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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Tester
Rank 854 834 818
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 41 31 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.030% 0.056%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.031% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 38 30 65
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £42,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £25,875 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.94% -20.38%
Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106581 98705 112223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.50% 94.71% 94.81%
Number of salaries quoted 87190 83107 96889
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire -17 15 £30,000 +30.43% 1
London -51 11 £37,500 +15.38% 2
North West - 6 £27,000 -
South East -20 5 £30,000 +4.34%
East Midlands -15 4 £29,500 -26.25%
Manual Tester
UK

Manual Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Test Scripting
3 24 (31.58%) Finance
4 23 (30.26%) QA
5 21 (27.63%) Selenium
5 21 (27.63%) ISEB
6 16 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 16 (21.05%) SQL
6 16 (21.05%) Degree
6 16 (21.05%) Manual Testing
6 16 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 14 (18.42%) Automated Testing
7 14 (18.42%) .NET
8 13 (17.11%) ISTQB
9 11 (14.47%) XML
10 10 (13.16%) Scrum
11 9 (11.84%) Java
11 9 (11.84%) C#
11 9 (11.84%) Performance Testing
12 8 (10.53%) JIRA
13 7 (9.21%) Banking
13 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
13 7 (9.21%) Oracle
13 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
14 6 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
14 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
14 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
14 6 (7.89%) Cucumber
15 5 (6.58%) WebDriver
15 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (3.95%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) LAN
1 1 (1.32%) WAN
1 1 (1.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (1.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (27.63%) Selenium
2 8 (10.53%) JIRA
3 6 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (7.89%) Cucumber
4 5 (6.58%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.26%) eggPlant
6 3 (3.95%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.95%) Bugzilla
7 2 (2.63%) TestDirector
7 2 (2.63%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.63%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (1.32%) Behat
8 1 (1.32%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.32%) Xcode
8 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.32%) WinRunner
General
1 24 (31.58%) Finance
2 7 (9.21%) Banking
3 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) .NET
2 11 (14.47%) XML
3 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.58%) CSS
3 5 (6.58%) HTML
4 3 (3.95%) SOAP
5 2 (2.63%) XSLT
5 2 (2.63%) XML Messaging
6 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.32%) XHTML
6 1 (1.32%) Middleware
6 1 (1.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.89%) Mobile App
1 6 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.63%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.63%) Online Gambling
4 1 (1.32%) Physics
4 1 (1.32%) Chemistry
4 1 (1.32%) Biology
4 1 (1.32%) Life Science
4 1 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.58%) UNIX
1 5 (6.58%) Solaris
2 4 (5.26%) Android
2 4 (5.26%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
3 1 (1.32%) Mac OS X
3 1 (1.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (43.42%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (32.89%) Test Scripting
3 16 (21.05%) Manual Testing
3 16 (21.05%) E-Commerce
3 16 (21.05%) Software Testing
4 14 (18.42%) Automated Testing
5 10 (13.16%) Scrum
6 9 (11.84%) Performance Testing
7 5 (6.58%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (6.58%) System Testing
8 4 (5.26%) Regression Testing
9 3 (3.95%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.95%) Test Management
9 3 (3.95%) Automation Testing
10 2 (2.63%) Customer Engagement
10 2 (2.63%) TDD
11 1 (1.32%) Data Management
11 1 (1.32%) UML
11 1 (1.32%) RUP
11 1 (1.32%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) SQL
2 9 (11.84%) C#
2 9 (11.84%) Java
3 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.63%) Python
5 2 (2.63%) PowerHouse
5 2 (2.63%) C
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
6 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.32%) F#
6 1 (1.32%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 21 (27.63%) ISEB
2 16 (21.05%) Degree
3 13 (17.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (30.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Oracle
2 2 (2.63%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.63%) HP
2 2 (2.63%) Telerik
3 1 (1.32%) hybris
3 1 (1.32%) Sony
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Salary: £30000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago