The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank - 168 192
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.13% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.13% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Average salary - £31,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
Manual Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3085 3098 3440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.98% 97.30% 97.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2408 2553 2831
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,000 £53,458
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Tester in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Manual Tester Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Manual Tester
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA