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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 120 103 110
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 18 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.24% 0.94% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.30% 1.21% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 13
Average salary £22,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +1.35%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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
1649 1493 1401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 79.24% 78.13% 77.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1258 1216 1175
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 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -20 4 £22,500 -29.68% 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 17 (56.67%) ISEB
1 17 (56.67%) Test Scripting
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (40.00%) SQL
4 11 (36.67%) HTML
4 11 (36.67%) XML
5 10 (33.33%) .NET
5 10 (33.33%) Finance
5 10 (33.33%) QA
6 9 (30.00%) Selenium
7 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
7 8 (26.67%) Oracle
7 8 (26.67%) Windows
8 7 (23.33%) Web Services
8 7 (23.33%) UNIX
8 7 (23.33%) Java
9 6 (20.00%) C#
9 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Marketing
10 5 (16.67%) Kanban
10 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
11 4 (13.33%) Grunt
11 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
11 4 (13.33%) Jasmine
11 4 (13.33%) Sass
11 4 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
11 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
11 4 (13.33%) FMCG
11 4 (13.33%) WCF
11 4 (13.33%) LINQ

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.33%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Selenium
2 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (13.33%) Subversion
2 4 (13.33%) Cucumber
2 4 (13.33%) Jasmine
2 4 (13.33%) Grunt
3 3 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Retail
4 1 (3.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Analyst
1 17 (56.67%) Test Analyst
2 13 (43.33%) Tester
3 10 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 5 (16.67%) Software Tester
5 4 (13.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (13.33%) QA Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) QA Tester
6 3 (10.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
6 3 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Web Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Systems Tester
7 2 (6.67%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (6.67%) Web Tester
8 1 (3.33%) Head of Development
8 1 (3.33%) Head of IT
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Test Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Analyst
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (36.67%) HTML
1 11 (36.67%) XML
2 10 (33.33%) .NET
3 7 (23.33%) Web Services
4 4 (13.33%) Backbone.js
4 4 (13.33%) Sass
4 4 (13.33%) CSS
4 4 (13.33%) SOAP
4 4 (13.33%) JSON
4 4 (13.33%) WCF
4 4 (13.33%) LINQ
4 4 (13.33%) jQuery
5 1 (3.33%) SAP PI
5 1 (3.33%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) FMCG
2 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) EPoS
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Test Scripting
2 13 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 6 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Kanban
5 5 (16.67%) Test Planning
6 4 (13.33%) Logistics
6 4 (13.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (13.33%) TDD
6 4 (13.33%) MVC
7 3 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (10.00%) Project Management
7 3 (10.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.67%) System Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (6.67%) Automation Testing
8 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.67%) Regression Testing
9 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 4 (13.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (56.67%) ISEB
2 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.00%) Degree
4 2 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (26.67%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) SAP
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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