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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 320 381 378
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 870 791 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.95% 0.77% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.90% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 779 703 786
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
80786 88184 95552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 87.92% 86.24% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68134 72520 78317
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 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £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 May 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 May 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 +63 343 £50,000 +11.11% 27
South East +44 186 £35,000 -12.50% 25
Yorkshire +42 86 £35,000 +7.69% 14
West Midlands +11 61 £35,000 +7.69% 9
South West +22 57 £37,500 +20.96% 6
East Midlands +35 48 £37,500 +10.29% 3
East of England +6 46 £37,500 -6.25% 11
North West -15 41 £27,500 -18.51% 13
North East +5 2 £55,000 +76.00% 2
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 944 (57.25%) Agile Software Development
2 806 (48.88%) QA
3 701 (42.51%) Automated Testing
4 626 (37.96%) Selenium
5 497 (30.14%) SQL
6 447 (27.11%) Finance
7 425 (25.77%) Software Testing
8 397 (24.08%) ISEB
9 394 (23.89%) Scrum
10 373 (22.62%) Test Automation
11 362 (21.95%) Automation Testing
12 355 (21.53%) Test Scripting
13 338 (20.50%) ISTQB
14 331 (20.07%) SDLC
15 329 (19.95%) Java
16 310 (18.80%) C#
17 292 (17.71%) JIRA
18 275 (16.68%) .NET
19 255 (15.46%) Regression Testing
19 255 (15.46%) Degree
20 234 (14.19%) User Acceptance Testing
21 230 (13.95%) Microsoft
22 224 (13.58%) SQL Server
23 222 (13.46%) TDD
23 222 (13.46%) Test Strategy
24 211 (12.80%) BDD
25 206 (12.49%) Cucumber
26 201 (12.19%) Windows
27 200 (12.13%) WebDriver
28 196 (11.89%) 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 48 (2.91%) Confluence
2 26 (1.58%) CMS
3 24 (1.46%) IIS
4 10 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 9 (0.55%) Drupal
5 9 (0.55%) Node.js
6 7 (0.42%) ColdFusion
7 6 (0.36%) CICS
7 6 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.30%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.18%) Apache
10 2 (0.12%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.061%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.061%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.061%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.061%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.061%) WordPress
Applications
1 109 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.06%) MS Office
3 14 (0.85%) MS Project
4 8 (0.49%) Mingle
5 4 (0.24%) HipChat
6 3 (0.18%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.061%) Maya
7 1 (0.061%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (0.55%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
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%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.061%) Magento
6 1 (0.061%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.97%) SaaS
2 5 (0.30%) GitHub
3 4 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.18%) Office 365
5 2 (0.12%) Heroku
5 2 (0.12%) Trello
6 1 (0.061%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.64%) Internet
2 14 (0.85%) SSH
3 8 (0.49%) HTTPS
4 7 (0.42%) PuTTY
5 6 (0.36%) Extranet
5 6 (0.36%) Intranet
5 6 (0.36%) Telnet
5 6 (0.36%) VoIP
6 5 (0.30%) SAN
7 4 (0.24%) HTTP
8 3 (0.18%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.12%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.061%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 224 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 43 (2.61%) Oracle Database
3 39 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
5 19 (1.15%) MySQL
6 16 (0.97%) EDRMS
7 14 (0.85%) MongoDB
8 12 (0.73%) NoSQL
9 10 (0.61%) Big Data
9 10 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
9 10 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (0.42%) DB2
12 5 (0.30%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.24%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.18%) HBase
14 3 (0.18%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.061%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.061%) Apache Hive
15 1 (0.061%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 626 (37.96%) Selenium
2 292 (17.71%) JIRA
3 206 (12.49%) Cucumber
4 200 (12.13%) WebDriver
5 161 (9.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 153 (9.28%) HP UFT
7 114 (6.91%) Git (software)
8 94 (5.70%) Jenkins
9 92 (5.58%) Visual Studio
10 87 (5.28%) SoapUI
11 76 (4.61%) JMeter
12 70 (4.24%) NUnit
13 67 (4.06%) Appium
14 59 (3.58%) SpecFlow
15 42 (2.55%) JUnit
16 38 (2.30%) WATIR
17 34 (2.06%) FitNesse
18 30 (1.82%) TestNG
19 28 (1.70%) LoadRunner
20 27 (1.64%) Subversion
General
1 447 (27.11%) Finance
2 66 (4.00%) Banking
3 53 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 46 (2.79%) Retail
5 41 (2.49%) Back Office
6 39 (2.37%) Marketing
7 29 (1.76%) Games
8 26 (1.58%) Automotive
9 21 (1.27%) Law
10 20 (1.21%) Investment Banking
10 20 (1.21%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 17 (1.03%) Front Office
13 14 (0.85%) Electronics
14 13 (0.79%) Publishing
15 12 (0.73%) Billing
15 12 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
16 11 (0.67%) Legal
17 6 (0.36%) Advertising
18 5 (0.30%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 706 (42.81%) Analyst
2 624 (37.84%) Test Analyst
3 471 (28.56%) Tester
4 281 (17.04%) Test Engineer
5 254 (15.40%) QA Engineer
6 205 (12.43%) QA Analyst
7 179 (10.86%) Software Tester
8 169 (10.25%) QA Tester
9 158 (9.58%) QA Test Analyst
10 129 (7.82%) QA Test Engineer
11 126 (7.64%) Manual Test Analyst
12 125 (7.58%) Automation Tester
13 101 (6.12%) Automation Test Analyst
14 100 (6.06%) Software Analyst
15 93 (5.64%) Software Test Analyst
16 84 (5.09%) Senior Analyst
17 83 (5.03%) Test Leader
18 82 (4.97%) Senior Test Analyst
19 72 (4.37%) Developer
20 70 (4.24%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (16.68%) .NET
2 147 (8.91%) Web Services
3 107 (6.49%) XML
4 65 (3.94%) HTML
5 57 (3.46%) ASP.NET
6 53 (3.21%) SOAP
7 45 (2.73%) REST
8 42 (2.55%) Gherkin
9 40 (2.43%) CSS
10 34 (2.06%) JSON
11 33 (2.00%) ASP.NET MVC
12 28 (1.70%) .NET Framework
13 23 (1.39%) AngularJS
14 22 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 21 (1.27%) jQuery
16 20 (1.21%) WCF
17 17 (1.03%) Ajax
17 17 (1.03%) RESTful
18 16 (0.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 16 (0.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 179 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
2 123 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 76 (4.61%) Mobile App
4 40 (2.43%) iPad
5 33 (2.00%) User Experience
6 30 (1.82%) Client/Server
7 22 (1.33%) Mathematics
8 21 (1.27%) Blog
9 16 (0.97%) Mainframe
10 15 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (0.85%) Blackberry
12 13 (0.79%) Digital Media
13 11 (0.67%) Fintech
14 10 (0.61%) Derivative
14 10 (0.61%) Replication
15 9 (0.55%) Driving Licence
15 9 (0.55%) Online Games
16 8 (0.49%) Inversion of Control
17 7 (0.42%) EPoS
17 7 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 201 (12.19%) Windows
2 120 (7.28%) Linux
3 119 (7.22%) Unix
4 70 (4.24%) Android
5 68 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.70%) Windows Server
7 16 (0.97%) Windows 8
7 16 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.61%) Mac OS X
9 9 (0.55%) Solaris
9 9 (0.55%) Windows 10
9 9 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (0.49%) Kali Linux
10 8 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 8 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.49%) Windows Vista
10 8 (0.49%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.24%) VMS
12 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 944 (57.25%) Agile Software Development
2 701 (42.51%) Automated Testing
3 425 (25.77%) Software Testing
4 394 (23.89%) Scrum
5 373 (22.62%) Test Automation
6 362 (21.95%) Automation Testing
7 355 (21.53%) Test Scripting
8 331 (20.07%) SDLC
9 255 (15.46%) Regression Testing
10 234 (14.19%) User Acceptance Testing
11 222 (13.46%) TDD
11 222 (13.46%) Test Strategy
12 211 (12.80%) BDD
13 196 (11.89%) Functional Testing
13 196 (11.89%) Waterfall
14 163 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
15 145 (8.79%) Performance Testing
16 120 (7.28%) System Testing
17 117 (7.10%) Integration Testing
18 113 (6.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 497 (30.14%) SQL
2 329 (19.95%) Java
3 310 (18.80%) C#
4 112 (6.79%) Python
5 94 (5.70%) JavaScript
6 83 (5.03%) Ruby
7 43 (2.61%) Perl
8 37 (2.24%) C++
9 26 (1.58%) C
9 26 (1.58%) PL/SQL
10 24 (1.46%) PHP
11 22 (1.33%) Shell Script
11 22 (1.33%) VB
12 18 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 13 (0.79%) Bash Shell
14 10 (0.61%) COBOL
15 9 (0.55%) Scala
15 9 (0.55%) VB.NET
16 6 (0.36%) JCL
17 5 (0.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 397 (24.08%) ISEB
2 338 (20.50%) ISTQB
3 255 (15.46%) Degree
4 107 (6.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 42 (2.55%) Security Cleared
6 19 (1.15%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 14 (0.85%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.79%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.55%) PMI Certification
9 9 (0.55%) PMP
10 8 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
11 5 (0.30%) MBA
12 1 (0.061%) CEH
12 1 (0.061%) CISSP
12 1 (0.061%) CREST Certified
12 1 (0.061%) HP AIS
12 1 (0.061%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.061%) SANS
12 1 (0.061%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 806 (48.88%) QA
2 21 (1.27%) GCP
3 10 (0.61%) SLA
4 9 (0.55%) EMIR
4 9 (0.55%) MiFID
5 6 (0.36%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.36%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
6 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.18%) Section 508
8 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.12%) TickIT
9 1 (0.061%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.061%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.061%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.12%) Firmware
2 2 (0.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 120 (7.28%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.18%) Nagios
2 3 (0.18%) SCCM
2 3 (0.18%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.061%) Nessus
3 1 (0.061%) Oozie
3 1 (0.061%) Puppet
3 1 (0.061%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 230 (13.95%) Microsoft
2 152 (9.22%) Oracle
3 93 (5.64%) HP
4 51 (3.09%) SAP
5 16 (0.97%) Atlassian
5 16 (0.97%) OpenText
5 16 (0.97%) Siebel
6 13 (0.79%) IBM
7 12 (0.73%) Rally
8 11 (0.67%) MKS
8 11 (0.67%) TOWER Software
9 10 (0.61%) Red Hat
10 9 (0.55%) VMware
10 9 (0.55%) Xamarin
11 8 (0.49%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.42%) Pega
12 7 (0.42%) StreamBase
12 7 (0.42%) Twitter
13 6 (0.36%) ATG
13 6 (0.36%) Splunk
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Sanderson
Salary: £27000.00 - £33800.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum Up to £35K
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 38-40k
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £37700 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,900 per annum Excellent benefits packages
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £26000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Kyna Associates
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-30,000
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago