The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 25 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 5.81% 1.04% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.33% 1.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Manual Testing
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Altrincham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
79 78 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 91.86% 81.25% 67.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75 73 51
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Altrincham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Altrincham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Altrincham region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Altrincham

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (42.86%) Service Management
3 3 (42.86%) QMS
3 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Perl
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (14.29%) Aquila
5 1 (14.29%) Test Management
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Altrincham region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
1 5 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) QMS
2 3 (42.86%) Automation Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Management
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Aquila