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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Tester
Rank 125 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.051% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.054% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £31,000 £24,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
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
1667 1850 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 96.19% 94.10% 94.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1381 1485 1201
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 1 - - 2
Manual Tester
North West

Manual Tester
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Intranet
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Degree

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (50.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft