The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 140 167 155
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 32 20 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.95% 0.53% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.16% 0.62% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 31 14 11
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,950 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Manual Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2767 3219 2415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.79% 84.82% 80.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2214 2607 2074
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%

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 26 March 2015.

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 26 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +21 19 £41,674 +38.91%
Northamptonshire +7 6 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Leicestershire +11 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Derbyshire +15 2 £26,500 -33.75%
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (52.24%) Automated Testing
3 31 (46.27%) QA
4 20 (29.85%) SQL
5 19 (28.36%) ISEB
6 18 (26.87%) Software Testing
7 16 (23.88%) Degree
8 15 (22.39%) Scrum
9 14 (20.90%) Java
9 14 (20.90%) Selenium
9 14 (20.90%) Automation Testing
10 13 (19.40%) C#
10 13 (19.40%) ISTQB
10 13 (19.40%) Test Scripting
11 12 (17.91%) Cucumber
12 11 (16.42%) .NET
13 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (14.93%) V-Model
13 10 (14.93%) Waterfall
13 10 (14.93%) Test Strategy
14 9 (13.43%) Windows
15 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (11.94%) BDD
16 7 (10.45%) Agile Testing
17 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
17 6 (8.96%) Finance
17 6 (8.96%) Logistics
18 5 (7.46%) HTML
18 5 (7.46%) TDD
18 5 (7.46%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 (1.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.49%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.49%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Internet
2 1 (1.49%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) DB2
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Selenium
2 12 (17.91%) Cucumber
3 8 (11.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.97%) NeoLoad
5 3 (4.48%) Ranorex
5 3 (4.48%) TestComplete
5 3 (4.48%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.49%) NUnit
7 1 (1.49%) JUnit
7 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (8.96%) Finance
2 5 (7.46%) Retail
3 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Banking
3 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Analyst
2 23 (34.33%) Tester
3 21 (31.34%) Test Analyst
4 10 (14.93%) Software Tester
5 6 (8.96%) Test Manager
5 6 (8.96%) Test Leader
6 5 (7.46%) QA Manager
6 5 (7.46%) QA Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Tester
7 4 (5.97%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.97%) QA Tester
7 4 (5.97%) Automated Test Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Automated Tester
7 4 (5.97%) Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Web Tester
9 2 (2.99%) SAP Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Agile Tester
9 2 (2.99%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.42%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) HTML
2 5 (7.46%) HTML5
3 3 (4.48%) Velocity
4 1 (1.49%) WCF
4 1 (1.49%) WPF
4 1 (1.49%) Silverlight
4 1 (1.49%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.49%) XML
4 1 (1.49%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.46%) Open Source
2 4 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.48%) User Experience
3 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.48%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.49%) W3C
4 1 (1.49%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.43%) Windows
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (55.22%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (52.24%) Automated Testing
3 18 (26.87%) Software Testing
4 15 (22.39%) Scrum
5 14 (20.90%) Automation Testing
6 13 (19.40%) Test Scripting
7 10 (14.93%) V-Model
7 10 (14.93%) Waterfall
7 10 (14.93%) Test Strategy
7 10 (14.93%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (11.94%) BDD
9 7 (10.45%) Agile Testing
10 6 (8.96%) Logistics
11 5 (7.46%) TDD
11 5 (7.46%) Web Testing
12 4 (5.97%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (4.48%) Kanban
13 3 (4.48%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (4.48%) Data Analysis
13 3 (4.48%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (29.85%) SQL
2 14 (20.90%) Java
3 13 (19.40%) C#
4 3 (4.48%) C++
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (28.36%) ISEB
2 16 (23.88%) Degree
3 13 (19.40%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (46.27%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) SAP
2 4 (5.97%) New Relic
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 1 (1.49%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.49%) Sage
4 1 (1.49%) VMware
4 1 (1.49%) T-Plan
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: salary to £45k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
East Midlands
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
Posted: 3 days ago