The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 48 - 40
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.27% - 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% - 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
Manual Testing
Cheshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
219 218 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 92.80% 81.65% 81.57%
Number of salaries quoted 122 150 146
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Chester

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 7 (77.78%) SQL
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Risk Analysis
3 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
3 5 (55.56%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
6 1 (11.11%) Release Management
6 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 1 (11.11%) VPN
6 1 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (11.11%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (11.11%) MySQL
6 1 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) Finance

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) VPN
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) QA Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) Automated Testing
1 7 (77.78%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 5 (55.56%) Risk Analysis
3 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) Ruby
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
Chester
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