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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
North West / Cheshire
Rank 79 91 117
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +26
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 14 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.80% 1.07% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.26% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 11
Median salary £34,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
873 1115 1682
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 87.56% 84.98% 89.80%
Number of salaries quoted 683 964 1336
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 4 £34,000 - 3
Warrington +7 2 £30,500 -8.95%
Wilmslow -12 1 £34,000 +13.33%
Crewe - 1 £23,500 - 2
Manual Testing
North West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 12 (70.59%) ISEB
1 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
4 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (47.06%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
6 7 (41.18%) QA
6 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) HP UFT
7 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (35.29%) MSTest
7 6 (35.29%) Release Management
8 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
8 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
9 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
10 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
10 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
10 3 (17.65%) Scrum
11 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
11 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
11 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
11 2 (11.76%) JIRA
12 1 (5.88%) Selenium
12 1 (5.88%) .NET
12 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
12 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
12 1 (5.88%) Validation

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (35.29%) HP UFT
2 6 (35.29%) MSTest
3 2 (11.76%) Bugzilla
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Analyst
1 17 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) QA Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) QA Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) QA Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Software Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Software QA Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Software Test Analyst
2 6 (35.29%) Software Tester
2 6 (35.29%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
2 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
3 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Release Management
7 5 (29.41%) Defect Management
8 4 (23.53%) Mentoring
9 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
9 3 (17.65%) Scrum
9 3 (17.65%) Test Automation
10 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
10 2 (11.76%) Web Testing
11 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
11 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) HP Quality Center
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