The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Nottingham region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 80 77 73
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.04% 1.33% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.70% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 10
Average salary £26,000 £32,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -17.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £42,050
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
775 765 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 80.65% 78.54% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 587 646 650
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,454 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
Nottinghamshire

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 24 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (53.85%) QA
2 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
4 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Oracle
4 3 (23.08%) DB2
4 3 (23.08%) Windows
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
5 2 (15.38%) Scrum
5 2 (15.38%) Kanban
5 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
6 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (7.69%) NHS
6 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
6 1 (7.69%) SQL Server

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Tester
2 8 (61.54%) Software Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (15.38%) Web Tester
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (15.38%) Senior Tester
7 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
7 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
7 1 (7.69%) Manual Tester
7 1 (7.69%) Agile Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
2 3 (23.08%) Software Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Kanban
3 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 4 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle