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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank 807 878 889
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 81 59 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.057% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.059% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 76 55 74
Median salary £32,500 £36,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +15.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £30,750 £30,250
% change year-on-year
-0.81% +1.65%
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
88459 100027 107293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.38% 96.51% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 75472 83409 88582
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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
South East +45 21 £33,750 -5.59% 3
East of England +41 14 £35,000 -30.00% 1
West Midlands -12 13 £30,000 +2.56% 1
London +14 12 £42,500 -22.72% 3
Yorkshire +25 8 £29,250 -2.50%
South West +24 6 £37,500 +19.04% 1
East Midlands +15 4 £31,500 +16.66% 1
North West +27 3 £22,500 -32.83% 1
Manual Tester
UK

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 92 (63.01%) Manual Testing
2 82 (56.16%) QA
3 81 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (37.67%) ISEB
4 55 (37.67%) SQL
5 50 (34.25%) Software Testing
6 48 (32.88%) ISTQB
7 47 (32.19%) Finance
8 40 (27.40%) Automation Testing
9 38 (26.03%) Scrum
10 35 (23.97%) Test Scripting
11 34 (23.29%) JIRA
12 33 (22.60%) Test Automation
13 32 (21.92%) BDD
14 30 (20.55%) Selenium
15 29 (19.86%) Java
16 28 (19.18%) C#
17 27 (18.49%) MS Excel
17 27 (18.49%) Microsoft
18 26 (17.81%) Automated Testing
19 23 (15.75%) Degree
20 22 (15.07%) TDD
20 22 (15.07%) Regression Testing
21 21 (14.38%) SDLC
22 19 (13.01%) User Acceptance Testing
22 19 (13.01%) SQL Server
23 17 (11.64%) .NET
24 16 (10.96%) Non-Functional Testing
25 15 (10.27%) Mobile App
26 14 (9.59%) HP

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 (6.85%) Confluence
2 1 (0.68%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 27 (18.49%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.01%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.37%) Big Data
4 2 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 34 (23.29%) JIRA
2 30 (20.55%) Selenium
3 13 (8.90%) HP UFT
4 11 (7.53%) WebDriver
5 8 (5.48%) Cucumber
6 7 (4.79%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.79%) Zephyr
7 6 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.74%) Hudson
9 3 (2.05%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.37%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.37%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (1.37%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.68%) JMeter
11 1 (0.68%) QARun
11 1 (0.68%) RSpec
11 1 (0.68%) Subversion
11 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
11 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.68%) WinRunner
General
1 47 (32.19%) Finance
2 11 (7.53%) Marketing
3 10 (6.85%) Telecoms
4 9 (6.16%) Banking
4 9 (6.16%) Games
5 8 (5.48%) Manufacturing
6 7 (4.79%) Electronics
7 4 (2.74%) Back Office
7 4 (2.74%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.37%) Advertising
8 2 (1.37%) Retail
9 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.68%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (11.64%) .NET
2 11 (7.53%) Web Services
3 7 (4.79%) Gherkin
3 7 (4.79%) REST
4 6 (4.11%) SOAP
5 3 (2.05%) XML
6 2 (1.37%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.68%) CSS
7 1 (0.68%) HTML
7 1 (0.68%) J2EE
7 1 (0.68%) JMX
7 1 (0.68%) JSON
7 1 (0.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.27%) Mobile App
2 14 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.85%) Client/Server
4 9 (6.16%) Online Games
5 8 (5.48%) Digital Media
5 8 (5.48%) Driving Licence
6 5 (3.42%) User Experience
7 4 (2.74%) Computer Science
7 4 (2.74%) Replication
8 2 (1.37%) iPad
8 2 (1.37%) Social Media
9 1 (0.68%) Chemistry
9 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.68%) Fintech
9 1 (0.68%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.90%) Linux
2 10 (6.85%) Windows
3 8 (5.48%) Android
3 8 (5.48%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.74%) Unix
4 4 (2.74%) Windows Server
5 3 (2.05%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.05%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
6 2 (1.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (63.01%) Manual Testing
2 81 (55.48%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (34.25%) Software Testing
4 40 (27.40%) Automation Testing
5 38 (26.03%) Scrum
6 35 (23.97%) Test Scripting
7 33 (22.60%) Test Automation
8 32 (21.92%) BDD
9 26 (17.81%) Automated Testing
10 22 (15.07%) Regression Testing
10 22 (15.07%) TDD
11 21 (14.38%) SDLC
12 19 (13.01%) User Acceptance Testing
13 16 (10.96%) Non-Functional Testing
14 14 (9.59%) Defect Management
15 12 (8.22%) E-Commerce
15 12 (8.22%) System Testing
16 11 (7.53%) Functional Testing
17 10 (6.85%) Business Analysis
18 9 (6.16%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 55 (37.67%) SQL
2 29 (19.86%) Java
3 28 (19.18%) C#
4 5 (3.42%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.74%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.74%) PHP
6 3 (2.05%) Python
7 2 (1.37%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (37.67%) ISEB
2 48 (32.88%) ISTQB
3 23 (15.75%) Degree
4 12 (8.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (56.16%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (7.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.59%) HP
3 8 (5.48%) Oracle
3 8 (5.48%) SAP
4 3 (2.05%) PayPal
5 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) BT
6 1 (0.68%) Splunk
6 1 (0.68%) Twitter
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