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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 131 167 152
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 33 24 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.03% 0.66% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.78% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 11
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £23,400 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,674 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
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
2642 3092 2297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.59% 84.50% 80.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2135 2467 2012
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +13 15 £34,000 +13.33% 7
Northamptonshire +10 11 £35,000 +27.27%
Leicestershire +19 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Derbyshire +17 2 £26,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 36 (51.43%) Automated Testing
2 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (37.14%) QA
4 23 (32.86%) ISEB
4 23 (32.86%) SQL
5 20 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 18 (25.71%) Test Scripting
7 17 (24.29%) Automation Testing
8 16 (22.86%) Degree
8 16 (22.86%) Scrum
9 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
10 14 (20.00%) Java
11 13 (18.57%) V-Model
12 12 (17.14%) Test Strategy
12 12 (17.14%) Cucumber
12 12 (17.14%) Waterfall
12 12 (17.14%) Windows
13 11 (15.71%) C#
13 11 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
13 11 (15.71%) Selenium
14 8 (11.43%) BDD
14 8 (11.43%) Logistics
14 8 (11.43%) Retail
14 8 (11.43%) SAP
15 7 (10.00%) Agile Testing
15 7 (10.00%) Open Source
16 6 (8.57%) .NET
16 6 (8.57%) TDD
17 5 (7.14%) Oracle
17 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) Extranet
2 1 (1.43%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) DB2
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Cucumber
2 11 (15.71%) Selenium
3 4 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.86%) TestComplete
4 2 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.86%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.43%) NeoLoad
5 1 (1.43%) NUnit
5 1 (1.43%) JUnit
General
1 8 (11.43%) Retail
2 3 (4.29%) Finance
3 1 (1.43%) Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Analyst
2 24 (34.29%) Test Analyst
3 20 (28.57%) Tester
4 11 (15.71%) Software Tester
5 8 (11.43%) Test Leader
6 6 (8.57%) Test Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Test Manager
7 5 (7.14%) QA Manager
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) QA Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) Automated Test Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Automated Tester
8 4 (5.71%) Developer
8 4 (5.71%) SAP Test Analyst
8 4 (5.71%) SAP Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Web Tester
9 3 (4.29%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Lead Test Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.57%) .NET
2 2 (2.86%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) XML
2 2 (2.86%) HTML
3 1 (1.43%) XSD
3 1 (1.43%) Velocity
3 1 (1.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Open Source
2 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.29%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.14%) Windows
2 1 (1.43%) Linux
2 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (51.43%) Automated Testing
2 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 18 (25.71%) Test Scripting
5 17 (24.29%) Automation Testing
6 16 (22.86%) Scrum
7 13 (18.57%) V-Model
8 12 (17.14%) Waterfall
8 12 (17.14%) Test Strategy
9 11 (15.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (11.43%) BDD
10 8 (11.43%) Logistics
11 7 (10.00%) Agile Testing
12 6 (8.57%) TDD
13 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (5.71%) Web Testing
13 4 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (4.29%) Kanban
14 3 (4.29%) Data Analysis
15 2 (2.86%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) SQL
2 14 (20.00%) Java
3 11 (15.71%) C#
4 3 (4.29%) C++
5 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) ISEB
2 16 (22.86%) Degree
3 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
4 5 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.29%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.14%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.43%) SAP
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle
3 2 (2.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.43%) T-Plan
4 1 (1.43%) New Relic
Nottingham
Ascent People
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
UNiDAYS
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hays UK - University of Nottingham
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £38000.0000 - £46000.0000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
QA Limited
Salary: £150.00 per week
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
University of Nottingham
Salary: £37,394 - 45,954 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago