The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 412 396 385
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 210 287 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.54% 0.65% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.74% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 194 241 272
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Manual Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
34671 38778 41186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.82% 88.22% 87.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30027 32683 33933
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London 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 London

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the London region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in London

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the London region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in London

Manual Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 27 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
City of London +63 41 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Kingston Upon Thames +4 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Croydon - 1 £32,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 380 (67.86%) QA
2 376 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
3 247 (44.11%) Selenium
4 214 (38.21%) Automated Testing
5 190 (33.93%) Scrum
5 190 (33.93%) Finance
6 161 (28.75%) SQL
7 144 (25.71%) Java
8 142 (25.36%) BDD
9 139 (24.82%) Cucumber
10 133 (23.75%) Software Testing
11 124 (22.14%) JIRA
12 119 (21.25%) TDD
13 118 (21.07%) C#
14 108 (19.29%) Test Automation
15 106 (18.93%) Automation Testing
16 100 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
17 99 (17.68%) .NET
18 95 (16.96%) Test Scripting
18 95 (16.96%) Degree
19 87 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
20 78 (13.93%) WebDriver
21 75 (13.39%) Regression Testing
22 74 (13.21%) SQL Server
23 73 (13.04%) Mobile App
23 73 (13.04%) Test Strategy
24 67 (11.96%) User Acceptance Testing
24 67 (11.96%) Computer Science
24 67 (11.96%) Microsoft
25 65 (11.61%) ISEB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 49 (8.75%) Confluence
2 11 (1.96%) IIS
3 9 (1.61%) CMS
4 2 (0.36%) Drupal
5 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.18%) JBoss
5 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.14%) MS Office
3 11 (1.96%) MS Project
4 3 (0.54%) HipChat
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Global One
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.07%) TestFlight
2 5 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.89%) GitHub
2 5 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.89%) SaaS
3 3 (0.54%) Heroku
3 3 (0.54%) Trello
4 2 (0.36%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.36%) Office 365
4 2 (0.36%) Slack
5 1 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.39%) HTTP
2 16 (2.86%) HTTPS
3 10 (1.79%) Internet
4 6 (1.07%) SSH
5 3 (0.54%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (13.21%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.04%) Relational Database
3 15 (2.68%) EDRMS
4 13 (2.32%) MySQL
5 12 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (2.14%) Oracle Database
6 11 (1.96%) Big Data
6 11 (1.96%) MongoDB
7 5 (0.89%) DB2
8 4 (0.71%) HBase
9 2 (0.36%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 247 (44.11%) Selenium
2 139 (24.82%) Cucumber
3 124 (22.14%) JIRA
4 78 (13.93%) WebDriver
5 61 (10.89%) Git (software)
6 57 (10.18%) Jenkins
7 50 (8.93%) Team Foundation Server
8 48 (8.57%) Appium
9 44 (7.86%) JMeter
10 33 (5.89%) SoapUI
11 26 (4.64%) SpecFlow
12 24 (4.29%) JUnit
12 24 (4.29%) LoadRunner
13 20 (3.57%) HP UFT
14 19 (3.39%) Visual Studio
14 19 (3.39%) WATIR
15 15 (2.68%) FitNesse
16 12 (2.14%) TestNG
17 9 (1.61%) Mercurial
17 9 (1.61%) RSpec
General
1 190 (33.93%) Finance
2 35 (6.25%) Banking
3 34 (6.07%) Retail
4 21 (3.75%) Back Office
5 19 (3.39%) Marketing
6 17 (3.04%) Investment Banking
7 14 (2.50%) Front Office
8 12 (2.14%) Law
9 10 (1.79%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.07%) Games
10 6 (1.07%) Publishing
11 4 (0.71%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.54%) Automotive
12 3 (0.54%) Billing
13 2 (0.36%) Advertising
13 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 189 (33.75%) Analyst
2 153 (27.32%) QA Engineer
3 139 (24.82%) Test Analyst
4 109 (19.46%) Tester
5 86 (15.36%) QA Analyst
6 82 (14.64%) Test Engineer
7 58 (10.36%) QA Test Analyst
8 55 (9.82%) QA Test Engineer
9 50 (8.93%) QA Tester
10 49 (8.75%) Developer
11 48 (8.57%) Test Leader
12 47 (8.39%) QA Leader
13 37 (6.61%) Automation Tester
13 37 (6.61%) Manual Test Analyst
14 30 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
15 24 (4.29%) Java Engineer
16 23 (4.11%) Senior QA Engineer
17 21 (3.75%) Test Manager
18 20 (3.57%) Developer in Test
19 19 (3.39%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (17.68%) .NET
2 63 (11.25%) Web Services
3 44 (7.86%) XML
4 43 (7.68%) HTML
5 35 (6.25%) REST
6 34 (6.07%) Gherkin
7 30 (5.36%) CSS
8 23 (4.11%) JSON
9 22 (3.93%) SOAP
10 14 (2.50%) ASP.NET
11 11 (1.96%) RESTful
12 9 (1.61%) Node.js
13 8 (1.43%) HTML5
13 8 (1.43%) XSL
14 6 (1.07%) Ajax
15 5 (0.89%) .NET Framework
15 5 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
16 4 (0.71%) AngularJS
17 3 (0.54%) FIX Protocol
17 3 (0.54%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 67 (11.96%) Computer Science
4 28 (5.00%) Blog
5 20 (3.57%) iPad
6 15 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.68%) Fintech
6 15 (2.68%) User Experience
7 7 (1.25%) Blackberry
7 7 (1.25%) Derivative
7 7 (1.25%) Digital Media
7 7 (1.25%) iPhone
8 6 (1.07%) Client/Server
8 6 (1.07%) Contract for Difference
9 5 (0.89%) Data Structures
9 5 (0.89%) EMV
9 5 (0.89%) Mainframe
10 4 (0.71%) Smartcard
11 3 (0.54%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.54%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (11.61%) Android
2 59 (10.54%) Apple iOS
3 45 (8.04%) Linux
4 40 (7.14%) Windows
5 37 (6.61%) Unix
6 7 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (1.07%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.71%) Kali Linux
9 3 (0.54%) Solaris
10 1 (0.18%) CentOS
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 376 (67.14%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (38.21%) Automated Testing
3 190 (33.93%) Scrum
4 142 (25.36%) BDD
5 133 (23.75%) Software Testing
6 119 (21.25%) TDD
7 108 (19.29%) Test Automation
8 106 (18.93%) Automation Testing
9 95 (16.96%) Test Scripting
10 87 (15.54%) Continuous Integration
11 75 (13.39%) Regression Testing
12 73 (13.04%) Test Strategy
13 67 (11.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 62 (11.07%) Test Management
15 58 (10.36%) Functional Testing
16 57 (10.18%) SDLC
17 53 (9.46%) Exploratory Testing
17 53 (9.46%) Mentoring
18 47 (8.39%) Performance Testing
19 44 (7.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 161 (28.75%) SQL
2 144 (25.71%) Java
3 118 (21.07%) C#
4 50 (8.93%) JavaScript
5 46 (8.21%) Ruby
6 28 (5.00%) Python
7 18 (3.21%) C++
7 18 (3.21%) Shell Script
8 10 (1.79%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.61%) PHP
10 6 (1.07%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.07%) C
10 6 (1.07%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.89%) COBOL
11 5 (0.89%) SOQL
11 5 (0.89%) SOSL
12 4 (0.71%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.54%) ES6
13 3 (0.54%) VB
13 3 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 95 (16.96%) Degree
2 65 (11.61%) ISEB
3 54 (9.64%) ISTQB
4 33 (5.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.07%) PMI Certification
5 6 (1.07%) PMP
6 5 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (0.89%) MBA
7 3 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
7 3 (0.54%) Security Cleared
8 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.18%) PhD
9 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 380 (67.86%) QA
2 28 (5.00%) GCP
3 15 (2.68%) SDET
4 8 (1.43%) Data Quality
5 6 (1.07%) EMIR
5 6 (1.07%) MiFID
5 6 (1.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (2.14%) Virtual Machines
1 12 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (4.82%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.54%) Nagios
2 3 (0.54%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.18%) Nessus
3 1 (0.18%) Oozie
3 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 67 (11.96%) Microsoft
2 28 (5.00%) Oracle
3 18 (3.21%) HP
4 15 (2.68%) OpenText
4 15 (2.68%) Siebel
5 14 (2.50%) VMware
6 10 (1.79%) Xamarin
7 8 (1.43%) SAP
8 7 (1.25%) Borland
9 6 (1.07%) StreamBase
10 5 (0.89%) Rally
10 5 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.71%) Atlassian
11 4 (0.71%) MEDITECH
12 3 (0.54%) Google
12 3 (0.54%) Splunk
13 2 (0.36%) Apple
13 2 (0.36%) ATG
13 2 (0.36%) Cognizant
13 2 (0.36%) hybris
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Great Package + benefits + car
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £27,500 to £35,000 per annum attractive bens and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £40K +bonus +benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Avion Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Collinson Group
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Mint
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + awesome culture
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Salary: full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bens- bonus, equity + pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive salary + 29 days holidays
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + benefits and flexible working
Posted: 17 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
West London
Playtech
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum with benefits & bonus
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago