The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 319 385 371
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -14
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 869 802 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.95% 0.77% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.89% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 777 734 796
Median salary £37,500 £39,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Manual Testing
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
80713 89877 95112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.94% 86.72% 85.54%
Number of salaries quoted 68367 74330 77714
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £74,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in England

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the England region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in England

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in England

Manual Testing
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 Testing 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
London +4 298 £50,000 +11.11% 27
South East +62 196 £37,500 -6.25% 21
Yorkshire +69 102 £35,000 +7.69% 8
West Midlands +10 76 £34,000 +4.61% 9
East Midlands +47 60 £37,500 +25.00% 10
South West +40 53 £35,500 +9.23% 7
East of England +4 46 £37,500 +4.16% 8
North West +1 35 £27,500 -16.66% 13
North East +2 3 £42,500 +17.24%
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 959 (57.36%) Agile Software Development
2 809 (48.39%) QA
3 702 (41.99%) Automated Testing
4 627 (37.50%) Selenium
5 497 (29.72%) SQL
6 469 (28.05%) Finance
7 420 (25.12%) Scrum
7 420 (25.12%) ISEB
8 418 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 365 (21.83%) Automation Testing
10 363 (21.71%) ISTQB
11 347 (20.75%) Test Scripting
12 346 (20.69%) Test Automation
13 332 (19.86%) Java
14 322 (19.26%) SDLC
15 304 (18.18%) C#
16 294 (17.58%) JIRA
17 270 (16.15%) .NET
18 258 (15.43%) Degree
19 246 (14.71%) Regression Testing
20 243 (14.53%) Microsoft
21 240 (14.35%) User Acceptance Testing
22 222 (13.28%) Test Strategy
23 216 (12.92%) SQL Server
24 215 (12.86%) BDD
25 209 (12.50%) TDD
26 204 (12.20%) Cucumber
27 199 (11.90%) Functional Testing
28 196 (11.72%) Windows
29 192 (11.48%) Waterfall

Manual Testing
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 56 (3.35%) Confluence
2 26 (1.56%) CMS
3 23 (1.38%) IIS
4 11 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (0.54%) Drupal
6 6 (0.36%) CICS
6 6 (0.36%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.30%) ColdFusion
8 4 (0.24%) Apache
8 4 (0.24%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.060%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.060%) JBoss
9 1 (0.060%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.060%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.060%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.060%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.060%) WordPress
Applications
1 119 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.03%) MS Office
3 14 (0.84%) MS Project
4 8 (0.48%) Mingle
5 3 (0.18%) HipChat
6 2 (0.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.060%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (0.42%) Oracle Financials
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.18%) CSG Singleview
4 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 2 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.060%) Magento
6 1 (0.060%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.84%) SaaS
2 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.36%) TestFlight
3 5 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.30%) GitHub
4 4 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.18%) Heroku
5 3 (0.18%) Office 365
5 3 (0.18%) Trello
6 1 (0.060%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.44%) Internet
2 16 (0.96%) SSH
3 11 (0.66%) HTTPS
4 9 (0.54%) HTTP
4 9 (0.54%) VoIP
5 8 (0.48%) PuTTY
6 6 (0.36%) Telnet
7 5 (0.30%) SAN
8 4 (0.24%) Intranet
8 4 (0.24%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.18%) Extranet
10 1 (0.060%) Firewall
10 1 (0.060%) Network Security
10 1 (0.060%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (12.92%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.21%) Oracle Database
3 36 (2.15%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.26%) MySQL
5 20 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (1.08%) EDRMS
7 16 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 15 (0.90%) NoSQL
9 12 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.54%) Big Data
12 8 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (0.42%) DB2
14 5 (0.30%) Data Mining
14 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
15 3 (0.18%) HBase
16 2 (0.12%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 1 (0.060%) Crystal Reports
17 1 (0.060%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 627 (37.50%) Selenium
2 294 (17.58%) JIRA
3 204 (12.20%) Cucumber
4 189 (11.30%) WebDriver
5 163 (9.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 137 (8.19%) HP UFT
7 113 (6.76%) Git (software)
8 98 (5.86%) Jenkins
9 92 (5.50%) Visual Studio
10 87 (5.20%) SoapUI
11 73 (4.37%) NUnit
12 69 (4.13%) JMeter
13 63 (3.77%) Appium
14 54 (3.23%) SpecFlow
15 44 (2.63%) JUnit
16 31 (1.85%) TestNG
17 30 (1.79%) FitNesse
17 30 (1.79%) LoadRunner
18 28 (1.67%) WATIR
19 21 (1.26%) Subversion
General
1 469 (28.05%) Finance
2 66 (3.95%) Banking
3 55 (3.29%) Telecoms
4 48 (2.87%) Retail
5 45 (2.69%) Marketing
6 43 (2.57%) Back Office
7 35 (2.09%) Games
8 33 (1.97%) Automotive
9 23 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.32%) Investment Banking
11 18 (1.08%) Law
12 17 (1.02%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.90%) Electronics
13 15 (0.90%) Front Office
14 13 (0.78%) Publishing
15 12 (0.72%) Legal
16 11 (0.66%) Billing
17 8 (0.48%) Aerospace
18 6 (0.36%) Advertising
18 6 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 705 (42.17%) Analyst
2 622 (37.20%) Test Analyst
3 486 (29.07%) Tester
4 277 (16.57%) Test Engineer
5 243 (14.53%) QA Engineer
6 208 (12.44%) QA Analyst
7 187 (11.18%) Software Tester
8 178 (10.65%) QA Tester
9 161 (9.63%) QA Test Analyst
10 134 (8.01%) Automation Tester
11 123 (7.36%) Manual Test Analyst
12 118 (7.06%) QA Test Engineer
13 113 (6.76%) Software Analyst
14 104 (6.22%) Software Test Analyst
15 99 (5.92%) Automation Test Analyst
16 92 (5.50%) Manual Tester
17 87 (5.20%) Test Leader
18 81 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
19 79 (4.72%) Senior Test Analyst
20 75 (4.49%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (16.15%) .NET
2 137 (8.19%) Web Services
3 119 (7.12%) XML
4 73 (4.37%) HTML
5 61 (3.65%) ASP.NET
6 56 (3.35%) SOAP
7 48 (2.87%) CSS
8 47 (2.81%) REST
9 44 (2.63%) Gherkin
10 36 (2.15%) JSON
11 33 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (1.38%) .NET Framework
12 23 (1.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 22 (1.32%) AngularJS
13 22 (1.32%) RESTful
14 20 (1.20%) WCF
15 18 (1.08%) jQuery
16 17 (1.02%) Ajax
17 16 (0.96%) ASP.NET Web API
18 15 (0.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 179 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (7.54%) Computer Science
3 87 (5.20%) Mobile App
4 37 (2.21%) iPad
4 37 (2.21%) User Experience
5 30 (1.79%) Client/Server
6 23 (1.38%) Blog
7 22 (1.32%) Mathematics
8 16 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (0.96%) Mainframe
9 14 (0.84%) Blackberry
10 13 (0.78%) Online Games
11 12 (0.72%) Derivative
11 12 (0.72%) Digital Media
12 11 (0.66%) Fintech
13 9 (0.54%) Driving Licence
13 9 (0.54%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.54%) Replication
14 8 (0.48%) Wiki
15 7 (0.42%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 196 (11.72%) Windows
2 132 (7.89%) Linux
3 124 (7.42%) Unix
4 71 (4.25%) Android
5 70 (4.19%) Apple iOS
6 23 (1.38%) Windows Server
7 20 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 18 (1.08%) Windows 8
9 13 (0.78%) Solaris
10 10 (0.60%) Mac OS X
10 10 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (0.60%) Windows Vista
10 10 (0.60%) Windows XP
11 9 (0.54%) Windows 10
12 8 (0.48%) CentOS
12 8 (0.48%) Windows 7
12 8 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (0.42%) Kali Linux
13 7 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
14 4 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 959 (57.36%) Agile Software Development
2 702 (41.99%) Automated Testing
3 420 (25.12%) Scrum
4 418 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 365 (21.83%) Automation Testing
6 347 (20.75%) Test Scripting
7 346 (20.69%) Test Automation
8 322 (19.26%) SDLC
9 246 (14.71%) Regression Testing
10 240 (14.35%) User Acceptance Testing
11 222 (13.28%) Test Strategy
12 215 (12.86%) BDD
13 209 (12.50%) TDD
14 199 (11.90%) Functional Testing
15 192 (11.48%) Waterfall
16 166 (9.93%) Continuous Integration
17 149 (8.91%) Performance Testing
18 130 (7.78%) Integration Testing
19 125 (7.48%) System Testing
20 115 (6.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 497 (29.72%) SQL
2 332 (19.86%) Java
3 304 (18.18%) C#
4 121 (7.24%) Python
5 109 (6.52%) JavaScript
6 73 (4.37%) Ruby
7 52 (3.11%) Perl
8 48 (2.87%) C++
9 40 (2.39%) C
10 29 (1.73%) PL/SQL
11 26 (1.56%) PHP
12 25 (1.50%) VB
13 23 (1.38%) Shell Script
14 21 (1.26%) T-SQL
15 16 (0.96%) Bash Shell
16 11 (0.66%) Scala
17 10 (0.60%) COBOL
17 10 (0.60%) VB.NET
18 6 (0.36%) JCL
18 6 (0.36%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 420 (25.12%) ISEB
2 363 (21.71%) ISTQB
3 258 (15.43%) Degree
4 108 (6.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 51 (3.05%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 12 (0.72%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
9 9 (0.54%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.54%) PMP
10 7 (0.42%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 5 (0.30%) MBA
12 1 (0.060%) CEH
12 1 (0.060%) CISSP
12 1 (0.060%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.060%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.060%) PhD
12 1 (0.060%) SANS
12 1 (0.060%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 809 (48.39%) QA
2 23 (1.38%) GCP
3 9 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.54%) EMIR
3 9 (0.54%) MiFID
4 7 (0.42%) PCI DSS
4 7 (0.42%) SLA
5 3 (0.18%) Section 508
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) SDET
7 1 (0.060%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.060%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
7 1 (0.060%) ISO20022
System Software
1 10 (0.60%) Firmware
2 7 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 116 (6.94%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.24%) Nagios
2 4 (0.24%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.060%) Nessus
3 1 (0.060%) Oozie
3 1 (0.060%) Puppet
Vendors
1 243 (14.53%) Microsoft
2 148 (8.85%) Oracle
3 100 (5.98%) HP
4 47 (2.81%) SAP
5 18 (1.08%) OpenText
5 18 (1.08%) Red Hat
5 18 (1.08%) Siebel
6 13 (0.78%) Atlassian
7 12 (0.72%) IBM
8 10 (0.60%) Google
8 10 (0.60%) VMware
9 9 (0.54%) MKS
9 9 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.54%) TOWER Software
9 9 (0.54%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.42%) Borland
10 7 (0.42%) Rally
10 7 (0.42%) Splunk
10 7 (0.42%) StreamBase
10 7 (0.42%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
onezeero.
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus (10%) + bens(Pension,health)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 32,000 to £42,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newquay, Cornwall
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago