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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 55 82 70
Rank change year-on-year +27 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.73% 0.14% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.15% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 6
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +42.85%  
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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 479 651 639
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 87.57% 88.93% 88.50%
Number of salaries quoted 405 475 567
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £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 Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Northamptonshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Corby - 1 - -
Wellingborough - 1 £40,000 -
Manual Testing
East Midlands

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

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

1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
2 2 (40.00%) JMeter
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) JIRA
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Slack
3 1 (20.00%) SAP
3 1 (20.00%) G Suite
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) G Suite
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
1 1 (20.00%) Slack
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) JMeter
1 2 (40.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) QA Manager
1 1 (20.00%) QA Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Quality Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Test Consultant
1 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
1 1 (20.00%) Tester
1 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) DSDM
2 2 (40.00%) Kanban
2 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Google
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) SAP