manual Tester
9 6 (6.98%) Penetration Tester
10 5 (5.81%) Developer
10 5 (5.81%) QA Test Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Test Manager
11 4 (4.65%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.65%) QA Analyst
11 4 (4.65%) QA Automation Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (32.56%) .NET
2 7 (8.14%) CSS
2 7 (8.14%) HTML
3 6 (6.98%) AngularJS
3 6 (6.98%) SOAP
4 4 (4.65%) Backbone.js
4 4 (4.65%) React
4 4 (4.65%) Symfony
5 3 (3.49%) Web Services
6 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.16%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.16%) CSS3
7 1 (1.16%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.16%) HTML5
7 1 (1.16%) Node.js
7 1 (1.16%) NumPy
7 1 (1.16%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.49%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Internet of Things
3 2 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.14%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Android
2 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.65%) Unix
4 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (79.07%) Test Automation
2 61 (70.93%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (27.91%) Test Scripting
4 21 (24.42%) Scrum
5 19 (22.09%) Web Testing
6 16 (18.60%) Regression Testing
6 16 (18.60%) Test Strategy
7 15 (17.44%) TDD
8 14 (16.28%) BDD
9 13 (15.12%) SDLC
10 10 (11.63%) Software Testing
11 9 (10.47%) Web Development
12 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (9.30%) Test Management
12 8 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
13 7 (8.14%) Defect Tracking
14 6 (6.98%) Exploratory Testing
14 6 (6.98%) Mentoring
14 6 (6.98%) Security Testing
14 6 (6.98%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (38.37%) SQL
2 19 (22.09%) C#
3 12 (13.95%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.14%) Java
5 6 (6.98%) PHP
6 3 (3.49%) Python
6 3 (3.49%) Ruby
7 2 (2.33%) C
7 2 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.16%) Perl
8 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.16%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (18.60%) ISEB
1 16 (18.60%) ISTQB
2 7 (8.14%) Degree
3 6 (6.98%) CEH
3 6 (6.98%) CREST Certified
3 6 (6.98%) Master's Degree
3 6 (6.98%) OSCP
4 4 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (36.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) Google
2 10 (11.63%) Twitter
3 4 (4.65%) Oracle
4 3 (3.49%) CheckPoint
4 3 (3.49%) Cisco
5 2 (2.33%) HP
5 2 (2.33%) Telerik
6 1 (1.16%) Apple