The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Essex region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 90 92 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.25% 0.090% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.11% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 5
Average salary £33,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
836 871 848
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 69.61% 78.61% 71.02%
Number of salaries quoted 702 717 737
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Essex

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Essex region over the 3 months to 25 July 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
Chelmsford - 1 £33,000 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (50.00%) SOAP
3 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) AS400
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (16.67%) MSTest
4 1 (16.67%) Moq
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Mercurial
1 1 (16.67%) MSTest
1 1 (16.67%) Moq
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £34000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago