The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 190 210 182
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -28
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 17 11 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.22% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.44% 0.26% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 39
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £39,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £51,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Manual Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3884 4248 4393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 86.79% 84.47% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3097 3070 3116
Median salary £51,000 £53,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.67% +12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Berkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +25 8 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 3 - -
Newbury +4 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (59.18%) QA
3 27 (55.10%) Automated Testing
3 27 (55.10%) SQL
4 25 (51.02%) C#
5 21 (42.86%) .NET
5 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 20 (40.82%) Oracle
6 20 (40.82%) Selenium
7 18 (36.73%) Scrum
8 17 (34.69%) Web Services
9 15 (30.61%) Software Testing
9 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
10 14 (28.57%) JIRA
10 14 (28.57%) Java
11 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (26.53%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (24.49%) SDLC
12 12 (24.49%) Visual Studio
12 12 (24.49%) MVC
13 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
13 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
13 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
14 10 (20.41%) jQuery
14 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
14 10 (20.41%) TDD
14 10 (20.41%) Windows
14 10 (20.41%) SOA
15 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 (4.08%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (8.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (6.12%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (10.20%) MySQL
4 5 (10.20%) NoSQL
4 5 (10.20%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) HBase
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (40.82%) Selenium
2 14 (28.57%) JIRA
3 13 (26.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (24.49%) Visual Studio
5 8 (16.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 8 (16.33%) NUnit
5 8 (16.33%) WebDriver
6 7 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 5 (10.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (8.16%) Cucumber
9 3 (6.12%) MSTest
9 3 (6.12%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
10 2 (4.08%) JUnit
10 2 (4.08%) Subversion
10 2 (4.08%) TestNG
10 2 (4.08%) Zephyr
11 1 (2.04%) HP UFT
11 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.16%) Electronics
3 4 (8.16%) Local Government
3 4 (8.16%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.16%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (24.49%) QA Engineer
1 12 (24.49%) Test Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) QA Test Engineer
2 8 (16.33%) Technical Leader
3 7 (14.29%) Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) QA Analyst
3 7 (14.29%) Tester
4 6 (12.24%) QA Test Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Test Analyst
4 6 (12.24%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (12.24%) Test Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Developer
5 5 (10.20%) QA Automation Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) QA Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) QA Leader
5 5 (10.20%) QA Tester
5 5 (10.20%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.16%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (42.86%) .NET
2 17 (34.69%) Web Services
3 15 (30.61%) AngularJS
4 13 (26.53%) KnockoutJS
5 11 (22.45%) .NET Framework
6 10 (20.41%) jQuery
7 8 (16.33%) Entity Framework
7 8 (16.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 8 (16.33%) Unity DI Container
7 8 (16.33%) WinForms
8 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
9 5 (10.20%) JSON
9 5 (10.20%) React
9 5 (10.20%) RESTful
9 5 (10.20%) SOAP
9 5 (10.20%) XML
10 4 (8.16%) Ajax
10 4 (8.16%) CSS
10 4 (8.16%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (10.20%) Wiki
3 3 (6.12%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.04%) Data Integration
5 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.41%) Windows
2 6 (12.24%) Linux
3 3 (6.12%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (67.35%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (55.10%) Automated Testing
3 18 (36.73%) Scrum
4 15 (30.61%) Software Testing
5 12 (24.49%) MVC
5 12 (24.49%) SDLC
6 11 (22.45%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (22.45%) Unit Testing
7 10 (20.41%) SOA
7 10 (20.41%) TDD
7 10 (20.41%) Test Automation
8 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
9 8 (16.33%) Domain-Driven Design
9 8 (16.33%) SOLID
10 7 (14.29%) Automation Testing
10 7 (14.29%) Mentoring
11 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
11 6 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (10.20%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 27 (55.10%) SQL
2 25 (51.02%) C#
3 14 (28.57%) Java
4 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
5 7 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.08%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
1 3 (6.12%) ISEB
1 3 (6.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (59.18%) QA
2 5 (10.20%) ISO 9001
2 5 (10.20%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.04%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (40.82%) Oracle
2 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.16%) SAP
3 3 (6.12%) NICE Systems
4 2 (4.08%) HP
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.04%) Tableau
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