The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the England region that had Manual Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Tester
UK / England
Rank 777 866 819
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -47
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 63 48 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.080% 0.050% 0.100%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.083% 0.052% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 61 46 91
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +14.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
75770 92206 94914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.32% 96.48% 96.72%
Number of salaries quoted 63335 78206 79140
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Tester across the England region.

Manual Tester Salary Trend in England

Manual Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Manual Tester Salary Histogram in England

Manual Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +87 16 £31,500 -6.66% 1
West Midlands - 11 £30,000 - 1
North West -20 9 £26,250 -25.00% 1
Yorkshire +32 8 £30,000 -13.04% 2
London +56 5 £32,500 -13.33% 1
East of England +21 5 £35,000 +7.69%
South West +17 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
East Midlands - 3 £35,000 - 1
North East - 1 £26,000 -
Manual Tester
UK

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, Manual Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 73 (55.30%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (49.24%) QA
2 65 (49.24%) Manual Testing
3 48 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 44 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 40 (30.30%) Test Scripting
6 36 (27.27%) ISEB
7 30 (22.73%) Selenium
8 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 28 (21.21%) SQL
9 27 (20.45%) C#
9 27 (20.45%) JIRA
9 27 (20.45%) Automated Testing
10 26 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (19.70%) Automation Testing
11 25 (18.94%) ISTQB
11 25 (18.94%) .NET
12 24 (18.18%) Java
13 23 (17.42%) Mentoring
14 21 (15.91%) Scrum
15 20 (15.15%) E-Commerce
16 18 (13.64%) Windows
16 18 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 16 (12.12%) SDLC
18 15 (11.36%) BDD
18 15 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
18 15 (11.36%) Web Services
18 15 (11.36%) Finance
19 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
19 14 (10.61%) SAP

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 2 (1.52%) CMS
2 1 (0.76%) Apache
2 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.76%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (10.61%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.79%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.30%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (5.30%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (3.79%) Teamcenter
3 4 (3.03%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.55%) SSH
2 1 (0.76%) LAN
2 1 (0.76%) Multicast
2 1 (0.76%) RTSP
2 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) SAP BW
3 2 (1.52%) MySQL
3 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.76%) Big Data
4 1 (0.76%) DTS
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (22.73%) Selenium
2 27 (20.45%) JIRA
3 26 (19.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (8.33%) SoapUI
5 7 (5.30%) SpecFlow
6 6 (4.55%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
6 6 (4.55%) Zephyr
7 5 (3.79%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.03%) JMeter
8 4 (3.03%) TestLink
9 3 (2.27%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.52%) Appium
10 2 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.52%) eggPlant
10 2 (1.52%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.52%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.52%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.52%) TestRail
10 2 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (11.36%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.55%) Retail
4 5 (3.79%) Games
4 5 (3.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.03%) Automotive
6 3 (2.27%) Banking
6 3 (2.27%) Electronics
6 3 (2.27%) Marketing
7 2 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.76%) Advertising
8 1 (0.76%) Back Office
8 1 (0.76%) Legal
8 1 (0.76%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (18.94%) .NET
2 15 (11.36%) Web Services
3 11 (8.33%) HTML
4 10 (7.58%) Gherkin
5 9 (6.82%) SOAP
6 7 (5.30%) CGI
6 7 (5.30%) CSS
6 7 (5.30%) REST
7 5 (3.79%) XML
8 4 (3.03%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.03%) COM
8 4 (3.03%) Silverlight
9 3 (2.27%) CSS3
9 3 (2.27%) Middleware
10 2 (1.52%) Ajax
10 2 (1.52%) HTML5
10 2 (1.52%) jQuery
10 2 (1.52%) React
10 2 (1.52%) XHTML
11 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.06%) Client/Server
2 8 (6.06%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.30%) Smart Meter
4 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (3.79%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.79%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (3.03%) Online Games
7 3 (2.27%) User Experience
8 2 (1.52%) iPad
8 2 (1.52%) iPhone
8 2 (1.52%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.76%) MPEG
9 1 (0.76%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.76%) Replication
9 1 (0.76%) STB
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.64%) Windows
2 11 (8.33%) Linux
3 8 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 6 (4.55%) Windows Vista
5 4 (3.03%) Android
5 4 (3.03%) Windows 7
5 4 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (2.27%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.27%) Unix
7 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (55.30%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (49.24%) Manual Testing
3 48 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 44 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 40 (30.30%) Test Scripting
6 27 (20.45%) Automated Testing
7 26 (19.70%) Automation Testing
8 23 (17.42%) Mentoring
9 21 (15.91%) Scrum
10 20 (15.15%) E-Commerce
11 16 (12.12%) SDLC
12 15 (11.36%) BDD
12 15 (11.36%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (9.09%) ERP
13 12 (9.09%) Functional Testing
13 12 (9.09%) Smoke Testing
13 12 (9.09%) Test Management
14 10 (7.58%) Defect Management
14 10 (7.58%) Test Automation
15 9 (6.82%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (21.21%) SQL
2 27 (20.45%) C#
3 24 (18.18%) Java
4 7 (5.30%) JavaScript
5 6 (4.55%) C++
5 6 (4.55%) Python
6 4 (3.03%) VB
7 3 (2.27%) Groovy
7 3 (2.27%) Ruby
8 2 (1.52%) Perl
8 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.76%) C
9 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (27.27%) ISEB
2 25 (18.94%) ISTQB
3 18 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (10.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (49.24%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.76%) Control-M
Vendors
1 28 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.61%) SAP
3 12 (9.09%) HP
4 9 (6.82%) Oracle
5 2 (1.52%) PayPal
6 1 (0.76%) Atlassian
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