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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 - 28
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 5.26% - 3.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.67% - 4.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 6
Median salary £38,000 - £40,000
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 120 156 172
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 78.95% 84.78% 91.01%
Number of salaries quoted 109 142 116
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 15 (93.75%) SQL
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) ISTQB
2 14 (87.50%) ISEB
2 14 (87.50%) Scrum
2 14 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
3 13 (81.25%) Mentoring
3 13 (81.25%) Finance
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 2 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
5 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (6.25%) API Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server

Manual Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (100.00%) Analyst
1 16 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 13 (81.25%) Senior Analyst
2 13 (81.25%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Web Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Web Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Web Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Scrum
2 14 (87.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (81.25%) Mentoring
3 13 (81.25%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) API Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Exploratory Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (87.50%) ISEB
1 14 (87.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
Chester, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chester
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago