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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 51 79
Rank change year-on-year -4 +28  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 23 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.17% 3.32% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 3.87% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 2
Median salary £25,000 £37,500 £28,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +32.74%  
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 444 595 600
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 86.89% 85.98% 82.08%
Number of salaries quoted 364 507 516
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
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 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
Leicester +7 1 £27,500 -26.66%
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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (72.73%) SQL
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
1 8 (72.73%) Windows 8
1 8 (72.73%) Windows 10
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) QA
3 1 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Magento
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Calabash
3 1 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
3 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
3 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (9.09%) JIRA
3 1 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
3 1 (9.09%) Scrum
3 1 (9.09%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Calabash
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (72.73%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 8 (72.73%) Support Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Analyst
3 5 (45.45%) SQL Support Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) IT Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) IT Support
4 3 (27.27%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows 10
1 8 (72.73%) Windows 7
1 8 (72.73%) Windows 8
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
2 1 (9.09%) Remediation Plan
2 1 (9.09%) Scenario Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft