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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 64 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.38% - 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% - 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Median salary £33,750 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 - £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 - £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
491 510 470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.35% 86.44% 84.23%
Number of salaries quoted 399 466 407
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,540 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram 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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £27,500 -
Manual Testing
West Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) PayPal
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) HTML5
3 1 (20.00%) CSS3
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing

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:

Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Tester
2 3 (60.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) PayPal