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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 68 67 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.71% 1.00% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 1.10% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 6
Median salary £33,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.81% -21.42%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
518 543 579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 92.01% 90.80% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 463 467 459
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -7 4 £33,500 +21.81%
Manual Testing
West Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 8 (61.54%) QA
3 7 (53.85%) Quality Management
3 7 (53.85%) Defect Tracking
4 6 (46.15%) ISEB
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) MS Office
5 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
5 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
5 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
5 5 (38.46%) Time Management
5 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (38.46%) Test Planning
5 5 (38.46%) PayPal
5 5 (38.46%) SDLC
5 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
5 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (38.46%) Exploratory Testing
6 4 (30.77%) QMS
7 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 2 (15.38%) Data Management
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) ITIL
7 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
7 2 (15.38%) JIRA
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (7.69%) CSS3
8 1 (7.69%) HTML5

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Software Tester
1 12 (92.31%) Tester
2 10 (76.92%) Manual Tester
3 5 (38.46%) QA Manual Tester
3 5 (38.46%) QA Tester
3 5 (38.46%) Software QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Manual Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Junior QA Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Junior Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Mobile Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Web Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Quality Management Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) CSS3
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Defect Tracking
2 7 (53.85%) Quality Management
3 5 (38.46%) E-Commerce
3 5 (38.46%) Exploratory Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (38.46%) SDLC
3 5 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 5 (38.46%) Test Planning
3 5 (38.46%) Time Management
4 4 (30.77%) QMS
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (15.38%) Data Management
5 2 (15.38%) ITIL
5 2 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (15.38%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
6 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) PayPal
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