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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 75 73 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.42% 1.81% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 4
Average salary £26,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,750 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £35,000 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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
813 781 908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 82.62% 78.57% 82.32%
Number of salaries quoted 654 640 712
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) ISEB
3 9 (47.37%) QA
4 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
5 5 (26.32%) Degree
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (21.05%) Oracle
6 4 (21.05%) DB2
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
7 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 2 (10.53%) Kanban
8 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
8 2 (10.53%) Scrum
8 2 (10.53%) Internet
9 1 (5.26%) Rational Robot
9 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (5.26%) NHS
9 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
9 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
9 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
9 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
9 1 (5.26%) Selenium
9 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
9 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
9 1 (5.26%) SilkTest

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) DB2
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.26%) Rational Robot
1 1 (5.26%) SilkTest
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
1 1 (5.26%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Tester
2 13 (68.42%) Software Tester
3 8 (42.11%) Analyst
4 7 (36.84%) Test Analyst
5 5 (26.32%) Software Test Analyst
6 4 (21.05%) Senior Software Tester
6 4 (21.05%) Test Engineer
6 4 (21.05%) Senior Tester
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Web Tester
8 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
8 1 (5.26%) Manual Tester
8 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
8 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) Kanban
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Web Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISEB
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
3 5 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (47.37%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle