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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 204 189 186
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 24 26 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.44% 0.49% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 0.62% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 33
Average salary £40,000 £49,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.19% +41.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £33,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
4454 4199 3971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.06% 79.26% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 3228 3065 3195
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 January 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
Reading -15 7 £40,000 -25.92%
Newbury - 5 £42,500 -
Slough - 4 £35,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 -
Hungerford - 1 £32,500 - 2
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 30 (51.72%) Selenium
2 27 (46.55%) Automation Testing
3 22 (37.93%) QuickTest Pro
4 21 (36.21%) Finance
4 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (34.48%) Automated Testing
6 19 (32.76%) Test Automation
7 17 (29.31%) ISEB
7 17 (29.31%) HP Quality Center
8 15 (25.86%) ISTQB
9 14 (24.14%) QA
9 14 (24.14%) VBScript
10 13 (22.41%) WebDriver
11 10 (17.24%) Java
12 9 (15.52%) XML
12 9 (15.52%) Scrum
12 9 (15.52%) JIRA
13 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
13 8 (13.79%) Test Management
13 8 (13.79%) C#
13 8 (13.79%) SQL
13 8 (13.79%) .NET
14 7 (12.07%) Oracle
14 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
14 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
15 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (8.62%) Gherkin
16 5 (8.62%) BDD

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 4 (6.90%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Office
2 2 (3.45%) MS Project
2 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.72%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) SaaS
2 1 (1.72%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) SNMP
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.90%) MySQL
1 4 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 4 (6.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 30 (51.72%) Selenium
2 22 (37.93%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (22.41%) WebDriver
4 9 (15.52%) JIRA
5 4 (6.90%) Zephyr
6 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
7 2 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (3.45%) MSTest
7 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.72%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.72%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.72%) Bugzilla
General
1 21 (36.21%) Finance
2 5 (8.62%) Banking
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (67.24%) Analyst
2 38 (65.52%) Test Analyst
3 18 (31.03%) Senior Analyst
4 17 (29.31%) Senior Test Analyst
4 17 (29.31%) Tester
5 13 (22.41%) Senior Tester
6 10 (17.24%) Test Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) QA Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) Senior Automation Tester
7 7 (12.07%) Automation Tester
8 5 (8.62%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Software Tester
9 4 (6.90%) Quality Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Junior Test Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Software Test Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (5.17%) Test Leader
10 3 (5.17%) QA Tester
10 3 (5.17%) Junior
11 2 (3.45%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) XML
2 8 (13.79%) .NET
3 5 (8.62%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.72%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.90%) Wiki
3 3 (5.17%) Open Source
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Automation Testing
2 21 (36.21%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (34.48%) Automated Testing
4 19 (32.76%) Test Automation
5 9 (15.52%) Scrum
6 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
6 8 (13.79%) Test Management
7 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.07%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.62%) BDD
8 5 (8.62%) System Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Software Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (5.17%) Logistics
10 3 (5.17%) V-Model
11 2 (3.45%) UML
11 2 (3.45%) ERP
11 2 (3.45%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.45%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (24.14%) VBScript
2 10 (17.24%) Java
3 8 (13.79%) C#
3 8 (13.79%) SQL
4 1 (1.72%) VB
4 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) ISEB
2 15 (25.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (6.90%) Degree
5 2 (3.45%) HND
5 2 (3.45%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 17 (29.31%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.07%) Oracle
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.17%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Sage
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