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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 216 260 252
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 46 48 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 0.48% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.55% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 44 46 90
Median salary £53,750 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
5915 8757 10977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 90.09% 87.81% 85.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5403 7419 9188
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,695 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
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 24 May 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 24 May 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 55 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (59.09%) QA
3 48 (54.55%) Automated Testing
4 35 (39.77%) Selenium
4 35 (39.77%) Java
5 29 (32.95%) WebDriver
6 28 (31.82%) BDD
7 27 (30.68%) Test Scripting
8 26 (29.55%) Finance
9 24 (27.27%) Scrum
9 24 (27.27%) SQL
9 24 (27.27%) Cucumber
10 23 (26.14%) JIRA
10 23 (26.14%) User Acceptance Testing
11 22 (25.00%) TDD
11 22 (25.00%) Test Automation
12 21 (23.86%) Test Strategy
12 21 (23.86%) Automation Testing
13 18 (20.45%) ISTQB
13 18 (20.45%) Test Management
14 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
14 17 (19.32%) Ruby
15 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
16 14 (15.91%) ISEB
16 14 (15.91%) Software Testing
16 14 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
17 13 (14.77%) SDLC
17 13 (14.77%) Project Management
17 13 (14.77%) JMeter
18 12 (13.64%) CRM

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 7 (7.95%) Confluence
2 2 (2.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.14%) Drupal
3 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.14%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (11.36%) MS Office
1 10 (11.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.14%) Network Security
1 1 (1.14%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (11.36%) EDRMS
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.41%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.14%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.14%) Big Data
5 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.14%) HBase
5 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (39.77%) Selenium
2 29 (32.95%) WebDriver
3 24 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 23 (26.14%) JIRA
5 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
6 13 (14.77%) JMeter
7 11 (12.50%) WATIR
8 10 (11.36%) Mercurial
9 7 (7.95%) Git (software)
10 4 (4.55%) Capybara
11 3 (3.41%) Appium
11 3 (3.41%) SpecFlow
12 2 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.27%) Bugzilla
12 2 (2.27%) Gatling
12 2 (2.27%) JUnit
13 1 (1.14%) Maven
13 1 (1.14%) NUnit
13 1 (1.14%) SoapUI
13 1 (1.14%) TestNG
General
1 26 (29.55%) Finance
2 10 (11.36%) Back Office
3 8 (9.09%) Law
4 6 (6.82%) Automotive
4 6 (6.82%) Banking
5 4 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.41%) Front Office
7 2 (2.27%) Advertising
7 2 (2.27%) Retail
8 1 (1.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (28.41%) QA Engineer
2 21 (23.86%) Analyst
3 17 (19.32%) Test Analyst
4 15 (17.05%) Tester
5 14 (15.91%) Test Engineer
6 12 (13.64%) Senior QA Engineer
6 12 (13.64%) Senior Test Engineer
7 10 (11.36%) Java Engineer
7 10 (11.36%) QA Test Engineer
7 10 (11.36%) Ruby Engineer
8 9 (10.23%) Test Manager
9 8 (9.09%) QA Automation Engineer
10 7 (7.95%) Automation Tester
10 7 (7.95%) QA Analyst
10 7 (7.95%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (7.95%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (6.82%) Developer
11 6 (6.82%) Senior Java Engineer
12 5 (5.68%) Ruby Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.36%) Web Services
2 9 (10.23%) .NET
3 5 (5.68%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (5.68%) XML
4 4 (4.55%) REST
4 4 (4.55%) RESTful
4 4 (4.55%) SOAP
5 3 (3.41%) JSON
6 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.27%) WPF
7 1 (1.14%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.14%) HTML
7 1 (1.14%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (11.36%) iPad
3 8 (9.09%) Blog
4 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.41%) Fintech
4 3 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.27%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.27%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.27%) EMV
5 2 (2.27%) EPoS
5 2 (2.27%) User Experience
6 1 (1.14%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.14%) Derivative
6 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.50%) Unix
1 11 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (6.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Solaris
3 1 (1.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (54.55%) Automated Testing
3 28 (31.82%) BDD
4 27 (30.68%) Test Scripting
5 24 (27.27%) Scrum
6 23 (26.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (25.00%) TDD
7 22 (25.00%) Test Automation
8 21 (23.86%) Automation Testing
8 21 (23.86%) Test Strategy
9 18 (20.45%) Test Management
10 14 (15.91%) Software Testing
11 13 (14.77%) Project Management
11 13 (14.77%) SDLC
12 12 (13.64%) API Testing
12 12 (13.64%) CRM
12 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
12 12 (13.64%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (12.50%) PRINCE2
14 10 (11.36%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 35 (39.77%) Java
2 24 (27.27%) SQL
3 17 (19.32%) Ruby
4 10 (11.36%) C#
5 5 (5.68%) Python
6 3 (3.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.27%) SOQL
7 2 (2.27%) SOSL
8 1 (1.14%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.14%) Groovy
8 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.14%) VB
8 1 (1.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (20.45%) ISTQB
2 14 (15.91%) ISEB
3 10 (11.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (4.55%) Degree
5 1 (1.14%) CEH
5 1 (1.14%) CISSP
5 1 (1.14%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.14%) SANS
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (59.09%) QA
2 8 (9.09%) GCP
3 4 (4.55%) Data Quality
4 2 (2.27%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 14 (15.91%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.14%) Nagios
2 1 (1.14%) Nessus
2 1 (1.14%) Oozie
2 1 (1.14%) Puppet
2 1 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (11.36%) OpenText
1 10 (11.36%) Rally
1 10 (11.36%) SAP
1 10 (11.36%) Siebel
2 5 (5.68%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.55%) HP
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.27%) Oracle
4 2 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.14%) Splunk
5 1 (1.14%) WorldPay
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