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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank - 43 42
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire - 1.32% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.91% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £30,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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
202 157 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 77.99% 68.86% 78.32%
Number of salaries quoted 168 128 154
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Degree

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, 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.

General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Functional Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) Degree