The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank 171 191 170
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 5 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.15% 0.12% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.13% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 14
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £23,550 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+14.75% +1.66%
Manual Tester
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Tester in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Tester across the Manchester region.

Manual Tester Salary Trend in Manchester

Manual Tester
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
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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
Stockport 0 4 £36,750 +31.25% 1
Manual Tester
North West

Manual Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title.

1 6 (85.71%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) QA
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (14.29%) Sahi
6 1 (14.29%) iPad
6 1 (14.29%) Twitter
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Defect Management

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
1 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
2 1 (14.29%) Sahi
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Automation Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Manual Testing
2 5 (71.43%) TDD
3 4 (57.14%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) BDD
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) System Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
6 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Load Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Twitter
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