The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 21 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.93% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% - -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Median salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 119 130 138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 88.15% 86.09% 86.25%
Number of salaries quoted 102 113 95
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Chester

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Chester

Manual Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Chester region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 9 (100.00%) Finance
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 8 (88.89%) Scrum
2 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
2 8 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Analyst
1 9 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (88.89%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (88.89%) Senior Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (88.89%) Automated Testing
1 8 (88.89%) Mentoring
1 8 (88.89%) Scrum
1 8 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) ISEB
2 8 (88.89%) ISTQB
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago