The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 62 50 50
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.20% 0.24% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 0.32% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -2.77%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,750 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -1.55%
Manual Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
395 311 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 80.78% 75.85% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 315 251 303
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -4.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Manual Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Test Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
1 1 (33.33%) QA Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Senior QA Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Management
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 2 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) TDD
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA