The table below looks at the statistics 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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 63 66
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.91% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.13% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £30,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Manual Testing
West 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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
527 441 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 85.55% 80.62% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 480 385 382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Finance

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Test Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Load Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Requirements Management
1 2 (66.67%) System Testing
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree