The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Tester
Rank - 125 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.056% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.058% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,875
% change year-on-year
- +15.94%
Manual Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1604 1733 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 94.35% 96.98% 95.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1265 1351
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Tester in the job title across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Manual Tester Salary Trend in Cheshire

Manual Tester
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) MSTest
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (66.67%) MSTest
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
1 1 (33.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center