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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 82 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.37% 0.52% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.62% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £42,500 £36,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
681 648 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 84.81% 84.27% 76.24%
Number of salaries quoted 604 534 510
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,050
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the North East region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram 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 27 June 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
Durham - 2 £30,000 -
Tyne and Wear -4 1 £55,000 +51.72%
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) QA
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) User Stories
2 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA