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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 198 168 192
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +24
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 47 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.18% 0.85% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.22% 1.11% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 45 19
Average salary £41,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.69% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
4028 4219 3893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.28% 76.57% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2923 2975 3023
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
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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 -29 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Slough -10 2 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £40,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 24 (72.73%) QA
2 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) Automated Testing
3 17 (51.52%) Selenium
4 12 (36.36%) Java
4 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
6 10 (30.30%) Scrum
6 10 (30.30%) Oracle
6 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
6 10 (30.30%) BDD
7 9 (27.27%) Gherkin
7 9 (27.27%) .NET
7 9 (27.27%) ISEB
7 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
7 9 (27.27%) JIRA
8 8 (24.24%) Degree
9 7 (21.21%) C#
9 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
9 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
10 6 (18.18%) AAT
10 6 (18.18%) Zephyr
10 6 (18.18%) SaaS
10 6 (18.18%) Confluence
10 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
10 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
10 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
10 6 (18.18%) MySQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 6 (18.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
2 3 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (6.06%) MS Project
3 2 (6.06%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (6.06%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
1 6 (18.18%) NoSQL
1 6 (18.18%) MySQL
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (51.52%) Selenium
2 10 (30.30%) WebDriver
3 9 (27.27%) JIRA
4 6 (18.18%) Zephyr
5 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio
5 5 (15.15%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
7 3 (9.09%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (9.09%) SpecFlow
8 2 (6.06%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
9 1 (3.03%) Calabash
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Automotive
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) QA Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Analyst
3 10 (30.30%) Test Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Tester
4 7 (21.21%) Tester
5 6 (18.18%) Quality Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) QA Tester
5 6 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (18.18%) Senior QA Tester
6 4 (12.12%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (9.09%) Test Leader
8 2 (6.06%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Lead Tester
8 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
8 2 (6.06%) Test Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior QA Analyst
8 2 (6.06%) Senior QA Engineer
8 2 (6.06%) QA Analyst
9 1 (3.03%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) Gherkin
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
2 6 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (3.03%) SOAP
3 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Wiki
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
2 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (51.52%) Automated Testing
3 12 (36.36%) Test Automation
4 10 (30.30%) Scrum
4 10 (30.30%) BDD
5 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 7 (21.21%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (21.21%) Test Scripting
6 7 (21.21%) Automation Testing
7 6 (18.18%) Waterfall
7 6 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (15.15%) Test Management
8 5 (15.15%) Integration Testing
9 4 (12.12%) ERP
10 3 (9.09%) Regression Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Performance Testing
10 3 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
10 3 (9.09%) SDLC
11 2 (6.06%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (36.36%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) C#
3 5 (15.15%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 9 (27.27%) ISEB
3 8 (24.24%) Degree
4 6 (18.18%) AAT
4 6 (18.18%) HND
5 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (72.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (30.30%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.06%) Sage
3 2 (6.06%) HP
4 1 (3.03%) Xamarin
Bracknell, Berkshire
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