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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 150 150 151
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 27 37 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.73% 0.98% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.18% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 17
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% +4.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £24,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
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
3168 3131 2552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 85.64% 82.66% 80.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2642 2592 2165
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +9 15 £34,000 +30.76% 3
Northamptonshire -1 8 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Leicestershire -1 2 £28,250 -13.07% 4
Derbyshire -6 1 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £27,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 42 (72.41%) QA
2 38 (65.52%) Automated Testing
3 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (41.38%) .NET
5 22 (37.93%) SQL
5 22 (37.93%) Selenium
6 21 (36.21%) C#
7 20 (34.48%) Degree
8 17 (29.31%) Finance
9 16 (27.59%) Java
10 13 (22.41%) Windows
10 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
11 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
11 12 (20.69%) ISEB
12 11 (18.97%) Scrum
12 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
12 11 (18.97%) ISTQB
12 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
13 10 (17.24%) HP UFT
13 10 (17.24%) HTML
14 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 8 (13.79%) Web Testing
14 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
15 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
16 6 (10.34%) LoadRunner
16 6 (10.34%) Bugzilla
17 5 (8.62%) TDD
17 5 (8.62%) E-Learning
17 5 (8.62%) SCORM

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.72%) Sage CRM
2 1 (1.72%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) SaaS
1 1 (1.72%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) HTTP
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.72%) Internet
1 1 (1.72%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) DB2
Development Applications
1 22 (37.93%) Selenium
2 10 (17.24%) HP UFT
3 8 (13.79%) Cucumber
4 6 (10.34%) LoadRunner
4 6 (10.34%) Bugzilla
5 5 (8.62%) JIRA
5 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (8.62%) NeoLoad
6 4 (6.90%) Ranorex
6 4 (6.90%) TestComplete
7 1 (1.72%) JUnit
7 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.72%) NUnit
7 1 (1.72%) FogBugz
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (51.72%) Analyst
2 21 (36.21%) Test Analyst
3 16 (27.59%) Tester
3 16 (27.59%) QA Analyst
4 6 (10.34%) Software Tester
5 5 (8.62%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.90%) Senior Tester
6 4 (6.90%) Test Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Automated Tester
7 3 (5.17%) QA Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.45%) QA Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Software Tester
8 2 (3.45%) Senior QA Analyst
8 2 (3.45%) Senior QA Manager
8 2 (3.45%) Senior QA Tester
8 2 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (41.38%) .NET
2 10 (17.24%) HTML
3 5 (8.62%) HTML5
3 5 (8.62%) XML
4 3 (5.17%) Velocity
5 1 (1.72%) WCF
5 1 (1.72%) WPF
5 1 (1.72%) Silverlight
5 1 (1.72%) XSD
5 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) E-Learning
1 5 (8.62%) SCORM
1 5 (8.62%) Learning Management System
2 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.17%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.72%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.72%) W3C
4 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (65.52%) Automated Testing
2 35 (60.34%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
4 12 (20.69%) Software Testing
5 11 (18.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (18.97%) Scrum
6 10 (17.24%) Unit Testing
7 8 (13.79%) Web Testing
8 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.62%) Agile Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Automation Testing
9 5 (8.62%) Test Planning
9 5 (8.62%) SDLC
9 5 (8.62%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (8.62%) TDD
10 4 (6.90%) Change Management
10 4 (6.90%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (6.90%) Open Source
10 4 (6.90%) Waterfall
10 4 (6.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) SQL
2 21 (36.21%) C#
3 16 (27.59%) Java
4 4 (6.90%) C++
5 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 20 (34.48%) Degree
2 12 (20.69%) ISEB
3 11 (18.97%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (72.41%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.62%) New Relic
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle
3 1 (1.72%) Sage
3 1 (1.72%) VMware
3 1 (1.72%) Google
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, bupa
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Flexi time, pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Loughborough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
East Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago