The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 84 90 90
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.99% 0.85% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.08% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 3
Average salary £30,000 £32,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +18.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,700 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,000 £27,400
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Manual Testing
Nottinghamshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
931 923 813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 83.80% 78.69% 83.73%
Number of salaries quoted 761 800 692
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Nottingham

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Nottingham region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (51.85%) ISEB
2 11 (40.74%) ISTQB
2 11 (40.74%) QA
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
3 7 (25.93%) Windows
3 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
3 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
4 6 (22.22%) Degree
5 5 (18.52%) Scrum
5 5 (18.52%) Oracle
5 5 (18.52%) DB2
5 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
5 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (11.11%) Internet
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 3 (11.11%) Kanban
6 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
7 2 (7.41%) Selenium
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.70%) SilkTest
8 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
8 1 (3.70%) Rational Robot
8 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
8 1 (3.70%) C#

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) Internet
2 1 (3.70%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Selenium
2 1 (3.70%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Robot
2 1 (3.70%) SilkTest
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) Tester
2 16 (59.26%) Software Tester
3 10 (37.04%) Analyst
3 10 (37.04%) Test Analyst
4 6 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (18.52%) Test Engineer
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Tester
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (14.81%) Senior Software Tester
7 3 (11.11%) Web Tester
8 2 (7.41%) Manual Tester
9 1 (3.70%) QA Tester
9 1 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) Developer
9 1 (3.70%) Automated Test Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.93%) Software Testing
2 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
3 5 (18.52%) Test Strategy
3 5 (18.52%) Scrum
4 3 (11.11%) Kanban
4 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Web Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.70%) System Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
6 1 (3.70%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) ISEB
2 11 (40.74%) ISTQB
3 6 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle