The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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
England / East Midlands
Rank 120 138 147
Rank change year-on-year +18 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 40 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.39% 0.82% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.94% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 33
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% +3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £24,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £43,700
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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2508 2778 2779
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.20% 88.05% 86.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1963 2182 2228
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in the East Midlands

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in the East Midlands

Manual Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 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
Nottinghamshire +26 25 £35,000 +14.75% 2
Derbyshire - 6 £36,000 -
Leicestershire -16 5 £24,000 -36.00% 1
Northamptonshire +25 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) Automated Testing
3 28 (40.00%) Selenium
4 25 (35.71%) QA
5 22 (31.43%) Java
5 22 (31.43%) Automation Testing
6 21 (30.00%) Defect Management
7 19 (27.14%) SQL
8 18 (25.71%) C#
9 16 (22.86%) Scrum
9 16 (22.86%) JIRA
9 16 (22.86%) Software Testing
10 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
10 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
11 14 (20.00%) Test Management
12 13 (18.57%) RESTful
12 13 (18.57%) OOP
13 12 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
14 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
14 11 (15.71%) Test Automation
14 11 (15.71%) User Stories
14 11 (15.71%) Test Strategy
15 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
15 10 (14.29%) WebDriver
15 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
15 10 (14.29%) Maven
15 10 (14.29%) OO
15 10 (14.29%) JDBC
15 10 (14.29%) Ant
15 10 (14.29%) MVC

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Office
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) G Suite
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.43%) Office 365
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
1 1 (1.43%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (40.00%) Selenium
2 16 (22.86%) JIRA
3 10 (14.29%) Ant
3 10 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.29%) Maven
3 10 (14.29%) WebDriver
4 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
4 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.29%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.86%) Calabash
6 2 (2.86%) JMeter
6 2 (2.86%) LoadRunner
6 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.43%) HP UFT
General
1 8 (11.43%) Retail
2 7 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (35.71%) Analyst
2 19 (27.14%) Test Analyst
3 17 (24.29%) Tester
4 16 (22.86%) QA Engineer
5 13 (18.57%) Test Engineer
6 10 (14.29%) Developer
7 9 (12.86%) Developer in Test
7 9 (12.86%) QA Test Engineer
8 8 (11.43%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (11.43%) Automation Tester
8 8 (11.43%) Manual Test Analyst
8 8 (11.43%) Manual Tester
8 8 (11.43%) Software Tester
9 7 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
9 7 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
10 6 (8.57%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 5 (7.14%) C# Developer
11 5 (7.14%) Software Developer
11 5 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.57%) RESTful
2 10 (14.29%) JDBC
3 2 (2.86%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) XML
3 2 (2.86%) XSD
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (1.43%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.43%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) EPoS
2 2 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (1.43%) e-Learning
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) Learning Management System
3 1 (1.43%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.43%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
2 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server
2 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) Automated Testing
3 22 (31.43%) Automation Testing
4 21 (30.00%) Defect Management
5 16 (22.86%) Scrum
5 16 (22.86%) Software Testing
6 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 14 (20.00%) Test Management
8 13 (18.57%) OOP
9 12 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 11 (15.71%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (15.71%) Test Automation
10 11 (15.71%) Test Strategy
10 11 (15.71%) User Stories
11 10 (14.29%) MVC
11 10 (14.29%) OO
11 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
12 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
12 9 (12.86%) TDD
13 6 (8.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (31.43%) Java
2 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 18 (25.71%) C#
4 5 (7.14%) Ruby
5 2 (2.86%) C++
6 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
2 8 (11.43%) ISEB
2 8 (11.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (35.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Google
2 1 (1.43%) HP
2 1 (1.43%) SAP
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