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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 71 77 85
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.40% 1.01% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.66% 1.26% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 12 5 1
Average salary £33,750 £29,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.37% +28.88%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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
724 555 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 84.68% 80.43% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 615 497 508
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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
Lutterworth - 6 £32,500 -
Manual Testing
East Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (100.00%) SQL
2 25 (92.59%) Windows
3 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (55.56%) Windows XP
4 15 (55.56%) Automated Testing
4 15 (55.56%) Software Testing
4 15 (55.56%) Degree
4 15 (55.56%) Windows Vista
4 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (55.56%) Mobile App
4 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
6 2 (7.41%) ISEB
6 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
6 2 (7.41%) MS Office
6 2 (7.41%) XML

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 17 (62.96%) Tester
2 10 (37.04%) Test Engineer
3 2 (7.41%) Junior Tester
3 2 (7.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (92.59%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows XP
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Vista
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 15 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 10 (37.04%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft