The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 55 67
Rank change year-on-year +11 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.87% 0.45% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.53% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £22,500 £28,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.73% +27.77%  
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 Derbyshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 293 377 498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 85.42% 84.91% 86.61%
Number of salaries quoted 239 320 403
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Derbyshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Derbyshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 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
Derby +12 3 £22,500 -21.73%
Manual Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Retail
3 5 (55.56%) Degree
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) Selenium
4 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
4 4 (44.44%) BDD
4 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
5 3 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (33.33%) RESTful
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) .NET
5 3 (33.33%) OOP
5 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) SQL
6 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC
6 2 (22.22%) User Experience
6 2 (22.22%) Numerate Degree

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Cucumber
1 4 (44.44%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) QA Leader
1 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Graduate Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer in Test
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
2 2 (22.22%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) BDD
2 4 (44.44%) Test Automation
2 4 (44.44%) Test Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) OOP
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (11.11%) Load Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 2 (22.22%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (11.11%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA