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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 147 144 134
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 27 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.71% 1.13% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.37% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 24 42 28
Average salary £30,000 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,125 £22,500 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £35,000 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
3321 3071 2508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.28% 82.96% 77.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2755 2543 2054
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -16 14 £28,750 +10.57% 1
Leicestershire +9 8 £33,000 -5.71% 1
Northamptonshire -7 3 £30,000 +33.33%
Derbyshire -13 2 £22,500 -43.75%
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 37 (74.00%) QA
2 32 (64.00%) Automated Testing
3 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (46.00%) Finance
5 20 (40.00%) .NET
6 19 (38.00%) Selenium
7 18 (36.00%) C#
7 18 (36.00%) SQL
8 15 (30.00%) Test Scripting
9 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (24.00%) ISTQB
10 12 (24.00%) HP UFT
11 11 (22.00%) Degree
12 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 10 (20.00%) HTML
12 10 (20.00%) Java
12 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
12 10 (20.00%) Windows
13 9 (18.00%) ISEB
13 9 (18.00%) SDLC
14 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
15 7 (14.00%) XML
15 7 (14.00%) LoadRunner
15 7 (14.00%) Bugzilla
16 6 (12.00%) SAP
16 6 (12.00%) V-Model
16 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
17 5 (10.00%) JIRA
17 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
17 5 (10.00%) Software Testing

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (2.00%) Sage CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) VPN
1 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (38.00%) Selenium
2 12 (24.00%) HP UFT
3 7 (14.00%) LoadRunner
3 7 (14.00%) Bugzilla
4 5 (10.00%) JIRA
5 4 (8.00%) NUnit
6 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (6.00%) NeoLoad
7 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.00%) FogBugz
7 1 (2.00%) Ranorex
General
1 23 (46.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Analyst
2 23 (46.00%) Test Analyst
3 19 (38.00%) QA Analyst
4 11 (22.00%) Tester
5 6 (12.00%) QA Tester
6 5 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (10.00%) Software Tester
7 4 (8.00%) QA Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Junior
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) Senior Tester
9 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.00%) Senior QA Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) SAP Test Analyst
9 2 (4.00%) SAP Analyst
10 1 (2.00%) Software Quality Engineer
10 1 (2.00%) Testing Manager
10 1 (2.00%) Lead Tester
10 1 (2.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) .NET
2 10 (20.00%) HTML
3 7 (14.00%) XML
4 3 (6.00%) HTML5
5 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 2 (4.00%) Velocity
6 1 (2.00%) WCF
6 1 (2.00%) WPF
6 1 (2.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Learning Management System
1 5 (10.00%) E-Learning
1 5 (10.00%) SCORM
2 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (64.00%) Automated Testing
2 24 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 13 (26.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 9 (18.00%) SDLC
7 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (12.00%) V-Model
8 5 (10.00%) Software Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (10.00%) Test Planning
9 4 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Web Testing
10 3 (6.00%) Electronic Trading
11 2 (4.00%) Test Management
11 2 (4.00%) CRM
11 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) C#
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 10 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) ISTQB
2 11 (22.00%) Degree
3 9 (18.00%) ISEB
4 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (74.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.00%) SAP
3 3 (6.00%) New Relic
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle
4 1 (2.00%) Sage
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Google
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago