The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 72 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.41% 0.66% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.90% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 2
Average salary £24,750 £42,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.76% +36.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £34,900 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £42,500 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
545 556 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 73.65% 73.74% 70.20%
Number of salaries quoted 460 471 474
Average salary £35,232 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £62,500 £50,900
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Manual Testing
England

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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Durham - 3 £24,750 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISEB
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft