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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 123 116 126
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.44% 0.65% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.83% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 9
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,100 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £37,250 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
1650 1678 1508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.76% 78.05% 80.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1240 1306 1353
Average salary £42,977 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 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
(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 -1 8 £27,500 -15.38% 3
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 9 (75.00%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Marketing
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) MS Access
5 3 (25.00%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (25.00%) Finance
5 3 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) SAP
6 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (16.67%) Change Control

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) MS Access
2 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Tester
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Software Tester
2 5 (41.67%) QA Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (25.00%) UAT Test Manager
3 3 (25.00%) UAT Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Testing Manager
4 2 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Head of Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Head of Development
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) SAP XI
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) WCF
2 1 (8.33%) LINQ
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
2 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
2 1 (8.33%) Sass
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Automation Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
6 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
6 1 (8.33%) Kanban
6 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
6 1 (8.33%) TDD
6 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
6 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ISEB
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 2 (16.67%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Open University
Salary: From £31,342 to £37,394 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Clearview Traffic Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum +pension & 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago