The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Manchester region that had Manual Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank 181 185 192
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 3 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.083% 0.056% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.085% 0.058% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 3
Median salary £22,500 £36,750 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.77% +70.93%
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
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
3516 3468 3878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 97.50% 96.74% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2978 2874 3159
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bolton - 1 £25,500 -
Wigan - 1 £22,500 -
Manual Tester
North West

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Manual Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
5 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
1 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 2 (28.57%) Test Automation
4 2 (28.57%) V-Model
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) BDD
5 1 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
5 1 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C#
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft