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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 112 108 113
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.76% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.99% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 12
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 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -3.22%
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
1549 1416 1429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.43% 77.00% 75.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1150 1186 1169
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -11 9 £22,500 -30.76%
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 28 (59.57%) ISEB
2 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (53.19%) Test Scripting
4 20 (42.55%) SQL
5 19 (40.43%) QA
6 16 (34.04%) HTML
7 15 (31.91%) Automated Testing
8 14 (29.79%) Software Testing
8 14 (29.79%) .NET
9 13 (27.66%) XML
9 13 (27.66%) Windows
10 12 (25.53%) C#
10 12 (25.53%) Selenium
11 10 (21.28%) ISTQB
12 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 9 (19.15%) Oracle
12 9 (19.15%) UNIX
12 9 (19.15%) Java
12 9 (19.15%) Web Services
13 8 (17.02%) Degree
13 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
14 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
14 7 (14.89%) CSS
14 7 (14.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
15 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
15 6 (12.77%) QuickTest Pro
16 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
16 5 (10.64%) SOAP
16 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (8.51%) Lotus Domino
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Selenium
2 6 (12.77%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (10.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.51%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.51%) Grunt
4 4 (8.51%) Jasmine
4 4 (8.51%) Subversion
5 3 (6.38%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (4.26%) WinRunner
6 2 (4.26%) QARun
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 5 (10.64%) Marketing
3 4 (8.51%) Retail
4 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (70.21%) Analyst
1 33 (70.21%) Test Analyst
2 20 (42.55%) Tester
3 16 (34.04%) Software Test Analyst
4 9 (19.15%) Software Tester
5 7 (14.89%) QA Analyst
5 7 (14.89%) QA Test Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) QA Tester
7 4 (8.51%) Automated Tester
8 3 (6.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (6.38%) Test Leader
8 3 (6.38%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Automated Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Systems Tester
9 2 (4.26%) Web Tester
9 2 (4.26%) Web Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Web Test Analyst
10 1 (2.13%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (34.04%) HTML
2 14 (29.79%) .NET
3 13 (27.66%) XML
4 9 (19.15%) Web Services
5 7 (14.89%) CSS
6 5 (10.64%) SOAP
7 4 (8.51%) Backbone.js
7 4 (8.51%) Sass
7 4 (8.51%) JSON
7 4 (8.51%) WCF
7 4 (8.51%) LINQ
7 4 (8.51%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.51%) FMCG
2 4 (8.51%) EPoS
3 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) Windows
2 9 (19.15%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (55.32%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (53.19%) Test Scripting
3 15 (31.91%) Automated Testing
4 14 (29.79%) Software Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Test Planning
6 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.64%) Kanban
7 4 (8.51%) Domain-Driven Design
7 4 (8.51%) Logistics
7 4 (8.51%) TDD
7 4 (8.51%) Regression Testing
7 4 (8.51%) MVC
8 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
8 3 (6.38%) Scrum
8 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 3 (6.38%) Change Control
8 3 (6.38%) Functional Testing
8 3 (6.38%) V-Model
8 3 (6.38%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) SQL
2 12 (25.53%) C#
3 9 (19.15%) Java
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.51%) VB
5 4 (8.51%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.38%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (59.57%) ISEB
2 10 (21.28%) ISTQB
3 8 (17.02%) Degree
4 7 (14.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) Oracle
2 3 (6.38%) VMware
2 3 (6.38%) Microsoft
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