The table below looks at the statistics for the Manual Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Tester
Rank 851 866 822
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 30 37 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.034% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.036% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 35
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £26,200 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +5.26%
Manual Tester
UK

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
97611 102712 93841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.18% 94.49% 94.26%
Number of salaries quoted 82251 83877 78553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 1 September 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +4 11 £34,500 -16.36%
South West -12 10 £40,000 +73.91%
South East +7 4 £36,000 +12.50% 3
North West +1 2 £31,000 +12.72% 4
East Midlands +4 1 £27,000 -10.00% 1
Yorkshire -3 1 £30,000 -
West Midlands -6 1 £27,500 -6.77% 1
Manual Tester
UK

Manual Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title.

1 41 (71.93%) QA
2 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (35.09%) Manual Testing
4 17 (29.82%) Java
5 16 (28.07%) Linux
6 15 (26.32%) BDD
7 14 (24.56%) C#
7 14 (24.56%) SQL
8 13 (22.81%) Selenium
8 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
9 12 (21.05%) TDD
10 11 (19.30%) Scrum
10 11 (19.30%) Finance
10 11 (19.30%) JIRA
10 11 (19.30%) WebDriver
11 10 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (17.54%) .NET
12 9 (15.79%) Web Services
12 9 (15.79%) Degree
13 8 (14.04%) Software Testing
13 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
14 7 (12.28%) ISTQB
15 6 (10.53%) UNIX
15 6 (10.53%) ISEB
15 6 (10.53%) SDLC
16 5 (8.77%) Selenium IDE
16 5 (8.77%) HTML
16 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
16 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
16 5 (8.77%) Telecoms

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Manual Tester in their job title 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 with Manual Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.75%) IIS
1 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) Intranet
2 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Selenium
2 11 (19.30%) WebDriver
2 11 (19.30%) JIRA
3 5 (8.77%) Selenium IDE
3 5 (8.77%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (7.02%) JUnit
4 4 (7.02%) Eclipse
4 4 (7.02%) Behat
5 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.51%) Bugzilla
6 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.75%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.75%) Appium
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Electronics
3 4 (7.02%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.02%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Games
5 1 (1.75%) Billing
5 1 (1.75%) Publishing
5 1 (1.75%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) .NET
2 9 (15.79%) Web Services
3 5 (8.77%) HTML
4 2 (3.51%) RESTful
4 2 (3.51%) XML
5 1 (1.75%) Apache Flex
5 1 (1.75%) SOAP
5 1 (1.75%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.02%) DTV
3 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) User Experience
4 2 (3.51%) Mobile Games
4 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.75%) Social Media
5 1 (1.75%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Linux
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
3 4 (7.02%) CentOS
4 2 (3.51%) Windows
5 1 (1.75%) Android
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) Manual Testing
3 15 (26.32%) BDD
4 13 (22.81%) Test Scripting
5 12 (21.05%) TDD
6 11 (19.30%) Scrum
7 10 (17.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (14.04%) Software Testing
9 6 (10.53%) SDLC
10 5 (8.77%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.77%) Agile Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Automated Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
10 5 (8.77%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (7.02%) Unit Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Compatibility Testing
11 4 (7.02%) System Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (7.02%) Programme Management
11 4 (7.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.82%) Java
2 14 (24.56%) C#
2 14 (24.56%) SQL
3 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.02%) PHP
5 1 (1.75%) C
5 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (15.79%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.53%) ISEB
4 3 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.75%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (71.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
2 4 (7.02%) SAP
3 3 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (1.75%) CODA
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