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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Tester
Rank 794 832 851
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 68 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.033% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.070% 0.035% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 64 27 22
Average salary £30,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,600 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.69%
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
97560 95205 102446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.69% 94.71% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 81838 78046 88983
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 December 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 29 December 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
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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
Yorkshire -2 19 £30,000 -14.28%
London +9 14 £35,750 +0.70% 1
South East -1 11 £35,000 - 1
East of England -19 9 £35,000 -
North West -11 8 £29,000 -
East Midlands - 4 £31,750 -
South West 0 1 £27,500 -8.33%
West Midlands - 1 £31,500 -
Manual Tester
UK

Manual Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 62 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (48.62%) QA
3 41 (37.61%) Manual Testing
4 33 (30.28%) Degree
5 32 (29.36%) Test Scripting
6 27 (24.77%) Functional Testing
7 26 (23.85%) ISEB
8 23 (21.10%) SQL
8 23 (21.10%) Finance
8 23 (21.10%) ISTQB
9 18 (16.51%) Software Testing
9 18 (16.51%) System Testing
9 18 (16.51%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (13.76%) Test Automation
10 15 (13.76%) JIRA
10 15 (13.76%) Automated Testing
11 13 (11.93%) HP Quality Center
12 11 (10.09%) Selenium
12 11 (10.09%) Scrum
12 11 (10.09%) Regression Testing
13 9 (8.26%) Performance Testing
13 9 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (7.34%) Software Engineering
14 8 (7.34%) WebDriver
14 8 (7.34%) Credit Risk
14 8 (7.34%) Front Office
14 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
14 8 (7.34%) User Stories
15 7 (6.42%) Black-Box Testing
15 7 (6.42%) SQL Server

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 1 (0.92%) CMS
1 1 (0.92%) Drupal
1 1 (0.92%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) MS Office
2 1 (0.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) RoboHelp
2 1 (0.92%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.42%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (13.76%) JIRA
2 11 (10.09%) Selenium
3 9 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (7.34%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.75%) Behat
6 3 (2.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (2.75%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.83%) JMeter
7 2 (1.83%) MSTest
7 2 (1.83%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.83%) eggPlant
8 1 (0.92%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.92%) Appium
8 1 (0.92%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.92%) Calabash
8 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (21.10%) Finance
2 8 (7.34%) Front Office
3 3 (2.75%) Retail
4 1 (0.92%) Marketing
4 1 (0.92%) Advertising
4 1 (0.92%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.67%) SOAP
1 4 (3.67%) XML
1 4 (3.67%) RESTful
2 3 (2.75%) FIX Protocol
2 3 (2.75%) .NET
3 2 (1.83%) HTML
3 2 (1.83%) HTML5
4 1 (0.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.34%) Credit Risk
2 6 (5.50%) Mobile App
3 5 (4.59%) Mathematics
4 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.75%) User Experience
5 3 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.83%) SWIFT
6 2 (1.83%) Social Media
6 2 (1.83%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.92%) Handset
7 1 (0.92%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.92%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.92%) Physics
7 1 (0.92%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.92%) Biology
7 1 (0.92%) Arduino
7 1 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.92%) Life Science
7 1 (0.92%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.59%) Windows
2 3 (2.75%) Linux
2 3 (2.75%) Android
3 2 (1.83%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (56.88%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.61%) Manual Testing
3 32 (29.36%) Test Scripting
4 27 (24.77%) Functional Testing
5 18 (16.51%) System Testing
5 18 (16.51%) Software Testing
5 18 (16.51%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (13.76%) Automated Testing
6 15 (13.76%) Test Automation
7 11 (10.09%) Scrum
7 11 (10.09%) Regression Testing
8 9 (8.26%) Performance Testing
9 8 (7.34%) Software Engineering
9 8 (7.34%) User Stories
10 7 (6.42%) Black-Box Testing
10 7 (6.42%) E-Commerce
11 6 (5.50%) Automation Testing
12 5 (4.59%) BDD
12 5 (4.59%) Test Strategy
12 5 (4.59%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (21.10%) SQL
2 5 (4.59%) C#
3 4 (3.67%) Java
4 3 (2.75%) PHP
5 2 (1.83%) C
5 2 (1.83%) C++
5 2 (1.83%) VB
6 1 (0.92%) Delphi
6 1 (0.92%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (30.28%) Degree
2 26 (23.85%) ISEB
3 23 (21.10%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (48.62%) QA
2 2 (1.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (7.34%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.67%) TOWER Software
3 3 (2.75%) VMware
3 3 (2.75%) Oracle
4 2 (1.83%) HP
5 1 (0.92%) Telerik
5 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
City of London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago