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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank 822 870 891
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 69 69 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.068% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.078% 0.071% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 67 67 84
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,750 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -
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
88468 97240 109425
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.33% 96.51% 96.52%
Number of salaries quoted 75248 80665 90432
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 30 May 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 30 May 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
London +37 23 £45,000 - 3
South East +32 14 £35,000 -5.40% 2
West Midlands -8 10 £30,000 +5.26%
East of England +39 9 £35,000 -30.00% 1
South West +12 5 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Yorkshire -2 4 £33,000 +10.00% 2
North West +12 3 £27,500 -3.50% 4
East Midlands +11 1 £25,000 -25.92% 1
Manual Tester
UK

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 71 (59.17%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (58.33%) QA
2 70 (58.33%) Manual Testing
3 47 (39.17%) Finance
3 47 (39.17%) SQL
4 41 (34.17%) Software Testing
5 39 (32.50%) ISEB
6 36 (30.00%) Scrum
7 33 (27.50%) ISTQB
8 31 (25.83%) BDD
8 31 (25.83%) Test Scripting
9 30 (25.00%) Test Automation
9 30 (25.00%) Automation Testing
10 26 (21.67%) JIRA
11 24 (20.00%) Degree
11 24 (20.00%) TDD
11 24 (20.00%) C#
12 23 (19.17%) Java
13 22 (18.33%) MS Excel
13 22 (18.33%) Microsoft
13 22 (18.33%) Regression Testing
14 20 (16.67%) Automated Testing
15 18 (15.00%) Selenium
15 18 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
15 18 (15.00%) .NET
16 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (13.33%) SDLC
18 15 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
19 14 (11.67%) Mobile App
19 14 (11.67%) SQL Server

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 9 (7.50%) Confluence
2 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 22 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.83%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.67%) Big Data
5 1 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 26 (21.67%) JIRA
2 18 (15.00%) Selenium
3 13 (10.83%) HP UFT
4 8 (6.67%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.83%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.33%) Git (software)
6 4 (3.33%) Hudson
6 4 (3.33%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.50%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.50%) Zephyr
8 2 (1.67%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.83%) Appium
9 1 (0.83%) JMeter
9 1 (0.83%) PhantomJS
9 1 (0.83%) QARun
9 1 (0.83%) Subversion
9 1 (0.83%) TestDirector
9 1 (0.83%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.83%) WinRunner
General
1 47 (39.17%) Finance
2 10 (8.33%) Banking
2 10 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 9 (7.50%) Marketing
4 6 (5.00%) Manufacturing
5 5 (4.17%) Electronics
5 5 (4.17%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.17%) Games
6 4 (3.33%) Back Office
7 2 (1.67%) Advertising
7 2 (1.67%) Retail
8 1 (0.83%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.83%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.00%) .NET
2 11 (9.17%) Web Services
3 5 (4.17%) REST
4 4 (3.33%) SOAP
5 3 (2.50%) .NET Framework
5 3 (2.50%) Gherkin
6 2 (1.67%) XML
7 1 (0.83%) J2EE
7 1 (0.83%) JMX
7 1 (0.83%) JSON
7 1 (0.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.67%) Mobile App
3 10 (8.33%) Client/Server
4 9 (7.50%) Driving Licence
5 8 (6.67%) Digital Media
6 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.17%) Online Games
7 5 (4.17%) User Experience
8 4 (3.33%) Replication
9 3 (2.50%) Chemistry
10 2 (1.67%) iPad
10 2 (1.67%) Social Media
11 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.83%) Fintech
11 1 (0.83%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 7 (5.83%) Android
1 7 (5.83%) Apple iOS
1 7 (5.83%) Linux
2 6 (5.00%) Unix
3 5 (4.17%) Windows
4 3 (2.50%) CentOS
5 1 (0.83%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (59.17%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (58.33%) Manual Testing
3 41 (34.17%) Software Testing
4 36 (30.00%) Scrum
5 31 (25.83%) BDD
5 31 (25.83%) Test Scripting
6 30 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 30 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 24 (20.00%) TDD
8 22 (18.33%) Regression Testing
9 20 (16.67%) Automated Testing
10 18 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
11 16 (13.33%) SDLC
12 15 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
13 11 (9.17%) Defect Management
13 11 (9.17%) System Testing
14 10 (8.33%) Business Analysis
14 10 (8.33%) E-Commerce
14 10 (8.33%) Functional Testing
15 8 (6.67%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (39.17%) SQL
2 24 (20.00%) C#
3 23 (19.17%) Java
4 5 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.50%) Python
6 2 (1.67%) Ruby
7 1 (0.83%) C
7 1 (0.83%) C++
7 1 (0.83%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.83%) VBA
7 1 (0.83%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (32.50%) ISEB
2 33 (27.50%) ISTQB
3 24 (20.00%) Degree
4 9 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (58.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 10 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (18.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.17%) HP
3 6 (5.00%) Oracle
3 6 (5.00%) SAP
4 3 (2.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.67%) BT
5 2 (1.67%) PayPal
6 1 (0.83%) Splunk
6 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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