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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 358 397 368
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -29
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 785 694 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.84% 0.71% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.83% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 708 625 584
Average salary £37,600 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.01% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
81228 83405 83485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 86.88% 85.24% 84.95%
Number of salaries quoted 68182 69158 67158
Average salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +54 286 £45,000 +2.85% 48
South East +74 186 £37,700 +6.95% 16
East of England +15 77 £40,000 +14.28% 12
North West +40 67 £33,500 +1.51% 13
Yorkshire -32 60 £32,500 -7.14% 12
West Midlands -8 52 £39,000 +17.29% 2
South West -13 29 £32,500 -13.33% 4
East Midlands -6 21 £37,500 +10.29% 5
North East +4 1 £31,500 +5.00%
Manual Testing
UK

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 941 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 836 (52.78%) QA
3 745 (47.03%) Automated Testing
4 645 (40.72%) Selenium
5 486 (30.68%) SQL
6 466 (29.42%) Software Testing
7 415 (26.20%) ISEB
8 403 (25.44%) Test Scripting
9 399 (25.19%) Test Automation
10 394 (24.87%) Java
11 367 (23.17%) C#
12 361 (22.79%) Finance
13 327 (20.64%) Scrum
14 323 (20.39%) ISTQB
15 304 (19.19%) SDLC
16 303 (19.13%) Automation Testing
17 290 (18.31%) .NET
18 279 (17.61%) Functional Testing
19 270 (17.05%) Degree
20 266 (16.79%) JIRA
21 249 (15.72%) User Acceptance Testing
22 244 (15.40%) TDD
23 232 (14.65%) Regression Testing
23 232 (14.65%) WebDriver
24 223 (14.08%) Web Services
25 218 (13.76%) Windows
26 216 (13.64%) Test Strategy
27 212 (13.38%) BDD
27 212 (13.38%) Microsoft
28 210 (13.26%) SQL Server

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (1.83%) Confluence
2 28 (1.77%) IIS
3 22 (1.39%) ColdFusion
4 16 (1.01%) CMS
5 14 (0.88%) SharePoint
6 9 (0.57%) WebSphere
7 8 (0.51%) WebLogic
8 7 (0.44%) NServiceBus
9 6 (0.38%) Drupal
10 2 (0.13%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.063%) Apache
11 1 (0.063%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.063%) JBoss
11 1 (0.063%) Liferay
11 1 (0.063%) Node.js
11 1 (0.063%) WordPress
Applications
1 102 (6.44%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.21%) MS Office
3 10 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.44%) MS Project
5 6 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.25%) Mingle
7 2 (0.13%) HipChat
8 1 (0.063%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (0.57%) Oracle Financials
2 8 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.32%) Magento
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.13%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.063%) BASE24
7 1 (0.063%) CSG Singleview
7 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 29 (1.83%) SaaS
2 18 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.19%) Office 365
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.13%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.13%) Trello
6 1 (0.063%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.45%) Internet
2 16 (1.01%) PuTTY
3 14 (0.88%) Wireshark
4 11 (0.69%) SSH
4 11 (0.69%) Telnet
5 10 (0.63%) HTTP
5 10 (0.63%) Network Security
6 6 (0.38%) ASN.1
6 6 (0.38%) CTI
6 6 (0.38%) Extranet
6 6 (0.38%) Intranet
6 6 (0.38%) WinSCP
7 5 (0.32%) VoIP
8 4 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.25%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.13%) GSM
9 2 (0.13%) MVNO
9 2 (0.13%) PSTN
9 2 (0.13%) SSL
10 1 (0.063%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (13.26%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.22%) Relational Database
3 35 (2.21%) Oracle Database
4 32 (2.02%) MySQL
5 20 (1.26%) Big Data
6 11 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 8 (0.51%) NoSQL
9 7 (0.44%) DB2
9 7 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (0.19%) HBase
13 3 (0.19%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.063%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.063%) Oracle8/8i Database
14 1 (0.063%) SAP BW
14 1 (0.063%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 645 (40.72%) Selenium
2 266 (16.79%) JIRA
3 232 (14.65%) WebDriver
4 189 (11.93%) HP UFT
5 188 (11.87%) Cucumber
6 165 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
7 113 (7.13%) Visual Studio
8 108 (6.82%) Git (software)
9 106 (6.69%) Jenkins
10 104 (6.57%) JMeter
11 103 (6.50%) SoapUI
12 100 (6.31%) JUnit
13 87 (5.49%) NUnit
14 82 (5.18%) SpecFlow
15 65 (4.10%) Appium
16 43 (2.71%) Subversion
17 39 (2.46%) WATIR
18 34 (2.15%) TestNG
19 32 (2.02%) Bugzilla
20 28 (1.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 361 (22.79%) Finance
2 50 (3.16%) Banking
3 47 (2.97%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.21%) Retail
5 30 (1.89%) Marketing
6 27 (1.70%) Games
7 24 (1.52%) Electronics
8 17 (1.07%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.01%) Automotive
9 16 (1.01%) Legal
10 15 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
11 13 (0.82%) Law
11 13 (0.82%) Publishing
12 12 (0.76%) Manufacturing
13 11 (0.69%) Back Office
13 11 (0.69%) Billing
14 10 (0.63%) Advertising
15 8 (0.51%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.44%) Front Office
17 3 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 640 (40.40%) Analyst
2 580 (36.62%) Test Analyst
3 452 (28.54%) Tester
4 262 (16.54%) QA Engineer
5 246 (15.53%) Test Engineer
6 198 (12.50%) QA Analyst
7 188 (11.87%) QA Tester
8 182 (11.49%) Software Tester
9 160 (10.10%) QA Test Analyst
10 112 (7.07%) Manual Test Analyst
11 107 (6.76%) QA Test Engineer
12 95 (6.00%) Developer
13 91 (5.74%) Test Leader
14 89 (5.62%) Automation Engineer
14 89 (5.62%) Software Analyst
15 81 (5.11%) Senior Analyst
16 80 (5.05%) Software Test Analyst
17 78 (4.92%) Senior Test Analyst
18 67 (4.23%) Automation Analyst
19 65 (4.10%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (18.31%) .NET
2 223 (14.08%) Web Services
3 108 (6.82%) HTML
4 92 (5.81%) XML
5 85 (5.37%) ASP.NET
6 60 (3.79%) CSS
7 59 (3.72%) SOAP
8 58 (3.66%) .NET Framework
9 51 (3.22%) REST
10 49 (3.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (3.03%) Gherkin
12 36 (2.27%) HTML5
13 34 (2.15%) Entity Framework
13 34 (2.15%) RESTful
14 29 (1.83%) JSON
14 29 (1.83%) WCF
15 28 (1.77%) AngularJS
16 20 (1.26%) Ajax
17 18 (1.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (1.07%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 168 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (8.14%) Computer Science
3 56 (3.54%) Mobile App
4 41 (2.59%) Client/Server
5 38 (2.40%) iPad
6 34 (2.15%) N-Tier
7 31 (1.96%) Mathematics
8 29 (1.83%) iPhone
9 20 (1.26%) User Experience
10 18 (1.14%) Driving Licence
11 16 (1.01%) AS400
12 15 (0.95%) Wiki
13 14 (0.88%) iSeries
14 11 (0.69%) Chemistry
14 11 (0.69%) Mainframe
14 11 (0.69%) Replication
15 10 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.63%) Semantic Web
16 9 (0.57%) Inversion of Control
17 8 (0.51%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 218 (13.76%) Windows
2 96 (6.06%) Linux
3 73 (4.61%) Android
4 69 (4.36%) Unix
5 59 (3.72%) Apple iOS
6 37 (2.34%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.44%) Windows Vista
9 7 (0.44%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.38%) Kali Linux
11 5 (0.32%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.19%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.19%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.13%) Solaris
14 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.063%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 941 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 745 (47.03%) Automated Testing
3 466 (29.42%) Software Testing
4 403 (25.44%) Test Scripting
5 399 (25.19%) Test Automation
6 327 (20.64%) Scrum
7 304 (19.19%) SDLC
