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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Tester
Rank 860 869 806
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -63
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 20 30 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.020% 0.028% 0.045%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.029% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 19 30 43
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £24,200 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,300 £49,600
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
96144 102851 95666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.32% 94.45% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80483 84653 79968
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +29 9 £38,750 +19.23% 1
South West -11 7 £40,000 +66.66% 4
Yorkshire -7 2 £30,000 -
South East +15 1 £27,000 -10.00% 1
East Midlands 0 1 £27,000 -10.00%
Manual Tester
UK

Manual Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 34 (58.62%) QA
2 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (32.76%) Manual Testing
4 17 (29.31%) Finance
5 15 (25.86%) Java
6 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 14 (24.14%) Software Testing
7 13 (22.41%) C#
7 13 (22.41%) Selenium
7 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
8 11 (18.97%) WebDriver
8 11 (18.97%) Linux
9 10 (17.24%) SQL
9 10 (17.24%) Degree
9 10 (17.24%) ISTQB
9 10 (17.24%) BDD
10 9 (15.52%) ISEB
11 8 (13.79%) TDD
12 7 (12.07%) JIRA
12 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
13 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
13 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 6 (10.34%) Scrum
13 6 (10.34%) .NET
13 6 (10.34%) UNIX
13 6 (10.34%) Web Services
14 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
14 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
14 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
14 5 (8.62%) Validation

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 (1.72%) IIS
1 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (22.41%) Selenium
2 11 (18.97%) WebDriver
3 7 (12.07%) JIRA
4 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.45%) SpecFlow
6 2 (3.45%) Behat
6 2 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (3.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.45%) JUnit
6 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 2 (3.45%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.45%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.72%) Appium
7 1 (1.72%) eggPlant
General
1 17 (29.31%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Games
3 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 3 (5.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.17%) Electronics
3 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.72%) Law
4 1 (1.72%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.34%) .NET
1 6 (10.34%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) HTML
3 2 (3.45%) RESTful
4 1 (1.72%) HTML5
4 1 (1.72%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.07%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.90%) Mathematics
2 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (6.90%) SWIFT
3 3 (5.17%) DTV
4 2 (3.45%) Mobile Games
4 2 (3.45%) User Experience
5 1 (1.72%) Social Media
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.97%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) UNIX
3 3 (5.17%) CentOS
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Windows
4 1 (1.72%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) Manual Testing
3 14 (24.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 14 (24.14%) Software Testing
4 13 (22.41%) Test Scripting
5 10 (17.24%) BDD
6 8 (13.79%) TDD
7 6 (10.34%) Scrum
8 5 (8.62%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Validation
8 5 (8.62%) Time Management
8 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.62%) User Stories
9 4 (6.90%) Coaching
9 4 (6.90%) SDLC
9 4 (6.90%) Integration Testing
9 4 (6.90%) System Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Financial Modelling
9 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.90%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.86%) Java
2 13 (22.41%) C#
3 10 (17.24%) SQL
4 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.45%) PHP
6 1 (1.72%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.24%) ISTQB
1 10 (17.24%) Degree
2 9 (15.52%) ISEB
3 6 (10.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.72%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (58.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
2 3 (5.17%) Oracle
2 3 (5.17%) SAP
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