The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear 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 62 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.23% 0.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Manual Testing
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
388 453 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 87.78% 85.63% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 349 404 235
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £61,215
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Newcastle upon Tyne +2 1 £33,000 +10.00%
Manual Testing
North East

Manual Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) QA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Banking Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle