The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 47 48
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 0.74% 0.95% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 1.06% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Median salary £31,500 £65,000 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -51.53% +182.60%  
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 240 283 251
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 88.56% 89.56% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 220 262 221
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £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 Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Worcestershire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Worcester +9 1 £31,500 -51.53%
Malvern - 1 - -
Manual Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) OpenUP
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Junior
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Junior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Manual Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) OpenUP
2 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
1 1 (33.33%) ISTQB