The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 36 51 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.58% 0.98% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.10% 1.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 0
Median salary £32,500 £23,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.30% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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 Worcestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
226 269 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 83.39% 87.91% 81.95%
Number of salaries quoted 218 242 189
Median salary £38,000 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.10% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Worcester +7 6 £46,250 +101.08%
Manual Testing
West Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 6 (66.67%) QA
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (33.33%) Remote Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (33.33%) Back Office
4 3 (33.33%) Electronics
4 3 (33.33%) Automotive
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) MS Office
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (33.33%) ISEB
4 3 (33.33%) ISTQB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 3 (33.33%) NUnit
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) HP UFT
4 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Automotive
1 3 (33.33%) Back Office
1 3 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Tester
1 4 (44.44%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Software Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Head of Testing
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Ajax
1 3 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Scrum
3 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Regression Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) Cross-Browser Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
4 3 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Remote Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Exploratory Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) ISEB
1 3 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft