The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 246 250 262
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 61 92 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.58% 0.73% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.88% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 57 75 51
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Manual Testing
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
8977 10428 9652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.30% 82.83% 80.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7551 8692 8425
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the City of London region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in the City of London

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in the City of London

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 75 (65.79%) QA
2 65 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (53.51%) Selenium
4 49 (42.98%) Finance
5 46 (40.35%) SQL
6 43 (37.72%) Automated Testing
7 33 (28.95%) ISEB
7 33 (28.95%) WebDriver
8 26 (22.81%) Java
9 25 (21.93%) Regression Testing
9 25 (21.93%) Test Automation
9 25 (21.93%) JIRA
10 23 (20.18%) ISTQB
11 22 (19.30%) Degree
11 22 (19.30%) Test Scripting
12 21 (18.42%) Test Strategy
13 20 (17.54%) Windows
13 20 (17.54%) Cucumber
14 17 (14.91%) BDD
14 17 (14.91%) Automation Testing
14 17 (14.91%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (14.91%) Linux
15 15 (13.16%) Software Testing
15 15 (13.16%) Mobile App
16 14 (12.28%) .NET
17 13 (11.40%) XML
17 13 (11.40%) Python
17 13 (11.40%) Banking
17 13 (11.40%) Performance Testing
18 12 (10.53%) C#

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 8 (7.02%) Confluence
2 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) Internet
2 4 (3.51%) HTTP
3 2 (1.75%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.75%) DNS
3 2 (1.75%) DSL
4 1 (0.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.75%) Snowflake Schema
2 2 (1.75%) Star Schema
2 2 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 61 (53.51%) Selenium
2 33 (28.95%) WebDriver
3 25 (21.93%) JIRA
4 20 (17.54%) Cucumber
5 10 (8.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (7.89%) TestNG
7 8 (7.02%) Bugzilla
7 8 (7.02%) SpecFlow
8 6 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (4.39%) JUnit
10 3 (2.63%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.63%) Maven
10 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
10 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.63%) Appium
11 2 (1.75%) Calabash
11 2 (1.75%) eggPlant
11 2 (1.75%) Behat
11 2 (1.75%) Gradle
11 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (42.98%) Finance
2 13 (11.40%) Banking
3 7 (6.14%) Retail
3 7 (6.14%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.39%) Legal
4 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.51%) Advertising
6 3 (2.63%) Games
6 3 (2.63%) Marketing
6 3 (2.63%) Law
7 2 (1.75%) French Language
8 1 (0.88%) Front Office
8 1 (0.88%) Back Office
8 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (42.98%) Analyst
2 36 (31.58%) Test Analyst
3 23 (20.18%) QA Analyst
4 21 (18.42%) QA Engineer
5 17 (14.91%) Tester
6 12 (10.53%) Test Engineer
6 12 (10.53%) QA Test Analyst
7 10 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) Senior QA Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (7.02%) Automation Analyst
9 7 (6.14%) Junior
10 6 (5.26%) QA Manager
10 6 (5.26%) Software Tester
11 5 (4.39%) Manual Tester
11 5 (4.39%) Quality Manager
12 4 (3.51%) Senior Test Engineer
12 4 (3.51%) Software Engineer
13 3 (2.63%) Junior Tester
13 3 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.28%) .NET
2 13 (11.40%) XML
3 11 (9.65%) HTML
4 10 (8.77%) Gherkin
5 7 (6.14%) FIX Protocol
5 7 (6.14%) Web Services
6 5 (4.39%) REST
6 5 (4.39%) SOAP
6 5 (4.39%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.63%) JSON
7 3 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.75%) CSS
8 2 (1.75%) LINQ
9 1 (0.88%) RESTful
9 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.16%) Mobile App
2 9 (7.89%) iPhone
3 8 (7.02%) Open Source
3 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.02%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.26%) iPad
5 5 (4.39%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.51%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (3.51%) Derivative
6 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
6 4 (3.51%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.63%) Social Network
7 3 (2.63%) NHS
8 2 (1.75%) Streaming Video
8 2 (1.75%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.75%) User Experience
9 1 (0.88%) Equities
9 1 (0.88%) EPoS
9 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.88%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.54%) Windows
2 17 (14.91%) Linux
3 10 (8.77%) Android
3 10 (8.77%) UNIX
4 9 (7.89%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.02%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (37.72%) Automated Testing
3 25 (21.93%) Regression Testing
3 25 (21.93%) Test Automation
4 22 (19.30%) Test Scripting
5 21 (18.42%) Test Strategy
6 17 (14.91%) Automation Testing
6 17 (14.91%) BDD
6 17 (14.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (13.16%) Software Testing
8 13 (11.40%) Performance Testing
9 11 (9.65%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.77%) Scrum
11 8 (7.02%) ITIL
11 8 (7.02%) Requirements Analysis
11 8 (7.02%) Integration Testing
11 8 (7.02%) V-Model
12 7 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.14%) OO
13 6 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (40.35%) SQL
2 26 (22.81%) Java
3 13 (11.40%) Python
4 12 (10.53%) C#
5 8 (7.02%) PHP
6 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.39%) Ruby
7 5 (4.39%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.75%) C++
8 2 (1.75%) C
8 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.75%) Groovy
8 2 (1.75%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.75%) Scala
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 33 (28.95%) ISEB
2 23 (20.18%) ISTQB
3 22 (19.30%) Degree
4 9 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (65.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (8.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.75%) Puppet
2 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.75%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (9.65%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.26%) HP
3 3 (2.63%) Oracle
4 2 (1.75%) Google
4 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.88%) hybris
5 1 (0.88%) Demandware
5 1 (0.88%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.88%) ATG
5 1 (0.88%) VMware
5 1 (0.88%) Intershop
5 1 (0.88%) Adobe
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