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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 187 174 208
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +34
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 22 45 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.81% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 1.05% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 43 20
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +5.51%
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
4026 4280 4143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.62% 76.99% 75.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2911 3223
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Newbury +13 5 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Reading -20 5 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Slough -12 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £30,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 26 (74.29%) QA
2 23 (65.71%) Automated Testing
3 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (51.43%) Selenium
5 14 (40.00%) C#
6 13 (37.14%) ISTQB
7 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
7 11 (31.43%) ISEB
7 11 (31.43%) Performance Testing
7 11 (31.43%) BDD
8 10 (28.57%) Java
8 10 (28.57%) JIRA
8 10 (28.57%) Scrum
9 9 (25.71%) .NET
9 9 (25.71%) Test Management
10 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
10 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
10 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
10 8 (22.86%) Regression Testing
11 7 (20.00%) Finance
11 7 (20.00%) SQL
11 7 (20.00%) Windows
11 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
11 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
11 7 (20.00%) SpecFlow
11 7 (20.00%) Gherkin
12 6 (17.14%) Automation Testing
12 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (8.57%) Confluence
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.86%) Exchequer
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) GSM
1 2 (5.71%) UMTS
1 2 (5.71%) LTE
2 1 (2.86%) POP3
2 1 (2.86%) SMTP
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) Internet
2 1 (2.86%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) HBase
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (51.43%) Selenium
2 10 (28.57%) JIRA
3 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
4 7 (20.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (11.43%) WebDriver
6 3 (8.57%) HP UFT
7 2 (5.71%) LoadRunner
7 2 (5.71%) JUnit
7 2 (5.71%) TestNG
7 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.71%) Zephyr
8 1 (2.86%) TestLink
8 1 (2.86%) Calabash
8 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Automotive
4 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.86%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Marketing
4 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) QA Engineer
2 12 (34.29%) Tester
3 10 (28.57%) QA Tester
4 8 (22.86%) Senior Tester
4 8 (22.86%) Analyst
4 8 (22.86%) Senior QA Tester
5 6 (17.14%) Test Manager
5 6 (17.14%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Quality Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) Software Tester
8 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior QA Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Senior QA Engineer
8 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
8 2 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Lead Tester
9 1 (2.86%) Lead Test Analyst
9 1 (2.86%) Systems Support Engineer
9 1 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) .NET
2 7 (20.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (8.57%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.71%) SOAP
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
5 1 (2.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Wiki
1 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.86%) User Experience
2 1 (2.86%) iPhone
2 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
2 1 (2.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) UNIX
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (65.71%) Automated Testing
2 22 (62.86%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (31.43%) Performance Testing
3 11 (31.43%) BDD
3 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
4 10 (28.57%) Scrum
5 9 (25.71%) Test Management
6 8 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
6 8 (22.86%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (22.86%) Regression Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Integration Testing
8 6 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (17.14%) Automation Testing
9 5 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 5 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (11.43%) Test Planning
11 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
11 3 (8.57%) SDLC
11 3 (8.57%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) C#
2 10 (28.57%) Java
3 7 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Ruby
4 1 (2.86%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (37.14%) ISTQB
2 11 (31.43%) ISEB
3 4 (11.43%) HND
3 4 (11.43%) Degree
3 4 (11.43%) AAT
4 3 (8.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (74.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
5 1 (2.86%) Sage
5 1 (2.86%) VMware
5 1 (2.86%) Xamarin
Newbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Concur Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago