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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank 811 875 893
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 93 64 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.062% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.065% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 88 60 61
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £27,450 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
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
88424 98706 105739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.44% 96.31% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 75252 82384 86955
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +34 23 £30,000 +10.09% 3
East of England +50 19 £30,500 -39.00% 4
London +48 14 £36,250 -9.37% 3
West Midlands +2 13 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Yorkshire +30 10 £32,500 -7.14% 1
South West +8 7 £40,000 +3.22% 1
East Midlands +7 4 £31,500 +13.51%
North West +13 3 £22,500 -38.77% 1
Manual Tester
UK

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, 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 98 (63.23%) Manual Testing
2 89 (57.42%) QA
3 82 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (37.42%) SQL
5 55 (35.48%) Software Testing
6 54 (34.84%) ISEB
7 51 (32.90%) Automation Testing
8 49 (31.61%) ISTQB
9 42 (27.10%) Finance
9 42 (27.10%) Test Scripting
10 37 (23.87%) JIRA
11 36 (23.23%) Scrum
12 34 (21.94%) Selenium
13 33 (21.29%) Test Automation
14 32 (20.65%) BDD
15 31 (20.00%) C#
16 29 (18.71%) Java
17 27 (17.42%) Microsoft
17 27 (17.42%) Automated Testing
18 24 (15.48%) Regression Testing
19 23 (14.84%) MS Excel
19 23 (14.84%) Degree
20 21 (13.55%) .NET
21 20 (12.90%) TDD
21 20 (12.90%) SDLC
21 20 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
22 19 (12.26%) SQL Server
23 17 (10.97%) Linux
23 17 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
24 15 (9.68%) Test Strategy

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 11 (7.10%) Confluence
Applications
1 23 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (6.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.94%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.94%) MySQL
2 3 (1.94%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.29%) Big Data
3 2 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 37 (23.87%) JIRA
2 34 (21.94%) Selenium
3 11 (7.10%) HP UFT
3 11 (7.10%) WebDriver
4 10 (6.45%) Zephyr
5 8 (5.16%) Cucumber
5 8 (5.16%) Git (software)
5 8 (5.16%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.94%) Hudson
6 3 (1.94%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.29%) PhantomJS
7 2 (1.29%) Selenium IDE
7 2 (1.29%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.65%) Appium
8 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.65%) JBehave
8 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.65%) Mocha
8 1 (0.65%) RSpec
8 1 (0.65%) TestNG
General
1 42 (27.10%) Finance
2 13 (8.39%) Marketing
3 11 (7.10%) Manufacturing
4 10 (6.45%) Electronics
4 10 (6.45%) Games
4 10 (6.45%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.52%) Banking
6 4 (2.58%) Back Office
6 4 (2.58%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.29%) Retail
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.55%) .NET
2 12 (7.74%) Web Services
3 10 (6.45%) Gherkin
4 9 (5.81%) REST
5 7 (4.52%) SOAP
6 5 (3.23%) XML
7 3 (1.94%) HTML
8 2 (1.29%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.65%) CSS
9 1 (0.65%) J2EE
9 1 (0.65%) JMX
9 1 (0.65%) JSON
9 1 (0.65%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (9.03%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 10 (6.45%) Online Games
4 6 (3.87%) Digital Media
5 5 (3.23%) Driving Licence
5 5 (3.23%) User Experience
6 3 (1.94%) Replication
6 3 (1.94%) Wiki
7 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.29%) Fintech
7 2 (1.29%) iPad
7 2 (1.29%) Social Media
8 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.65%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (10.97%) Linux
2 12 (7.74%) Windows
3 6 (3.87%) Android
3 6 (3.87%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.58%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.94%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (1.94%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.94%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.65%) CentOS
6 1 (0.65%) Unix
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (63.23%) Manual Testing
2 82 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (35.48%) Software Testing
4 51 (32.90%) Automation Testing
5 42 (27.10%) Test Scripting
6 36 (23.23%) Scrum
7 33 (21.29%) Test Automation
8 32 (20.65%) BDD
9 27 (17.42%) Automated Testing
10 24 (15.48%) Regression Testing
11 20 (12.90%) SDLC
11 20 (12.90%) TDD
11 20 (12.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 15 (9.68%) Test Strategy
13 14 (9.03%) Defect Management
13 14 (9.03%) E-Commerce
13 14 (9.03%) Non-Functional Testing
14 13 (8.39%) Exploratory Testing
15 11 (7.10%) Digital Marketing
15 11 (7.10%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 58 (37.42%) SQL
2 31 (20.00%) C#
3 29 (18.71%) Java
4 5 (3.23%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.23%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.58%) PHP
6 2 (1.29%) Python
6 2 (1.29%) Ruby
7 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.65%) C
7 1 (0.65%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 54 (34.84%) ISEB
2 49 (31.61%) ISTQB
3 23 (14.84%) Degree
4 12 (7.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (57.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (5.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (17.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.68%) HP
3 13 (8.39%) Oracle
4 11 (7.10%) SAP
5 4 (2.58%) PayPal
6 1 (0.65%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.65%) Splunk
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