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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 220 252 252
Rank change year-on-year
+32 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 49 59 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.71% 0.57% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.65% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 47 55 76
Median salary £57,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
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
6221 9137 10718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 89.70% 87.53% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5619 7682 8946
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 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,000
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 5 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 5 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 51 (56.04%) Automated Testing
1 51 (56.04%) QA
2 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (39.56%) Java
3 36 (39.56%) Selenium
4 31 (34.07%) WebDriver
5 30 (32.97%) Test Scripting
6 29 (31.87%) BDD
7 28 (30.77%) Finance
8 27 (29.67%) Cucumber
8 27 (29.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (28.57%) JIRA
9 26 (28.57%) Test Automation
10 24 (26.37%) Test Strategy
11 23 (25.27%) Automation Testing
12 22 (24.18%) Scrum
12 22 (24.18%) TDD
13 21 (23.08%) SQL
14 20 (21.98%) Jenkins
15 19 (20.88%) Ruby
16 18 (19.78%) ISTQB
17 17 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
18 16 (17.58%) Test Management
18 16 (17.58%) ISEB
19 15 (16.48%) JMeter
19 15 (16.48%) SDLC
19 15 (16.48%) API Testing
20 14 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
20 14 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
20 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce

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 (7.69%) Confluence
2 2 (2.20%) CMS
3 1 (1.10%) Drupal
3 1 (1.10%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (9.89%) MS Office
1 9 (9.89%) MS Project
2 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.10%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) Network Security
1 1 (1.10%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) EDRMS
2 3 (3.30%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.20%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.10%) Big Data
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.10%) HBase
4 1 (1.10%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.10%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 36 (39.56%) Selenium
2 31 (34.07%) WebDriver
3 27 (29.67%) Cucumber
4 26 (28.57%) JIRA
5 20 (21.98%) Jenkins
6 15 (16.48%) JMeter
7 13 (14.29%) WATIR
8 12 (13.19%) Mercurial
9 8 (8.79%) Git (software)
10 4 (4.40%) Capybara
10 4 (4.40%) SpecFlow
11 3 (3.30%) JUnit
12 2 (2.20%) Appium
12 2 (2.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (2.20%) Bugzilla
12 2 (2.20%) Gatling
13 1 (1.10%) Geb
13 1 (1.10%) RSpec
13 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (1.10%) TestNG
General
1 28 (30.77%) Finance
2 10 (10.99%) Back Office
3 8 (8.79%) Law
4 6 (6.59%) Automotive
4 6 (6.59%) Banking
5 5 (5.49%) Front Office
6 4 (4.40%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.20%) Advertising
8 1 (1.10%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.10%) Legal
8 1 (1.10%) Publishing
8 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (29.67%) Analyst
2 23 (25.27%) Test Analyst
3 22 (24.18%) QA Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Test Engineer
5 15 (16.48%) Tester
6 14 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
7 13 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
8 12 (13.19%) QA Test Engineer
8 12 (13.19%) Ruby Engineer
9 10 (10.99%) Java Engineer
10 9 (9.89%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 9 (9.89%) Test Automation Engineer
11 8 (8.79%) QA Automation Engineer
11 8 (8.79%) Senior Java Engineer
11 8 (8.79%) Test Manager
12 7 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (7.69%) QA Analyst
12 7 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
13 6 (6.59%) Developer
13 6 (6.59%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.99%) .NET
2 9 (9.89%) Web Services
3 5 (5.49%) FIX Protocol
3 5 (5.49%) XML
4 4 (4.40%) REST
4 4 (4.40%) RESTful
4 4 (4.40%) SOAP
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.20%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (2.20%) JSON
5 2 (2.20%) WPF
6 1 (1.10%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.10%) HTML
6 1 (1.10%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.68%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (13.19%) iPad
3 6 (6.59%) Blog
4 5 (5.49%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.30%) Fintech
6 2 (2.20%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.20%) EMV
6 2 (2.20%) EPoS
6 2 (2.20%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.20%) User Experience
7 1 (1.10%) AS400
7 1 (1.10%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.10%) Derivative
7 1 (1.10%) Equities
7 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.19%) Windows
2 11 (12.09%) Unix
3 7 (7.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Solaris
4 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.04%) Automated Testing
2 50 (54.95%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (32.97%) Test Scripting
4 29 (31.87%) BDD
5 27 (29.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 26 (28.57%) Test Automation
7 24 (26.37%) Test Strategy
8 23 (25.27%) Automation Testing
9 22 (24.18%) Scrum
9 22 (24.18%) TDD
10 16 (17.58%) Test Management
11 15 (16.48%) API Testing
11 15 (16.48%) SDLC
12 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
12 14 (15.38%) Non-Functional Testing
13 13 (14.29%) Software Testing
14 12 (13.19%) OWASP
14 12 (13.19%) Project Management
14 12 (13.19%) User Stories
15 11 (12.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 36 (39.56%) Java
2 21 (23.08%) SQL
3 19 (20.88%) Ruby
4 10 (10.99%) C#
5 6 (6.59%) Python
6 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.20%) SOQL
6 2 (2.20%) SOSL
7 1 (1.10%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.10%) Groovy
7 1 (1.10%) Perl
7 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.10%) VB
7 1 (1.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (19.78%) ISTQB
2 16 (17.58%) ISEB
3 12 (13.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (6.59%) Degree
5 1 (1.10%) CEH
5 1 (1.10%) CISSP
5 1 (1.10%) CREST Certified
5 1 (1.10%) SANS
5 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.10%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (56.04%) QA
2 6 (6.59%) GCP
3 2 (2.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.10%) SDET
Systems Management
1 14 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.10%) Nagios
2 1 (1.10%) Nessus
2 1 (1.10%) Oozie
2 1 (1.10%) Puppet
2 1 (1.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) SAP
2 12 (13.19%) Rally
3 9 (9.89%) OpenText
3 9 (9.89%) Siebel
4 5 (5.49%) Atlassian
5 4 (4.40%) HP
6 3 (3.30%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.30%) Oracle
7 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.10%) Splunk
8 1 (1.10%) WorldPay
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