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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 62 51 74
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +23
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.00% 2.52% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 2.89% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 3
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +28.57%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
595 588 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 91.40% 87.11% 76.95%
Number of salaries quoted 541 492 417
Median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram 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 17 January 2017. 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 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
Leicester -1 8 £35,000 -22.22%
Coalville - 2 £35,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £24,000 -
Manual Testing
East Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 9 (56.25%) Scrum
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
3 7 (43.75%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Logistics
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
6 1 (6.25%) QA
6 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
6 1 (6.25%) User Stories
6 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
6 1 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) VB
6 1 (6.25%) MS Office
6 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.25%) Windows
6 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
6 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.25%) Calabash
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 10

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:

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
1 8 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Calabash
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Manual Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Selenium Tester
2 7 (43.75%) Software Tester
3 6 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 6 (37.50%) Java Automation Tester
3 6 (37.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (25.00%) Web Tester
5 3 (18.75%) Analyst
5 3 (18.75%) Web Automation Tester
6 2 (12.50%) Test Leader
7 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) IT Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) IT Support
7 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
1 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Regression Testing
3 7 (43.75%) Test Scripting
4 4 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (25.00%) Logistics
4 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft