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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 136 163 150
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 29 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.91% 0.67% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.80% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 11
Average salary £34,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
2631 3002 2408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.37% 84.00% 81.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2177 2449 2120
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,150 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 27 January 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 +19 12 £30,000 - 2
Northamptonshire 0 12 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Leicestershire +17 3 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Derbyshire +14 2 £26,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.58%) Automated Testing
3 25 (36.23%) ISEB
3 25 (36.23%) SQL
4 22 (31.88%) QA
5 21 (30.43%) Test Scripting
6 20 (28.99%) Software Testing
7 19 (27.54%) Automation Testing
8 15 (21.74%) Windows
9 14 (20.29%) ISTQB
10 11 (15.94%) Java
10 11 (15.94%) V-Model
11 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (14.49%) Waterfall
11 10 (14.49%) SAP
11 10 (14.49%) Scrum
11 10 (14.49%) Degree
12 9 (13.04%) C#
12 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
13 8 (11.59%) Cucumber
13 8 (11.59%) Oracle
13 8 (11.59%) Retail
13 8 (11.59%) Logistics
14 7 (10.14%) BDD
14 7 (10.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (8.70%) Selenium
16 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
16 4 (5.80%) Agile Testing
16 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 4 (5.80%) DB2

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) DB2
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (11.59%) Cucumber
2 6 (8.70%) Selenium
3 3 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.90%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.45%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.45%) JUnit
5 1 (1.45%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.45%) Rational Robot
5 1 (1.45%) NUnit
5 1 (1.45%) SilkTest
General
1 8 (11.59%) Retail
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Analyst
2 27 (39.13%) Test Analyst
3 20 (28.99%) Tester
4 14 (20.29%) Software Tester
5 9 (13.04%) Test Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Test Leader
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Test Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Software Test Analyst
6 7 (10.14%) Senior Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) SAP Test Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) QA Analyst
7 4 (5.80%) Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Automated Test Developer
7 4 (5.80%) SAP Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Web Tester
8 3 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Tester
8 3 (4.35%) QA Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Test Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.80%) Web Services
1 4 (5.80%) XML
2 3 (4.35%) HTML
2 3 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.35%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 3 (4.35%) Open Source
3 2 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.74%) Windows
2 3 (4.35%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (40.58%) Automated Testing
3 21 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 20 (28.99%) Software Testing
5 19 (27.54%) Automation Testing
6 11 (15.94%) V-Model
7 10 (14.49%) Waterfall
7 10 (14.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (14.49%) Scrum
8 9 (13.04%) Test Strategy
9 8 (11.59%) Logistics
10 7 (10.14%) BDD
11 4 (5.80%) Agile Testing
11 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.35%) Data Analysis
12 3 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (4.35%) Kanban
13 2 (2.90%) System Testing
13 2 (2.90%) Performance Testing
13 2 (2.90%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.23%) SQL
2 11 (15.94%) Java
3 9 (13.04%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) C++
4 1 (1.45%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) ISEB
2 14 (20.29%) ISTQB
3 10 (14.49%) Degree
4 7 (10.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (31.88%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) SAP
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.45%) T-Plan
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
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Posted: Yesterday
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