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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 257 265 248
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 54 54 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.52% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.62% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 50 39 49
Average salary £46,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.82% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,950 £32,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,200
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
8604 8714 8726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 83.17% 82.85% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7264 7326 7799
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 4 March 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 4 March 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 59 (60.82%) QA
2 53 (54.64%) Selenium
3 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (39.18%) SQL
5 34 (35.05%) Finance
6 29 (29.90%) Automated Testing
7 27 (27.84%) WebDriver
8 26 (26.80%) Java
9 23 (23.71%) ISEB
10 20 (20.62%) ISTQB
10 20 (20.62%) Test Scripting
10 20 (20.62%) Degree
11 19 (19.59%) JIRA
12 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
12 17 (17.53%) Regression Testing
13 15 (15.46%) Linux
13 15 (15.46%) Cucumber
14 14 (14.43%) Performance Testing
14 14 (14.43%) Software Testing
15 13 (13.40%) E-Commerce
15 13 (13.40%) User Acceptance Testing
15 13 (13.40%) Test Strategy
15 13 (13.40%) Automation Testing
16 12 (12.37%) BDD
16 12 (12.37%) Mobile App
16 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
17 11 (11.34%) Python
17 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
18 10 (10.31%) .NET
18 10 (10.31%) C#

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 2 (2.06%) Confluence
2 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Office
2 3 (3.09%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.03%) Mingle
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.22%) Internet
2 3 (3.09%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) DSL
3 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.06%) Snowflake Schema
3 2 (2.06%) Star Schema
4 1 (1.03%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 53 (54.64%) Selenium
2 27 (27.84%) WebDriver
3 19 (19.59%) JIRA
4 15 (15.46%) Cucumber
5 9 (9.28%) TestNG
6 7 (7.22%) Bugzilla
6 7 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (6.19%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (4.12%) SpecFlow
8 4 (4.12%) Behat
8 4 (4.12%) JUnit
9 3 (3.09%) Appium
9 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
9 3 (3.09%) Git (software)
10 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (2.06%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.06%) SoapUI
10 2 (2.06%) Calabash
10 2 (2.06%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.06%) Eclipse
General
1 34 (35.05%) Finance
2 8 (8.25%) Banking
3 7 (7.22%) Retail
4 5 (5.15%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.15%) Legal
5 3 (3.09%) Games
5 3 (3.09%) Marketing
6 2 (2.06%) French Language
6 2 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.06%) Advertising
6 2 (2.06%) Law
6 2 (2.06%) Front Office
7 1 (1.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (52.58%) Analyst
2 41 (42.27%) Test Analyst
3 23 (23.71%) QA Analyst
4 14 (14.43%) Tester
5 13 (13.40%) QA Test Analyst
6 10 (10.31%) QA Engineer
6 10 (10.31%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (8.25%) Senior QA Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Automation Analyst
8 6 (6.19%) Software Tester
8 6 (6.19%) Test Engineer
9 4 (4.12%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 4 (4.12%) QA Manager
9 4 (4.12%) Manual Tester
9 4 (4.12%) Senior Test Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Software Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Senior Test Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Software Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.31%) .NET
2 8 (8.25%) XML
3 7 (7.22%) HTML
4 5 (5.15%) Web Services
4 5 (5.15%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.09%) SOAP
6 3 (3.09%) REST
7 2 (2.06%) LINQ
7 2 (2.06%) CSS
8 1 (1.03%) XML Messaging
8 1 (1.03%) XMPP
8 1 (1.03%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.03%) AppFabric
8 1 (1.03%) CSS3
8 1 (1.03%) HTML5
8 1 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Mobile App
1 12 (12.37%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.25%) iPhone
3 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.19%) Open Source
4 6 (6.19%) iPad
5 5 (5.15%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.09%) NHS
6 3 (3.09%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.06%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (2.06%) Derivative
7 2 (2.06%) Streaming Video
7 2 (2.06%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.03%) W3C
8 1 (1.03%) EPoS
8 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.03%) Statistics
8 1 (1.03%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.03%) User Experience
8 1 (1.03%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.46%) Linux
2 8 (8.25%) Windows
3 7 (7.22%) Apple iOS
3 7 (7.22%) Android
4 4 (4.12%) UNIX
5 3 (3.09%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (52.58%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.90%) Automated Testing
3 20 (20.62%) Test Scripting
4 17 (17.53%) Test Automation
4 17 (17.53%) Regression Testing
5 14 (14.43%) Performance Testing
5 14 (14.43%) Software Testing
6 13 (13.40%) E-Commerce
6 13 (13.40%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (13.40%) Test Strategy
6 13 (13.40%) Automation Testing
7 12 (12.37%) BDD
8 8 (8.25%) Scrum
9 7 (7.22%) ITIL
9 7 (7.22%) OO
9 7 (7.22%) V-Model
9 7 (7.22%) Integration Testing
10 6 (6.19%) Test Management
10 6 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (5.15%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 38 (39.18%) SQL
2 26 (26.80%) Java
3 11 (11.34%) Python
4 10 (10.31%) C#
5 7 (7.22%) PHP
6 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.19%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.12%) Ruby
8 2 (2.06%) C
8 2 (2.06%) C++
9 1 (1.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.03%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.03%) Scala
9 1 (1.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 23 (23.71%) ISEB
2 20 (20.62%) ISTQB
2 20 (20.62%) Degree
3 8 (8.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (60.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.15%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (1.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.09%) Oracle
3 2 (2.06%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.03%) Remedy
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe
4 1 (1.03%) Informatica
4 1 (1.03%) VMware
4 1 (1.03%) ATG
4 1 (1.03%) Netezza
4 1 (1.03%) Intershop
4 1 (1.03%) Demandware
4 1 (1.03%) hybris
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago