Period
to 18 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 119 137
Rank change year-on-year +31 +18 -10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 52 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 2.66% 1.36% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 1.54% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 50 29 25
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +29.31% +11.54%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,350 £21,200
90th Percentile £65,000 £45,000 £37,000
East Midlands median annual salary £39,250 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year +12.14% +20.69% -10.77%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1739 2009 2399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 88.82% 88.11% 89.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 1632 1847
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £61,250
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +2.56%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Nottinghamshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Nottinghamshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Nottinghamshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 18 October 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
Nottingham +21 48 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Mansfield - 4 £40,000 -
Manual Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 41 (78.85%) Test Automation
2 37 (71.15%) QA
2 37 (71.15%) Selenium
3 25 (48.08%) WebDriver
4 24 (46.15%) Java
5 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (36.54%) ISTQB
7 17 (32.69%) JIRA
7 17 (32.69%) Defect Management
8 15 (28.85%) SoapUI
9 14 (26.92%) Scenario Testing
9 14 (26.92%) Web Services
9 14 (26.92%) OO
10 13 (25.00%) C#
11 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
11 11 (21.15%) Test Strategy
11 11 (21.15%) OOP
11 11 (21.15%) Test Management
12 10 (19.23%) Regression Testing
13 9 (17.31%) ISEB
13 9 (17.31%) SQL
14 8 (15.38%) Finance
14 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
15 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (13.46%) TDD
15 7 (13.46%) JMeter
16 6 (11.54%) Performance Testing
16 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
16 6 (11.54%) RESTful
17 5 (9.62%) User Stories

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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 2 (3.85%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.92%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 37 (71.15%) Selenium
2 25 (48.08%) WebDriver
3 17 (32.69%) JIRA
4 15 (28.85%) SoapUI
5 11 (21.15%) Git (software)
6 8 (15.38%) Jenkins
7 7 (13.46%) JMeter
8 5 (9.62%) Ant
8 5 (9.62%) Maven
9 4 (7.69%) Robot Framework
9 4 (7.69%) SpecFlow
10 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
11 2 (3.85%) NUnit
11 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (3.85%) TestRail
12 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.92%) PHPUnit
12 1 (1.92%) VectorCAST
General
1 8 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (42.31%) QA Engineer
2 20 (38.46%) QA Leader
3 13 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
4 11 (21.15%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (17.31%) Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
7 6 (11.54%) Automation Tester
7 6 (11.54%) Test Leader
7 6 (11.54%) Tester
8 5 (9.62%) Test Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Java Engineer
9 4 (7.69%) QA Team Leader
9 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
9 4 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (5.77%) Developer in Test
10 3 (5.77%) QA Test Engineer
11 2 (3.85%) Selenium Tester
11 2 (3.85%) Software QA Engineer
11 2 (3.85%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) Web Services
2 6 (11.54%) RESTful
3 5 (9.62%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) JDBC
4 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.92%) Behat
5 1 (1.92%) CSS
5 1 (1.92%) HTML
5 1 (1.92%) LAMP
5 1 (1.92%) Laravel
5 1 (1.92%) phpspec
5 1 (1.92%) React
5 1 (1.92%) Redux
5 1 (1.92%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.92%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (78.85%) Test Automation
2 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (32.69%) Defect Management
4 14 (26.92%) OO
4 14 (26.92%) Scenario Testing
5 11 (21.15%) OOP
5 11 (21.15%) Test Management
5 11 (21.15%) Test Strategy
6 10 (19.23%) Regression Testing
7 7 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (13.46%) TDD
8 6 (11.54%) Performance Testing
9 5 (9.62%) MVC
9 5 (9.62%) SDLC
9 5 (9.62%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (9.62%) User Stories
10 4 (7.69%) BDD
10 4 (7.69%) DevOps
10 4 (7.69%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 24 (46.15%) Java
2 13 (25.00%) C#
3 9 (17.31%) SQL
4 6 (11.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) C
5 1 (1.92%) C++
5 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) ISTQB
2 9 (17.31%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (71.15%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.77%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.85%) Xamarin