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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 195 255 241
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -14
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 52 41 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.87% 0.48% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.55% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 50 31 58
Median salary £61,500 £52,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% +38.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
5291 7466 9687
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 88.94% 87.48% 84.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4830 6462 8082
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 86 (90.53%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (75.79%) QA
3 43 (45.26%) Finance
4 39 (41.05%) JIRA
5 38 (40.00%) Defect Management
6 36 (37.89%) Confluence
7 35 (36.84%) HTML
8 34 (35.79%) CSS
8 34 (35.79%) HTTP
8 34 (35.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (33.68%) Front End Development
9 32 (33.68%) HTTPS
9 32 (33.68%) Regression Testing
10 30 (31.58%) Scrum
11 27 (28.42%) Automated Testing
11 27 (28.42%) BDD
12 26 (27.37%) Android
12 26 (27.37%) Workflow
13 25 (26.32%) iPad
13 25 (26.32%) Waterfall
14 24 (25.26%) Redmine
14 24 (25.26%) iPhone
15 21 (22.11%) Test Management
16 20 (21.05%) SQL
17 18 (18.95%) Selenium
17 18 (18.95%) Software Testing
18 16 (16.84%) TDD
19 14 (14.74%) Test Scripting
19 14 (14.74%) Context-Driven Testing
20 13 (13.68%) Exploratory Testing

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 36 (37.89%) Confluence
2 2 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (6.32%) MS Office
2 5 (5.26%) MS Project
3 2 (2.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.05%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.79%) HTTP
2 32 (33.68%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.26%) EDRMS
1 5 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.11%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.05%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.05%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.05%) HBase
4 1 (1.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 39 (41.05%) JIRA
2 24 (25.26%) Redmine
3 18 (18.95%) Selenium
4 11 (11.58%) Cucumber
5 8 (8.42%) Jasmine
5 8 (8.42%) Mocha
6 6 (6.32%) Jenkins
6 6 (6.32%) WebDriver
7 5 (5.26%) Git (software)
8 4 (4.21%) JMeter
9 3 (3.16%) Gatling
9 3 (3.16%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.11%) Maven
10 2 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.11%) Zephyr
11 1 (1.05%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.05%) MSTest
11 1 (1.05%) NUnit
11 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.05%) WATIR
General
1 43 (45.26%) Finance
2 6 (6.32%) Back Office
3 5 (5.26%) Law
3 5 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (3.16%) Automotive
4 3 (3.16%) Games
5 2 (2.11%) Advertising
5 2 (2.11%) Electronics
5 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Banking
6 1 (1.05%) Front Office
6 1 (1.05%) General Ledger
6 1 (1.05%) iGaming
6 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (30.53%) Analyst
2 25 (26.32%) Test Analyst
3 21 (22.11%) QA Engineer
4 20 (21.05%) Tester
5 13 (13.68%) QA Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) Manual Test Analyst
6 11 (11.58%) QA Test Analyst
7 10 (10.53%) Developer
7 10 (10.53%) Test Engineer
8 9 (9.47%) Test Leader
8 9 (9.47%) Web Tester
9 8 (8.42%) Mobile Test Analyst
10 6 (6.32%) Lead Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Automation Tester
11 5 (5.26%) Developer in Test
11 5 (5.26%) QA Tester
11 5 (5.26%) Test Automation Developer
11 5 (5.26%) Test Manager
12 4 (4.21%) QA Leader
13 3 (3.16%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (36.84%) HTML
2 34 (35.79%) CSS
3 5 (5.26%) RESTful
3 5 (5.26%) Web Services
3 5 (5.26%) XML
4 4 (4.21%) .NET
5 3 (3.16%) JSON
5 3 (3.16%) SOAP
6 2 (2.11%) JMS
7 1 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.32%) iPad
2 24 (25.26%) iPhone
3 13 (13.68%) Blog
3 13 (13.68%) Mobile App
4 10 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.32%) Contract for Difference
6 3 (3.16%) Statistics
7 2 (2.11%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.11%) Derivative
7 2 (2.11%) Digital Media
7 2 (2.11%) Fintech
7 2 (2.11%) User Experience
8 1 (1.05%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.05%) Data Integration
8 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.05%) Online Games
8 1 (1.05%) Reference Data
8 1 (1.05%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.37%) Android
2 4 (4.21%) Linux
3 3 (3.16%) Unix
4 2 (2.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (90.53%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.00%) Defect Management
3 34 (35.79%) User Acceptance Testing
4 32 (33.68%) Front End Development
4 32 (33.68%) Regression Testing
5 30 (31.58%) Scrum
6 27 (28.42%) Automated Testing
6 27 (28.42%) BDD
7 26 (27.37%) Workflow
8 25 (26.32%) Waterfall
9 21 (22.11%) Test Management
10 18 (18.95%) Software Testing
11 16 (16.84%) TDD
12 14 (14.74%) Context-Driven Testing
12 14 (14.74%) Test Scripting
13 13 (13.68%) Agile Testing
13 13 (13.68%) Exploratory Testing
13 13 (13.68%) Mentoring
14 12 (12.63%) Test Strategy
15 8 (8.42%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (21.05%) SQL
2 12 (12.63%) Java
2 12 (12.63%) JavaScript
3 11 (11.58%) Ruby
4 5 (5.26%) C#
5 3 (3.16%) Python
6 2 (2.11%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.11%) Scala
6 2 (2.11%) VB
6 2 (2.11%) VBScript
7 1 (1.05%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.05%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.05%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.05%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (8.42%) ISTQB
2 7 (7.37%) ISEB
3 3 (3.16%) Degree
4 2 (2.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (75.79%) QA
2 13 (13.68%) GCP
3 8 (8.42%) SDET
4 3 (3.16%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.11%) Docker
2 2 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (6.32%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.05%) Oozie
Vendors
1 5 (5.26%) OpenText
1 5 (5.26%) Siebel
2 4 (4.21%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.16%) SAP
4 2 (2.11%) VMware
5 1 (1.05%) Oracle
5 1 (1.05%) Rally
5 1 (1.05%) WorldPay
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Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago