The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hereford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 10 12 9
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 4.55% 2.22% 5.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 2.70% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £35,000 £20,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -29.82%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Manual Testing
Herefordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hereford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
19 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 86.36% 82.22% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 13
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £21,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,450 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Hereford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Hereford

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Hereford

Manual Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Hereford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hereford 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 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hereford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hereford 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA