Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 243 198
Rank change year-on-year +23 -45 +41
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 73 79 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.87% 0.80% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.88% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 64 67 135
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +11.94%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £50,125 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 7,724 9,012 10,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 91.64% 91.76% 91.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,286 7,559 8,486
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,253 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 20 November 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 20 November 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 +31 54 £37,500 -0.66% 10
South Yorkshire -4 13 £37,500 -37.50% 3
North Yorkshire -15 2 £26,500 -24.29% 1
East Yorkshire +8 1 £22,500 -30.77% 3
Manual Testing
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 55 (75.34%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (73.97%) Test Automation
3 29 (39.73%) C#
4 28 (38.36%) Selenium
5 24 (32.88%) TDD
6 21 (28.77%) QA
7 20 (27.40%) BDD
7 20 (27.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (27.40%) Scrum
8 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
8 19 (26.03%) JIRA
9 18 (24.66%) User Acceptance Testing
10 17 (23.29%) Test Management
11 16 (21.92%) Software Testing
11 16 (21.92%) SQL
12 15 (20.55%) Java
12 15 (20.55%) Test Scripting
12 15 (20.55%) Functional Testing
13 14 (19.18%) Google
14 13 (17.81%) Kanban
14 13 (17.81%) HP
14 13 (17.81%) Cucumber
14 13 (17.81%) Jenkins
14 13 (17.81%) Mobile App
15 12 (16.44%) JMeter
15 12 (16.44%) ISTQB
16 11 (15.07%) SoapUI
16 11 (15.07%) HP Quality Center
16 11 (15.07%) Retail
16 11 (15.07%) DSDM

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 (2.74%) Confluence
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
2 1 (1.37%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.96%) G Suite
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (10.96%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) GitHub
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.37%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (38.36%) Selenium
2 20 (27.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (26.03%) JIRA
4 13 (17.81%) Cucumber
4 13 (17.81%) Jenkins
5 12 (16.44%) JMeter
6 11 (15.07%) LoadRunner
6 11 (15.07%) SoapUI
7 6 (8.22%) Appium
7 6 (8.22%) SpecFlow
7 6 (8.22%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.11%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.74%) NUnit
10 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.37%) GitLab
10 1 (1.37%) JUnit
10 1 (1.37%) MSTest
General
1 11 (15.07%) Retail
2 10 (13.70%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Games
5 1 (1.37%) French Language
5 1 (1.37%) German Language
5 1 (1.37%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 34 (46.58%) Analyst
2 31 (42.47%) Test Analyst
3 24 (32.88%) Tester
4 19 (26.03%) Developer
5 12 (16.44%) Automation Tester
6 9 (12.33%) Developer in Test
7 8 (10.96%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (10.96%) QA Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Systems Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Software Tester
9 6 (8.22%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (8.22%) QA Tester
9 6 (8.22%) Test Automation Developer
10 5 (6.85%) Agile Test Analyst
10 5 (6.85%) Manual Tester
10 5 (6.85%) Senior Tester
11 4 (5.48%) Junior
11 4 (5.48%) Senior Developer
11 4 (5.48%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) .NET
1 11 (15.07%) CSS
1 11 (15.07%) HTML
2 8 (10.96%) Node.js
3 7 (9.59%) Web Services
4 5 (6.85%) REST
5 4 (5.48%) JSON
6 3 (4.11%) AngularJS
7 2 (2.74%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (1.37%) COM
8 1 (1.37%) LAMP
8 1 (1.37%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.59%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.48%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.11%) User Experience
5 2 (2.74%) EPoS
6 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Unix
2 1 (1.37%) Android
2 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (75.34%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (73.97%) Test Automation
3 24 (32.88%) TDD
4 20 (27.40%) BDD
4 20 (27.40%) Scrum
5 18 (24.66%) User Acceptance Testing
6 17 (23.29%) Test Management
7 16 (21.92%) Software Testing
8 15 (20.55%) Functional Testing
8 15 (20.55%) Test Scripting
9 13 (17.81%) Kanban
10 11 (15.07%) DSDM
11 10 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
11 10 (13.70%) User Stories
12 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (12.33%) Integration Testing
12 9 (12.33%) Mentoring
12 9 (12.33%) Regression Testing
13 8 (10.96%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) C#
2 19 (26.03%) JavaScript
3 16 (21.92%) SQL
4 15 (20.55%) Java
5 9 (12.33%) ES6
5 9 (12.33%) TypeScript
6 3 (4.11%) PHP
7 2 (2.74%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.74%) Python
7 2 (2.74%) Ruby
8 1 (1.37%) C
8 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) ISTQB
2 9 (12.33%) ISEB
2 9 (12.33%) SC Cleared
2 9 (12.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (10.96%) Degree
4 3 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (28.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (15.07%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (10.96%) Puppet
3 2 (2.74%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Google
2 13 (17.81%) HP
3 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
4 2 (2.74%) SAP
4 2 (2.74%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.74%) Twitter