The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 64 74 73
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 17 3 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.26% 0.43% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 0.49% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 18
Median salary £36,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Manual Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
644 607 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 85.52% 86.84% 87.01%
Number of salaries quoted 547 494 726
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,450 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £54,857
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Leicester -3 3 £37,500 +13.63%
Loughborough - 2 £37,500 -
Manual Testing
East Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 25 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 23 (57.50%) Finance
3 22 (55.00%) HP UFT
3 22 (55.00%) Selenium
4 21 (52.50%) V-Model
4 21 (52.50%) Waterfall
4 21 (52.50%) SAP
4 21 (52.50%) Regression Testing
4 21 (52.50%) SDLC
5 20 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
5 20 (50.00%) NUnit
5 20 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (50.00%) Integration Testing
6 13 (32.50%) QA
7 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
8 10 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
9 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
12 2 (5.00%) ISEB
12 2 (5.00%) C#
12 2 (5.00%) SQL
12 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (5.00%) Scrum
12 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
12 2 (5.00%) User Stories
12 2 (5.00%) Automation Testing
13 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
13 1 (2.50%) Ranorex

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (55.00%) HP UFT
1 22 (55.00%) Selenium
2 20 (50.00%) NUnit
3 4 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) Hudson
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
General
1 23 (57.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (62.50%) Analyst
2 23 (57.50%) Test Analyst
3 21 (52.50%) SAP Analyst
3 21 (52.50%) SAP Test Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) QA Manager
5 10 (25.00%) QA Leader
5 10 (25.00%) Software Manager
5 10 (25.00%) Software QA Manager
5 10 (25.00%) Testing Manager
6 7 (17.50%) Integration Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) Integration Test Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) Systems Integration Analyst
7 4 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Test Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Tester
9 2 (5.00%) QA Tester
9 2 (5.00%) Software Analyst
9 2 (5.00%) Software Tester
10 1 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 1 (2.50%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 10
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 21 (52.50%) Regression Testing
2 21 (52.50%) SDLC
2 21 (52.50%) V-Model
2 21 (52.50%) Waterfall
3 20 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 20 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
3 20 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 10 (25.00%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Automation Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Scrum
8 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.00%) User Stories
9 1 (2.50%) Exploratory Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Smoke Testing
9 1 (2.50%) System Testing
9 1 (2.50%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C#
1 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
1 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (32.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (52.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle