The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Rank 83 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.22% 0.96% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 1.08% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 9
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
791 1111 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 88.38% 88.67% 86.45%
Number of salaries quoted 589 826 848
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Essex region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Essex

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chelmsford -14 2 £37,500 +20.00%
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Essex region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) TestRail
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) TestRail
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Process Improvement
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA