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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 136 171 147
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -24
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 35 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.01% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.65% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 12
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £38,500 £39,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
2810 2945 2455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.17% 81.71% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2378 2427 2171
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 £60,000 £52,500 £56,500
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014. 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
Northamptonshire -10 14 £35,000 +27.27%
Nottinghamshire +21 13 £30,000 -3.22% 1
Leicestershire +19 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Lincolnshire - 2 £34,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (39.73%) SQL
3 27 (36.99%) ISEB
3 27 (36.99%) Automated Testing
3 27 (36.99%) Test Scripting
4 23 (31.51%) Windows
5 22 (30.14%) Software Testing
5 22 (30.14%) QA
6 17 (23.29%) Automation Testing
7 14 (19.18%) ISTQB
8 13 (17.81%) V-Model
9 12 (16.44%) Waterfall
9 12 (16.44%) Degree
10 11 (15.07%) Java
10 11 (15.07%) Oracle
11 10 (13.70%) SAP
12 9 (12.33%) Scrum
12 9 (12.33%) Logistics
13 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (10.96%) Retail
14 7 (9.59%) C#
14 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
15 6 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (8.22%) Web Services
16 5 (6.85%) XML
16 5 (6.85%) HTML
16 5 (6.85%) DB2
16 5 (6.85%) UNIX
16 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (6.85%) Cucumber

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (1.37%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.37%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.85%) DB2
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Cucumber
2 4 (5.48%) Selenium
3 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.37%) TestComplete
5 1 (1.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.37%) Rational Robot
5 1 (1.37%) SilkTest
General
1 8 (10.96%) Retail
2 2 (2.74%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Retail Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (42.47%) Analyst
2 27 (36.99%) Test Analyst
3 22 (30.14%) Tester
4 14 (19.18%) Software Tester
5 13 (17.81%) Test Engineer
6 10 (13.70%) Software Test Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) Test Leader
8 7 (9.59%) Senior Test Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) QA Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) SAP Test Analyst
10 3 (4.11%) Web Tester
10 3 (4.11%) Automated Test Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Tester
11 2 (2.74%) QA Engineer
11 2 (2.74%) Lead Test Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) QA Manager
11 2 (2.74%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.22%) Web Services
2 5 (6.85%) XML
2 5 (6.85%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Mainframe
2 3 (4.11%) Open Source
2 3 (4.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (31.51%) Windows
2 5 (6.85%) UNIX
3 3 (4.11%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Vista
3 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.37%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.99%) Automated Testing
2 27 (36.99%) Test Scripting
3 22 (30.14%) Software Testing
4 17 (23.29%) Automation Testing
5 13 (17.81%) V-Model
6 12 (16.44%) Waterfall
7 9 (12.33%) Logistics
7 9 (12.33%) Scrum
8 8 (10.96%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (9.59%) Test Strategy
10 5 (6.85%) BDD
11 4 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (5.48%) Stakeholder Management
12 3 (4.11%) Kanban
13 2 (2.74%) System Testing
13 2 (2.74%) Agile Testing
13 2 (2.74%) TDD
13 2 (2.74%) Data Analysis
13 2 (2.74%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.73%) SQL
2 11 (15.07%) Java
3 7 (9.59%) C#
4 2 (2.74%) C++
5 1 (1.37%) C
5 1 (1.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) ISEB
2 14 (19.18%) ISTQB
3 12 (16.44%) Degree
4 6 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.14%) QA
2 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (15.07%) Oracle
2 10 (13.70%) SAP
3 2 (2.74%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
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