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

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 339 381 352
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -29
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 807 823 887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.88% 0.80% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.92% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 736 738 799
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 £26,432
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
80737 89616 92223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.04% 87.37% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 68272 74479 74310
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £75,000
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 August 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 24 August 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 -31 215 £52,500 +10.52% 35
South East +17 204 £35,000 -12.50% 19
Yorkshire +43 80 £35,000 - 8
West Midlands +39 78 £33,500 +6.34% 11
East of England +19 72 £34,000 -4.22% 9
North West +10 53 £30,500 -7.57% 11
East Midlands +36 51 £35,000 +16.66% 4
South West +5 46 £35,500 +9.23% 12
North East +5 7 £30,000 -25.46%
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 996 (59.75%) Agile Software Development
2 820 (49.19%) QA
3 627 (37.61%) Automated Testing
4 620 (37.19%) Selenium
5 477 (28.61%) SQL
6 464 (27.83%) Scrum
7 432 (25.91%) Finance
8 421 (25.25%) ISEB
9 408 (24.48%) Software Testing
10 381 (22.86%) Test Scripting
11 361 (21.66%) ISTQB
12 347 (20.82%) Automation Testing
13 331 (19.86%) Java
14 315 (18.90%) Test Automation
15 303 (18.18%) C#
16 295 (17.70%) SDLC
17 293 (17.58%) JIRA
18 271 (16.26%) Regression Testing
19 251 (15.06%) .NET
20 242 (14.52%) Degree
21 236 (14.16%) BDD
22 230 (13.80%) Test Strategy
23 223 (13.38%) Cucumber
24 216 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
25 209 (12.54%) Microsoft
26 193 (11.58%) TDD
26 193 (11.58%) Functional Testing
27 190 (11.40%) WebDriver
28 182 (10.92%) Windows
29 177 (10.62%) SQL Server

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 (3.54%) Confluence
2 24 (1.44%) CMS
3 20 (1.20%) IIS
4 11 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (0.36%) CICS
5 6 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.30%) Apache
7 2 (0.12%) Drupal
8 1 (0.060%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.060%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.060%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.060%) JBoss
8 1 (0.060%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.060%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.060%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.060%) WebSphere
Applications
1 101 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.04%) MS Office
3 11 (0.66%) MS Project
4 7 (0.42%) Mingle
5 3 (0.18%) HipChat
5 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.42%) 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%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 2 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.060%) Magento
6 1 (0.060%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.060%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.02%) SaaS
2 15 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.36%) TestFlight
4 5 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.30%) GitHub
5 3 (0.18%) Heroku
5 3 (0.18%) Trello
6 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
6 2 (0.12%) Office 365
6 2 (0.12%) Slack
7 1 (0.060%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.060%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (1.08%) HTTP
2 16 (0.96%) HTTPS
2 16 (0.96%) Internet
3 13 (0.78%) SSH
4 11 (0.66%) VoIP
5 6 (0.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.18%) Firewall
6 3 (0.18%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.12%) SAN
8 1 (0.060%) 3GPP
8 1 (0.060%) DHCP
8 1 (0.060%) DNS
8 1 (0.060%) Intranet
8 1 (0.060%) LAN
8 1 (0.060%) LTE
8 1 (0.060%) SSL
8 1 (0.060%) WinSCP
8 1 (0.060%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (10.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.62%) MySQL
2 27 (1.62%) Relational Database
3 23 (1.38%) MongoDB
4 22 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
5 21 (1.26%) Oracle Database
6 15 (0.90%) EDRMS
7 14 (0.84%) Big Data
8 13 (0.78%) NoSQL
9 12 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (0.60%) DB2
11 8 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.24%) HBase
13 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
15 2 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
16 1 (0.060%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 620 (37.19%) Selenium
2 293 (17.58%) JIRA
3 223 (13.38%) Cucumber
4 190 (11.40%) WebDriver
5 174 (10.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 111 (6.66%) HP UFT
7 102 (6.12%) Git (software)
8 101 (6.06%) Jenkins
9 95 (5.70%) Visual Studio
10 76 (4.56%) SoapUI
11 74 (4.44%) JMeter
12 62 (3.72%) NUnit
13 60 (3.60%) Appium
14 55 (3.30%) SpecFlow
15 54 (3.24%) JUnit
16 41 (2.46%) LoadRunner
17 35 (2.10%) TestNG
18 29 (1.74%) Subversion
19 23 (1.38%) FitNesse
20 20 (1.20%) MSTest
General
1 432 (25.91%) Finance
2 60 (3.60%) Banking
3 55 (3.30%) Telecoms
4 49 (2.94%) Games
5 47 (2.82%) Retail
6 45 (2.70%) Marketing
7 41 (2.46%) Back Office
8 38 (2.28%) Automotive
9 24 (1.44%) Electronics
10 23 (1.38%) Manufacturing
11 19 (1.14%) Investment Banking
12 14 (0.84%) Front Office
13 13 (0.78%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.72%) Law
15 10 (0.60%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.60%) Legal
16 8 (0.48%) Billing
16 8 (0.48%) Publishing
17 6 (0.36%) Advertising
18 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 658 (39.47%) Analyst
2 581 (34.85%) Test Analyst
3 455 (27.29%) Tester
4 275 (16.50%) Test Engineer
5 244 (14.64%) QA Engineer
6 204 (12.24%) Software Tester
7 177 (10.62%) QA Analyst
8 160 (9.60%) QA Tester
9 137 (8.22%) Automation Tester
10 136 (8.16%) QA Test Analyst
11 118 (7.08%) Software Analyst
12 110 (6.60%) Software Test Analyst
13 109 (6.54%) Manual Test Analyst
14 107 (6.42%) QA Test Engineer
14 107 (6.42%) Test Leader
15 106 (6.36%) Automation Test Analyst
16 102 (6.12%) Manual Tester
17 83 (4.98%) Developer
18 78 (4.68%) QA Leader
18 78 (4.68%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (15.06%) .NET
2 132 (7.92%) Web Services
3 116 (6.96%) XML
4 93 (5.58%) HTML
5 64 (3.84%) SOAP
6 61 (3.66%) CSS
7 56 (3.36%) REST
8 55 (3.30%) Gherkin
9 53 (3.18%) ASP.NET
10 33 (1.98%) JSON
11 28 (1.68%) RESTful
12 27 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (1.26%) .NET Framework
14 20 (1.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 18 (1.08%) AngularJS
15 18 (1.08%) jQuery
15 18 (1.08%) WCF
16 15 (0.90%) Ajax
17 14 (0.84%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (0.84%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 161 (9.66%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (6.96%) Computer Science
3 112 (6.72%) Mobile App
4 38 (2.28%) Client/Server
5 36 (2.16%) iPad
6 35 (2.10%) User Experience
7 28 (1.68%) Blog
8 23 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
9 21 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 18 (1.08%) Online Games
11 17 (1.02%) Mainframe
12 16 (0.96%) Fintech
13 10 (0.60%) Wiki
14 8 (0.48%) Blackberry
14 8 (0.48%) Derivative
14 8 (0.48%) Life Science
14 8 (0.48%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.48%) N-Tier
14 8 (0.48%) Virtual Team
15 7 (0.42%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 182 (10.92%) Windows
2 145 (8.70%) Linux
3 109 (6.54%) Unix
4 74 (4.44%) Android
5 70 (4.20%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.90%) CentOS
6 15 (0.90%) Solaris
6 15 (0.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.78%) Windows Server
8 8 (0.48%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.30%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.24%) Kali Linux
12 4 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.24%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.24%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.18%) VMS
13 3 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 996 (59.75%) Agile Software Development
2 627 (37.61%) Automated Testing
3 464 (27.83%) Scrum
4 408 (24.48%) Software Testing
5 381 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 347 (20.82%) Automation Testing
7 315 (18.90%) Test Automation
8 295 (17.70%) SDLC
9 271 (16.26%) Regression Testing
10 236 (14.16%) BDD
11 230 (13.80%) Test Strategy
12 216 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
13 193 (11.58%) Functional Testing
13 193 (11.58%) TDD
14 165 (9.90%) Waterfall
15 158 (9.48%) Continuous Integration
16 153 (9.18%) Performance Testing
17 142 (8.52%) Test Management
18 132 (7.92%) Exploratory Testing
19 123 (7.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 477 (28.61%) SQL
2 331 (19.86%) Java
3 303 (18.18%) C#
4 129 (7.74%) Python
5 127 (7.62%) JavaScript
6 82 (4.92%) Ruby
7 56 (3.36%) C++
8 53 (3.18%) Perl
9 44 (2.64%) C
10 37 (2.22%) VB
11 27 (1.62%) PHP
12 24 (1.44%) T-SQL
13 20 (1.20%) Shell Script
14 17 (1.02%) PL/SQL
15 14 (0.84%) Bash Shell
16 13 (0.78%) COBOL
17 12 (0.72%) Scala
18 8 (0.48%) VB.NET
19 6 (0.36%) JCL
19 6 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 421 (25.25%) ISEB
2 361 (21.66%) ISTQB
3 242 (14.52%) Degree
4 115 (6.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 55 (3.30%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.02%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.60%) ISEB Practitioner
8 9 (0.54%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.36%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.36%) PMP
10 5 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 5 (0.30%) MBA
11 1 (0.060%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.060%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.060%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 820 (49.19%) QA
2 28 (1.68%) GCP
3 17 (1.02%) SDET
4 8 (0.48%) Data Quality
4 8 (0.48%) SLA
5 7 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 6 (0.36%) EMIR
6 6 (0.36%) MiFID
7 3 (0.18%) Section 508
System Software
1 14 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (0.72%) Firmware
2 12 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.060%) Docker
3 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 101 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.18%) Nagios
2 3 (0.18%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.060%) HP Fortify
3 1 (0.060%) Nessus
3 1 (0.060%) Oozie
3 1 (0.060%) Puppet
Vendors
1 209 (12.54%) Microsoft
2 131 (7.86%) Oracle
3 89 (5.34%) HP
4 45 (2.70%) SAP
5 26 (1.56%) Red Hat
6 15 (0.90%) OpenText
6 15 (0.90%) Siebel
7 14 (0.84%) VMware
8 13 (0.78%) Google
9 10 (0.60%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.42%) Borland
11 6 (0.36%) PayPal
11 6 (0.36%) Rally
11 6 (0.36%) Serena
11 6 (0.36%) StreamBase
12 5 (0.30%) Atlassian
12 5 (0.30%) Demandware
12 5 (0.30%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (0.30%) Sun
12 5 (0.30%) TOWER Software
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Head Resourcing
Salary: free parking, pension, bonus etc.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 to 25,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000.00 per annum + Flexible benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + flexibility
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training & Unlimited Opportunity
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Collinson Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 33k per year + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 60,000 plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bens- bonus, equity + pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £27500.00 - £36000.00 per annum + 20% bonus plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £34000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Salary: £27k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 5 days ago