The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 80 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.83% 0.79% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Average salary £22,500 £31,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.41% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Manual Testing
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
791 472 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 81.63% 74.57% 78.26%
Number of salaries quoted 732 428 494
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,225 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
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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
Northampton -19 6 £22,500 -36.61%
Kettering -2 1 £23,000 +2.22%
Manual Testing
East Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 12 (75.00%) ISEB
2 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 10 (62.50%) Oracle
2 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 9 (56.25%) Web Services
3 9 (56.25%) XML
3 9 (56.25%) HTML
3 9 (56.25%) Java
3 9 (56.25%) UNIX
3 9 (56.25%) Windows
4 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
4 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) V-Model
5 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
6 1 (6.25%) Logistics
6 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Project Management
6 1 (6.25%) Degree
6 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (6.25%) QA
6 1 (6.25%) Use Case
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) ITIL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) Analyst
1 15 (93.75%) Test Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Test Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Business Systems Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) HTML
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
1 9 (56.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Test Scripting
2 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) V-Model
3 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 1 (6.25%) Use Case
4 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Logistics
4 1 (6.25%) Automated Testing
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Oracle