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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 167 176 203
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +27
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 22 45 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.60% 0.86% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.00% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 45 26
Median salary £32,500 £60,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +65.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £60,000 £42,500
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
3124 4487 4636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 85.57% 85.97% 85.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2386 3637 3291
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 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,000 £70,000
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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +34 8 £42,250 -29.58% 1
Hungerford - 7 £30,000 - 2
Slough - 3 £37,500 - 1
Wokingham +1 1 £26,000 -52.72%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) Automated Testing
3 18 (39.13%) QA
3 18 (39.13%) Selenium
3 18 (39.13%) Test Scripting
4 15 (32.61%) Waterfall
5 14 (30.43%) Unit Testing
6 12 (26.09%) JIRA
6 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (26.09%) Scrum
6 12 (26.09%) SQL
7 11 (23.91%) C#
7 11 (23.91%) WebDriver
8 10 (21.74%) Automation Testing
8 10 (21.74%) Java
9 9 (19.57%) MySQL
9 9 (19.57%) Oracle
9 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
9 9 (19.57%) Functional Testing
9 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
10 8 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
10 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
10 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
11 7 (15.22%) NUnit
11 7 (15.22%) MVC
11 7 (15.22%) Automotive
11 7 (15.22%) .NET
11 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
11 7 (15.22%) SOAP
11 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.17%) Apache
1 1 (2.17%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) MySQL
2 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 4 (8.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Selenium
2 12 (26.09%) JIRA
3 11 (23.91%) WebDriver
4 7 (15.22%) NUnit
5 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.87%) SoapUI
6 3 (6.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.52%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
7 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.17%) Gradle
8 1 (2.17%) HP UFT
8 1 (2.17%) Maven
8 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.17%) Zephyr
General
1 7 (15.22%) Automotive
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Electronics
3 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.17%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (58.70%) Analyst
2 26 (56.52%) Test Analyst
3 16 (34.78%) Test Engineer
4 11 (23.91%) QA Engineer
5 10 (21.74%) Tester
6 9 (19.57%) QA Analyst
7 8 (17.39%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (17.39%) QA Test Engineer
8 6 (13.04%) Software Tester
9 5 (10.87%) Developer
9 5 (10.87%) QA Tester
10 4 (8.70%) ERP Analyst
10 4 (8.70%) Graduate
10 4 (8.70%) Manual Tester
10 4 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
11 3 (6.52%) Developer in Test
11 3 (6.52%) Graduate Test Engineer
11 3 (6.52%) Java Engineer
11 3 (6.52%) QA Manual Tester
11 3 (6.52%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
1 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
1 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
1 7 (15.22%) SOAP
2 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (13.04%) Web Services
3 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (10.87%) WCF
4 4 (8.70%) XML
5 3 (6.52%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.52%) JSON
5 3 (6.52%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (6.52%) React
5 3 (6.52%) RESTful
6 2 (4.35%) CSS
6 2 (4.35%) HTML
7 1 (2.17%) Gherkin
7 1 (2.17%) jQuery
7 1 (2.17%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Wiki
2 3 (6.52%) Algorithms
2 3 (6.52%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.70%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (76.09%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (45.65%) Automated Testing
3 18 (39.13%) Test Scripting
4 15 (32.61%) Waterfall
5 14 (30.43%) Unit Testing
6 12 (26.09%) Scrum
6 12 (26.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (21.74%) Automation Testing
8 9 (19.57%) Functional Testing
8 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Test Automation
9 8 (17.39%) Test Strategy
10 7 (15.22%) E-Commerce
10 7 (15.22%) ERP
10 7 (15.22%) MVC
10 7 (15.22%) System Testing
11 6 (13.04%) BDD
12 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (10.87%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 11 (23.91%) C#
3 10 (21.74%) Java
4 5 (10.87%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.17%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
5 1 (2.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (19.57%) ISTQB
2 6 (13.04%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (39.13%) QA
2 3 (6.52%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (19.57%) Oracle
2 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.17%) SAP
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