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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 282 297 282
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 38 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.35% 0.32% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.39% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 34 33 38
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
8841 9720 9265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.51% 82.98% 80.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7682 8267 8341
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £37,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 2014, 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 70 (58.33%) QA
2 59 (49.17%) Selenium
3 56 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (33.33%) SQL
5 37 (30.83%) Test Scripting
6 33 (27.50%) JIRA
6 33 (27.50%) Automated Testing
7 31 (25.83%) Finance
8 29 (24.17%) ISEB
8 29 (24.17%) ISTQB
8 29 (24.17%) Degree
9 28 (23.33%) Test Automation
10 26 (21.67%) WebDriver
10 26 (21.67%) Java
11 20 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 20 (16.67%) C#
12 19 (15.83%) Computer Science
13 17 (14.17%) BDD
14 16 (13.33%) Automation Testing
15 14 (11.67%) Software Testing
15 14 (11.67%) TDD
16 13 (10.83%) Windows
16 13 (10.83%) Linux
16 13 (10.83%) Test Management
16 13 (10.83%) Volume Testing
17 12 (10.00%) Web Services
17 12 (10.00%) E-Commerce
17 12 (10.00%) MS Office
17 12 (10.00%) Project Management
17 12 (10.00%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 5 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.50%) Confluence
3 1 (0.83%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 12 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (1.67%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.83%) Mingle
3 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.67%) LAN
2 6 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (3.33%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.83%) MySQL
3 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.83%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.83%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 59 (49.17%) Selenium
2 33 (27.50%) JIRA
3 26 (21.67%) WebDriver
4 8 (6.67%) SpecFlow
5 7 (5.83%) Subversion
5 7 (5.83%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.83%) Bugzilla
6 6 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (5.00%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.17%) TeamCity
7 5 (4.17%) Behat
8 4 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (2.50%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.50%) WATIR
10 2 (1.67%) Checkstyle
10 2 (1.67%) TestNG
10 2 (1.67%) Xcode
10 2 (1.67%) Ant
10 2 (1.67%) JUnit
General
1 31 (25.83%) Finance
2 12 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (9.17%) Law
4 6 (5.00%) Legal
4 6 (5.00%) Games
4 6 (5.00%) Banking
4 6 (5.00%) Retail
5 3 (2.50%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.67%) Marketing
6 2 (1.67%) French Language
6 2 (1.67%) Front Office
6 2 (1.67%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 66 (55.00%) Analyst
2 55 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 21 (17.50%) QA Analyst
4 18 (15.00%) Tester
5 13 (10.83%) Senior Analyst
6 11 (9.17%) QA Manager
6 11 (9.17%) Software Manager
7 9 (7.50%) QA Engineer
7 9 (7.50%) QA Test Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (6.67%) QA Tester
9 6 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
9 6 (5.00%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.17%) Test Engineer
10 5 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Senior QA Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (4.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Automation Tester
11 4 (3.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) Web Services
2 9 (7.50%) .NET
3 8 (6.67%) XML
4 5 (4.17%) RESTful
5 3 (2.50%) HTML
5 3 (2.50%) SOAP
5 3 (2.50%) REST
6 2 (1.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.83%) XMPP
7 1 (0.83%) JSON
7 1 (0.83%) Symfony
7 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.83%) HTML5
7 1 (0.83%) AppFabric
7 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.83%) CSS
7 1 (0.83%) Middleware
7 1 (0.83%) LAMP
7 1 (0.83%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.83%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.83%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.33%) Mobile App
3 8 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (6.67%) iPhone
4 6 (5.00%) iPad
4 6 (5.00%) Derivative
5 5 (4.17%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.50%) Open Source
7 2 (1.67%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.67%) Physics
7 2 (1.67%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.67%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.83%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.83%) Equities
8 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.83%) EPoS
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) W3C
8 1 (0.83%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.83%) Windows
1 13 (10.83%) Linux
2 7 (5.83%) Android
2 7 (5.83%) Apple iOS
3 4 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.50%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.83%) Test Scripting
3 33 (27.50%) Automated Testing
4 28 (23.33%) Test Automation
5 20 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 17 (14.17%) BDD
7 16 (13.33%) Automation Testing
8 14 (11.67%) TDD
8 14 (11.67%) Software Testing
9 13 (10.83%) Test Management
9 13 (10.83%) Volume Testing
10 12 (10.00%) Project Management
10 12 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 11 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (8.33%) Performance Testing
13 9 (7.50%) Scrum
14 8 (6.67%) Test Strategy
15 7 (5.83%) System Testing
16 6 (5.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.33%) SQL
2 26 (21.67%) Java
3 20 (16.67%) C#
4 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
4 7 (5.83%) Python
5 4 (3.33%) PHP
5 4 (3.33%) C++
6 2 (1.67%) VBA
6 2 (1.67%) Ruby
6 2 (1.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 29 (24.17%) ISTQB
1 29 (24.17%) Degree
1 29 (24.17%) ISEB
2 7 (5.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (0.83%) GIAC
3 1 (0.83%) CEH
3 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) GPEN
3 1 (0.83%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (58.33%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (7.50%) Altiris
2 8 (6.67%) Citrix
3 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.17%) Oracle
5 4 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (3.33%) Cerillion
6 3 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.67%) HP
7 2 (1.67%) VMware
7 2 (1.67%) IBM
8 1 (0.83%) Adobe
8 1 (0.83%) Remedy
8 1 (0.83%) ATG
8 1 (0.83%) Informatica
8 1 (0.83%) Intershop
8 1 (0.83%) Netezza
8 1 (0.83%) hybris
8 1 (0.83%) Demandware
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Talent International
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, Swindon
House of Fraser
Salary: £40,000 - £49,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago