Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 95 86
Rank change year-on-year +25 -9 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.63% 1.59% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.84% 1.78% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 16
Leicestershire median annual salary £25,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% +7.69% -7.14%
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +27.27% -15.38%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 817 1292 1206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 88.71% 89.04% 89.47%
Number of salaries quoted 715 1126 975
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £21,780
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 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
Leicester +27 6 £35,000 - 1
Manual Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 9 (60.00%) SQL
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (60.00%) Windows 10
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (60.00%) Windows 8
2 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) Java
3 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (26.67%) BDD
3 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
4 3 (20.00%) Google
5 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
5 2 (13.33%) Twitter
6 1 (6.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) Magento
6 1 (6.67%) JIRA
6 1 (6.67%) QA
6 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (6.67%) ISEB

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 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Magento
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (26.67%) Jenkins
1 4 (26.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 9 (60.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Support Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Support Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows 10
1 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (60.00%) Windows 8
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) BDD
2 4 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) C#
2 4 (26.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Twitter