The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 54 61 68
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.26% 0.20% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 0.24% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Median salary £35,000 £20,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -46.66%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Manual Testing
North West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
328 423 442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 85.64% 83.60% 85.49%
Number of salaries quoted 295 353 354
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Lancashire

Manual Testing
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP