The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Tester
Rank 838 782 846
Rank change year-on-year
-56 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 31 47 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.046% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.049% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 31 44 19
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £26,650 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £49,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.63%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
103175 95734 105673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.21% 95.29%
Number of salaries quoted 84966 79988 91183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Manual Tester
UK

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South East -14 5 £30,000 - 1
South West -14 5 £24,000 -15.78%
London -53 5 £32,500 -27.77% 5
Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 - 2
North West - 5 £25,000 - 1
East Midlands -10 3 £30,000 +5.26%
West Midlands -12 2 £29,500 +11.32% 1
East of England -6 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Manual Tester
UK

Manual Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) Test Scripting
3 20 (28.57%) Degree
4 19 (27.14%) Finance
5 15 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 15 (21.43%) Automated Testing
5 15 (21.43%) QA
5 15 (21.43%) Selenium
6 14 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 14 (20.00%) SQL
7 11 (15.71%) ISEB
7 11 (15.71%) Scrum
8 10 (14.29%) JIRA
9 9 (12.86%) Performance Testing
9 9 (12.86%) Manual Testing
10 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 8 (11.43%) .NET
11 7 (10.00%) XML
11 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
12 5 (7.14%) C#
12 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
12 5 (7.14%) Confluence
13 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
13 4 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
13 4 (5.71%) Windows
13 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
13 4 (5.71%) HTML
13 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
13 4 (5.71%) Regression Testing
13 4 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 5 (7.14%) Confluence
2 1 (1.43%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
1 1 (1.43%) LAN
1 1 (1.43%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.43%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (21.43%) Selenium
2 10 (14.29%) JIRA
3 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
5 2 (2.86%) Bugzilla
5 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.43%) WinRunner
6 1 (1.43%) JMeter
6 1 (1.43%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.43%) Ranorex
6 1 (1.43%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.43%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.43%) Behat
6 1 (1.43%) Cucumber
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 3 (4.29%) Publishing
3 2 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) XML
3 4 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (2.86%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
5 1 (1.43%) SOAP
5 1 (1.43%) XSLT
5 1 (1.43%) Middleware
5 1 (1.43%) XHTML
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.86%) Online Gambling
2 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.86%) AS400
3 1 (1.43%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.43%) Physics
3 1 (1.43%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.43%) Biology
3 1 (1.43%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.29%) Android
3 2 (2.86%) Linux
4 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (47.14%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (31.43%) Test Scripting
3 15 (21.43%) Software Testing
3 15 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 11 (15.71%) Scrum
5 9 (12.86%) Performance Testing
5 9 (12.86%) Manual Testing
6 8 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.71%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.29%) System Testing
8 3 (4.29%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.29%) Web Testing
8 3 (4.29%) Test Management
9 2 (2.86%) Unit Testing
9 2 (2.86%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (2.86%) Waterfall
9 2 (2.86%) User Stories
9 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) C#
3 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.86%) Java
4 2 (2.86%) C++
4 2 (2.86%) PowerHouse
5 1 (1.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Degree
2 14 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (15.71%) ISEB
4 4 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.43%) Opsview
Vendors
1 5 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.43%) Sony
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle
2 1 (1.43%) HP
2 1 (1.43%) hybris
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 37k per year + company benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago