The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Buckinghamshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 121 133 121
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.56% 0.051% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.065% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 7
Average salary £33,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £39,600
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1783 1541 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 77.02% 78.90% 74.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1382 1234
Average salary £41,500 £41,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £59,889
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Manual Testing
South East

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Milton Keynes - 13 £33,000 - 3
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 19 (73.08%) ISEB
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (53.85%) .NET
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
3 11 (42.31%) Degree
3 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
4 9 (34.62%) C#
5 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
6 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
6 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (26.92%) QA
6 7 (26.92%) HTML
7 6 (23.08%) V-Model
7 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
8 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
8 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
8 5 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (19.23%) Scrum
9 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
9 4 (15.38%) CSS
9 4 (15.38%) Windows
9 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
10 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
10 3 (11.54%) JIRA
10 3 (11.54%) User Stories
10 3 (11.54%) Web Services
10 3 (11.54%) XML
10 3 (11.54%) UNIX
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (15.38%) Visual Studio
3 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
1 2 (7.69%) Retail
2 1 (3.85%) Retail Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
1 16 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 13 (50.00%) Tester
3 11 (42.31%) Software Tester
4 6 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Automated Tester
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) .NET
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) XML
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) Software Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Software Engineering
3 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (23.08%) V-Model
5 5 (19.23%) Test Scripting
5 5 (19.23%) Functional Testing
5 5 (19.23%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
6 3 (11.54%) User Stories
6 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
7 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Agile Testing
8 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) C#
3 4 (15.38%) T-SQL
3 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 3 (11.54%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) ISEB
2 11 (42.31%) Degree
3 6 (23.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (26.92%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago