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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 28 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 222 211 164
Rank change year-on-year -11 -47 +87
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 70 38 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.91% 0.67% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.71% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 28
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,600 £26,250
25th Percentile £32,000 £30,500 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £46,250 £48,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £54,750 £63,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.21% +11.76% -5.56%

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 7,152 5,376 3,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 93.44% 94.10% 92.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4,389 4,237 3,222
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +3.26% +8.24%
75th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +4.76%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Manual Testing in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Yorkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manual Testing in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 June 2022.

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 28 June 2022. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -12 48 £40,000 -15.79% 1
South Yorkshire +5 14 £53,750 +55.22% 1
North Yorkshire -19 7 £40,000 - 1
East Yorkshire -3 1 £47,500 +82.69%
Manual Testing
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2022, 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 45 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 35 (50.00%) Agile
3 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
4 27 (38.57%) QA
5 26 (37.14%) Software Testing
6 25 (35.71%) API Testing
7 24 (34.29%) C#
8 22 (31.43%) .NET
8 22 (31.43%) User Experience
8 22 (31.43%) Postman
9 18 (25.71%) Social Skills
10 17 (24.29%) Finance
11 16 (22.86%) Regression Testing
11 16 (22.86%) SQL
11 16 (22.86%) OOP
11 16 (22.86%) OO
11 16 (22.86%) Test Scripting
12 15 (21.43%) SaaS
12 15 (21.43%) Test Strategy
13 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
13 14 (20.00%) SoapUI
13 14 (20.00%) JIRA
13 14 (20.00%) SDLC
14 13 (18.57%) Azure
14 13 (18.57%) Windows
14 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
15 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
15 12 (17.14%) Mobile App
15 12 (17.14%) Selenium

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%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.43%) SaaS
2 13 (18.57%) Azure
3 9 (12.86%) TestFlight
4 6 (8.57%) AWS
4 6 (8.57%) BrowserStack
5 3 (4.29%) Azure DevOps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (31.43%) Postman
2 14 (20.00%) JIRA
2 14 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 14 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 12 (17.14%) Selenium
4 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (8.57%) JMeter
6 5 (7.14%) SpecFlow
7 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
7 4 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 18 (25.71%) Social Skills
2 17 (24.29%) Finance
3 10 (14.29%) Electronics
4 9 (12.86%) Marketing
5 8 (11.43%) Law
6 6 (8.57%) Games
6 6 (8.57%) Retail
7 5 (7.14%) Automotive
7 5 (7.14%) Back Office
8 4 (5.71%) Legal
9 3 (4.29%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (1.43%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Tester
2 15 (21.43%) Analyst
3 14 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 10 (14.29%) Manual Tester
5 9 (12.86%) Mobile Tester
5 9 (12.86%) Test Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Web Tester
6 8 (11.43%) Software Tester
7 6 (8.57%) Automation Tester
8 5 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 5 (7.14%) Technical Manager
9 4 (5.71%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) C++ Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Developer
9 4 (5.71%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Principal Software Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) QA Engineer
9 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) .NET
2 10 (14.29%) COM
2 10 (14.29%) WPF
3 9 (12.86%) Gherkin
3 9 (12.86%) Vue.js
4 6 (8.57%) CSS
4 6 (8.57%) HTML
4 6 (8.57%) Unreal Engine
4 6 (8.57%) WCF
4 6 (8.57%) Web Services
4 6 (8.57%) WinForms
4 6 (8.57%) XML
5 5 (7.14%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.71%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) User Experience
2 12 (17.14%) Mobile App
3 10 (14.29%) Virtual Team
4 5 (7.14%) EPoS
5 4 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.29%) Client/Server
6 3 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (2.86%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.43%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) Android
2 12 (17.14%) Apple iOS
3 10 (14.29%) VMS
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (64.29%) Test Automation
2 35 (50.00%) Agile
3 26 (37.14%) Software Testing
4 25 (35.71%) API Testing
5 16 (22.86%) OO
5 16 (22.86%) OOP
5 16 (22.86%) Regression Testing
5 16 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 15 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 14 (20.00%) SDLC
7 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 12 (17.14%) Defect Management
9 11 (15.71%) Performance Testing
9 11 (15.71%) Problem-Solving
10 10 (14.29%) Acceptance Criteria
10 10 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 10 (14.29%) Product Requirements
10 10 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
10 10 (14.29%) Value Proposition
11 9 (12.86%) User Research
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) C#
2 16 (22.86%) SQL
3 10 (14.29%) C++
4 8 (11.43%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.29%) PHP
8 2 (2.86%) VB
8 2 (2.86%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (38.57%) QA
2 5 (7.14%) Accessibility
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (14.29%) ANSYS
2 10 (14.29%) Bloomberg
3 7 (10.00%) SAP
4 6 (8.57%) IBM
5 3 (4.29%) Oracle
6 1 (1.43%) Brio
6 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com