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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 120 111 129
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +18
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.50% 1.04% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 1.32% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 7
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,650 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,250 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
1787 1817 1573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.60% 78.69% 80.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1337 1404 1408
Average salary £43,000 £41,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.87% +1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,550 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -18 11 £33,000 +1.53% 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) QA
3 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
6 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
7 4 (28.57%) ISEB
7 4 (28.57%) Marketing
7 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (21.43%) Degree
8 3 (21.43%) Selenium
8 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (21.43%) Scrum
8 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) MS Access
9 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
9 2 (14.29%) CSS
9 2 (14.29%) VMware
9 2 (14.29%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Change Control
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) MS Access
2 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (21.43%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 1 (7.14%) Grunt
General
1 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
3 1 (7.14%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Tester
1 6 (42.86%) Analyst
1 6 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) QA Tester
2 5 (35.71%) Software Tester
3 3 (21.43%) UAT Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) UAT Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Test Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Testing Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) JSON
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
2 1 (7.14%) LINQ
2 1 (7.14%) jQuery
2 1 (7.14%) Backbone.js
2 1 (7.14%) Sass
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) UNIX
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Automated Testing
2 6 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 5 (35.71%) Software Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Automation Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) Stress Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Change Control
7 1 (7.14%) Test Planning
7 1 (7.14%) System Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Kanban
7 1 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (7.14%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) TDD
7 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
2 3 (21.43%) Degree
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Clearview Traffic Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum +pension & 25 days holiday
Posted: 27 days ago