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

Manual Testing
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 63 83
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.37% 1.79% 0.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.91% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 8
Median salary £28,500 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.83% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £36,000 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,200 £31,500
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 534 680 823
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 91.60% 93.54% 88.40%
Number of salaries quoted 445 488 716
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram 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 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
Northampton +7 6 £27,500 -42.10%
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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
3 3 (25.00%) ISEB
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 3 (25.00%) TDD
3 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Scrum
3 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (25.00%) Web Development
3 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 3 (25.00%) QA
3 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (25.00%) BDD
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
4 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Test Management
4 2 (16.67%) Kanban
4 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 2 (16.67%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 2 (16.67%) DSDM
4 2 (16.67%) .NET

Manual Testing
Co-occurring 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 (8.33%) G Suite
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
1 1 (8.33%) Slack
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 2 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 2 (16.67%) JMeter
3 2 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 2 (16.67%) SoapUI
3 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (8.33%) TestRail
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Manual Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 3 (25.00%) BDD
2 3 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (25.00%) Scrum
2 3 (25.00%) TDD
2 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) Web Development
2 3 (25.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Agile Testing
3 2 (16.67%) DSDM
3 2 (16.67%) Kanban
3 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 2 (16.67%) System Integration Testing
3 2 (16.67%) Test Management
3 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Scenario Testing
4 1 (8.33%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Google
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) SAP