The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Staffordshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 74 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.28% 0.30% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.39% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £29,000 £29,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.52% -15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
507 522 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 70.61% 78.85% 74.48%
Number of salaries quoted 406 454 307
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,050 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
West Midlands

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Stafford - 2 £29,000 -
Manual Testing
West Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) MSTest

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Tester
1 5 (100.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) UML
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Business Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft