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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 218 263 281
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +18
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 43 55 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.64% 0.54% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.64% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 27
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +9.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,300 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
5889 8631 8804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 87.99% 84.63% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5269 7432 7470
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 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 February 2016, 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 51 (62.96%) QA
2 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (55.56%) Automated Testing
3 39 (48.15%) Selenium
4 31 (38.27%) Cucumber
4 31 (38.27%) Java
5 30 (37.04%) JIRA
5 30 (37.04%) WebDriver
6 29 (35.80%) Test Automation
7 27 (33.33%) Finance
8 26 (32.10%) Test Scripting
8 26 (32.10%) BDD
9 23 (28.40%) TDD
10 22 (27.16%) SQL
11 21 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 19 (23.46%) Test Strategy
12 19 (23.46%) Scrum
13 16 (19.75%) ISEB
14 15 (18.52%) C#
14 15 (18.52%) ISTQB
15 14 (17.28%) Non-Functional Testing
15 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
15 14 (17.28%) Automation Testing
15 14 (17.28%) Degree
15 14 (17.28%) API Testing
16 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
16 13 (16.05%) Functional Testing
16 13 (16.05%) Windows
17 12 (14.81%) Web Services
17 12 (14.81%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (7.41%) Confluence
2 5 (6.17%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.23%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (2.47%) VoIP
3 1 (1.23%) Internet
3 1 (1.23%) Network Security
3 1 (1.23%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.41%) Big Data
2 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (48.15%) Selenium
2 31 (38.27%) Cucumber
3 30 (37.04%) JIRA
3 30 (37.04%) WebDriver
4 14 (17.28%) Jenkins
5 12 (14.81%) JMeter
6 10 (12.35%) Git (software)
6 10 (12.35%) WATIR
7 9 (11.11%) SpecFlow
8 7 (8.64%) Mercurial
9 6 (7.41%) Appium
9 6 (7.41%) SoapUI
10 4 (4.94%) Capybara
10 4 (4.94%) FitNesse
10 4 (4.94%) JUnit
10 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.70%) MSTest
11 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.47%) Jasmine
12 2 (2.47%) Zephyr
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Banking
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.94%) Back Office
3 4 (4.94%) Front Office
3 4 (4.94%) Publishing
4 3 (3.70%) General Ledger
4 3 (3.70%) Retail
5 2 (2.47%) Advertising
5 2 (2.47%) Automotive
5 2 (2.47%) Billing
5 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.47%) Law
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Analyst
2 23 (28.40%) Test Analyst
3 19 (23.46%) QA Engineer
4 15 (18.52%) Tester
5 14 (17.28%) Automation Engineer
5 14 (17.28%) Test Engineer
6 13 (16.05%) Senior QA Engineer
7 12 (14.81%) Test Automation Engineer
8 11 (13.58%) Java Engineer
9 10 (12.35%) QA Automation Engineer
9 10 (12.35%) Senior Java Engineer
9 10 (12.35%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
9 10 (12.35%) Senior Test Engineer
10 9 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
10 9 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (8.64%) Automation Tester
11 7 (8.64%) Ruby Engineer
12 6 (7.41%) Developer
13 4 (4.94%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.81%) .NET
1 12 (14.81%) Web Services
2 8 (9.88%) XML
3 5 (6.17%) SOAP
4 3 (3.70%) HTML
4 3 (3.70%) RESTful
5 2 (2.47%) Behat
5 2 (2.47%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (2.47%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.47%) REST
5 2 (2.47%) WPF
5 2 (2.47%) XMPP
6 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.23%) CSS
6 1 (1.23%) Java EE
6 1 (1.23%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) iPad
4 4 (4.94%) Derivative
4 4 (4.94%) Semantic Web
4 4 (4.94%) Wiki
5 3 (3.70%) Equities
5 3 (3.70%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.47%) Fintech
6 2 (2.47%) iPhone
7 1 (1.23%) AS400
7 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.23%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Windows
2 8 (9.88%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) Unix
3 3 (3.70%) Android
3 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.23%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 45 (55.56%) Automated Testing
2 29 (35.80%) Test Automation
3 26 (32.10%) BDD
3 26 (32.10%) Test Scripting
4 23 (28.40%) TDD
5 21 (25.93%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (23.46%) Scrum
6 19 (23.46%) Test Strategy
7 14 (17.28%) API Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Automation Testing
7 14 (17.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 13 (16.05%) Functional Testing
9 12 (14.81%) SDLC
10 11 (13.58%) E-Commerce
11 10 (12.35%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (12.35%) User Stories
12 9 (11.11%) Kanban
12 9 (11.11%) Software Testing
13 8 (9.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) Java
2 22 (27.16%) SQL
3 15 (18.52%) C#
4 11 (13.58%) Ruby
5 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.47%) PHP
5 2 (2.47%) Python
6 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.23%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) Groovy
6 1 (1.23%) Perl
6 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.23%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (19.75%) ISEB
2 15 (18.52%) ISTQB
3 14 (17.28%) Degree
4 7 (8.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 3 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.23%) CEH
6 1 (1.23%) CISSP
6 1 (1.23%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.23%) SANS
6 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.23%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (62.96%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) SDET
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) Nagios
2 1 (1.23%) Nessus
2 1 (1.23%) Puppet
2 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (9.88%) SAP
2 7 (8.64%) Rally
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle
4 4 (4.94%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.47%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.47%) HP
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (1.23%) Splunk
6 1 (1.23%) Yahoo!
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