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 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 72 89 73
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.72% 0.80% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.96% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 5
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +41.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £34,600
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +7.81%
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
561 731 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 80.72% 83.73% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 446 580 487
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 £29,500 £29,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 March 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
Loughborough +3 4 £32,500 +8.33%
Leicester +18 1 £37,500 - 1
Manual Testing
East Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 6 (37.50%) QA
3 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) SAP
4 5 (31.25%) ISEB
4 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 4 (25.00%) Retail
5 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (25.00%) Degree
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (18.75%) V-Model
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
7 2 (12.50%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) C#
7 2 (12.50%) C++
7 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
7 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
7 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
8 1 (6.25%) C
8 1 (6.25%) Selenium
8 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (6.25%) System Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Time Management
8 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
8 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (6.25%) Selenium
1 1 (6.25%) TestComplete
1 1 (6.25%) Ranorex
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (25.00%) SAP Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) QA Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Manager
5 2 (12.50%) QA Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Senior QA Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
6 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (25.00%) Logistics
5 3 (18.75%) V-Model
6 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
7 1 (6.25%) Change Management
7 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
7 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (6.25%) System Testing
7 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) C++
3 1 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (6.25%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
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