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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 112 112 119
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.62% 0.28% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.34% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 13
Average salary £38,850 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.27% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £30,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1480 1465 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 83.76% 81.75% 79.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1246 1121 1180
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,567 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 9 £35,100 +24.24%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) ISEB
3 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 10 (45.45%) Selenium
5 9 (40.91%) Web Development
5 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
6 8 (36.36%) Finance
6 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
7 7 (31.82%) SDLC
7 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
7 7 (31.82%) QA
8 6 (27.27%) Web Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
8 6 (27.27%) Scrum
8 6 (27.27%) IntelliJ
8 6 (27.27%) J2EE
8 6 (27.27%) Agile Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
10 4 (18.18%) Degree
11 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
11 3 (13.64%) HP
11 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
11 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
12 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
12 2 (9.09%) SQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 10 (45.45%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) Eclipse
3 6 (27.27%) IntelliJ
4 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.09%) HP UFT
6 1 (4.55%) JIRA
6 1 (4.55%) LoadRunner
6 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (4.55%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Software Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Software Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 5 (22.73%) Test Engineer
5 4 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) Team Leader
6 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
6 3 (13.64%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
7 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
7 2 (9.09%) Tester
8 1 (4.55%) Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Lead Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
8 1 (4.55%) Programme Manager
8 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
8 1 (4.55%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) J2EE
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) LAMP
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
2 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.55%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Unix
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Web Development
3 8 (36.36%) E-Commerce
4 7 (31.82%) Automation Testing
4 7 (31.82%) SDLC
5 6 (27.27%) Agile Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 6 (27.27%) Web Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Automated Testing
7 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 2 (9.09%) Creative Marketing
8 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Test Management
9 1 (4.55%) Logistics
9 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
9 1 (4.55%) System Testing
9 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ISEB
2 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (18.18%) Degree
4 3 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (4.55%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) HP
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.55%) Oracle
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