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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 193 212 202
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 32 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.54% 0.28% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 0.37% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 25
Average salary £41,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.49% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,550 £22,500 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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
4595 4287 4230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 77.62% 76.35% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3064 3216 3481
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +9 20 £41,500 +84.44%
Newbury +9 2 £40,750 +31.45% 1
Windsor - 1 £31,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 56 (67.47%) Finance
2 48 (57.83%) QuickTest Pro
3 46 (55.42%) HP Quality Center
4 41 (49.40%) VBScript
5 39 (46.99%) Automation Testing
6 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (33.73%) Automated Testing
8 27 (32.53%) XML
8 27 (32.53%) System Testing
8 27 (32.53%) Integration Testing
9 26 (31.33%) Test Automation
10 25 (30.12%) Selenium
11 24 (28.92%) QA
12 20 (24.10%) ISEB
13 16 (19.28%) C#
14 14 (16.87%) Scrum
15 11 (13.25%) .NET
15 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
15 11 (13.25%) Software Testing
16 10 (12.05%) ISTQB
17 9 (10.84%) Degree
17 9 (10.84%) Test Scripting
17 9 (10.84%) WebDriver
18 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
19 6 (7.23%) Subversion
19 6 (7.23%) Telerik
19 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
19 6 (7.23%) SQL
19 6 (7.23%) Test Management
19 6 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 6 (7.23%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Exchequer
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.41%) SaaS
2 1 (1.20%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 48 (57.83%) QuickTest Pro
2 25 (30.12%) Selenium
3 9 (10.84%) WebDriver
4 6 (7.23%) Subversion
5 4 (4.82%) Visual Studio
5 4 (4.82%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (3.61%) JIRA
7 2 (2.41%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.41%) MSTest
8 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.20%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.20%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.20%) CruiseControl
General
1 56 (67.47%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Banking
4 3 (3.61%) Legal
5 2 (2.41%) Games
6 1 (1.20%) Billing
Job Titles
1 52 (62.65%) Analyst
2 51 (61.45%) Test Analyst
3 33 (39.76%) Senior Analyst
3 33 (39.76%) Senior Test Analyst
4 32 (38.55%) Tester
5 20 (24.10%) Test Engineer
6 16 (19.28%) Senior Tester
7 13 (15.66%) Automation Tester
8 12 (14.46%) Senior Automation Tester
8 12 (14.46%) Senior Test Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) QA Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) QA Tester
9 7 (8.43%) QA Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) QA Test Analyst
10 6 (7.23%) Software Team Leader
10 6 (7.23%) Team Leader
10 6 (7.23%) Test Team Leader
10 6 (7.23%) Software Tester
11 2 (2.41%) Graduate
11 2 (2.41%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.53%) XML
2 11 (13.25%) .NET
3 2 (2.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.82%) Computer Science
1 4 (4.82%) Open Source
1 4 (4.82%) iPad
1 4 (4.82%) Mobile App
1 4 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Windows
2 3 (3.61%) Linux
2 3 (3.61%) Windows XP
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Vista
2 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (3.61%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.20%) UNIX
3 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) Automation Testing
2 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (33.73%) Automated Testing
4 27 (32.53%) Integration Testing
4 27 (32.53%) System Testing
5 26 (31.33%) Test Automation
6 14 (16.87%) Scrum
7 11 (13.25%) Software Testing
8 9 (10.84%) Test Scripting
9 6 (7.23%) Test Management
10 4 (4.82%) CRM
10 4 (4.82%) Regression Testing
11 3 (3.61%) E-business
11 3 (3.61%) ERP
11 3 (3.61%) Web Development
11 3 (3.61%) Performance Testing
12 2 (2.41%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.41%) OO
12 2 (2.41%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.41%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 41 (49.40%) VBScript
2 16 (19.28%) C#
3 6 (7.23%) SQL
4 5 (6.02%) Java
5 2 (2.41%) VB
6 1 (1.20%) Python
6 1 (1.20%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 20 (24.10%) ISEB
2 10 (12.05%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.84%) Degree
4 6 (7.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.20%) HND
5 1 (1.20%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (28.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 46 (55.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.23%) Telerik
3 1 (1.20%) Oracle
3 1 (1.20%) Sage
Maidenhead
Sovereign Business Resources
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
Berkshire
DP Connect
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago