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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
London / City of London
Rank 205 220 259
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +39
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 17 45 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.66% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.38% 0.74% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 40 56
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
4431 6074 8979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.24% 88.92% 86.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4031 5391 7652
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017, 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 46 (85.19%) QA
2 43 (79.63%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (64.81%) Finance
4 28 (51.85%) Regression Testing
5 24 (44.44%) Workflow
6 23 (42.59%) JIRA
6 23 (42.59%) Waterfall
7 22 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (40.74%) HTTP
8 21 (38.89%) HTML
8 21 (38.89%) CSS
8 21 (38.89%) Android
8 21 (38.89%) Defect Management
9 20 (37.04%) Front End Development
9 20 (37.04%) Redmine
9 20 (37.04%) iPhone
9 20 (37.04%) iPad
9 20 (37.04%) Confluence
9 20 (37.04%) HTTPS
10 18 (33.33%) Automated Testing
11 14 (25.93%) Selenium
12 12 (22.22%) C#
13 11 (20.37%) SQL
14 9 (16.67%) Banking
14 9 (16.67%) BDD
15 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
15 8 (14.81%) Degree
15 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
15 8 (14.81%) TDD
15 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills

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 20 (37.04%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (40.74%) HTTP
2 20 (37.04%) HTTPS
3 2 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) JIRA
2 20 (37.04%) Redmine
3 14 (25.93%) Selenium
4 4 (7.41%) SoapUI
5 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.56%) HP UFT
5 3 (5.56%) TestComplete
5 3 (5.56%) WATIR
5 3 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.70%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.70%) Jasmine
6 2 (3.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.70%) Maven
6 2 (3.70%) Mocha
7 1 (1.85%) Geb
7 1 (1.85%) NUnit
7 1 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.85%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.85%) Spock
7 1 (1.85%) TestLink
General
1 35 (64.81%) Finance
2 9 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (5.56%) Advertising
3 3 (5.56%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Law
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Games
5 1 (1.85%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Analyst
2 17 (31.48%) Test Analyst
3 15 (27.78%) Tester
4 11 (20.37%) QA Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Financial Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) QA Test Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Quality Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Software Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Software Test Analyst
5 7 (12.96%) Web Tester
6 6 (11.11%) Test Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Automation Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Graduate Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Graduate QA Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Graduate Software Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Graduate Software Test Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Graduate Test Analyst
7 5 (9.26%) Selenium Tester
7 5 (9.26%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) CSS
1 21 (38.89%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) JMS
2 2 (3.70%) Web Services
3 1 (1.85%) RESTful
3 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.04%) iPad
1 20 (37.04%) iPhone
2 8 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.56%) Fintech
5 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
5 2 (3.70%) Statistics
5 2 (3.70%) User Experience
6 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.85%) Blog
6 1 (1.85%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (38.89%) Android
2 3 (5.56%) Linux
2 3 (5.56%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (79.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (51.85%) Regression Testing
3 24 (44.44%) Workflow
4 23 (42.59%) Waterfall
5 22 (40.74%) User Acceptance Testing
6 21 (38.89%) Defect Management
7 20 (37.04%) Front End Development
8 18 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 9 (16.67%) BDD
10 8 (14.81%) Software Engineering
10 8 (14.81%) TDD
10 8 (14.81%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.96%) Automation Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Proprietary Trading
11 7 (12.96%) Software Delivery
11 7 (12.96%) Software Testing
12 6 (11.11%) Scrum
13 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
14 4 (7.41%) Performance Testing
14 4 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.22%) C#
2 11 (20.37%) SQL
3 5 (9.26%) Java
4 4 (7.41%) Ruby
5 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Scala
6 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.70%) ISEB
2 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (85.19%) QA
2 2 (3.70%) SDET
3 1 (1.85%) GCP
System Software
1 3 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (3.70%) Docker
2 2 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Puppet
2 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (12.96%) BEA
2 3 (5.56%) TOWER Software
3 2 (3.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (1.85%) HP
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