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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 333 385 363
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -22
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 825 797 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.90% 0.78% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 0.89% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 743 725 777
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
80600 89322 93611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.91% 87.15% 85.40%
Number of salaries quoted 68149 73977 76138
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 July 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 July 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 -7 240 £52,500 +16.66% 28
South East +10 192 £35,000 -12.50% 23
Yorkshire +67 88 £35,000 +7.69% 9
West Midlands +39 86 £33,500 +3.07% 10
East of England +32 61 £35,000 - 9
East Midlands +45 60 £35,000 +16.66% 9
South West +15 47 £35,000 +7.69% 7
North West +12 47 £30,000 -14.28% 9
North East -2 3 £30,000 -20.52% 1
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 974 (57.98%) Agile Software Development
2 830 (49.40%) QA
3 656 (39.05%) Automated Testing
4 631 (37.56%) Selenium
5 487 (28.99%) SQL
6 452 (26.90%) Finance
7 451 (26.85%) Scrum
8 414 (24.64%) ISEB
9 409 (24.35%) Software Testing
10 363 (21.61%) Automation Testing
11 361 (21.49%) ISTQB
12 350 (20.83%) Test Scripting
13 340 (20.24%) Java
14 330 (19.64%) Test Automation
15 311 (18.51%) C#
16 304 (18.10%) SDLC
17 293 (17.44%) JIRA
18 277 (16.49%) Regression Testing
19 266 (15.83%) .NET
20 255 (15.18%) Degree
21 229 (13.63%) BDD
22 222 (13.21%) Microsoft
23 220 (13.10%) Test Strategy
24 219 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
25 214 (12.74%) Cucumber
26 201 (11.96%) TDD
27 196 (11.67%) Functional Testing
28 193 (11.49%) WebDriver
29 188 (11.19%) SQL Server
30 185 (11.01%) Windows

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 59 (3.51%) Confluence
2 31 (1.85%) CMS
3 21 (1.25%) IIS
4 11 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.36%) CICS
6 6 (0.36%) Drupal
7 5 (0.30%) Apache
8 3 (0.18%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.12%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.060%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.060%) JBoss
10 1 (0.060%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.060%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.060%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.060%) WebSphere
Applications
1 108 (6.43%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.14%) MS Office
3 14 (0.83%) MS Project
4 8 (0.48%) Mingle
5 3 (0.18%) HipChat
5 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.060%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
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%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.12%) CSG Singleview
5 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 2 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.060%) Magento
6 1 (0.060%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.060%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 14 (0.83%) SaaS
2 12 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.36%) TestFlight
4 5 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.30%) GitHub
5 3 (0.18%) Heroku
5 3 (0.18%) Trello
6 2 (0.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.31%) Internet
2 14 (0.83%) SSH
3 11 (0.65%) HTTP
3 11 (0.65%) HTTPS
3 11 (0.65%) VoIP
4 5 (0.30%) PuTTY
4 5 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.24%) Intranet
5 4 (0.24%) SAN
6 3 (0.18%) Extranet
6 3 (0.18%) Telnet
7 2 (0.12%) Firewall
8 1 (0.060%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.060%) LAN
8 1 (0.060%) LTE
8 1 (0.060%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (11.19%) SQL Server
2 32 (1.90%) Relational Database
3 29 (1.73%) Oracle Database
4 27 (1.61%) MySQL
5 20 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (1.13%) MongoDB
7 18 (1.07%) EDRMS
8 17 (1.01%) NoSQL
9 11 (0.65%) Big Data
10 10 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.60%) DB2
10 10 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.36%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.24%) HBase
14 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 3 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
16 1 (0.060%) Crystal Reports
16 1 (0.060%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 631 (37.56%) Selenium
2 293 (17.44%) JIRA
3 214 (12.74%) Cucumber
4 193 (11.49%) WebDriver
5 161 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 116 (6.90%) HP UFT
7 104 (6.19%) Git (software)
8 102 (6.07%) Jenkins
9 97 (5.77%) Visual Studio
10 75 (4.46%) SoapUI
11 69 (4.11%) JMeter
12 66 (3.93%) NUnit
13 58 (3.45%) Appium
13 58 (3.45%) SpecFlow
14 53 (3.15%) JUnit
15 35 (2.08%) LoadRunner
16 33 (1.96%) TestNG
17 26 (1.55%) FitNesse
18 23 (1.37%) WATIR
19 21 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 452 (26.90%) Finance
2 67 (3.99%) Banking
3 58 (3.45%) Telecoms
4 49 (2.92%) Marketing
5 48 (2.86%) Retail
6 47 (2.80%) Back Office
7 45 (2.68%) Games
8 38 (2.26%) Automotive
9 24 (1.43%) Investment Banking
10 23 (1.37%) Electronics
10 23 (1.37%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.95%) Financial Institution
11 16 (0.95%) Law
12 15 (0.89%) Front Office
13 11 (0.65%) Publishing
14 10 (0.60%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.60%) Billing
15 9 (0.54%) Legal
16 6 (0.36%) Advertising
17 2 (0.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 680 (40.48%) Analyst
2 592 (35.24%) Test Analyst
3 453 (26.96%) Tester
4 285 (16.96%) Test Engineer
5 251 (14.94%) QA Engineer
6 193 (11.49%) QA Analyst
7 189 (11.25%) Software Tester
8 167 (9.94%) QA Tester
9 142 (8.45%) QA Test Analyst
10 133 (7.92%) Automation Tester
11 114 (6.79%) Manual Test Analyst
12 113 (6.73%) Software Analyst
13 112 (6.67%) QA Test Engineer
14 106 (6.31%) Automation Test Analyst
15 102 (6.07%) Software Test Analyst
16 98 (5.83%) Manual Tester
16 98 (5.83%) Test Leader
17 77 (4.58%) Senior Analyst
18 75 (4.46%) QA Leader
18 75 (4.46%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 266 (15.83%) .NET
2 130 (7.74%) Web Services
3 122 (7.26%) XML
4 85 (5.06%) HTML
5 61 (3.63%) SOAP
6 55 (3.27%) ASP.NET
7 53 (3.15%) CSS
8 52 (3.10%) Gherkin
9 47 (2.80%) REST
10 34 (2.02%) JSON
11 27 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (1.37%) RESTful
13 22 (1.31%) AngularJS
14 21 (1.25%) .NET Framework
15 19 (1.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 17 (1.01%) jQuery
16 17 (1.01%) WCF
17 15 (0.89%) HTML5
18 14 (0.83%) Ajax
18 14 (0.83%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 174 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (7.44%) Computer Science
3 105 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 38 (2.26%) iPad
5 37 (2.20%) User Experience
6 30 (1.79%) Client/Server
7 28 (1.67%) Blog
8 20 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.13%) Mainframe
10 18 (1.07%) Mathematics
11 16 (0.95%) Blackberry
12 15 (0.89%) Online Games
13 14 (0.83%) Fintech
14 11 (0.65%) Derivative
14 11 (0.65%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.60%) Wiki
16 8 (0.48%) Life Science
16 8 (0.48%) Management Information System
16 8 (0.48%) Virtual Team
17 7 (0.42%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 185 (11.01%) Windows
2 141 (8.39%) Linux
3 116 (6.90%) Unix
4 76 (4.52%) Android
4 76 (4.52%) Apple iOS
5 18 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (0.89%) Solaris
6 15 (0.89%) Windows Server
7 14 (0.83%) Windows 8
8 13 (0.77%) CentOS
9 9 (0.54%) Windows 10
10 8 (0.48%) Windows 7
11 7 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
11 7 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.36%) Windows Vista
12 6 (0.36%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.24%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 974 (57.98%) Agile Software Development
2 656 (39.05%) Automated Testing
3 451 (26.85%) Scrum
4 409 (24.35%) Software Testing
5 363 (21.61%) Automation Testing
6 350 (20.83%) Test Scripting
7 330 (19.64%) Test Automation
8 304 (18.10%) SDLC
9 277 (16.49%) Regression Testing
10 229 (13.63%) BDD
11 220 (13.10%) Test Strategy
12 219 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
13 201 (11.96%) TDD
14 196 (11.67%) Functional Testing
15 171 (10.18%) Waterfall
16 166 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
17 144 (8.57%) Performance Testing
18 135 (8.04%) Test Management
19 130 (7.74%) Integration Testing
20 128 (7.62%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 487 (28.99%) SQL
2 340 (20.24%) Java
3 311 (18.51%) C#
4 131 (7.80%) Python
5 126 (7.50%) JavaScript
6 76 (4.52%) Ruby
7 57 (3.39%) C++
8 56 (3.33%) Perl
9 46 (2.74%) C
10 31 (1.85%) VB
11 29 (1.73%) PHP
12 23 (1.37%) T-SQL
13 21 (1.25%) Shell Script
14 19 (1.13%) PL/SQL
15 17 (1.01%) Bash Shell
16 13 (0.77%) COBOL
17 11 (0.65%) Scala
18 10 (0.60%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.36%) JCL
19 6 (0.36%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 414 (24.64%) ISEB
2 361 (21.49%) ISTQB
3 255 (15.18%) Degree
4 112 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 54 (3.21%) Security Cleared
6 16 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.65%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.65%) ISEB Practitioner
8 9 (0.54%) PMI Certification
8 9 (0.54%) PMP
9 5 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 5 (0.30%) MBA
10 1 (0.060%) CSSLP
10 1 (0.060%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.060%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 830 (49.40%) QA
2 28 (1.67%) GCP
3 9 (0.54%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.54%) EMIR
3 9 (0.54%) MiFID
3 9 (0.54%) SDET
3 9 (0.54%) SLA
4 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.18%) Section 508
System Software
1 13 (0.77%) Firmware
2 8 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 108 (6.43%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.24%) Nagios
2 4 (0.24%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.060%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.060%) Nessus
3 1 (0.060%) Oozie
3 1 (0.060%) Puppet
Vendors
1 222 (13.21%) Microsoft
2 140 (8.33%) Oracle
3 93 (5.54%) HP
4 49 (2.92%) SAP
5 25 (1.49%) Red Hat
6 18 (1.07%) OpenText
6 18 (1.07%) Siebel
7 10 (0.60%) Google
7 10 (0.60%) VMware
7 10 (0.60%) Xamarin
8 9 (0.54%) Atlassian
9 8 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.48%) TOWER Software
10 7 (0.42%) Borland
10 7 (0.42%) IBM
10 7 (0.42%) Pega
10 7 (0.42%) Rally
10 7 (0.42%) Splunk
10 7 (0.42%) StreamBase
11 6 (0.36%) Serena
West Malling, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 13 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + 10%
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 15 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £33800 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £27000 - £33800 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + GAIN Automation
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 40 days+ Holidays & Generous Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + 5% bonus + benefit
Posted: 11 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare etc...
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £75K Plus Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000.00 - £42000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £20000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago