The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 86 85
Rank change year-on-year +24 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 25 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.97% 0.82% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 0.91% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 21
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £41,674
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -4.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,700 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £45,000 £45,000
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 Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 750 881 1121
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 89.18% 90.36% 87.92%
Number of salaries quoted 652 660 875
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Nottingham

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Nottingham over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 23 (57.50%) QA
2 22 (55.00%) Automated Testing
3 21 (52.50%) Java
4 20 (50.00%) Selenium
4 20 (50.00%) Defect Management
5 18 (45.00%) WebDriver
5 18 (45.00%) OO
6 17 (42.50%) JIRA
6 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (42.50%) Test Management
7 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (37.50%) User Stories
8 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
8 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
8 14 (35.00%) RESTful
8 14 (35.00%) Maven
8 14 (35.00%) Ant
8 14 (35.00%) OOP
8 14 (35.00%) JDBC
8 14 (35.00%) MVC
9 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
10 12 (30.00%) SQL
11 10 (25.00%) C#
11 10 (25.00%) Finance
12 8 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
12 8 (20.00%) TDD
13 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
13 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (50.00%) Selenium
2 18 (45.00%) WebDriver
3 17 (42.50%) JIRA
4 14 (35.00%) Ant
4 14 (35.00%) Git (software)
4 14 (35.00%) Maven
5 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 14 (35.00%) Analyst
3 13 (32.50%) Developer
3 13 (32.50%) Test Analyst
4 12 (30.00%) Developer in Test
5 9 (22.50%) QA Test Engineer
5 9 (22.50%) Test Engineer
6 8 (20.00%) Java Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) C# Developer
7 5 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) Test Automation Developer
8 4 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
8 4 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Software Developer
8 4 (10.00%) Software QA Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.00%) JDBC
1 14 (35.00%) RESTful
2 5 (12.50%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) XML
3 2 (5.00%) XSD
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.50%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.50%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.50%) e-Learning
1 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.50%) Learning Management System
1 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
1 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
1 1 (2.50%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) Automated Testing
2 20 (50.00%) Defect Management
3 18 (45.00%) OO
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (42.50%) Test Management
5 15 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 15 (37.50%) Software Engineering
5 15 (37.50%) User Stories
6 14 (35.00%) MVC
6 14 (35.00%) OOP
6 14 (35.00%) Test Automation
7 8 (20.00%) TDD
7 8 (20.00%) Test Strategy
8 7 (17.50%) Automation Testing
8 7 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (12.50%) QA Automation
9 5 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Functional Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Scrum
11 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Java
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 10 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) ISTQB
2 8 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (15.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (57.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Pega
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago