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 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank 811 851 885
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 85 81 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.093% 0.079% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.082% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 82 77 67
Median salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,100 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £47,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-12.85% +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
88174 98447 103358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.35% 96.21% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74876 82625 84143
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,543 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.85% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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
East of England +37 24 £30,500 -39.00% 3
South East +41 23 £30,000 +11.11%
Yorkshire +12 12 £32,500 -7.14% 1
London +3 8 £35,000 +5.26%
West Midlands -14 7 £33,500 +21.81%
South West -12 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
East Midlands +14 4 £31,500 +13.51%
North West +8 2 £24,000 -36.84% 2
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Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

1 103 (65.61%) Manual Testing
2 82 (52.23%) QA
3 77 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (36.31%) SQL
4 57 (36.31%) Automation Testing
5 56 (35.67%) Software Testing
6 53 (33.76%) ISEB
7 49 (31.21%) ISTQB
8 44 (28.03%) Test Scripting
9 39 (24.84%) JIRA
10 38 (24.20%) Finance
11 33 (21.02%) Automated Testing
12 32 (20.38%) Microsoft
13 31 (19.75%) Scrum
13 31 (19.75%) C#
13 31 (19.75%) Selenium
14 29 (18.47%) Java
15 28 (17.83%) Test Automation
16 25 (15.92%) BDD
16 25 (15.92%) Degree
17 24 (15.29%) Regression Testing
18 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
19 21 (13.38%) .NET
19 21 (13.38%) Linux
19 21 (13.38%) MS Excel
20 19 (12.10%) Oracle
20 19 (12.10%) Test Strategy
20 19 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
21 18 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
22 16 (10.19%) TDD

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 10 (6.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (7.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.10%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.91%) MongoDB
2 3 (1.91%) MySQL
2 3 (1.91%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.91%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.27%) Big Data
3 2 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 39 (24.84%) JIRA
2 31 (19.75%) Selenium
3 16 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (7.64%) Zephyr
5 10 (6.37%) HP UFT
6 9 (5.73%) WebDriver
7 7 (4.46%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.55%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.91%) Hudson
9 3 (1.91%) SoapUI
10 2 (1.27%) PhantomJS
10 2 (1.27%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.64%) Appium
11 1 (0.64%) JMeter
11 1 (0.64%) Mocha
11 1 (0.64%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.64%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.64%) TestNG
11 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.64%) WinRunner
General
1 38 (24.20%) Finance
2 12 (7.64%) Manufacturing
2 12 (7.64%) Marketing
3 11 (7.01%) Electronics
3 11 (7.01%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.37%) Games
5 4 (2.55%) Back Office
5 4 (2.55%) Banking
5 4 (2.55%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.38%) .NET
2 12 (7.64%) Gherkin
2 12 (7.64%) Web Services
3 10 (6.37%) REST
3 10 (6.37%) SOAP
4 4 (2.55%) HTML
5 3 (1.91%) XML
6 1 (0.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.64%) CSS
6 1 (0.64%) J2EE
6 1 (0.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.28%) Mobile App
3 10 (6.37%) Online Games
4 9 (5.73%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.18%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.91%) Replication
6 3 (1.91%) User Experience
6 3 (1.91%) Wiki
7 2 (1.27%) Fintech
7 2 (1.27%) Social Media
8 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.64%) iPad
8 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.64%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.38%) Linux
2 14 (8.92%) Windows
3 4 (2.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.91%) Android
4 3 (1.91%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.91%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (1.91%) Windows Vista
4 3 (1.91%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.64%) Unix
5 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (65.61%) Manual Testing
2 77 (49.04%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (36.31%) Automation Testing
4 56 (35.67%) Software Testing
5 44 (28.03%) Test Scripting
6 33 (21.02%) Automated Testing
7 31 (19.75%) Scrum
8 28 (17.83%) Test Automation
9 25 (15.92%) BDD
10 24 (15.29%) Regression Testing
11 19 (12.10%) Test Strategy
12 18 (11.46%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (10.19%) SDLC
13 16 (10.19%) TDD
14 14 (8.92%) Exploratory Testing
15 13 (8.28%) Defect Management
15 13 (8.28%) Non-Functional Testing
16 12 (7.64%) E-Commerce
17 11 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
17 11 (7.01%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 57 (36.31%) SQL
2 31 (19.75%) C#
3 29 (18.47%) Java
4 7 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.18%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.55%) PHP
7 2 (1.27%) Python
7 2 (1.27%) Ruby
8 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.64%) C
8 1 (0.64%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (33.76%) ISEB
2 49 (31.21%) ISTQB
3 25 (15.92%) Degree
4 11 (7.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (52.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (20.38%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.10%) Oracle
3 13 (8.28%) HP
4 12 (7.64%) SAP
5 6 (3.82%) PayPal
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