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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank 865 854 883
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 62 94 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.091% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.095% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 61 87 79
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+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
92749 99347 108873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.30% 96.53% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 78780 81890 89141
Median salary £47,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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 3 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 3 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 +4 28 £37,500 -16.66% 4
South East +17 12 £35,000 -12.50% 2
East of England +14 6 £36,250 -9.37%
Yorkshire -7 5 £37,500 +25.00%
South West +11 4 £38,750 +29.16% 1
North West +24 3 £30,500 +8.92% 5
West Midlands -19 3 £31,000 +8.77% 1
East Midlands +8 1 £25,000 -23.07%
Manual Tester
UK

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 64 (58.18%) QA
2 63 (57.27%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (55.45%) Manual Testing
4 49 (44.55%) Finance
5 42 (38.18%) Software Testing
6 35 (31.82%) SQL
7 32 (29.09%) ISEB
8 30 (27.27%) BDD
9 29 (26.36%) Scrum
10 28 (25.45%) Automation Testing
11 25 (22.73%) Degree
11 25 (22.73%) Test Scripting
12 23 (20.91%) Test Automation
12 23 (20.91%) ISTQB
13 22 (20.00%) TDD
13 22 (20.00%) Automated Testing
14 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
15 20 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (18.18%) JIRA
16 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
16 18 (16.36%) Regression Testing
16 18 (16.36%) SDLC
17 17 (15.45%) Java
17 17 (15.45%) Selenium
18 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
19 15 (13.64%) System Testing
20 14 (12.73%) Non-Functional Testing
20 14 (12.73%) .NET
20 14 (12.73%) MS Excel
21 13 (11.82%) HP UFT

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 7 (6.36%) Confluence
2 1 (0.91%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 14 (12.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.73%) Big Data
3 3 (2.73%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 20 (18.18%) JIRA
2 17 (15.45%) Selenium
3 13 (11.82%) HP UFT
4 6 (5.45%) Cucumber
4 6 (5.45%) SoapUI
5 5 (4.55%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.64%) Hudson
6 4 (3.64%) SpecFlow
6 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.82%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.82%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.82%) JBehave
8 1 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.91%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.91%) Firebug
8 1 (0.91%) JMeter
8 1 (0.91%) QARun
8 1 (0.91%) Subversion
8 1 (0.91%) TestNG
8 1 (0.91%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (44.55%) Finance
2 11 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.09%) Marketing
4 9 (8.18%) Banking
5 6 (5.45%) Electronics
5 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.55%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.64%) Back Office
7 4 (3.64%) iGaming
8 2 (1.82%) Advertising
8 2 (1.82%) Games
8 2 (1.82%) Retail
9 1 (0.91%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.91%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.73%) .NET
2 10 (9.09%) Web Services
3 3 (2.73%) .NET Framework
4 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.82%) REST
4 2 (1.82%) XML
5 1 (0.91%) CSS
5 1 (0.91%) CSS3
5 1 (0.91%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.91%) HTML
5 1 (0.91%) HTML5
5 1 (0.91%) J2EE
5 1 (0.91%) JMX
5 1 (0.91%) JSON
5 1 (0.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.09%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.36%) Digital Media
5 6 (5.45%) Client/Server
5 6 (5.45%) Driving Licence
6 5 (4.55%) User Experience
7 4 (3.64%) Replication
8 3 (2.73%) Chemistry
8 3 (2.73%) iPad
9 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.91%) Fintech
9 1 (0.91%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.91%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.91%) Online Games
9 1 (0.91%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.27%) Linux
2 7 (6.36%) Android
2 7 (6.36%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.45%) CentOS
3 6 (5.45%) Unix
4 5 (4.55%) Windows
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (57.27%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (55.45%) Manual Testing
3 42 (38.18%) Software Testing
4 30 (27.27%) BDD
5 29 (26.36%) Scrum
6 28 (25.45%) Automation Testing
7 25 (22.73%) Test Scripting
8 23 (20.91%) Test Automation
9 22 (20.00%) Automated Testing
9 22 (20.00%) TDD
10 20 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
11 18 (16.36%) Regression Testing
11 18 (16.36%) SDLC
12 15 (13.64%) System Testing
13 14 (12.73%) Non-Functional Testing
14 11 (10.00%) Functional Testing
15 10 (9.09%) User Stories
16 9 (8.18%) E-Commerce
17 8 (7.27%) Business Analysis
17 8 (7.27%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 35 (31.82%) SQL
2 17 (15.45%) Java
3 13 (11.82%) C#
4 1 (0.91%) C
4 1 (0.91%) C++
4 1 (0.91%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.91%) Python
4 1 (0.91%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.91%) VBA
4 1 (0.91%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (29.09%) ISEB
2 25 (22.73%) Degree
3 23 (20.91%) ISTQB
4 11 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (58.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (8.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.18%) Oracle
3 7 (6.36%) HP
3 7 (6.36%) SAP
4 6 (5.45%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.82%) BT
6 1 (0.91%) PayPal
6 1 (0.91%) Splunk
6 1 (0.91%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.91%) Twitter
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