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

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
UK / England
Rank 351 362 405
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +43
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 675 756 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.82% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.93% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 585 669 628
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
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
69486 81091 83390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.16% 87.73% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57715 68186 69254
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 January 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 January 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 +7 223 £47,500 +5.55% 30
South East +29 152 £36,250 -9.37% 18
East of England +19 69 £42,500 +8.28% 7
North West -29 60 £32,000 -4.47% 11
Yorkshire +7 50 £34,500 +6.15% 13
West Midlands -4 38 £32,000 -20.00% 7
East Midlands +19 37 £35,000 +3.70% 3
South West +19 36 £35,000 +7.69% 9
North East -2 5 £32,500 +10.16% 1
Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 925 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 714 (49.72%) QA
3 634 (44.15%) Selenium
4 557 (38.79%) Automated Testing
5 393 (27.37%) SQL
6 350 (24.37%) Test Scripting
7 343 (23.89%) Software Testing
8 337 (23.47%) Test Automation
9 328 (22.84%) Scrum
10 326 (22.70%) Finance
10 326 (22.70%) JIRA
11 324 (22.56%) Automation Testing
12 306 (21.31%) Java
13 296 (20.61%) ISEB
14 268 (18.66%) ISTQB
15 262 (18.25%) C#
16 256 (17.83%) User Acceptance Testing
17 247 (17.20%) Cucumber
18 242 (16.85%) Regression Testing
19 226 (15.74%) BDD
20 204 (14.21%) SDLC
21 191 (13.30%) Microsoft
21 191 (13.30%) TDD
22 184 (12.81%) WebDriver
23 178 (12.40%) Functional Testing
24 174 (12.12%) Degree
25 167 (11.63%) Web Services
26 158 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
27 153 (10.65%) .NET
27 153 (10.65%) 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 53 (3.69%) Confluence
2 15 (1.04%) CMS
3 12 (0.84%) SharePoint
4 10 (0.70%) JBoss
5 7 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.28%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.14%) WordPress
9 1 (0.070%) Apache
9 1 (0.070%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.070%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.070%) IIS
9 1 (0.070%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 93 (6.48%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.81%) MS Visio
3 19 (1.32%) MS Office
4 11 (0.77%) MS Project
5 3 (0.21%) Mingle
6 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.28%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.21%) Misys Midas
4 3 (0.21%) SAP hybris
5 2 (0.14%) Global One
6 1 (0.070%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.88%) SaaS
2 13 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.63%) G Suite
3 9 (0.63%) Office 365
3 9 (0.63%) Slack
4 6 (0.42%) GitHub
4 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.21%) PaaS
7 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.14%) IaaS
8 1 (0.070%) Heroku
8 1 (0.070%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.44%) HTTP
2 25 (1.74%) HTTPS
3 15 (1.04%) Internet
4 14 (0.97%) SSH
5 9 (0.63%) ATM
6 4 (0.28%) FTP
7 3 (0.21%) LTE
8 2 (0.14%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.14%) Firewall
8 2 (0.14%) Intranet
8 2 (0.14%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.14%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.070%) DHCP
9 1 (0.070%) DNS
9 1 (0.070%) SSL
9 1 (0.070%) Wireless
9 1 (0.070%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 40 (2.79%) MySQL
3 30 (2.09%) Big Data
4 18 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 15 (1.04%) MongoDB
6 14 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 12 (0.84%) NoSQL
8 9 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (0.42%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.28%) SQLPlus
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.14%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.14%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.070%) OLAP
13 1 (0.070%) OLTP
13 1 (0.070%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 634 (44.15%) Selenium
2 326 (22.70%) JIRA
3 247 (17.20%) Cucumber
4 184 (12.81%) WebDriver
5 158 (11.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 107 (7.45%) SoapUI
7 97 (6.75%) Git (software)
8 93 (6.48%) Jenkins
9 92 (6.41%) JMeter
10 89 (6.20%) HP UFT
11 63 (4.39%) Appium
12 50 (3.48%) SpecFlow
12 50 (3.48%) Visual Studio
13 44 (3.06%) LoadRunner
14 34 (2.37%) Maven
15 33 (2.30%) Redmine
15 33 (2.30%) Subversion
16 28 (1.95%) Zephyr
17 26 (1.81%) Ranorex
17 26 (1.81%) TestComplete
General
1 326 (22.70%) Finance
2 72 (5.01%) Banking
3 70 (4.87%) Retail
4 48 (3.34%) Marketing
5 44 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.16%) Manufacturing
7 30 (2.09%) Games
8 24 (1.67%) Electronics
9 16 (1.11%) Automotive
10 15 (1.04%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.91%) Advertising
12 12 (0.84%) Legal
13 8 (0.56%) Law
13 8 (0.56%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.56%) Publishing
14 7 (0.49%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.21%) Back Office
15 3 (0.21%) iGaming
16 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 593 (41.30%) Analyst
2 539 (37.53%) Test Analyst
3 357 (24.86%) Tester
4 203 (14.14%) QA Engineer
5 189 (13.16%) Test Engineer
6 151 (10.52%) QA Analyst
7 147 (10.24%) Software Tester
8 130 (9.05%) QA Tester
9 121 (8.43%) Automation Tester
10 114 (7.94%) Automation Test Analyst
11 112 (7.80%) QA Test Analyst
12 110 (7.66%) Manual Test Analyst
13 97 (6.75%) Developer
14 81 (5.64%) QA Test Engineer
15 80 (5.57%) Test Leader
16 73 (5.08%) Manual Tester
17 67 (4.67%) Test Automation Engineer
18 66 (4.60%) Senior Analyst
19 64 (4.46%) Senior Test Analyst
19 64 (4.46%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (11.63%) Web Services
2 153 (10.65%) .NET
3 85 (5.92%) REST
4 81 (5.64%) XML
5 79 (5.50%) SOAP
6 75 (5.22%) Gherkin
7 73 (5.08%) HTML
8 60 (4.18%) CSS
9 53 (3.69%) RESTful
10 37 (2.58%) ASP.NET
11 28 (1.95%) JSON
12 16 (1.11%) Ruby on Rails
13 14 (0.97%) J2EE
14 13 (0.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 13 (0.91%) jQuery
15 11 (0.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 10 (0.70%) AngularJS
17 9 (0.63%) Spring
18 8 (0.56%) JAXB
18 8 (0.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 126 (8.77%) Mobile App
2 92 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (4.53%) iPad
4 57 (3.97%) Computer Science
5 28 (1.95%) Client/Server
6 27 (1.88%) User Experience
7 26 (1.81%) iPhone
8 24 (1.67%) Virtual Team
9 23 (1.60%) Mathematics
10 22 (1.53%) Fintech
11 18 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.25%) Online Games
12 14 (0.97%) Blog
13 8 (0.56%) Algorithms
13 8 (0.56%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.56%) Wiki
14 6 (0.42%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.35%) Mobile Games
16 4 (0.28%) Data Integration
16 4 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 153 (10.65%) Windows
2 100 (6.96%) Linux
3 93 (6.48%) Android
4 71 (4.94%) Apple iOS
4 71 (4.94%) Unix
5 11 (0.77%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.56%) Solaris
7 6 (0.42%) CentOS
7 6 (0.42%) Kali Linux
8 4 (0.28%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.21%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.21%) VMS
9 3 (0.21%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.14%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.070%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (64.42%) Agile Software Development
2 557 (38.79%) Automated Testing
3 350 (24.37%) Test Scripting
4 343 (23.89%) Software Testing
5 337 (23.47%) Test Automation
6 328 (22.84%) Scrum
7 324 (22.56%) Automation Testing
8 256 (17.83%) User Acceptance Testing
9 242 (16.85%) Regression Testing
10 226 (15.74%) BDD
11 204 (14.21%) SDLC
12 191 (13.30%) TDD
13 178 (12.40%) Functional Testing
14 148 (10.31%) Performance Testing
15 136 (9.47%) Defect Management
16 134 (9.33%) Test Strategy
17 133 (9.26%) E-Commerce
18 128 (8.91%) Continuous Integration
19 124 (8.64%) Non-Functional Testing
20 110 (7.66%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 393 (27.37%) SQL
2 306 (21.31%) Java
3 262 (18.25%) C#
4 116 (8.08%) Ruby
5 94 (6.55%) Python
6 80 (5.57%) JavaScript
7 36 (2.51%) C++
8 21 (1.46%) C
9 20 (1.39%) Perl
10 18 (1.25%) PHP
11 16 (1.11%) T-SQL
11 16 (1.11%) VB
12 13 (0.91%) VBScript
13 11 (0.77%) Groovy
13 11 (0.77%) PowerShell
14 10 (0.70%) PL/SQL
15 9 (0.63%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.49%) Apple Swift
17 6 (0.42%) Scala
17 6 (0.42%) XPath
Qualifications
1 296 (20.61%) ISEB
2 268 (18.66%) ISTQB
3 174 (12.12%) Degree
4 108 (7.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 28 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 11 (0.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.070%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 714 (49.72%) QA
2 36 (2.51%) SDET
3 10 (0.70%) GCP
4 5 (0.35%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.28%) SLA
6 1 (0.070%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.070%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (0.77%) Docker
3 6 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.21%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.070%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 61 (4.25%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.42%) Puppet
4 5 (0.35%) logstash
5 2 (0.14%) Ansible
5 2 (0.14%) Nagios
5 2 (0.14%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.070%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.070%) Capistrano
6 1 (0.070%) Control-M
6 1 (0.070%) Kibana
6 1 (0.070%) Nessus
6 1 (0.070%) WMI
Vendors
1 191 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 68 (4.74%) HP
3 59 (4.11%) Oracle
4 29 (2.02%) SAP
5 15 (1.04%) Google
5 15 (1.04%) TOWER Software
6 11 (0.77%) Cognizant
7 10 (0.70%) MEDITECH
7 10 (0.70%) Remedy
8 9 (0.63%) Cadence
8 9 (0.63%) hybris
9 8 (0.56%) Progress
10 6 (0.42%) CA Agile Central
10 6 (0.42%) Red Hat
10 6 (0.42%) VMware
11 5 (0.35%) BEA
11 5 (0.35%) IBM
11 5 (0.35%) Telerik
12 4 (0.28%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
Wiltshire
Resource Group
Salary: £30-35K + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Potters Bar, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol Area
Resource Group
Salary: £60-70K + Bonus & 20% Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 23 hours ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 18 hours ago
East London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: competitive benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Houghton Le Spring, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Flexible Working Hours & Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum + pension,health,life,flexi work
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £0 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Shares, Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Flexible working + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago