The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 56 75
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.70% 2.24% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 2.53% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 5
Median salary £24,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.00% +15.38%  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 616 592 624
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 86.15% 88.36% 86.19%
Number of salaries quoted 458 492 510
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Leicestershire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Leicestershire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Loughborough +3 3 £24,000 -36.00%
Leicester -12 2 £31,250 -10.71% 1
Manual Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 9 (47.37%) Java
1 9 (47.37%) Scrum
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
1 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
2 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (36.84%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Logistics
3 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
4 3 (15.79%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) MS Office
4 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
4 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
4 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
4 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
5 2 (10.53%) Calabash
5 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
5 2 (10.53%) QA
5 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
6 1 (5.26%) Remediation Plan

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
1 3 (15.79%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.53%) Calabash
3 2 (10.53%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Manual Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Selenium Tester
2 7 (36.84%) Software Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Automation Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Java Automation Tester
3 6 (31.58%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Web Tester
5 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) IT Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) IT Support
5 3 (15.79%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 3 (15.79%) Web Automation Tester
6 2 (10.53%) QA Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
7 1 (5.26%) Quality Analyst
7 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 10
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
1 3 (15.79%) Windows 8
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
1 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
1 9 (47.37%) Scrum
2 7 (36.84%) Regression Testing
2 7 (36.84%) Test Scripting
3 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Issue Tracking
3 4 (21.05%) Logistics
3 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Remediation Plan
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
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