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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 60 47 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.23% 0.24% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.31% 3.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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
354 325 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 81.57% 77.94% 73.40%
Number of salaries quoted 302 242 252
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 2 (100.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (100.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA