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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 89 104 82
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.48% 0.14% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.18% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Average salary £47,500 £20,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+131.70% -26.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Manual Testing
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1054 1099 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 84.79% 76.21% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 825 903 649
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 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
Brentwood - 1 - -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) QA
2 7 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (42.86%) Selenium
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (28.57%) Games
5 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) ISEB
5 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
6 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
6 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 3 (21.43%) HTML
6 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (21.43%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) JIRA
6 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
6 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
7 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) BDD

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 3 (21.43%) JIRA
General
1 4 (28.57%) Games
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) QA Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) QA Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Test Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Testing Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Head of Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) CSS
1 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Automated Testing
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
3 3 (21.43%) SDLC
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
3 3 (21.43%) Integration Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) HP
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