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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 41 80 87
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 26 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.06% 0.28% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.86% 0.35% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 14
Median salary £37,500 £28,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.74% -13.07%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
535 579 856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 83.59% 79.64% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 452 496 748
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
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
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 May 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
Loughborough -4 8 £37,500 +15.38%
Leicester +22 6 £36,250 +51.04%
Manual Testing
East Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (65.79%) Automated Testing
2 23 (60.53%) Finance
2 23 (60.53%) SDLC
3 22 (57.89%) Waterfall
3 22 (57.89%) Selenium
3 22 (57.89%) V-Model
3 22 (57.89%) Regression Testing
3 22 (57.89%) SAP
3 22 (57.89%) HP UFT
4 21 (55.26%) NUnit
4 21 (55.26%) Integration Testing
4 21 (55.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 21 (55.26%) System Integration Testing
5 12 (31.58%) QA
6 11 (28.95%) Software Testing
7 9 (23.68%) Black-Box Testing
8 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
9 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (7.89%) ISEB
10 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
11 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (5.26%) C#
11 2 (5.26%) SQL
11 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
11 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
12 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
12 1 (2.63%) Line Management
12 1 (2.63%) Mentoring

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (57.89%) HP UFT
1 22 (57.89%) Selenium
2 21 (55.26%) NUnit
3 2 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.63%) Hudson
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (60.53%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Analyst
1 25 (65.79%) Test Analyst
2 22 (57.89%) SAP Analyst
2 22 (57.89%) SAP Test Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) Integration Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) Integration Test Analyst
3 13 (34.21%) Systems Integration Analyst
4 10 (26.32%) QA Manager
5 9 (23.68%) QA Leader
5 9 (23.68%) Software Manager
5 9 (23.68%) Software QA Manager
5 9 (23.68%) Testing Manager
6 3 (7.89%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Junior
8 1 (2.63%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) QA Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Replication
1 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (65.79%) Automated Testing
2 23 (60.53%) SDLC
3 22 (57.89%) Regression Testing
3 22 (57.89%) V-Model
3 22 (57.89%) Waterfall
4 21 (55.26%) Integration Testing
4 21 (55.26%) System Integration Testing
4 21 (55.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (28.95%) Software Testing
6 9 (23.68%) Black-Box Testing
7 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
8 4 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (5.26%) Automation Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Performance Testing
9 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.63%) BDD
10 1 (2.63%) Line Management
10 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.63%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.26%) C#
1 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
1 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (31.58%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (57.89%) SAP
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle