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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 84 60 64
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.36% 1.07% 0.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 1.32% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £27,500 £23,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.02% -12.96%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
691 531 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 82.85% 81.19% 74.63%
Number of salaries quoted 538 470 432
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £56,730 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the North East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Tyne and Wear -17 3 £27,500 +17.02% 1
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) TestNG
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) JUnit
2 2 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Flash
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
1 2 (66.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (66.67%) TestNG
1 2 (66.67%) Hudson
1 2 (66.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Development Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Development Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Flash
2 1 (33.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (33.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) Perl
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
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