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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 336 377 357
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -20
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 789 816 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.80% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.91% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 717 726 826
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £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
78344 89548 91059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 88.28% 87.40% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 65821 74795 73477
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +42 247 £52,500 +9.94% 36
South East -4 183 £36,000 -10.00% 21
East of England +14 76 £31,000 -17.33% 7
Yorkshire +45 74 £37,500 +7.14% 8
West Midlands +15 64 £33,000 +15.78% 12
North West +9 59 £31,375 -16.33% 14
South West -2 48 £36,000 +10.76% 3
East Midlands +14 29 £35,000 +16.66% 2
North East +8 8 £30,000 -21.05%
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 1005 (60.62%) Agile Software Development
2 842 (50.78%) QA
3 603 (36.37%) Selenium
4 600 (36.19%) Automated Testing
5 458 (27.62%) Scrum
6 436 (26.30%) SQL
7 419 (25.27%) Finance
8 406 (24.49%) ISEB
9 396 (23.88%) Software Testing
10 379 (22.86%) Test Scripting
11 337 (20.33%) ISTQB
12 329 (19.84%) Automation Testing
13 318 (19.18%) Test Automation
14 314 (18.94%) JIRA
15 300 (18.09%) Java
16 294 (17.73%) C#
17 273 (16.47%) SDLC
18 271 (16.34%) Regression Testing
19 240 (14.48%) .NET
20 237 (14.29%) BDD
21 235 (14.17%) User Acceptance Testing
22 234 (14.11%) Cucumber
23 230 (13.87%) Degree
24 216 (13.03%) Test Strategy
25 200 (12.06%) Microsoft
26 197 (11.88%) Functional Testing
27 183 (11.04%) Windows
28 177 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
29 174 (10.49%) TDD
30 166 (10.01%) WebDriver

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 73 (4.40%) Confluence
2 17 (1.03%) CMS
3 11 (0.66%) IIS
4 10 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (0.36%) Tomcat
6 5 (0.30%) Apache
7 4 (0.24%) CICS
8 2 (0.12%) Drupal
8 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.060%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.060%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.060%) JBoss
9 1 (0.060%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.060%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.060%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.060%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.060%) WebSphere
Applications
1 88 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 32 (1.93%) MS Office
3 7 (0.42%) MS Project
4 5 (0.30%) Mingle
5 3 (0.18%) HipChat
5 3 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (0.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.54%) 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%) Global One
5 2 (0.12%) PeopleSoft CRM
5 2 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
6 1 (0.060%) Magento
6 1 (0.060%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.060%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 16 (0.97%) SaaS
2 15 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.30%) TestFlight
5 4 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.24%) GitHub
5 4 (0.24%) Google Apps
5 4 (0.24%) Office 365
5 4 (0.24%) Slack
6 3 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (0.18%) Heroku
6 3 (0.18%) Trello
7 1 (0.060%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.29%) HTTP
2 33 (1.99%) HTTPS
3 16 (0.97%) Internet
4 13 (0.78%) SSH
5 11 (0.66%) VoIP
6 7 (0.42%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.18%) 3GPP
7 3 (0.18%) Firewall
7 3 (0.18%) LTE
7 3 (0.18%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.12%) ATM
9 1 (0.060%) DHCP
9 1 (0.060%) DNS
9 1 (0.060%) Intranet
9 1 (0.060%) LAN
9 1 (0.060%) SSL
9 1 (0.060%) WinSCP
9 1 (0.060%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 31 (1.87%) MySQL
3 24 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 20 (1.21%) MongoDB
5 18 (1.09%) Big Data
6 17 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 16 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (0.66%) EDRMS
8 11 (0.66%) NoSQL
9 9 (0.54%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (0.42%) DB2
11 7 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.30%) HBase
13 4 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (0.12%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2014
16 1 (0.060%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 603 (36.37%) Selenium
2 314 (18.94%) JIRA
3 234 (14.11%) Cucumber
4 177 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 166 (10.01%) WebDriver
6 105 (6.33%) HP UFT
7 104 (6.27%) Jenkins
8 93 (5.61%) Git (software)
9 79 (4.76%) Visual Studio
10 77 (4.64%) SoapUI
11 72 (4.34%) JMeter
12 63 (3.80%) Appium
13 58 (3.50%) SpecFlow
14 57 (3.44%) NUnit
15 52 (3.14%) JUnit
16 43 (2.59%) LoadRunner
17 32 (1.93%) TestNG
18 30 (1.81%) Subversion
19 25 (1.51%) MSTest
20 23 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 419 (25.27%) Finance
2 62 (3.74%) Banking
3 60 (3.62%) Games
4 55 (3.32%) Telecoms
5 49 (2.96%) Retail
6 46 (2.77%) Marketing
7 38 (2.29%) Automotive
8 29 (1.75%) Back Office
9 24 (1.45%) Electronics
9 24 (1.45%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 13 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 13 (0.78%) Front Office
11 13 (0.78%) Law
11 13 (0.78%) Legal
12 12 (0.72%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.42%) Advertising
13 7 (0.42%) Billing
13 7 (0.42%) Publishing
14 5 (0.30%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 654 (39.45%) Analyst
2 578 (34.86%) Test Analyst
3 446 (26.90%) Tester
4 253 (15.26%) Test Engineer
5 226 (13.63%) QA Engineer
6 210 (12.67%) Software Tester
7 179 (10.80%) QA Analyst
8 162 (9.77%) QA Tester
9 136 (8.20%) QA Test Analyst
10 128 (7.72%) Automation Tester
11 112 (6.76%) Automation Test Analyst
12 111 (6.69%) Software Analyst
13 107 (6.45%) Manual Tester
13 107 (6.45%) Test Leader
14 106 (6.39%) Manual Test Analyst
14 106 (6.39%) Software Test Analyst
15 94 (5.67%) QA Test Engineer
16 90 (5.43%) Developer
17 79 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
18 77 (4.64%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 240 (14.48%) .NET
2 127 (7.66%) Web Services
3 110 (6.63%) XML
4 109 (6.57%) HTML
5 73 (4.40%) CSS
6 67 (4.04%) Gherkin
7 56 (3.38%) REST
8 55 (3.32%) SOAP
9 53 (3.20%) ASP.NET
10 33 (1.99%) RESTful
11 30 (1.81%) JSON
12 24 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (1.15%) jQuery
14 18 (1.09%) .NET Framework
14 18 (1.09%) AngularJS
14 18 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 17 (1.03%) HTML5
16 15 (0.90%) Ajax
17 14 (0.84%) WCF
18 13 (0.78%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 146 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
2 126 (7.60%) Mobile App
3 100 (6.03%) Computer Science
4 53 (3.20%) iPad
5 37 (2.23%) User Experience
6 36 (2.17%) Client/Server
7 30 (1.81%) Blog
8 28 (1.69%) Online Games
9 23 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (1.39%) iPhone
10 21 (1.27%) Mathematics
11 20 (1.21%) Fintech
12 12 (0.72%) Mainframe
13 11 (0.66%) Wiki
14 10 (0.60%) Virtual Team
15 8 (0.48%) Driving Licence
15 8 (0.48%) Life Science
15 8 (0.48%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.48%) Statistics
16 7 (0.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 183 (11.04%) Windows
2 138 (8.32%) Linux
3 101 (6.09%) Unix
4 89 (5.37%) Android
5 70 (4.22%) Apple iOS
6 16 (0.97%) CentOS
7 14 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (0.72%) Solaris
8 12 (0.72%) Windows Server
9 9 (0.54%) Windows 8
10 7 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.36%) Windows Vista
11 6 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.30%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.24%) Kali Linux
13 4 (0.24%) VMS
13 4 (0.24%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.18%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1005 (60.62%) Agile Software Development
2 600 (36.19%) Automated Testing
3 458 (27.62%) Scrum
4 396 (23.88%) Software Testing
5 379 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 329 (19.84%) Automation Testing
7 318 (19.18%) Test Automation
8 273 (16.47%) SDLC
9 271 (16.34%) Regression Testing
10 237 (14.29%) BDD
11 235 (14.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 216 (13.03%) Test Strategy
13 197 (11.88%) Functional Testing
14 174 (10.49%) TDD
15 163 (9.83%) Waterfall
16 149 (8.99%) Performance Testing
17 139 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
18 137 (8.26%) Test Management
19 135 (8.14%) Defect Management
20 134 (8.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 436 (26.30%) SQL
2 300 (18.09%) Java
3 294 (17.73%) C#
4 123 (7.42%) JavaScript
5 122 (7.36%) Python
6 77 (4.64%) Ruby
7 58 (3.50%) C++
8 49 (2.96%) Perl
9 48 (2.90%) C
10 36 (2.17%) VB
11 25 (1.51%) PHP
12 23 (1.39%) T-SQL
13 20 (1.21%) Shell Script
14 18 (1.09%) PL/SQL
15 13 (0.78%) Bash Shell
15 13 (0.78%) Scala
16 10 (0.60%) COBOL
17 9 (0.54%) PowerShell
18 7 (0.42%) VBScript
19 6 (0.36%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 406 (24.49%) ISEB
2 337 (20.33%) ISTQB
3 230 (13.87%) Degree
4 130 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 49 (2.96%) Security Cleared
6 17 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.42%) ISEB Practitioner
8 5 (0.30%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.30%) MBA
9 3 (0.18%) PMI Certification
9 3 (0.18%) PMP
10 2 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (0.060%) CSSLP
11 1 (0.060%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.060%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.060%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 842 (50.78%) QA
2 28 (1.69%) GCP
3 22 (1.33%) SDET
4 8 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 7 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 5 (0.30%) SLA
7 3 (0.18%) EMIR
7 3 (0.18%) MiFID
7 3 (0.18%) Section 508
System Software
1 15 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
2 12 (0.72%) Firmware
3 10 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.12%) Docker
5 1 (0.060%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 93 (5.61%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.18%) Nagios
2 3 (0.18%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.12%) Puppet
4 1 (0.060%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.060%) Control-M
4 1 (0.060%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.060%) Nessus
4 1 (0.060%) Oozie
Vendors
1 200 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 114 (6.88%) Oracle
3 86 (5.19%) HP
4 40 (2.41%) SAP
5 27 (1.63%) Red Hat
6 17 (1.03%) Google
7 11 (0.66%) OpenText
7 11 (0.66%) Siebel
7 11 (0.66%) VMware
8 9 (0.54%) Xamarin
9 7 (0.42%) Borland
9 7 (0.42%) hybris
10 6 (0.36%) Serena
11 5 (0.30%) Demandware
11 5 (0.30%) MEDITECH
11 5 (0.30%) PayPal
11 5 (0.30%) Progress
11 5 (0.30%) Sun
12 4 (0.24%) IBM
12 4 (0.24%) Rally
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
OSM Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £0 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £21648 - £26699.20 per annum + 46 days hols + exc pension + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Up to 30 days
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago