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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 67 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.89% 1.13% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.41% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 1
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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
685 566 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 86.38% 80.28% 79.46%
Number of salaries quoted 590 508 458
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014. 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 +10 5 £38,500 +50.98% 1
Lutterworth - 3 £32,500 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch -3 1 - - 1
Loughborough - 1 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
East Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) SQL
3 27 (77.14%) Windows
4 21 (60.00%) Automated Testing
5 18 (51.43%) Software Testing
6 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (42.86%) Windows XP
6 15 (42.86%) Degree
6 15 (42.86%) Windows Vista
6 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (42.86%) Mobile App
7 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
8 7 (20.00%) ISEB
9 5 (14.29%) SAP
10 4 (11.43%) V-Model
11 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
11 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
11 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
12 2 (5.71%) MS Office
12 2 (5.71%) XML
12 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (5.71%) QA
12 2 (5.71%) Retail
12 2 (5.71%) Logistics
13 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (2.86%) System Testing
13 1 (2.86%) Time Management
13 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
General
1 2 (5.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Tester
2 11 (31.43%) Test Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Analyst
3 4 (11.43%) Test Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Junior
4 2 (5.71%) Junior Tester
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
5 1 (2.86%) QA Leader
5 1 (2.86%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Tester
5 1 (2.86%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XML
2 1 (2.86%) .NET
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 15 (42.86%) Windows XP
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Vista
2 15 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) Automated Testing
3 18 (51.43%) Software Testing
4 13 (37.14%) Test Scripting
5 4 (11.43%) V-Model
6 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Logistics
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.86%) Scrum
8 1 (2.86%) TDD
8 1 (2.86%) Regression Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.86%) System Testing
8 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (2.86%) C
2 1 (2.86%) C#
2 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (42.86%) Degree
2 7 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) SAP
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
Leicestershire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Ashby-De-La-Zouch, Leicestershire
Connectus
Posted: 4 days ago