The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 City of London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 254 257 298
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +41
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 78 58 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.62% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.62% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 65 49 41
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
10299 9379 10943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.36% 79.75% 78.60%
Number of salaries quoted 8594 8195 9932
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Manual Testing
London

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014, 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 60 (56.60%) Selenium
1 60 (56.60%) QA
2 48 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (44.34%) Finance
4 40 (37.74%) SQL
5 34 (32.08%) Automated Testing
6 28 (26.42%) ISEB
7 25 (23.58%) Java
7 25 (23.58%) Scrum
8 23 (21.70%) QuickTest Pro
9 21 (19.81%) .NET
9 21 (19.81%) XML
10 19 (17.92%) C#
10 19 (17.92%) Software Testing
10 19 (17.92%) Cucumber
10 19 (17.92%) Apple iOS
11 17 (16.04%) WebDriver
11 17 (16.04%) Test Scripting
11 17 (16.04%) Regression Testing
12 16 (15.09%) E-Commerce
12 16 (15.09%) JIRA
13 15 (14.15%) Test Automation
13 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
13 15 (14.15%) Windows
13 15 (14.15%) TDD
14 14 (13.21%) HP
14 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
14 14 (13.21%) Android
15 13 (12.26%) BDD
15 13 (12.26%) Degree

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 2 (1.89%) Confluence
2 1 (0.94%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (7.55%) MS Office
2 6 (5.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (12.26%) Internet
2 1 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
1 5 (4.72%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.77%) DB2
3 3 (2.83%) MySQL
4 1 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.94%) SQLPlus
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 60 (56.60%) Selenium
2 23 (21.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (17.92%) Cucumber
4 17 (16.04%) WebDriver
5 16 (15.09%) JIRA
6 12 (11.32%) SoapUI
7 6 (5.66%) FitNesse
7 6 (5.66%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.72%) Maven
8 5 (4.72%) LoadRunner
8 5 (4.72%) eggPlant
8 5 (4.72%) JBehave
8 5 (4.72%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.77%) Ranorex
9 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.83%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.83%) JDeveloper
10 3 (2.83%) JMeter
10 3 (2.83%) NUnit
General
1 47 (44.34%) Finance
2 9 (8.49%) Banking
3 5 (4.72%) Retail
4 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.83%) Games
5 2 (1.89%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.89%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Front Office
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.94%) Legal
6 1 (0.94%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Analyst
2 35 (33.02%) Test Analyst
3 21 (19.81%) Tester
4 12 (11.32%) QA Analyst
4 12 (11.32%) Test Engineer
4 12 (11.32%) QA Engineer
5 6 (5.66%) Test Leader
6 5 (4.72%) QA Tester
6 5 (4.72%) Senior Test Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Senior Test Analyst
6 5 (4.72%) Test Manager
6 5 (4.72%) QA Leader
7 3 (2.83%) Penetration Tester
7 3 (2.83%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (2.83%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (2.83%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (1.89%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (1.89%) Lead Tester
8 2 (1.89%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.81%) .NET
1 21 (19.81%) XML
2 12 (11.32%) SOAP
3 11 (10.38%) Gherkin
4 10 (9.43%) Web Services
4 10 (9.43%) HTML
5 5 (4.72%) HTML5
6 4 (3.77%) CSS
7 3 (2.83%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.83%) XSLT
7 3 (2.83%) CSS3
7 3 (2.83%) RESTful
7 3 (2.83%) JSON
8 2 (1.89%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.89%) REST
8 2 (1.89%) Flash
8 2 (1.89%) XHTML
9 1 (0.94%) FpML
9 1 (0.94%) Rendezvous
9 1 (0.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Mobile App
2 11 (10.38%) Blackberry
3 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.77%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.77%) Open Source
4 4 (3.77%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (2.83%) AS400
6 2 (1.89%) Social Media
6 2 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.89%) Equities
6 2 (1.89%) Handset
7 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.94%) W3C
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.94%) BBC
7 1 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
7 1 (0.94%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.94%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.94%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 19 (17.92%) Apple iOS
2 15 (14.15%) Windows
3 14 (13.21%) Android
4 6 (5.66%) Windows Phone
4 6 (5.66%) UNIX
5 3 (2.83%) Linux
6 1 (0.94%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (32.08%) Automated Testing
3 25 (23.58%) Scrum
4 19 (17.92%) Software Testing
5 17 (16.04%) Test Scripting
5 17 (16.04%) Regression Testing
6 16 (15.09%) E-Commerce
7 15 (14.15%) Test Automation
7 15 (14.15%) TDD
8 13 (12.26%) BDD
9 11 (10.38%) Test Strategy
10 10 (9.43%) Automation Testing
11 9 (8.49%) Performance Testing
11 9 (8.49%) Integration Testing
12 7 (6.60%) OO
12 7 (6.60%) Security Testing
12 7 (6.60%) Kanban
12 7 (6.60%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (5.66%) System Testing
13 6 (5.66%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.74%) SQL
2 25 (23.58%) Java
3 19 (17.92%) C#
4 14 (13.21%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.66%) XPath
6 5 (4.72%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.72%) Ruby
7 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.83%) Python
8 3 (2.83%) VBScript
8 3 (2.83%) C++
9 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.94%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.94%) PHP
10 1 (0.94%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.94%) VBA
10 1 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 28 (26.42%) ISEB
2 13 (12.26%) Degree
3 11 (10.38%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.72%) CEH
5 3 (2.83%) CISSP
5 3 (2.83%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (1.89%) GPEN
6 2 (1.89%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (56.60%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
2 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.94%) WCAG
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (1.89%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.66%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.94%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) HP
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle
4 4 (3.77%) Apple
5 1 (0.94%) CA
5 1 (0.94%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.94%) SAP
5 1 (0.94%) VMware
5 1 (0.94%) Green Hat
5 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
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