The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Manual Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
166 111 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.71% 84.73% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 139 56 145
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in the Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JasperReports
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) V-Model
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) JasperReports
General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sage