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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 74 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.28% 1.40% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 1.66% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 4
Average salary £28,250 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.07% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £26,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
537 784 519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 76.50% 84.21% 74.78%
Number of salaries quoted 457 680 456
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Leicester +13 1 £24,000 -31.42%
Loughborough - 1 £32,500 -
Manual Testing
East Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 7 (100.00%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (14.29%) Sage
5 1 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) Java
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Change Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Google
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Sage 200
5 1 (14.29%) WCF

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (14.29%) Sage 200
1 1 (14.29%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Google Drive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) TestComplete
2 1 (14.29%) FogBugz
2 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Software Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) QA Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Senior QA Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Tester
3 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Web Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) QA Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) WCF
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) Silverlight
2 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Web Usability
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Sage
1 1 (14.29%) VMware
1 1 (14.29%) Google