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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 171 189 202
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 29 41 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.68% 0.78% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.91% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 28 36 31
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
3729 4483 4818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 87.82% 85.05% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2878 3484 3208
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Newbury +12 16 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Reading +7 7 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Bracknell -1 2 £27,500 -8.33%
Wokingham - 1 £62,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (59.57%) QA
3 23 (48.94%) Automated Testing
4 18 (38.30%) Selenium
5 17 (36.17%) Java
6 16 (34.04%) C#
6 16 (34.04%) Oracle
6 16 (34.04%) Scrum
6 16 (34.04%) JIRA
7 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
8 14 (29.79%) .NET
8 14 (29.79%) Web Services
9 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
10 12 (25.53%) Unit Testing
10 12 (25.53%) MySQL
10 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
11 11 (23.40%) Automation Testing
11 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
11 11 (23.40%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (23.40%) MVC
11 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
11 11 (23.40%) NUnit
12 10 (21.28%) XML
12 10 (21.28%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
12 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
12 10 (21.28%) Presales
13 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
13 9 (19.15%) SOAP

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 3 (6.38%) Confluence
2 2 (4.26%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (6.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.77%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.53%) MySQL
2 11 (23.40%) MongoDB
3 10 (21.28%) NoSQL
4 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
5 5 (10.64%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (38.30%) Selenium
2 16 (34.04%) JIRA
3 11 (23.40%) NUnit
3 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
4 9 (19.15%) Jenkins
5 7 (14.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
6 5 (10.64%) Zephyr
7 4 (8.51%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 2 (4.26%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
8 2 (4.26%) SoapUI
9 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
9 1 (2.13%) JMeter
9 1 (2.13%) MSTest
9 1 (2.13%) Ranorex
9 1 (2.13%) Selenium IDE
General
1 7 (14.89%) Automotive
2 3 (6.38%) Electronics
2 3 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (38.30%) Tester
2 13 (27.66%) QA Tester
3 12 (25.53%) Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) QA Engineer
3 12 (25.53%) Software Tester
3 12 (25.53%) Test Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Test Engineer
5 9 (19.15%) Manual Tester
6 8 (17.02%) Automation Tester
7 7 (14.89%) QA Automation Tester
7 7 (14.89%) QA Manual Tester
7 7 (14.89%) Software QA Tester
7 7 (14.89%) Technical Leader
8 6 (12.77%) Java Engineer
8 6 (12.77%) Quality Engineer
8 6 (12.77%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (12.77%) Web Engineer
9 5 (10.64%) Developer
9 5 (10.64%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (10.64%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.79%) .NET
1 14 (29.79%) Web Services
2 12 (25.53%) AngularJS
3 11 (23.40%) KnockoutJS
4 10 (21.28%) XML
5 9 (19.15%) SOAP
6 8 (17.02%) ASP.NET
6 8 (17.02%) RESTful
7 7 (14.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (14.89%) JSON
7 7 (14.89%) React
8 6 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 5 (10.64%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (10.64%) jQuery
9 5 (10.64%) WCF
10 4 (8.51%) .NET Framework
10 4 (8.51%) Entity Framework
10 4 (8.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (8.51%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (8.51%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.15%) Wiki
2 6 (12.77%) Mobile App
3 4 (8.51%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (6.38%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.13%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (19.15%) Linux
2 6 (12.77%) Windows
3 1 (2.13%) Solaris
3 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (48.94%) Automated Testing
3 16 (34.04%) Scrum
4 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
5 13 (27.66%) Test Scripting
6 12 (25.53%) Unit Testing
7 11 (23.40%) Automation Testing
7 11 (23.40%) MVC
7 11 (23.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (21.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (21.28%) Presales
8 10 (21.28%) Waterfall
9 9 (19.15%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (14.89%) BDD
10 7 (14.89%) Software Testing
10 7 (14.89%) Test Strategy
11 6 (12.77%) TDD
12 5 (10.64%) Configuration Management
12 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
12 5 (10.64%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (36.17%) Java
2 16 (34.04%) C#
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
3 9 (19.15%) SQL
4 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.38%) Perl
5 3 (6.38%) Python
5 3 (6.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.26%) PHP
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
7 1 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.51%) ISEB
4 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (59.57%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) Oracle
2 8 (17.02%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.38%) SAP
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco
4 1 (2.13%) HP
4 1 (2.13%) Sun
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