The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 103 110 130
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 17 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.99% 0.79% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.98% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 16 9 1
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Manual Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1487 1422 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 86.76% 79.84% 80.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1129 1047 1115
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Cheshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Manual Testing
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 Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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 +8 8 £32,500 -
Chester - 5 £35,000 - 3
Wilmslow -7 1 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
North West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (60.61%) QA
4 18 (54.55%) Test Scripting
5 17 (51.52%) ISEB
6 16 (48.48%) Software Testing
7 15 (45.45%) Automated Testing
7 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (42.42%) Performance Testing
9 10 (30.30%) Windows
9 10 (30.30%) Finance
9 10 (30.30%) Integration Testing
10 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (27.27%) MSTest
10 9 (27.27%) .NET
11 8 (24.24%) QuickTest Pro
11 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
11 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
12 7 (21.21%) Release Management
12 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (18.18%) System Testing
13 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
13 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
13 6 (18.18%) Web Services
14 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
14 5 (15.15%) Java
14 5 (15.15%) Ruby
14 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
14 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
14 5 (15.15%) Selenium

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) Mingle
3 1 (3.03%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.06%) Trello
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
2 1 (3.03%) VPN
2 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
3 1 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 15 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (27.27%) MSTest
3 8 (24.24%) QuickTest Pro
4 5 (15.15%) Selenium
5 4 (12.12%) WebDriver
6 3 (9.09%) TeamCity
6 3 (9.09%) Jenkins
7 2 (6.06%) WATIR
7 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
7 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
7 2 (6.06%) CruiseControl
7 2 (6.06%) Subversion
8 1 (3.03%) JIRA
8 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 3 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (63.64%) Analyst
1 21 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 11 (33.33%) Tester
3 6 (18.18%) Test Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) QA Tester
4 5 (15.15%) QA Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) QA Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Manual Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Database Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Lead Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.03%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) Web Services
3 3 (9.09%) XML
4 2 (6.06%) XSLT
4 2 (6.06%) JSON
4 2 (6.06%) REST
4 2 (6.06%) SOAP
4 2 (6.06%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (30.30%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 16 (48.48%) Software Testing
4 15 (45.45%) Automated Testing
5 14 (42.42%) Performance Testing
6 10 (30.30%) Integration Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Regression Testing
8 7 (21.21%) Release Management
8 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (18.18%) System Testing
9 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
10 5 (15.15%) Test Planning
10 5 (15.15%) Mentoring
11 4 (12.12%) BDD
11 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
11 4 (12.12%) Test Automation
11 4 (12.12%) Stress Testing
12 3 (9.09%) Automation Testing
13 2 (6.06%) Line Management
13 2 (6.06%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 25 (75.76%) SQL
2 5 (15.15%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) Ruby
3 4 (12.12%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.12%) C#
4 2 (6.06%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.06%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.03%) C
5 1 (3.03%) Python
5 1 (3.03%) VB
5 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) ISEB
2 6 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (60.61%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
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