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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 127 102 117
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.55% 1.46% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 1.82% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 13 28 7
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £35,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
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
1877 1816 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.13% 80.25% 78.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1466 1380 1382
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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
Milton Keynes -32 12 £34,000 +4.61% 1
High Wycombe - 1 £32,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
3 11 (50.00%) QA
4 10 (45.45%) Selenium
4 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Scrum
5 9 (40.91%) ISEB
5 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
5 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (36.36%) SDLC
6 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
6 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
9 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
9 4 (18.18%) SQL
9 4 (18.18%) Marketing
10 3 (13.64%) Degree
10 3 (13.64%) Finance
10 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
10 3 (13.64%) MS Access
10 3 (13.64%) CSS
10 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
10 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
11 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) MS Access
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (45.45%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Jasmine
3 1 (4.55%) Grunt
General
1 4 (18.18%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 6 (27.27%) Test Team Leader
2 6 (27.27%) Software Tester
2 6 (27.27%) Team Leader
3 5 (22.73%) QA Tester
4 3 (13.64%) UAT Test Manager
4 3 (13.64%) UAT Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Test Manager
4 3 (13.64%) Testing Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) QA Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) XML
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) JSON
3 1 (4.55%) WCF
3 1 (4.55%) LINQ
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.55%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) UNIX
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (45.45%) Automated Testing
2 10 (45.45%) Scrum
3 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
4 8 (36.36%) SDLC
5 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 5 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Mentoring
7 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 3 (13.64%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Regression Testing
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL
9 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Test Management
9 2 (9.09%) Operational Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.09%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (9.09%) System Testing
9 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
10 1 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 4 (18.18%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (4.55%) C++
4 1 (4.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISEB
1 9 (40.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 8 (36.36%) ISTQB
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
4 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago