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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 158 186 208
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +22
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 27 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.78% 0.62% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.72% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 22 32 24
Median salary £32,500 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% +31.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
2956 4464 4698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.66% 86.87% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 3631 3438
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Reading +46 8 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Hungerford - 8 £30,000 -
Slough - 2 £42,000 -
Wokingham -5 1 £26,000 -51.62%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Automated Testing
3 19 (41.30%) QA
3 19 (41.30%) Test Scripting
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 17 (36.96%) Selenium
5 13 (28.26%) Unit Testing
5 13 (28.26%) Waterfall
6 12 (26.09%) Functional Testing
6 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (23.91%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (23.91%) SDLC
8 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
8 10 (21.74%) ERP
8 10 (21.74%) System Testing
8 10 (21.74%) ISTQB
9 9 (19.57%) Degree
9 9 (19.57%) WebDriver
9 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
9 9 (19.57%) Java
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle
10 8 (17.39%) Scrum
10 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
10 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing
11 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
12 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
12 6 (13.04%) C#
12 6 (13.04%) JIRA
12 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy

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:

Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.52%) MS Office
1 3 (6.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (36.96%) Selenium
2 9 (19.57%) WebDriver
3 8 (17.39%) SoapUI
4 6 (13.04%) JIRA
5 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.52%) JUnit
5 3 (6.52%) NUnit
6 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.17%) Gradle
6 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.17%) JMeter
6 1 (2.17%) LoadUI
6 1 (2.17%) Maven
6 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.52%) Automotive
1 3 (6.52%) Manufacturing
1 3 (6.52%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (65.22%) Analyst
2 28 (60.87%) Test Analyst
3 16 (34.78%) Test Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) QA Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) QA Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) QA Test Engineer
6 7 (15.22%) Tester
7 6 (13.04%) ERP Analyst
8 5 (10.87%) Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Developer in Test
9 4 (8.70%) Software Tester
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Developer
9 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) Graduate
10 3 (6.52%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Graduate Test Engineer
10 3 (6.52%) Manual Tester
10 3 (6.52%) QA Tester
10 3 (6.52%) Supply Chain Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.87%) SOAP
2 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET
2 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (6.52%) Web Services
3 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (2.17%) CSS
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) jQuery
4 1 (2.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Unix
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) Automated Testing
3 19 (41.30%) Test Scripting
4 13 (28.26%) Unit Testing
4 13 (28.26%) Waterfall
5 12 (26.09%) Functional Testing
5 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 11 (23.91%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (23.91%) SDLC
7 10 (21.74%) ERP
7 10 (21.74%) Regression Testing
7 10 (21.74%) System Testing
8 9 (19.57%) E-Commerce
9 8 (17.39%) Automation Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Scrum
10 7 (15.22%) Performance Testing
11 6 (13.04%) Test Strategy
12 4 (8.70%) BDD
12 4 (8.70%) Logistics
12 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 9 (19.57%) Java
3 6 (13.04%) C#
4 3 (6.52%) Perl
4 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
4 3 (6.52%) Python
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) ISTQB
2 9 (19.57%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (41.30%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) Data Quality
2 3 (6.52%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) Sage
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
Stott & May
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago