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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 102 107 116
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 18 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.11% 0.64% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.80% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
1394 1373 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 85.94% 79.97% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1075 1020 1101
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +15 8 £32,500 +4.00% 1
Chester - 6 £40,000 -
Wilmslow -3 1 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
North West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 16 (57.14%) QA
3 16 (57.14%) ISEB
4 15 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (46.43%) Automated Testing
6 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
6 12 (42.86%) Performance Testing
6 12 (42.86%) Finance
7 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
7 11 (39.29%) Integration Testing
8 9 (32.14%) HP Quality Center
8 9 (32.14%) Windows
8 9 (32.14%) MSTest
9 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 7 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (21.43%) System Testing
10 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
10 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
10 6 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
10 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
11 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
11 5 (17.86%) .NET
11 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
11 5 (17.86%) Release Management
12 4 (14.29%) Stress Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) VPN
1 1 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.71%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (32.14%) MSTest
3 6 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium
5 2 (7.14%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.57%) Bugzilla
6 1 (3.57%) TeamCity
6 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 12 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
1 14 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 11 (39.29%) Tester
3 7 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) QA Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 4 (14.29%) Lead Tester
6 3 (10.71%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Software Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Manual Tester
7 2 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (7.14%) Database Team Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
8 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (17.86%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 13 (46.43%) Automated Testing
4 12 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 12 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 11 (39.29%) Integration Testing
6 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 7 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 6 (21.43%) System Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Regression Testing
7 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
8 5 (17.86%) Test Planning
8 5 (17.86%) Risk Analysis
8 5 (17.86%) Release Management
9 4 (14.29%) Stress Testing
10 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
11 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
11 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
11 2 (7.14%) Line Management
12 1 (3.57%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) Java
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) ISEB
2 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (57.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (32.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
Northwich, Cheshire
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Beniffits
Posted: 3 days ago