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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 254 243 269
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 48 100 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.48% 0.79% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.96% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 46 89 50
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
8585 10464 9545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 85.53% 82.83% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7277 8749 8219
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,100 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 72 (69.23%) QA
2 60 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (52.88%) Selenium
4 47 (45.19%) Finance
5 41 (39.42%) SQL
6 40 (38.46%) Automated Testing
7 32 (30.77%) WebDriver
8 29 (27.88%) ISEB
9 25 (24.04%) Regression Testing
10 21 (20.19%) Java
11 20 (19.23%) Degree
12 19 (18.27%) JIRA
12 19 (18.27%) Test Scripting
12 19 (18.27%) Cucumber
12 19 (18.27%) Test Automation
12 19 (18.27%) Test Strategy
12 19 (18.27%) ISTQB
13 18 (17.31%) Windows
13 18 (17.31%) Linux
13 18 (17.31%) Automation Testing
14 13 (12.50%) Python
14 13 (12.50%) Banking
14 13 (12.50%) BDD
14 13 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (11.54%) Mobile App
15 12 (11.54%) Software Testing
15 12 (11.54%) .NET
16 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
16 11 (10.58%) HTML
16 11 (10.58%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.96%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.69%) Internet
2 4 (3.85%) HTTP
3 2 (1.92%) DSL
3 2 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.92%) DNS
4 1 (0.96%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.92%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (1.92%) Star Schema
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 55 (52.88%) Selenium
2 32 (30.77%) WebDriver
3 19 (18.27%) JIRA
3 19 (18.27%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.65%) TestNG
5 7 (6.73%) Bugzilla
6 5 (4.81%) SpecFlow
6 5 (4.81%) JUnit
6 5 (4.81%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (2.88%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.88%) PHPUnit
7 3 (2.88%) Appium
7 3 (2.88%) eggPlant
7 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
7 3 (2.88%) Maven
8 2 (1.92%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.92%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.92%) Calabash
8 2 (1.92%) Gradle
General
1 47 (45.19%) Finance
2 13 (12.50%) Banking
3 7 (6.73%) Investment Banking
4 5 (4.81%) Retail
4 5 (4.81%) Legal
5 4 (3.85%) Advertising
5 4 (3.85%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.85%) Law
6 2 (1.92%) Marketing
7 1 (0.96%) Front Office
7 1 (0.96%) Back Office
7 1 (0.96%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.96%) Games
Job Titles
1 40 (38.46%) Analyst
2 26 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 23 (22.12%) QA Engineer
4 22 (21.15%) QA Analyst
5 16 (15.38%) Tester
6 12 (11.54%) Test Engineer
7 9 (8.65%) QA Test Analyst
7 9 (8.65%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (7.69%) Senior QA Analyst
9 7 (6.73%) Junior
9 7 (6.73%) QA Manager
10 6 (5.77%) Software Tester
10 6 (5.77%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (5.77%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (4.81%) Quality Manager
11 5 (4.81%) Software Engineer
11 5 (4.81%) Manual Tester
12 4 (3.85%) Senior Test Engineer
13 3 (2.88%) Web Tester
13 3 (2.88%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.54%) .NET
2 11 (10.58%) HTML
2 11 (10.58%) XML
3 10 (9.62%) Gherkin
4 7 (6.73%) FIX Protocol
5 6 (5.77%) Web Services
6 5 (4.81%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.88%) JSON
7 3 (2.88%) REST
7 3 (2.88%) SOAP
7 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.88%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.92%) CSS
8 2 (1.92%) LINQ
9 1 (0.96%) RESTful
9 1 (0.96%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Mobile App
2 9 (8.65%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.73%) Open Source
3 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.85%) Credit Derivative
4 4 (3.85%) Derivative
4 4 (3.85%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.85%) iPad
4 4 (3.85%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.85%) iPhone
5 3 (2.88%) Blackberry
5 3 (2.88%) NHS
6 2 (1.92%) Streaming Video
6 2 (1.92%) Equities
6 2 (1.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.92%) User Experience
6 2 (1.92%) Social Network
7 1 (0.96%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.96%) Online Games
7 1 (0.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.31%) Windows
1 18 (17.31%) Linux
2 10 (9.62%) UNIX
3 9 (8.65%) Android
4 7 (6.73%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.88%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (57.69%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (38.46%) Automated Testing
3 25 (24.04%) Regression Testing
4 19 (18.27%) Test Scripting
4 19 (18.27%) Test Automation
4 19 (18.27%) Test Strategy
5 18 (17.31%) Automation Testing
6 13 (12.50%) BDD
6 13 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 12 (11.54%) Software Testing
8 8 (7.69%) Scrum
8 8 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.69%) Performance Testing
9 7 (6.73%) OO
9 7 (6.73%) ITIL
10 6 (5.77%) Test Planning
10 6 (5.77%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.77%) V-Model
11 5 (4.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.42%) SQL
2 21 (20.19%) Java
3 13 (12.50%) Python
4 10 (9.62%) C#
5 9 (8.65%) PHP
6 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.81%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.81%) Ruby
7 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
7 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.92%) C++
7 2 (1.92%) C
7 2 (1.92%) Scala
7 2 (1.92%) Groovy
8 1 (0.96%) Delphi
8 1 (0.96%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (27.88%) ISEB
2 20 (19.23%) Degree
3 19 (18.27%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (69.23%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (8.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.92%) Ansible
2 2 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.92%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (10.58%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.73%) HP
3 3 (2.88%) Oracle
3 3 (2.88%) Google
4 2 (1.92%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.96%) hybris
5 1 (0.96%) Demandware
5 1 (0.96%) Hyperion
5 1 (0.96%) Intershop
5 1 (0.96%) VMware
5 1 (0.96%) ATG
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ThinkForex
Salary: 50K to 60K GBP per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Explore Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago