The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 169 157 148
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 19 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.48% 0.42% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.58% 0.52% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 13
Average salary £33,750 £41,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.68% +36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3270 2494 2643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 83.10% 80.35% 75.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2642 2106 2328
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Manual Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicestershire -10 8 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Northamptonshire - 5 £40,000 - 2
Nottinghamshire -7 4 £32,500 -20.73%
Derbyshire -19 2 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 18 (47.37%) Windows
3 14 (36.84%) Degree
4 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
5 11 (28.95%) QA
5 11 (28.95%) ISEB
6 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
7 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
8 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
9 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
10 5 (13.16%) XML
10 5 (13.16%) Oracle
11 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
11 4 (10.53%) .NET
11 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
11 4 (10.53%) NHS
11 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
11 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
12 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
12 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
12 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (7.89%) Scrum
12 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (7.89%) HTML
12 3 (7.89%) Java
12 3 (7.89%) MS Office
12 3 (7.89%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
2 1 (2.63%) Electronics
2 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (55.26%) Tester
2 14 (36.84%) Analyst
3 12 (31.58%) Software Tester
4 10 (26.32%) Test Analyst
5 6 (15.79%) Test Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) QA Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) QA Tester
7 3 (7.89%) Business Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Business Test Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Systems Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Web Tester
8 2 (5.26%) Manual Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Systems Tester
9 1 (2.63%) QA Engineer
9 1 (2.63%) Junior Tester
9 1 (2.63%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.16%) XML
2 4 (10.53%) .NET
3 3 (7.89%) Web Services
3 3 (7.89%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) NHS
3 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (47.37%) Windows
2 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Vista
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.89%) UNIX
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Test Scripting
2 10 (26.32%) Software Testing
3 9 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
7 2 (5.26%) Test Strategy
7 2 (5.26%) Test Management
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.63%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) ITIL
8 1 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.63%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.63%) Change Management
8 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.63%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) Java
3 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) ISEB
3 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
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