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

Manual Testing
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 - 56
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 1.37% - 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% - 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Median salary £36,000 - £26,500
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 366 418 368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 83.37% 85.13% 84.02%
Number of salaries quoted 259 336 289
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 £25,500 £24,500 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 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
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 29 March 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 - 6 £36,000 -
Manual Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Retail
2 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
2 7 (53.85%) QA
3 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
4 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
4 5 (38.46%) Selenium
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Ruby
4 5 (38.46%) C#
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (23.08%) RESTful
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
6 3 (23.08%) OOP
6 3 (23.08%) BDD
6 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (15.38%) User Experience
7 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (15.38%) EPoS
7 2 (15.38%) C++
8 1 (7.69%) SQL
8 1 (7.69%) .NET
8 1 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing

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 5 (38.46%) Cucumber
1 5 (38.46%) Selenium
General
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) QA Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) QA Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) EPoS
2 2 (15.38%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Software Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Defect Management
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Project Management
4 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 3 (23.08%) BDD
5 3 (23.08%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
5 3 (23.08%) OOP
5 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 3 (23.08%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
7 1 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
7 1 (7.69%) Physics
7 1 (7.69%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C#
1 5 (38.46%) Ruby
2 2 (15.38%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (53.85%) QA