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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 89 96 82
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.19% 0.078% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 0.095% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 10
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
900 1055 912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 87.72% 82.17% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 718 750 694
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Basildon - 1 - -
Brentwood - 1 £45,000 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB

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 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Software Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) QA Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SDLC
1 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Software Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA