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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Tester
Rank 824 861 831
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 44 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.036% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.038% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 43 36 35
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £26,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,250 £38,200
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £30,000 £25,250
% change year-on-year
- +18.81%
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
98006 104685 98144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.71% 94.59% 94.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80950 85693 82553
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 £27,000 £26,988
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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
(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
Yorkshire +16 14 £30,000 -
London +27 13 £45,000 +20.00% 1
South East +23 12 £37,500 +25.00% 1
East of England - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands +10 1 £41,000 +38.98%
South West - 1 £30,000 - 1
Manual Tester
UK

Manual Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.37%) QA
3 36 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 30 (30.30%) Test Scripting
5 28 (28.28%) Finance
6 26 (26.26%) Software Testing
7 25 (25.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 24 (24.24%) Degree
9 22 (22.22%) SQL
9 22 (22.22%) ISEB
10 19 (19.19%) HP Quality Center
11 18 (18.18%) ISTQB
12 16 (16.16%) Selenium
13 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
13 15 (15.15%) Regression Testing
13 15 (15.15%) WebDriver
14 14 (14.14%) Performance Testing
15 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
16 12 (12.12%) C#
16 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
16 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
16 12 (12.12%) User Stories
16 12 (12.12%) Mobile App
17 11 (11.11%) Functional Testing
17 11 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (10.10%) Mathematics
18 10 (10.10%) Test Automation
18 10 (10.10%) Financial Modelling
18 10 (10.10%) Integration Testing
18 10 (10.10%) Software Engineering

Manual Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (1.01%) IIS
1 1 (1.01%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.01%) CMS
1 1 (1.01%) Drupal
1 1 (1.01%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.02%) Internet
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
2 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.01%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (16.16%) Selenium
2 15 (15.15%) WebDriver
3 12 (12.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (9.09%) JIRA
5 6 (6.06%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (4.04%) Bugzilla
6 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.02%) MSTest
7 2 (2.02%) Appium
7 2 (2.02%) Calabash
7 2 (2.02%) eggPlant
7 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.01%) Xcode
8 1 (1.01%) JMeter
8 1 (1.01%) Zephyr
8 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.01%) SpecFlow
General
1 28 (28.28%) Finance
2 5 (5.05%) Games
3 3 (3.03%) Retail
3 3 (3.03%) Marketing
3 3 (3.03%) Advertising
4 2 (2.02%) Banking
5 1 (1.01%) Law
5 1 (1.01%) Front Office
5 1 (1.01%) Back Office
5 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.03%) .NET
2 2 (2.02%) SOAP
2 2 (2.02%) Web Services
2 2 (2.02%) RESTful
3 1 (1.01%) HTML5
3 1 (1.01%) HTML
3 1 (1.01%) XML
3 1 (1.01%) Middleware
3 1 (1.01%) Java EE
3 1 (1.01%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.12%) Computer Science
1 12 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 10 (10.10%) Mathematics
3 4 (4.04%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.02%) Social Media
4 2 (2.02%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.02%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.02%) Mobile Games
5 1 (1.01%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.01%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.01%) iPhone
5 1 (1.01%) Open Source
5 1 (1.01%) Arduino
5 1 (1.01%) User Experience
5 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.01%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.07%) UNIX
2 6 (6.06%) Windows
3 3 (3.03%) Android
3 3 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.02%) Linux
5 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (52.53%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (36.36%) Manual Testing
3 30 (30.30%) Test Scripting
4 26 (26.26%) Software Testing
5 25 (25.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (15.15%) Regression Testing
7 14 (14.14%) Performance Testing
8 12 (12.12%) User Stories
9 11 (11.11%) Functional Testing
10 10 (10.10%) Financial Modelling
10 10 (10.10%) Test Automation
10 10 (10.10%) Integration Testing
10 10 (10.10%) Validation
10 10 (10.10%) Software Engineering
11 9 (9.09%) Workflow Management
11 9 (9.09%) Workflow
12 8 (8.08%) Scrum
12 8 (8.08%) Automated Testing
12 8 (8.08%) Time Management
13 7 (7.07%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 22 (22.22%) SQL
2 12 (12.12%) C#
3 10 (10.10%) Java
4 2 (2.02%) C
4 2 (2.02%) Ruby
5 1 (1.01%) Python
5 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.01%) Perl
5 1 (1.01%) C++
5 1 (1.01%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 24 (24.24%) Degree
2 22 (22.22%) ISEB
3 18 (18.18%) ISTQB
4 11 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.01%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (37.37%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (19.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.06%) Oracle
3 2 (2.02%) HP
3 2 (2.02%) TOWER Software
3 2 (2.02%) VMware
4 1 (1.01%) Telerik
4 1 (1.01%) Atlassian
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