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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 253 273 275
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 51 40 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.50% 0.38% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.46% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 49 29 40
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average 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
8278 8754 8759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 81.77% 83.20% 80.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7145 7423 7857
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £79,400 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 66 (65.35%) QA
2 58 (57.43%) Selenium
3 51 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (34.65%) SQL
5 32 (31.68%) Finance
6 31 (30.69%) Automated Testing
7 30 (29.70%) WebDriver
8 28 (27.72%) Java
9 25 (24.75%) ISTQB
10 24 (23.76%) Degree
10 24 (23.76%) Test Scripting
10 24 (23.76%) ISEB
11 21 (20.79%) JIRA
11 21 (20.79%) Test Automation
12 19 (18.81%) Regression Testing
13 18 (17.82%) Linux
14 16 (15.84%) C#
15 15 (14.85%) BDD
15 15 (14.85%) Automation Testing
16 14 (13.86%) Computer Science
17 12 (11.88%) Mobile App
17 12 (11.88%) Cucumber
17 12 (11.88%) Test Strategy
17 12 (11.88%) Windows
17 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
18 11 (10.89%) Software Testing
18 11 (10.89%) Performance Testing
19 10 (9.90%) XML
19 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
20 9 (8.91%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.99%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Office
2 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.93%) Internet
2 3 (2.97%) LAN
2 3 (2.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.99%) DSL
3 1 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.99%) PowerCenter
3 1 (0.99%) Snowflake Schema
3 1 (0.99%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.99%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 58 (57.43%) Selenium
2 30 (29.70%) WebDriver
3 21 (20.79%) JIRA
4 12 (11.88%) Cucumber
5 7 (6.93%) Bugzilla
5 7 (6.93%) TestNG
6 6 (5.94%) SpecFlow
7 5 (4.95%) Behat
7 5 (4.95%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
8 4 (3.96%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.96%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.97%) JUnit
9 3 (2.97%) Subversion
9 3 (2.97%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.98%) Appium
10 2 (1.98%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.98%) Xcode
10 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
General
1 32 (31.68%) Finance
2 7 (6.93%) Law
3 6 (5.94%) Legal
3 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.95%) Banking
5 4 (3.96%) Retail
5 4 (3.96%) Games
6 3 (2.97%) Front Office
6 3 (2.97%) Marketing
7 2 (1.98%) French Language
7 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.98%) Advertising
8 1 (0.99%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (57.43%) Analyst
2 46 (45.54%) Test Analyst
3 23 (22.77%) QA Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) Tester
5 11 (10.89%) Senior Analyst
5 11 (10.89%) QA Engineer
6 10 (9.90%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) Senior QA Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Automation Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Software Manager
9 6 (5.94%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) QA Manager
10 5 (4.95%) Software Tester
11 3 (2.97%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Test Analyst
11 3 (2.97%) QA Tester
11 3 (2.97%) Senior Test Engineer
12 2 (1.98%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.90%) XML
2 9 (8.91%) .NET
3 8 (7.92%) Web Services
4 6 (5.94%) HTML
5 4 (3.96%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.97%) SOAP
6 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.97%) REST
7 2 (1.98%) CSS
8 1 (0.99%) LAMP
8 1 (0.99%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.99%) Symfony
8 1 (0.99%) LINQ
8 1 (0.99%) JSON
8 1 (0.99%) XMPP
8 1 (0.99%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.99%) CSS3
8 1 (0.99%) AppFabric
8 1 (0.99%) RESTful
8 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.88%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.92%) iPhone
4 6 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.94%) iPad
4 6 (5.94%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.95%) Open Source
6 3 (2.97%) Derivative
7 2 (1.98%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.98%) Credit Derivative
7 2 (1.98%) Streaming Video
7 2 (1.98%) Blackberry
7 2 (1.98%) NHS
8 1 (0.99%) W3C
8 1 (0.99%) EPoS
8 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.99%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.99%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.99%) Online Gambling
8 1 (0.99%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.82%) Linux
2 12 (11.88%) Windows
3 7 (6.93%) Android
3 7 (6.93%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.97%) Mac OS
4 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.98%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (30.69%) Automated Testing
3 24 (23.76%) Test Scripting
4 21 (20.79%) Test Automation
5 19 (18.81%) Regression Testing
6 15 (14.85%) BDD
6 15 (14.85%) Automation Testing
7 12 (11.88%) Test Strategy
7 12 (11.88%) E-Commerce
8 11 (10.89%) Software Testing
8 11 (10.89%) Performance Testing
9 9 (8.91%) Scrum
9 9 (8.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Volume Testing
10 8 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.93%) Project Management
11 7 (6.93%) V-Model
11 7 (6.93%) Integration Testing
12 6 (5.94%) Test Management
12 6 (5.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (34.65%) SQL
2 28 (27.72%) Java
3 16 (15.84%) C#
4 8 (7.92%) Python
5 7 (6.93%) JavaScript
6 6 (5.94%) PHP
7 3 (2.97%) Ruby
7 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.98%) C
8 2 (1.98%) C++
9 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.99%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.99%) ActionScript
9 1 (0.99%) Groovy
9 1 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) ISTQB
2 24 (23.76%) Degree
2 24 (23.76%) ISEB
3 7 (6.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) GIAC
5 1 (0.99%) CEH
5 1 (0.99%) GPEN
5 1 (0.99%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (65.35%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.99%) Ansible
3 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) Altiris
3 3 (2.97%) Citrix
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle
4 2 (1.98%) Cerillion
4 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.99%) Remedy
5 1 (0.99%) Adobe
5 1 (0.99%) Informatica
5 1 (0.99%) ATG
5 1 (0.99%) Intershop
5 1 (0.99%) Netezza
5 1 (0.99%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.99%) Demandware
5 1 (0.99%) hybris
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Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 50,000 - 70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £28000 - £31000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Transact
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
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DP Connect
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + 40 days holiday, Excellent pension
Posted: 14 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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FlexTrade
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago