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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
UK / England
Rank 344 370 389
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +19
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 671 778 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.85% 0.82% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.92% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 571 709 647
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
70158 84275 86248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.85% 88.36% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 58065 70779 71293
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +8 211 £47,500 - 34
South East +26 151 £35,500 +1.42% 22
East of England +2 60 £42,500 +10.38% 7
Yorkshire +19 56 £34,000 +4.61% 16
North West -20 55 £30,500 -7.57% 13
South West +22 49 £40,000 +23.07% 12
West Midlands +20 42 £31,500 -16.00% 8
East Midlands +33 40 £35,000 +14.75% 14
North East +12 8 £33,000 +4.76% 1
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 869 (62.43%) Agile Software Development
2 693 (49.78%) QA
3 653 (46.91%) Selenium
4 581 (41.74%) Automated Testing
5 378 (27.16%) SQL
6 339 (24.35%) Test Automation
7 331 (23.78%) Java
8 329 (23.64%) Automation Testing
9 327 (23.49%) Software Testing
10 311 (22.34%) Test Scripting
11 309 (22.20%) JIRA
12 298 (21.41%) Finance
13 295 (21.19%) Scrum
14 266 (19.11%) ISTQB
15 264 (18.97%) C#
16 262 (18.82%) ISEB
17 246 (17.67%) User Acceptance Testing
18 239 (17.17%) Regression Testing
19 229 (16.45%) Cucumber
20 210 (15.09%) BDD
21 202 (14.51%) WebDriver
22 192 (13.79%) SDLC
23 190 (13.65%) TDD
24 189 (13.58%) Microsoft
25 185 (13.29%) Functional Testing
26 179 (12.86%) Degree
27 161 (11.57%) Web Services
28 148 (10.63%) E-Commerce
29 145 (10.42%) Performance Testing
29 145 (10.42%) .NET

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 51 (3.66%) Confluence
2 16 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 13 (0.93%) JBoss
4 11 (0.79%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.57%) CMS
6 6 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.22%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.14%) WordPress
10 1 (0.072%) Apache
10 1 (0.072%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.072%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.072%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.072%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.072%) IIS
10 1 (0.072%) WebSphere
Applications
1 88 (6.32%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 17 (1.22%) MS Office
4 12 (0.86%) MS Project
5 4 (0.29%) Mingle
5 4 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.072%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.29%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.29%) SAP Hybris
5 3 (0.22%) Misys Midas
6 2 (0.14%) Global One
7 1 (0.072%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.94%) SaaS
2 17 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (0.57%) G Suite
3 8 (0.57%) Office 365
3 8 (0.57%) Slack
4 6 (0.43%) GitHub
5 5 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.14%) IaaS
8 2 (0.14%) PaaS
9 1 (0.072%) Heroku
9 1 (0.072%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 29 (2.08%) HTTP
2 20 (1.44%) HTTPS
3 12 (0.86%) Internet
3 12 (0.86%) SSH
4 9 (0.65%) ATM
5 4 (0.29%) FTP
6 3 (0.22%) Firewall
6 3 (0.22%) Intranet
6 3 (0.22%) LTE
7 2 (0.14%) 3GPP
7 2 (0.14%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.14%) VoIP
8 1 (0.072%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.072%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (6.97%) SQL Server
2 44 (3.16%) MySQL
3 27 (1.94%) Big Data
4 14 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (0.93%) Relational Database
6 9 (0.65%) NoSQL
7 7 (0.50%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.43%) Oracle Database
8 6 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (0.29%) SQLPlus
10 3 (0.22%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.14%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.14%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.14%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.072%) HBase
Development Applications
1 653 (46.91%) Selenium
2 309 (22.20%) JIRA
3 229 (16.45%) Cucumber
4 202 (14.51%) WebDriver
5 139 (9.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 124 (8.91%) SoapUI
7 106 (7.61%) Git (software)
8 97 (6.97%) JMeter
9 90 (6.47%) Jenkins
10 84 (6.03%) HP UFT
11 61 (4.38%) Appium
12 51 (3.66%) Visual Studio
13 50 (3.59%) SpecFlow
14 43 (3.09%) Maven
15 42 (3.02%) LoadRunner
16 33 (2.37%) Zephyr
17 31 (2.23%) JUnit
18 29 (2.08%) Redmine
19 28 (2.01%) Ranorex
20 25 (1.80%) Subversion
General
1 298 (21.41%) Finance
2 79 (5.68%) Retail
3 70 (5.03%) Banking
4 42 (3.02%) Marketing
5 39 (2.80%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.23%) Manufacturing
7 26 (1.87%) Games
8 20 (1.44%) Electronics
9 13 (0.93%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.86%) Automotive
11 11 (0.79%) Legal
12 10 (0.72%) Advertising
13 9 (0.65%) Financial Institution
13 9 (0.65%) Publishing
14 7 (0.50%) Back Office
15 6 (0.43%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.36%) Law
17 4 (0.29%) Aerospace
18 3 (0.22%) iGaming
19 1 (0.072%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 555 (39.87%) Analyst
2 491 (35.27%) Test Analyst
3 326 (23.42%) Tester
4 200 (14.37%) QA Engineer
5 198 (14.22%) Test Engineer
6 147 (10.56%) QA Analyst
7 129 (9.27%) Automation Tester
8 121 (8.69%) QA Tester
9 112 (8.05%) Software Tester
10 101 (7.26%) QA Test Analyst
11 95 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
12 90 (6.47%) Developer
13 88 (6.32%) Manual Test Analyst
14 72 (5.17%) QA Test Engineer
15 67 (4.81%) Selenium Tester
16 64 (4.60%) Manual Tester
17 63 (4.53%) Test Automation Engineer
17 63 (4.53%) Test Leader
18 62 (4.45%) Test Manager
19 57 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 161 (11.57%) Web Services
2 145 (10.42%) .NET
3 82 (5.89%) XML
4 79 (5.68%) Gherkin
4 79 (5.68%) REST
4 79 (5.68%) SOAP
5 63 (4.53%) HTML
6 53 (3.81%) RESTful
7 50 (3.59%) CSS
8 27 (1.94%) ASP.NET
8 27 (1.94%) JSON
9 21 (1.51%) Ruby on Rails
10 16 (1.15%) J2EE
11 14 (1.01%) jQuery
11 14 (1.01%) Spring
12 9 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (0.65%) JAXB
13 8 (0.57%) Hibernate
13 8 (0.57%) JMS
13 8 (0.57%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 125 (8.98%) Mobile App
2 100 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (4.74%) Computer Science
4 62 (4.45%) iPad
5 28 (2.01%) User Experience
6 25 (1.80%) Virtual Team
7 23 (1.65%) iPhone
8 20 (1.44%) Fintech
9 17 (1.22%) Client/Server
10 15 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (0.93%) Online Games
12 12 (0.86%) Linux Command Line
13 10 (0.72%) Blog
14 7 (0.50%) Algorithms
15 6 (0.43%) Driving Licence
16 5 (0.36%) Digital Media
17 4 (0.29%) Fixed Income
17 4 (0.29%) Replication
17 4 (0.29%) Smartcard
17 4 (0.29%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 143 (10.27%) Windows
2 97 (6.97%) Linux
3 96 (6.90%) Android
4 75 (5.39%) Apple iOS
5 65 (4.67%) Unix
6 11 (0.79%) Solaris
6 11 (0.79%) Windows Server
7 7 (0.50%) Kali Linux
8 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 5 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.29%) CentOS
10 4 (0.29%) Windows Vista
10 4 (0.29%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.22%) VMS
11 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.072%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 869 (62.43%) Agile Software Development
2 581 (41.74%) Automated Testing
3 339 (24.35%) Test Automation
4 329 (23.64%) Automation Testing
5 327 (23.49%) Software Testing
6 311 (22.34%) Test Scripting
7 295 (21.19%) Scrum
8 246 (17.67%) User Acceptance Testing
9 239 (17.17%) Regression Testing
10 210 (15.09%) BDD
11 192 (13.79%) SDLC
12 190 (13.65%) TDD
13 185 (13.29%) Functional Testing
14 148 (10.63%) E-Commerce
15 145 (10.42%) Performance Testing
16 135 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
17 133 (9.55%) Defect Management
18 132 (9.48%) Non-Functional Testing
19 122 (8.76%) Test Strategy
20 120 (8.62%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 378 (27.16%) SQL
2 331 (23.78%) Java
3 264 (18.97%) C#
4 117 (8.41%) Ruby
5 100 (7.18%) Python
6 76 (5.46%) JavaScript
7 38 (2.73%) C++
8 29 (2.08%) Perl
9 25 (1.80%) C
9 25 (1.80%) PHP
10 19 (1.36%) T-SQL
11 17 (1.22%) Groovy
11 17 (1.22%) VB
12 14 (1.01%) VBScript
13 12 (0.86%) PL/SQL
14 8 (0.57%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.50%) Apple Swift
15 7 (0.50%) Bash Shell
15 7 (0.50%) XPath
16 6 (0.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 266 (19.11%) ISTQB
2 262 (18.82%) ISEB
3 179 (12.86%) Degree
4 97 (6.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 14 (1.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 10 (0.72%) SC Cleared
8 2 (0.14%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.072%) ISEB Practitioner
9 1 (0.072%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 693 (49.78%) QA
2 33 (2.37%) SDET
3 5 (0.36%) GCP
4 4 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.29%) SLA
5 3 (0.22%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.072%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.072%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (0.79%) Docker
2 6 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.22%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.072%) Firmware
4 1 (0.072%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 53 (3.81%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.43%) logstash
3 6 (0.43%) Puppet
4 3 (0.22%) Kibana
4 3 (0.22%) Nagios
5 2 (0.14%) Ansible
5 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.072%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.072%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.072%) Control-M
6 1 (0.072%) Grafana
6 1 (0.072%) Opsview
6 1 (0.072%) StatsD
6 1 (0.072%) WMI
Vendors
1 189 (13.58%) Microsoft
2 71 (5.10%) HP
3 54 (3.88%) Oracle
4 29 (2.08%) SAP
5 15 (1.08%) TOWER Software
6 13 (0.93%) Google
7 11 (0.79%) Cognizant
7 11 (0.79%) Remedy
8 10 (0.72%) Cadence
9 9 (0.65%) hybris
10 8 (0.57%) Atlassian
11 7 (0.50%) BEA
11 7 (0.50%) MEDITECH
11 7 (0.50%) Progress
11 7 (0.50%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.43%) CA Agile Central
12 6 (0.43%) IBM
12 6 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
13 5 (0.36%) Xamarin
14 4 (0.29%) Demandware
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 + Benefits + Bonuses
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hinckley, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £26000.0000 - £36000.0000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum 10% Bonus, Free parking, Fantastic p
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life,flexi work
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, cycle to work
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago