The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 121 110 118
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.15% 1.04% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 1.33% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 20 18
Average salary £31,500 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% -0.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,300 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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 Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1529 1505 1692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.14% 78.55% 79.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1188 1153 1465
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Buckinghamshire region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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
Milton Keynes -15 3 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 11 (78.57%) Test Scripting
2 10 (71.43%) ISEB
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) HTML
4 6 (42.86%) XML
4 6 (42.86%) Oracle
5 5 (35.71%) UNIX
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Web Services
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Project Management
7 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
7 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
7 2 (14.29%) C#
7 2 (14.29%) Change Control
7 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
7 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) Selenium
7 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (7.14%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Selenium
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 2 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
3 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Analyst
1 9 (64.29%) Test Analyst
2 8 (57.14%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Head of IT
5 1 (7.14%) Web Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Head of Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Web Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) XML
1 6 (42.86%) HTML
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) SOAP
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) SAP XI
5 1 (7.14%) JSON
5 1 (7.14%) WCF
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (7.14%) SAP PI
5 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
5 1 (7.14%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) FMCG
1 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Test Scripting
2 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) Project Management
4 2 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 2 (14.29%) Change Control
4 2 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Kanban
5 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
5 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 1 (7.14%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago