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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 174 200 215
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 34 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.44% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.57% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 12
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +25.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £34,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,500 £44,950
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
4079 4594 4238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.14% 78.40% 77.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3156 3081 3208
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 14 £38,500 -7.22% 5
Newbury +14 7 £40,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £30,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (69.77%) QA
2 28 (65.12%) Automated Testing
3 22 (51.16%) Selenium
4 20 (46.51%) C#
5 17 (39.53%) Java
6 14 (32.56%) .NET
7 12 (27.91%) Performance Testing
7 12 (27.91%) Software Testing
7 12 (27.91%) ISTQB
8 11 (25.58%) Regression Testing
8 11 (25.58%) Scrum
8 11 (25.58%) Windows
8 11 (25.58%) ISEB
8 11 (25.58%) Test Management
8 11 (25.58%) BDD
9 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
9 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
10 9 (20.93%) SQL
10 9 (20.93%) JIRA
10 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
11 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
11 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (16.28%) Finance
12 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (16.28%) Python
12 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (16.28%) SpecFlow
12 7 (16.28%) Cucumber

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (2.33%) Confluence
2 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.30%) HTTP
1 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
1 4 (9.30%) SSL
2 2 (4.65%) GSM
2 2 (4.65%) UMTS
2 2 (4.65%) LTE
3 1 (2.33%) POP3
3 1 (2.33%) SMTP
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.33%) IMAP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) HBase
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (51.16%) Selenium
2 10 (23.26%) Visual Studio
3 9 (20.93%) JIRA
4 7 (16.28%) SpecFlow
4 7 (16.28%) Cucumber
5 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (11.63%) WebDriver
6 5 (11.63%) HP UFT
7 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
8 3 (6.98%) LoadRunner
8 3 (6.98%) TestNG
8 3 (6.98%) MSTest
8 3 (6.98%) JUnit
9 2 (4.65%) NUnit
9 2 (4.65%) TestLink
10 1 (2.33%) Calabash
10 1 (2.33%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (2.33%) Subversion
10 1 (2.33%) Maven
10 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Electronics
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (34.88%) Tester
2 9 (20.93%) QA Tester
3 8 (18.60%) QA Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Test Manager
5 6 (13.95%) Test Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Analyst
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Tester
5 6 (13.95%) Senior QA Tester
6 5 (11.63%) Software Tester
7 4 (9.30%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Software Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Development Manager
8 2 (4.65%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) .NET
2 6 (13.95%) Gherkin
3 5 (11.63%) .NET Framework
4 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.65%) CSS
5 2 (4.65%) SOAP
5 2 (4.65%) Web Services
5 2 (4.65%) XML
5 2 (4.65%) Ajax
5 2 (4.65%) HTML
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (2.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) DTV
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Wiki
4 1 (2.33%) iPhone
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.33%) Android
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) Automated Testing
3 12 (27.91%) Software Testing
3 12 (27.91%) Performance Testing
4 11 (25.58%) Test Management
4 11 (25.58%) Scrum
4 11 (25.58%) Regression Testing
4 11 (25.58%) BDD
5 9 (20.93%) Test Automation
6 8 (18.60%) Test Scripting
6 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (18.60%) Integration Testing
7 7 (16.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (16.28%) Automation Testing
8 6 (13.95%) TDD
9 5 (11.63%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (11.63%) SDLC
9 5 (11.63%) Test Planning
10 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (9.30%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) C#
2 17 (39.53%) Java
3 9 (20.93%) SQL
4 7 (16.28%) Python
5 4 (9.30%) C++
6 3 (6.98%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) VB
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) X++
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) ISTQB
2 11 (25.58%) ISEB
3 5 (11.63%) Degree
4 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (69.77%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (23.26%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.95%) HP
3 4 (9.30%) Websense
4 3 (6.98%) SAP
5 2 (4.65%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle
6 1 (2.33%) VMware
6 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
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Salary: competitive
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per year
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