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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 218 263 262
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 44 57 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.69% 0.56% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.64% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 90
Median salary £51,250 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.88% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
5729 8944 11242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.64% 87.82% 86.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5217 7643 9371
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

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 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 63 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (59.55%) QA
3 44 (49.44%) Automated Testing
4 31 (34.83%) Selenium
4 31 (34.83%) Finance
5 29 (32.58%) Scrum
6 28 (31.46%) Java
6 28 (31.46%) SQL
7 27 (30.34%) Test Scripting
8 25 (28.09%) BDD
9 24 (26.97%) Test Management
10 23 (25.84%) JIRA
11 20 (22.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 20 (22.47%) WebDriver
11 20 (22.47%) Test Strategy
12 17 (19.10%) TDD
12 17 (19.10%) Cucumber
12 17 (19.10%) Test Automation
12 17 (19.10%) HP Quality Center
12 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (17.98%) Software Testing
14 15 (16.85%) Project Management
14 15 (16.85%) Automation Testing
15 14 (15.73%) Jenkins
15 14 (15.73%) CRM
16 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
16 13 (14.61%) Back Office
16 13 (14.61%) ISTQB
16 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
17 12 (13.48%) Ruby

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (11.24%) Confluence
2 2 (2.25%) CMS
3 1 (1.12%) Drupal
Applications
1 12 (13.48%) MS Office
1 12 (13.48%) MS Project
2 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.49%) HTTP
1 4 (4.49%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.12%) Network Security
2 1 (1.12%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) EDRMS
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.12%) Big Data
5 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.12%) HBase
5 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 31 (34.83%) Selenium
2 23 (25.84%) JIRA
3 20 (22.47%) WebDriver
4 17 (19.10%) Cucumber
5 14 (15.73%) Jenkins
6 10 (11.24%) JMeter
7 7 (7.87%) Git (software)
7 7 (7.87%) WATIR
8 6 (6.74%) Mercurial
9 4 (4.49%) SpecFlow
10 3 (3.37%) Appium
10 3 (3.37%) Capybara
10 3 (3.37%) Gatling
11 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (2.25%) Bugzilla
11 2 (2.25%) JUnit
11 2 (2.25%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.12%) Maven
12 1 (1.12%) NUnit
12 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (34.83%) Finance
2 13 (14.61%) Back Office
3 9 (10.11%) Law
4 7 (7.87%) Automotive
5 5 (5.62%) Banking
6 4 (4.49%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.25%) Advertising
7 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.12%) Front Office
8 1 (1.12%) Games
8 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.12%) Legal
8 1 (1.12%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (26.97%) Analyst
1 24 (26.97%) QA Engineer
2 19 (21.35%) Test Analyst
3 14 (15.73%) Tester
4 11 (12.36%) Test Manager
5 10 (11.24%) QA Analyst
6 9 (10.11%) Test Engineer
7 8 (8.99%) Manual Test Analyst
8 7 (7.87%) Senior QA Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Senior Test Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Automation Tester
9 6 (6.74%) QA Test Analyst
9 6 (6.74%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Ruby Engineer
10 5 (5.62%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (5.62%) Developer
10 5 (5.62%) Java Engineer
11 4 (4.49%) .NET Developer
11 4 (4.49%) QA Manager
11 4 (4.49%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.48%) Web Services
2 8 (8.99%) .NET
3 7 (7.87%) XML
4 6 (6.74%) CSS
4 6 (6.74%) HTML
5 5 (5.62%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (5.62%) JSON
5 5 (5.62%) REST
5 5 (5.62%) RESTful
5 5 (5.62%) SOAP
6 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.25%) WPF
7 1 (1.12%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (12.36%) Blog
3 9 (10.11%) Mobile App
4 6 (6.74%) iPad
5 3 (3.37%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.37%) Fintech
6 2 (2.25%) Contract for Difference
6 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.25%) Derivative
6 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.25%) EMV
6 2 (2.25%) EPoS
6 2 (2.25%) User Experience
7 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.24%) Unix
2 8 (8.99%) Windows
3 4 (4.49%) Linux
4 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (70.79%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (49.44%) Automated Testing
3 29 (32.58%) Scrum
4 27 (30.34%) Test Scripting
5 25 (28.09%) BDD
6 24 (26.97%) Test Management
7 20 (22.47%) Test Strategy
7 20 (22.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 17 (19.10%) TDD
8 17 (19.10%) Test Automation
9 16 (17.98%) Software Testing
10 15 (16.85%) Automation Testing
10 15 (16.85%) Project Management
11 14 (15.73%) CRM
12 13 (14.61%) Mentoring
12 13 (14.61%) PRINCE2
13 12 (13.48%) Change Management
13 12 (13.48%) ITIL
14 11 (12.36%) Agile Testing
15 10 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 28 (31.46%) Java
1 28 (31.46%) SQL
2 12 (13.48%) Ruby
3 7 (7.87%) C#
4 5 (5.62%) Python
5 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.25%) SOQL
6 2 (2.25%) SOSL
7 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.12%) VB
7 1 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) ISTQB
2 10 (11.24%) ISEB
3 6 (6.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (4.49%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) CEH
5 1 (1.12%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.12%) SANS
5 1 (1.12%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (59.55%) QA
2 11 (12.36%) GCP
3 4 (4.49%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.25%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 17 (19.10%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.12%) Nagios
2 1 (1.12%) Nessus
2 1 (1.12%) Oozie
2 1 (1.12%) Puppet
2 1 (1.12%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (13.48%) OpenText
1 12 (13.48%) Siebel
2 6 (6.74%) Rally
2 6 (6.74%) SAP
3 4 (4.49%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.49%) HP
4 3 (3.37%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle
6 1 (1.12%) Splunk
6 1 (1.12%) WorldPay
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000-85,000
Posted: 6 days ago