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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 38 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.77% 3.85% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 4.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 0
Average salary £28,750 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+43.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
173 159 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 76.55% 87.36% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 160 143 150
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
Redditch - 4 £28,750 -
Manual Testing
West Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (80.00%) Use Case
2 8 (80.00%) Test Management
2 8 (80.00%) Time Management
3 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (30.00%) Data Management
6 2 (20.00%) QA
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Android
6 2 (20.00%) vSphere
6 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Firewall
6 2 (20.00%) C++
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Linux
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (20.00%) System Testing
7 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Software Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (20.00%) Android
1 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 10 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 8 (80.00%) Time Management
2 8 (80.00%) Use Case
2 8 (80.00%) Test Management
3 3 (30.00%) Data Management
4 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (20.00%) System Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (20.00%) VMware