8 303 (19.13%) Automation Testing
9 279 (17.61%) Functional Testing
10 249 (15.72%) User Acceptance Testing
11 244 (15.40%) TDD
12 232 (14.65%) Regression Testing
13 216 (13.64%) Test Strategy
14 212 (13.38%) BDD
15 172 (10.86%) Performance Testing
16 163 (10.29%) Waterfall
17 153 (9.66%) Continuous Integration
18 122 (7.70%) E-Commerce
19 106 (6.69%) Integration Testing
20 101 (6.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 486 (30.68%) SQL
2 394 (24.87%) Java
3 367 (23.17%) C#
4 114 (7.20%) JavaScript
5 79 (4.99%) Python
6 61 (3.85%) PHP
6 61 (3.85%) Ruby
7 27 (1.70%) PL/SQL
8 25 (1.58%) C++
9 23 (1.45%) Scala
10 19 (1.20%) Groovy
10 19 (1.20%) T-SQL
11 15 (0.95%) C
11 15 (0.95%) Perl
12 13 (0.82%) VBA
13 12 (0.76%) VB
13 12 (0.76%) VBScript
14 7 (0.44%) COBOL
14 7 (0.44%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 415 (26.20%) ISEB
2 323 (20.39%) ISTQB
3 270 (17.05%) Degree
4 105 (6.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (1.20%) Security Cleared
6 18 (1.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 11 (0.69%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 5 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
9 5 (0.32%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.13%) CITP
11 1 (0.063%) CEH
11 1 (0.063%) CISSP
11 1 (0.063%) CREST Certified
11 1 (0.063%) HP AIS
11 1 (0.063%) PMP
11 1 (0.063%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.063%) SANS
11 1 (0.063%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 836 (52.78%) QA
2 15 (0.95%) ISO 9001
3 13 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
3 13 (0.82%) SLA
4 6 (0.38%) PA-DSS
5 5 (0.32%) GCP
5 5 (0.32%) SDET
6 4 (0.25%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.25%) TickIT
7 2 (0.13%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.13%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.063%) EMIR
8 1 (0.063%) HL7
8 1 (0.063%) MiFID
System Software
1 10 (0.63%) Hyper-V
2 6 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.32%) XenApp
3 5 (0.32%) XenDesktop
4 3 (0.19%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.13%) Firmware
5 2 (0.13%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 177 (11.17%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (0.63%) SCCM
3 6 (0.38%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.063%) Nagios
4 1 (0.063%) Nessus
4 1 (0.063%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.063%) Puppet
4 1 (0.063%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.063%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 212 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 153 (9.66%) HP
3 142 (8.96%) Oracle
4 44 (2.78%) SAP
5 17 (1.07%) Atlassian
5 17 (1.07%) IBM
6 13 (0.82%) TOWER Software
7 11 (0.69%) MKS
7 11 (0.69%) Rally
7 11 (0.69%) VMware
8 8 (0.51%) Pega
8 8 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.51%) Twitter
9 7 (0.44%) ATG
9 7 (0.44%) Citrix
10 6 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 5 (0.32%) hybris
12 3 (0.19%) Facebook
12 3 (0.19%) Google
12 3 (0.19%) Tableau
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £31000 per annum + Excellent benefits + 25 days hol
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bupa+Pension,etc.
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + 23 days holidays + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Cube Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, IIP, ISEB
Posted: Yesterday
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wembley, Middlesex
euro car parts
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Qualserv
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Tui
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35k-42k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Fraedom
Salary: Competitive salary and other additional benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £22000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £30k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£30K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago