The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 201 213 204
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 25 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.42% 0.19% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.26% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 25 9 25
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £36,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4388 3860 4442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 74.59% 72.52% 71.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3120 2900 3789
Average salary £48,500 £45,600 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.35% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,600 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Manual Testing
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 18 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Slough - 5 £32,500 -
Newbury -9 1 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (60.42%) QA
3 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
4 19 (39.58%) Finance
5 18 (37.50%) Python
5 18 (37.50%) Java
6 17 (35.42%) Penetration Testing
6 17 (35.42%) Degree
7 16 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 16 (33.33%) Stress Testing
7 16 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 16 (33.33%) NoSQL
7 16 (33.33%) User Stories
7 16 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
7 16 (33.33%) Riak
7 16 (33.33%) Document Management
7 16 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (33.33%) Business Continuity
7 16 (33.33%) Perl
7 16 (33.33%) C++
7 16 (33.33%) Linux
8 15 (31.25%) Selenium
9 13 (27.08%) C#
9 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
10 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 11 (22.92%) .NET
12 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
12 10 (20.83%) Automation Testing
13 9 (18.75%) Scrum
13 9 (18.75%) ISEB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (18.75%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (33.33%) NoSQL
1 16 (33.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Selenium
2 8 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.17%) Xcode
5 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.17%) eggPlant
6 1 (2.08%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.08%) MSTest
6 1 (2.08%) CruiseControl
6 1 (2.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (39.58%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 2 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (45.83%) Tester
2 21 (43.75%) QA Engineer
3 16 (33.33%) QA Tester
4 13 (27.08%) Analyst
5 12 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 12 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
6 9 (18.75%) Software Tester
7 8 (16.67%) Software Engineer
7 8 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
7 8 (16.67%) Team Leader
7 8 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
8 6 (12.50%) Principal Software Engineer
9 5 (10.42%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (10.42%) Senior Test Analyst
10 4 (8.33%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (8.33%) QA Leader
10 4 (8.33%) Lead Tester
11 2 (4.17%) Junior
11 2 (4.17%) Test Engineer
11 2 (4.17%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.92%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 16 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.08%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (4.17%) Windows
2 2 (4.17%) Android
3 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Vista
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 17 (35.42%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (33.33%) Stress Testing
4 16 (33.33%) User Stories
4 16 (33.33%) Document Management
4 16 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (33.33%) Business Continuity
5 12 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 10 (20.83%) Software Testing
6 10 (20.83%) Automation Testing
7 9 (18.75%) Scrum
8 7 (14.58%) Integration Testing
8 7 (14.58%) System Testing
8 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) E-business
9 2 (4.17%) Validation
9 2 (4.17%) BDD
9 2 (4.17%) Web Development
9 2 (4.17%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (37.50%) Python
1 18 (37.50%) Java
2 16 (33.33%) Perl
2 16 (33.33%) C++
3 13 (27.08%) C#
4 6 (12.50%) VBScript
5 3 (6.25%) SQL
6 2 (4.17%) PHP
6 2 (4.17%) C
7 1 (2.08%) VB
7 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) Degree
2 9 (18.75%) ISEB
3 1 (2.08%) GPEN
3 1 (2.08%) OSCP
3 1 (2.08%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.08%) CEH
3 1 (2.08%) GIAC
3 1 (2.08%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (60.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Telerik
3 1 (2.08%) VMware
Reading, Berkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + 12% Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury Marlborough Swindon
Questor Resourcing
Salary: £30-34,000 + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago