The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
England / North East
Rank 67 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.76% 0.82% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.93% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 5
Median salary £32,500 £29,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.16% -1.66%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
556 540 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 85.02% 88.96% 87.71%
Number of salaries quoted 453 480 496
Median salary £36,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East 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 the North East

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in the North East

Manual Testing
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 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
Tyne and Wear -4 3 £32,500 -5.79%
Northumberland +3 2 £32,500 +25.00%
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 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 North East region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 10 (90.91%) QA
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
5 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
6 4 (36.36%) SQL
6 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
6 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
7 3 (27.27%) Online Games
7 3 (27.27%) Android
7 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
7 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 3 (27.27%) BDD
7 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
7 3 (27.27%) High Availability
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 3 (27.27%) Coaching
7 3 (27.27%) Appium
7 3 (27.27%) Mobile First
7 3 (27.27%) OOP
7 3 (27.27%) Sun
7 3 (27.27%) ISEB
7 3 (27.27%) Project Management
7 3 (27.27%) Mobile Games
7 3 (27.27%) Games

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Appium
2 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Games
2 2 (18.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Developer in Test
2 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) QA Automation Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) QA Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Mobile Games
1 3 (27.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Android
1 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Automation Testing
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Coaching
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) High Availability
5 3 (27.27%) Mobile First
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Refactoring
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Business Analysis
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (18.18%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
1 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Sun