The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £33,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Tester
North West / Manchester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 178 180
Rank change year-on-year -35 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.047% 0.086% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.087% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Median salary £33,750 £22,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -32.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,500 £43,050
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,750 £31,500
% change year-on-year +5.69% -2.38%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4120 3439 3202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.14% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 2957 2668
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Manchester

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Manual Tester in Manchester

Manual Tester
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 27 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
Stockport - 1 £30,000 -
Manual Tester
North West

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, Manual Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 2 (33.33%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) XSD
5 1 (16.67%) WSDL
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
5 1 (16.67%) BDD

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JMeter
1 2 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 1 (16.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) SOAP
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) WSDL
1 1 (16.67%) XML
1 1 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) API Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ATDD
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Case Management
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) Java
1 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits
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