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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 115 119 120
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 7 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.59% 0.37% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.49% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 9
Average salary £22,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.71% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -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
1569 1416 1381
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.95% 75.24% 74.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1194 1148
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 20 August 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 -6 9 £22,500 -30.76%
Gerrards Cross - 3 £25,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 25 (69.44%) ISEB
2 17 (47.22%) Test Scripting
3 16 (44.44%) HTML
3 16 (44.44%) SQL
4 14 (38.89%) QA
4 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (36.11%) .NET
6 12 (33.33%) XML
6 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 10 (27.78%) C#
7 10 (27.78%) Windows
8 9 (25.00%) Degree
8 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 8 (22.22%) Selenium
9 8 (22.22%) Java
9 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
9 8 (22.22%) UNIX
9 8 (22.22%) Web Services
9 8 (22.22%) Oracle
9 8 (22.22%) CSS
9 8 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (19.44%) Finance
10 7 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
12 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
12 5 (13.89%) Retail
12 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (13.89%) SOAP
12 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (11.11%) Cucumber

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 4 (11.11%) Lotus Domino
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Selenium
2 7 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 4 (11.11%) Jasmine
4 4 (11.11%) Grunt
4 4 (11.11%) Subversion
4 4 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Marketing
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Advertising
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 25 (69.44%) Analyst
1 25 (69.44%) Test Analyst
2 14 (38.89%) Tester
3 10 (27.78%) Software Test Analyst
4 9 (25.00%) Software Tester
5 8 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
5 8 (22.22%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) QA Tester
6 3 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Web Tester
7 2 (5.56%) Senior QA Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) Web Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Agile Tester
8 1 (2.78%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (44.44%) HTML
2 13 (36.11%) .NET
3 12 (33.33%) XML
4 8 (22.22%) CSS
4 8 (22.22%) Web Services
5 5 (13.89%) SOAP
6 4 (11.11%) JSON
6 4 (11.11%) WCF
6 4 (11.11%) LINQ
6 4 (11.11%) jQuery
6 4 (11.11%) Backbone.js
6 4 (11.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.11%) FMCG
2 4 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Test Scripting
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.11%) Kanban
5 4 (11.11%) V-Model
5 4 (11.11%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 4 (11.11%) TDD
5 4 (11.11%) Logistics
5 4 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 4 (11.11%) MVC
5 4 (11.11%) Scrum
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Risk Management
6 3 (8.33%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.78%) Automation Testing
8 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) SQL
2 10 (27.78%) C#
3 8 (22.22%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 4 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.56%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (69.44%) ISEB
2 9 (25.00%) Degree
3 8 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (38.89%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (22.22%) Oracle