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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 130 97 127
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +30
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 38 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.31% 1.72% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 2.14% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 32 6
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +14.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,200 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
1839 1776 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.69% 80.62% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1349 1414
Average salary £44,000 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.02% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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
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 29 May 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 -42 7 £34,000 +4.61% 3
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) QA
3 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Selenium
6 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
6 5 (31.25%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) ISEB
7 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (25.00%) Marketing
7 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (25.00%) SDLC
8 3 (18.75%) Degree
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
8 3 (18.75%) MS Access
9 2 (12.50%) CSS
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
10 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
10 1 (6.25%) .NET
10 1 (6.25%) MySQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (18.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) MS Access
2 1 (6.25%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (31.25%) Selenium
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) Subversion
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
3 1 (6.25%) Grunt
General
1 4 (25.00%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Tester
1 6 (37.50%) Analyst
1 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) QA Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Software Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Test Team Leader
3 4 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (18.75%) UAT Test Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Testing Manager
4 3 (18.75%) UAT Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) Backbone.js
2 1 (6.25%) Sass
2 1 (6.25%) WCF
2 1 (6.25%) LINQ
2 1 (6.25%) jQuery
2 1 (6.25%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 5 (31.25%) Test Scripting
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) SDLC
6 1 (6.25%) MVC
6 1 (6.25%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Logistics
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Kanban
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (6.25%) Stress Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Wealth Management
6 1 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
3 1 (6.25%) PHP
3 1 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Google
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £31000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago