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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 108 116 121
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 9 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.45% 0.46% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.60% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 16
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £23,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £46,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
1441 1498 1550
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.32% 77.06% 80.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1107 1164 1378
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +6 7 £27,500 -15.38% 1
Gerrards Cross - 1 £25,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
1 7 (58.33%) QA
1 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 4 (33.33%) ISEB
3 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Finance
4 3 (25.00%) MS Access
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 3 (25.00%) Oracle
4 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (16.67%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) C#
5 2 (16.67%) HTML

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) MS Access
3 1 (8.33%) SAP BI
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) Grunt
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Analyst
1 8 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Testing Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) UAT Test Manager
3 3 (25.00%) UAT Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Head of IT
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Head of Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 2 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (8.33%) SAP XI
3 1 (8.33%) JSON
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) LINQ
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) SAP PI
3 1 (8.33%) Backbone.js
3 1 (8.33%) Sass
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) FMCG
3 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) UNIX
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Test Scripting
2 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Stress Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Change Control
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Kanban
5 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Zachman Framework
5 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 2 (16.67%) SAP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
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