Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 96 137 137
Rank change year-on-year +41 0 -18
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.79% 0.14% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.16% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 10
Essex median annual salary £50,000 £34,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.93% +15.00% -22.08%
10th Percentile £47,500 £24,050 £19,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £45,350 £35,000
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% +7.14%

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Essex
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1181 1875 2198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 84.30% 87.95% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 978 1437 1594
Essex median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +12.50% -8.83%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,900 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £67,125
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Essex

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Essex

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Essex over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Essex

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Essex region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harlow - 7 £50,000 -
Witham - 1 £25,500 - 1
Manual Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 Essex region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 10 (90.91%) TDD
2 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 10 (90.91%) SQL
3 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (45.45%) C#
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) CSS
4 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
4 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
5 3 (27.27%) JIRA
5 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) OOP
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
5 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
6 2 (18.18%) User Stories
6 2 (18.18%) Android Development
6 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
6 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
6 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
6 2 (18.18%) OO

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) SpecFlow
2 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) QA Leader
2 5 (45.45%) QA Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) Senior QA Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (18.18%) Data Structures
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Android
1 2 (18.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) TDD
1 10 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) BDD
4 3 (27.27%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (27.27%) OOP
4 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
4 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Android Development
5 2 (18.18%) Code Coverage
5 2 (18.18%) iOS Development
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) C#
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (100.00%) QA