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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 354 372 378
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 713 819 826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.82% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.94% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 628 717 761
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £52,500
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
75090 87054 92251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.11% 87.52% 85.67%
Number of salaries quoted 62466 72704 76467
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 5 December 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 5 December 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 +59 258 £48,250 +1.57% 33
South East -10 141 £40,000 - 10
East of England +4 71 £40,000 +1.26% 7
North West -19 61 £35,000 -6.66% 16
Yorkshire +22 60 £40,000 +26.98% 11
South West +16 47 £35,000 +3.70% 7
West Midlands -19 39 £32,500 +4.83% 9
East Midlands -5 28 £32,750 +13.91% 6
Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
North East -5 2 £34,250 +31.73% 1
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 937 (63.23%) Agile Software Development
2 748 (50.47%) QA
3 633 (42.71%) Selenium
4 556 (37.52%) Automated Testing
5 400 (26.99%) SQL
6 393 (26.52%) Scrum
7 368 (24.83%) Test Scripting
8 361 (24.36%) Finance
9 349 (23.55%) Software Testing
10 343 (23.14%) ISEB
11 325 (21.93%) JIRA
12 324 (21.86%) Test Automation
12 324 (21.86%) Automation Testing
13 312 (21.05%) Java
14 277 (18.69%) ISTQB
15 271 (18.29%) C#
16 251 (16.94%) Cucumber
17 248 (16.73%) Regression Testing
18 244 (16.46%) User Acceptance Testing
19 243 (16.40%) BDD
20 223 (15.05%) SDLC
21 199 (13.43%) Microsoft
22 198 (13.36%) Degree
23 186 (12.55%) TDD
24 182 (12.28%) .NET
25 177 (11.94%) Functional Testing
26 174 (11.74%) WebDriver
27 172 (11.61%) Team Foundation Server
28 162 (10.93%) Test Strategy
29 161 (10.86%) 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 (3.98%) Confluence
2 17 (1.15%) CMS
3 12 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 8 (0.54%) JBoss
5 7 (0.47%) IIS
6 3 (0.20%) Apache
7 2 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.13%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.067%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.067%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.067%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.067%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.067%) WordPress
Applications
1 91 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.75%) MS Office
3 16 (1.08%) MS Visio
4 12 (0.81%) MS Project
5 5 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) Mingle
7 1 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 15 (1.01%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.20%) Misys Midas
3 3 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (0.20%) SAP hybris
4 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.13%) Global One
5 1 (0.067%) Magento
5 1 (0.067%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.82%) SaaS
2 15 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.47%) G Suite
4 7 (0.47%) Office 365
4 7 (0.47%) Slack
5 5 (0.34%) GitHub
6 4 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.20%) PaaS
8 2 (0.13%) IaaS
9 1 (0.067%) Heroku
9 1 (0.067%) TestFlight
9 1 (0.067%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.83%) HTTP
2 31 (2.09%) HTTPS
3 18 (1.21%) Internet
4 12 (0.81%) SSH
5 9 (0.61%) ATM
6 4 (0.27%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.27%) VoIP
7 3 (0.20%) 3GPP
7 3 (0.20%) Firewall
7 3 (0.20%) LTE
7 3 (0.20%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.13%) Intranet
9 1 (0.067%) DHCP
9 1 (0.067%) DNS
9 1 (0.067%) FTP
9 1 (0.067%) LAN
9 1 (0.067%) SSL
9 1 (0.067%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.067%) Wireless
9 1 (0.067%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (6.14%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.56%) MySQL
3 25 (1.69%) Big Data
4 20 (1.35%) MongoDB
5 19 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
6 17 (1.15%) Relational Database
7 14 (0.94%) NoSQL
8 9 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (0.54%) Oracle Database
10 6 (0.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (0.34%) DB2
11 5 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (0.20%) HBase
13 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.13%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
14 2 (0.13%) EDRMS
14 2 (0.13%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.067%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 633 (42.71%) Selenium
2 325 (21.93%) JIRA
3 251 (16.94%) Cucumber
4 174 (11.74%) WebDriver
5 172 (11.61%) Team Foundation Server
6 102 (6.88%) Jenkins
7 90 (6.07%) HP UFT
8 86 (5.80%) SoapUI
9 84 (5.67%) Git (software)
10 83 (5.60%) JMeter
11 63 (4.25%) SpecFlow
12 61 (4.12%) Appium
13 60 (4.05%) Visual Studio
14 45 (3.04%) LoadRunner
15 40 (2.70%) JUnit
16 33 (2.23%) Subversion
17 32 (2.16%) NUnit
18 31 (2.09%) Redmine
19 25 (1.69%) Maven
20 24 (1.62%) TestComplete
General
1 361 (24.36%) Finance
2 60 (4.05%) Banking
3 51 (3.44%) Marketing
4 49 (3.31%) Retail
4 49 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 46 (3.10%) Games
6 29 (1.96%) Electronics
7 23 (1.55%) Automotive
7 23 (1.55%) Manufacturing
8 18 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 14 (0.94%) Legal
10 12 (0.81%) Advertising
11 10 (0.67%) Back Office
11 10 (0.67%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.54%) Law
12 8 (0.54%) Multimedia
13 6 (0.40%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.20%) iGaming
14 3 (0.20%) Publishing
15 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 585 (39.47%) Analyst
2 531 (35.83%) Test Analyst
3 385 (25.98%) Tester
4 201 (13.56%) Test Engineer
5 197 (13.29%) QA Engineer
6 174 (11.74%) Software Tester
7 156 (10.53%) QA Analyst
8 148 (9.99%) QA Tester
9 127 (8.57%) Automation Tester
10 118 (7.96%) QA Test Analyst
11 112 (7.56%) Manual Test Analyst
12 111 (7.49%) Automation Test Analyst
13 101 (6.82%) Manual Tester
14 96 (6.48%) Developer
15 95 (6.41%) Test Leader
16 84 (5.67%) Software Analyst
17 80 (5.40%) Software Test Analyst
18 78 (5.26%) QA Test Engineer
19 68 (4.59%) Senior Analyst
20 66 (4.45%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (12.28%) .NET
2 152 (10.26%) Web Services
3 98 (6.61%) HTML
4 91 (6.14%) XML
5 77 (5.20%) Gherkin
6 76 (5.13%) REST
7 73 (4.93%) CSS
8 67 (4.52%) SOAP
9 52 (3.51%) RESTful
10 46 (3.10%) ASP.NET
11 23 (1.55%) JSON
12 15 (1.01%) AngularJS
12 15 (1.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (1.01%) J2EE
12 15 (1.01%) jQuery
13 13 (0.88%) HTML5
14 12 (0.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 11 (0.74%) Spring
15 11 (0.74%) WPF
16 10 (0.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 128 (8.64%) Mobile App
2 104 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (4.59%) Computer Science
4 61 (4.12%) iPad
5 32 (2.16%) User Experience
6 31 (2.09%) Client/Server
7 28 (1.89%) Mathematics
8 25 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.62%) iPhone
9 24 (1.62%) Online Games
10 22 (1.48%) Blog
10 22 (1.48%) Fintech
11 15 (1.01%) Virtual Team
12 12 (0.81%) Wiki
13 8 (0.54%) Driving Licence
13 8 (0.54%) N-Tier
14 7 (0.47%) Algorithms
14 7 (0.47%) Life Science
15 6 (0.40%) Contract for Difference
15 6 (0.40%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 161 (10.86%) Windows
2 121 (8.16%) Linux
3 95 (6.41%) Android
4 76 (5.13%) Unix
5 75 (5.06%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.01%) CentOS
7 11 (0.74%) Solaris
8 10 (0.67%) Windows Server
9 6 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.34%) Windows Vista
10 5 (0.34%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.20%) Kali Linux
12 3 (0.20%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.20%) VMS
13 1 (0.067%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.067%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.067%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 937 (63.23%) Agile Software Development
2 556 (37.52%) Automated Testing
3 393 (26.52%) Scrum
4 368 (24.83%) Test Scripting
5 349 (23.55%) Software Testing
6 324 (21.86%) Automation Testing
6 324 (21.86%) Test Automation
7 248 (16.73%) Regression Testing
8 244 (16.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 243 (16.40%) BDD
10 223 (15.05%) SDLC
11 186 (12.55%) TDD
12 177 (11.94%) Functional Testing
13 162 (10.93%) Test Strategy
14 138 (9.31%) Defect Management
15 137 (9.24%) Test Management
16 132 (8.91%) Performance Testing
17 131 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
18 120 (8.10%) Non-Functional Testing
19 107 (7.22%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 400 (26.99%) SQL
2 312 (21.05%) Java
3 271 (18.29%) C#
4 108 (7.29%) JavaScript
5 96 (6.48%) Ruby
6 92 (6.21%) Python
7 52 (3.51%) C++
8 36 (2.43%) C
9 29 (1.96%) Perl
10 23 (1.55%) PHP
11 22 (1.48%) VB
12 16 (1.08%) PL/SQL
13 15 (1.01%) T-SQL
14 11 (0.74%) Bash Shell
15 10 (0.67%) PowerShell
15 10 (0.67%) Scala
16 9 (0.61%) VBScript
17 8 (0.54%) Groovy
17 8 (0.54%) Shell Script
18 6 (0.40%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 343 (23.14%) ISEB
2 277 (18.69%) ISTQB
3 198 (13.36%) Degree
4 117 (7.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 34 (2.29%) Security Cleared
6 12 (0.81%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.067%) CSSLP
9 1 (0.067%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.067%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.067%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 748 (50.47%) QA
2 29 (1.96%) SDET
3 18 (1.21%) GCP
4 6 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) SLA
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (0.94%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (0.74%) Firmware
3 8 (0.54%) Docker
4 6 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.067%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.067%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 73 (4.93%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.27%) Puppet
3 3 (0.20%) Nagios
3 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.20%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.067%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.067%) Control-M
4 1 (0.067%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.067%) Kibana
4 1 (0.067%) Nessus
4 1 (0.067%) WMI
Vendors
1 199 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 74 (4.99%) Oracle
3 67 (4.52%) HP
4 32 (2.16%) SAP
5 19 (1.28%) Red Hat
6 17 (1.15%) Google
7 11 (0.74%) MEDITECH
8 10 (0.67%) Remedy
9 9 (0.61%) hybris
10 8 (0.54%) Progress
11 7 (0.47%) Cognizant
11 7 (0.47%) VMware
12 6 (0.40%) Serena
12 6 (0.40%) TOWER Software
13 5 (0.34%) CA Agile Central
13 5 (0.34%) Cadence
13 5 (0.34%) Sun
13 5 (0.34%) Telerik
14 4 (0.27%) Demandware
14 4 (0.27%) PayPal
Bedford, Bedfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum great benefits.
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 4 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 53 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Arrows Group
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Talent Cluster
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £28k - 30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Witney, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Marks Sattin
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Michael Page International
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Awesome Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Michael Page International
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Awesome Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago