Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 255 185
Rank change year-on-year +29 -70 +78
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 70 73 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.81% 0.73% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.79% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 62 65 165
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,881 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.40% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,775 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £47,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,700
% change year-on-year +13.33% -0.53% -4.56%

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 7,981 9,201 10,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.85% 92.39% 91.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6,580 7,710 8,554
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,146 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.52% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.00% - +5.26%

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 September 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 24 September 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 +39 49 £40,000 +14.29% 15
South Yorkshire +7 10 £30,000 -29.41% 2
North Yorkshire -19 6 £21,250 -34.62% 3
East Yorkshire +12 2 £28,750 -4.17% 2
Manual Testing
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 53 (75.71%) Test Automation
2 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (41.43%) C#
4 26 (37.14%) QA
5 24 (34.29%) Selenium
6 16 (22.86%) ISTQB
6 16 (22.86%) ISEB
7 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 14 (20.00%) SQL
8 14 (20.00%) Scrum
8 14 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 13 (18.57%) Test Scripting
9 13 (18.57%) Degree
9 13 (18.57%) JIRA
9 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (18.57%) Software Testing
10 12 (17.14%) TDD
10 12 (17.14%) BDD
10 12 (17.14%) Mobile App
11 11 (15.71%) Integration Testing
12 10 (14.29%) .NET
13 9 (12.86%) Java
13 9 (12.86%) Google
13 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
13 9 (12.86%) Test Management
13 9 (12.86%) Functional Testing
14 8 (11.43%) QA Automation
14 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
14 8 (11.43%) User Stories
15 7 (10.00%) SpecFlow

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 (2.86%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) CMS
2 1 (1.43%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.43%) G Suite
2 1 (1.43%) GitHub
2 1 (1.43%) Office 365
2 1 (1.43%) SaaS
2 1 (1.43%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (34.29%) Selenium
2 13 (18.57%) JIRA
2 13 (18.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (11.43%) Jenkins
4 7 (10.00%) SpecFlow
5 6 (8.57%) Appium
5 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio
6 5 (7.14%) Cucumber
6 5 (7.14%) JMeter
7 4 (5.71%) LoadRunner
7 4 (5.71%) SoapUI
8 3 (4.29%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.43%) GitLab
9 1 (1.43%) MSTest
9 1 (1.43%) NUnit
9 1 (1.43%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (8.57%) Games
2 4 (5.71%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.71%) Marketing
3 3 (4.29%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) French Language
4 1 (1.43%) German Language
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Portuguese Language
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
4 1 (1.43%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 37 (52.86%) Analyst
2 34 (48.57%) Test Analyst
3 26 (37.14%) Tester
4 14 (20.00%) Developer
5 13 (18.57%) Automation Tester
6 11 (15.71%) QA Tester
7 9 (12.86%) Developer in Test
7 9 (12.86%) QA Analyst
7 9 (12.86%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (11.43%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) Junior
9 6 (8.57%) Junior Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) Junior Test Analyst
9 6 (8.57%) Test Automation Developer
10 5 (7.14%) Manual Tester
10 5 (7.14%) QA Automation Analyst
10 5 (7.14%) QA Automation Tester
10 5 (7.14%) Senior Tester
10 5 (7.14%) Test Leader
11 4 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) Web Services
3 5 (7.14%) CSS
3 5 (7.14%) HTML
4 4 (5.71%) Node.js
5 2 (2.86%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.43%) COM
6 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.43%) LAMP
6 1 (1.43%) React
6 1 (1.43%) REST
6 1 (1.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.14%) Mobile App
2 7 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.29%) User Experience
6 2 (2.86%) EPoS
7 1 (1.43%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 2 (2.86%) Linux
2 2 (2.86%) Unix
2 2 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (75.71%) Test Automation
2 49 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (20.00%) Scrum
3 14 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (18.57%) Software Testing
4 13 (18.57%) Test Scripting
5 12 (17.14%) BDD
5 12 (17.14%) TDD
6 11 (15.71%) Integration Testing
7 9 (12.86%) Functional Testing
7 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
7 9 (12.86%) Test Management
8 8 (11.43%) QA Automation
8 8 (11.43%) User Stories
9 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Architecture
9 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
9 6 (8.57%) Microservices
9 6 (8.57%) SDLC
9 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.57%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (41.43%) C#
2 15 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 14 (20.00%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) Java
5 5 (7.14%) ES6
5 5 (7.14%) TypeScript
6 2 (2.86%) PHP
6 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.43%) C
7 1 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (1.43%) Ruby
7 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) ISEB
1 16 (22.86%) ISTQB
2 13 (18.57%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.71%) Puppet
3 2 (2.86%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 9 (12.86%) Google
2 6 (8.57%) HP
2 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.71%) Twitter
4 2 (2.86%) SAP
4 2 (2.86%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle