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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 92 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.085% 1.01% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.10% 1.11% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 9
Median salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
975 1534 1539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 83.19% 90.72% 84.10%
Number of salaries quoted 816 1152 1128
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wilmslow +2 1 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
North West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, 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 15 (78.95%) Test Scripting
2 14 (73.68%) Scrum
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Automated Testing
3 11 (57.89%) ISTQB
3 11 (57.89%) Degree
3 11 (57.89%) Web Services
3 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 11 (57.89%) RAD
3 11 (57.89%) ISEB
3 11 (57.89%) HP UFT
3 11 (57.89%) Selenium
3 11 (57.89%) FitNesse
3 11 (57.89%) Cucumber
3 11 (57.89%) SDLC
3 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
4 8 (42.11%) QA
5 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Finance
7 4 (21.05%) Validation
7 4 (21.05%) SQL
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
7 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
7 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
7 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Stress Testing

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 4 (21.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Cucumber
1 11 (57.89%) FitNesse
1 11 (57.89%) HP UFT
1 11 (57.89%) Selenium
2 4 (21.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (21.05%) Visual Studio
3 3 (15.79%) JIRA
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Software Tester
1 15 (78.95%) Tester
2 11 (57.89%) Automation Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) QA Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Software QA Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Senior QA Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (15.79%) Senior Tester
6 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Software Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (57.89%) Web Services
2 4 (21.05%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Test Scripting
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Automated Testing
2 14 (73.68%) Scrum
3 11 (57.89%) RAD
3 11 (57.89%) SDLC
3 11 (57.89%) Test Automation
4 7 (36.84%) Software Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Automation Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Test Planning
6 4 (21.05%) Validation
7 3 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (15.79%) Stress Testing
7 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Cross-Browser Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (57.89%) Degree
1 11 (57.89%) ISEB
1 11 (57.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) QA