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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 113 163 146
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 64 21 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.93% 0.57% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 0.65% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 21 36
Median salary £35,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.33% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £34,000 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
2895 3230 3119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.41% 87.92% 84.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 2689 2610
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +20 21 £37,500 +21.95% 3
Leicestershire +11 18 £37,500 +15.38%
Northamptonshire +18 14 £36,000 +20.00% 1
Lincolnshire -11 5 £32,500 +18.18%
Derbyshire +24 3 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 57 (58.16%) Automated Testing
2 49 (50.00%) QA
3 41 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (38.78%) Selenium
4 38 (38.78%) SDLC
5 30 (30.61%) Regression Testing
6 28 (28.57%) Finance
7 26 (26.53%) Integration Testing
7 26 (26.53%) Waterfall
8 24 (24.49%) V-Model
9 23 (23.47%) Software Testing
9 23 (23.47%) Scrum
9 23 (23.47%) HP UFT
10 22 (22.45%) SAP
10 22 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (22.45%) System Integration Testing
11 21 (21.43%) NUnit
11 21 (21.43%) Software Engineering
12 20 (20.41%) Java
12 20 (20.41%) ISEB
13 19 (19.39%) ISTQB
14 16 (16.33%) Test Scripting
14 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
15 15 (15.31%) Performance Testing
16 14 (14.29%) Unix
17 12 (12.24%) SQL
17 12 (12.24%) OO
17 12 (12.24%) Release Management
18 11 (11.22%) Automation Testing
18 11 (11.22%) BDD

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.02%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (38.78%) Selenium
2 23 (23.47%) HP UFT
3 21 (21.43%) NUnit
4 11 (11.22%) Gatling
5 6 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (5.10%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.08%) Cucumber
8 3 (3.06%) JIRA
8 3 (3.06%) JMeter
8 3 (3.06%) Ranorex
8 3 (3.06%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.04%) Appium
9 2 (2.04%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.02%) Hudson
10 1 (1.02%) Jenkins
10 1 (1.02%) Maven
10 1 (1.02%) TestComplete
General
1 28 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.02%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (42.86%) Analyst
2 38 (38.78%) Test Analyst
3 28 (28.57%) Tester
4 22 (22.45%) SAP Analyst
4 22 (22.45%) SAP Test Analyst
5 14 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 11 (11.22%) Performance Tester
6 11 (11.22%) QA Leader
6 11 (11.22%) QA Manager
7 10 (10.20%) Agile Tester
7 10 (10.20%) Software Manager
7 10 (10.20%) Software QA Manager
7 10 (10.20%) Software Tester
7 10 (10.20%) Testing Manager
8 9 (9.18%) QA Specialist
9 8 (8.16%) Integration Analyst
9 8 (8.16%) Integration Test Analyst
9 8 (8.16%) Systems Integration Analyst
10 7 (7.14%) Release Management Specialist
10 7 (7.14%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) HTML
2 9 (9.18%) GWT
2 9 (9.18%) J2EE
3 8 (8.16%) XML
4 6 (6.12%) XSD
5 4 (4.08%) .NET
5 4 (4.08%) Gherkin
5 4 (4.08%) LAMP
6 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.02%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.02%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.02%) CSS
6 1 (1.02%) REST
6 1 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (4.08%) iPad
2 3 (3.06%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.04%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.02%) EPoS
4 1 (1.02%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.02%) NHS
4 1 (1.02%) Physics
4 1 (1.02%) Replication
4 1 (1.02%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Unix
2 4 (4.08%) CentOS
2 4 (4.08%) Linux
3 3 (3.06%) Windows
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (58.16%) Automated Testing
2 41 (41.84%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (38.78%) SDLC
4 30 (30.61%) Regression Testing
5 26 (26.53%) Integration Testing
5 26 (26.53%) Waterfall
6 24 (24.49%) V-Model
7 23 (23.47%) Scrum
7 23 (23.47%) Software Testing
8 22 (22.45%) System Integration Testing
8 22 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 21 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 16 (16.33%) Test Scripting
11 15 (15.31%) Performance Testing
12 12 (12.24%) OO
12 12 (12.24%) Release Management
13 11 (11.22%) Automation Testing
13 11 (11.22%) BDD
14 10 (10.20%) Black-Box Testing
14 10 (10.20%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (20.41%) Java
2 16 (16.33%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.24%) SQL
4 9 (9.18%) C#
4 9 (9.18%) Scala
5 4 (4.08%) PHP
6 2 (2.04%) Groovy
6 2 (2.04%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.04%) Python
7 1 (1.02%) C++
7 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (20.41%) ISEB
2 19 (19.39%) ISTQB
3 7 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.06%) Degree
5 2 (2.04%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.04%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (22.45%) SAP
2 9 (9.18%) Google
3 7 (7.14%) Microsoft
4 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.02%) Oracle
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