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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 202 209 195
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 17 18 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.31% 0.32% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.41% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17 18 16
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
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
4461 4376 3872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 81.61% 77.34% 75.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3233 3200 2981
Average salary £52,500 £48,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 26 March 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 26 March 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
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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
Newbury - 5 £42,500 -
Hungerford - 4 £32,750 -
Reading -13 3 £45,000 -
Slough +4 2 £55,000 +100.00%
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (52.08%) Selenium
2 22 (45.83%) QA
3 19 (39.58%) Automated Testing
4 17 (35.42%) ISTQB
5 16 (33.33%) ISEB
6 14 (29.17%) Automation Testing
7 13 (27.08%) Test Automation
7 13 (27.08%) WebDriver
8 12 (25.00%) Java
8 12 (25.00%) Scrum
9 10 (20.83%) Oracle
9 10 (20.83%) JIRA
10 9 (18.75%) .NET
10 9 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
10 9 (18.75%) Finance
10 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
11 8 (16.67%) SQL
11 8 (16.67%) Degree
11 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
11 8 (16.67%) BDD
11 8 (16.67%) Gherkin
12 7 (14.58%) C#
12 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
12 7 (14.58%) Test Management
13 6 (12.50%) MySQL
13 6 (12.50%) XML
13 6 (12.50%) HND
13 6 (12.50%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (12.50%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Exchequer
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) SNMP
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.50%) MySQL
1 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
1 6 (12.50%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (52.08%) Selenium
2 13 (27.08%) WebDriver
3 10 (20.83%) JIRA
4 9 (18.75%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (12.50%) Zephyr
6 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (4.17%) SpecFlow
9 1 (2.08%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 4 (8.33%) Banking
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (4.17%) Automotive
3 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (54.17%) Analyst
2 24 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 14 (29.17%) QA Engineer
4 11 (22.92%) Tester
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Tester
6 6 (12.50%) QA Tester
6 6 (12.50%) Quality Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (10.42%) Senior QA Tester
8 4 (8.33%) Test Leader
8 4 (8.33%) Software Tester
9 3 (6.25%) Test Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Junior
9 3 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) QA Analyst
9 3 (6.25%) Senior QA Analyst
10 2 (4.17%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) .NET
2 8 (16.67%) Gherkin
3 6 (12.50%) XML
4 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.08%) SOAP
4 1 (2.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.50%) Wiki
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (39.58%) Automated Testing
3 14 (29.17%) Automation Testing
4 13 (27.08%) Test Automation
5 12 (25.00%) Scrum
6 9 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (18.75%) Waterfall
7 8 (16.67%) BDD
7 8 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 7 (14.58%) Test Management
8 7 (14.58%) Software Testing
9 6 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
10 4 (8.33%) ERP
11 3 (6.25%) Logistics
11 3 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 3 (6.25%) V-Model
12 2 (4.17%) Test Planning
12 2 (4.17%) Test Strategy
12 2 (4.17%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.00%) Java
2 8 (16.67%) SQL
3 7 (14.58%) C#
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (35.42%) ISTQB
2 16 (33.33%) ISEB
3 8 (16.67%) Degree
4 6 (12.50%) AAT
4 6 (12.50%) HND
5 3 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (45.83%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (10.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Oracle
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.25%) HP
4 2 (4.17%) Sage
Maidenhead, Berkshire
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