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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 374 417 379
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -38
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 291 233 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.71% 0.57% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 0.67% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 254 202 239
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,900 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
36049 35004 36611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 87.77% 85.52% 86.43%
Number of salaries quoted 30850 29426 29634
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+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 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 5 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
City of London +45 43 £50,000 +5.26% 14
Kingston Upon Thames -3 2 £38,750 -3.12% 1
Brentford - 2 £32,500 -
Enfield - 2 £33,000 -
Hammersmith -5 1 £50,000 +45.98%
Ealing - 1 - -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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.

1 341 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 332 (63.36%) QA
3 242 (46.18%) Selenium
4 199 (37.98%) Test Automation
5 185 (35.31%) Java
6 166 (31.68%) SQL
7 163 (31.11%) Automated Testing
8 153 (29.20%) Finance
9 144 (27.48%) Software Testing
10 140 (26.72%) WebDriver
11 139 (26.53%) BDD
12 132 (25.19%) Test Scripting
13 129 (24.62%) C#
14 126 (24.05%) Scrum
15 121 (23.09%) Cucumber
16 120 (22.90%) JIRA
17 114 (21.76%) Degree
18 109 (20.80%) TDD
19 104 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
20 98 (18.70%) Automation Testing
21 89 (16.98%) E-Commerce
22 88 (16.79%) ISEB
23 82 (15.65%) Test Strategy
23 82 (15.65%) Computer Science
23 82 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
24 80 (15.27%) Git (software)
25 78 (14.89%) Web Services
26 77 (14.69%) User Acceptance Testing
27 72 (13.74%) ISTQB
28 69 (13.17%) Jenkins

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 27 (5.15%) Confluence
2 11 (2.10%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.91%) CMS
4 7 (1.34%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.34%) WebSphere
5 6 (1.15%) Drupal
6 4 (0.76%) IIS
7 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.19%) Apache
8 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (3.82%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.24%) MS Office
3 8 (1.53%) MS Project
3 8 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.38%) HipChat
6 1 (0.19%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.57%) Magento
2 3 (0.57%) Oracle General Ledger
2 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.38%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.19%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.53%) SaaS
2 3 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.57%) Office 365
3 2 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.38%) Google App Engine
3 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.29%) Internet
2 7 (1.34%) HTTP
2 7 (1.34%) Wireshark
3 6 (1.15%) ASN.1
3 6 (1.15%) Extranet
3 6 (1.15%) Intranet
4 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.57%) VoIP
5 2 (0.38%) GSM
5 2 (0.38%) MVNO
5 2 (0.38%) PSTN
6 1 (0.19%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.19%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.19%) LAN
6 1 (0.19%) Network Security
6 1 (0.19%) NFC
6 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.30%) Relational Database
3 22 (4.20%) Oracle Database
4 13 (2.48%) Big Data
5 9 (1.72%) MySQL
6 4 (0.76%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.38%) HBase
7 2 (0.38%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.19%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 242 (46.18%) Selenium
2 140 (26.72%) WebDriver
3 121 (23.09%) Cucumber
4 120 (22.90%) JIRA
5 80 (15.27%) Git (software)
6 69 (13.17%) Jenkins
7 52 (9.92%) JUnit
7 52 (9.92%) SpecFlow
8 49 (9.35%) HP UFT
9 48 (9.16%) Appium
10 42 (8.02%) Team Foundation Server
11 39 (7.44%) Visual Studio
12 37 (7.06%) JMeter
12 37 (7.06%) SoapUI
13 32 (6.11%) WATIR
14 30 (5.73%) Subversion
15 21 (4.01%) TeamCity
16 19 (3.63%) Spock
17 17 (3.24%) Maven
17 17 (3.24%) NUnit
General
1 153 (29.20%) Finance
2 23 (4.39%) Banking
3 22 (4.20%) Games
4 20 (3.82%) Marketing
5 18 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.86%) Financial Institution
6 15 (2.86%) Retail
7 12 (2.29%) Law
8 9 (1.72%) Billing
9 7 (1.34%) Advertising
9 7 (1.34%) Front Office
10 6 (1.15%) Investment Banking
10 6 (1.15%) Legal
10 6 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.15%) Publishing
11 5 (0.95%) Back Office
12 4 (0.76%) Electronics
13 3 (0.57%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.57%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 180 (34.35%) Analyst
2 143 (27.29%) Test Analyst
3 124 (23.66%) Tester
4 106 (20.23%) QA Engineer
5 80 (15.27%) QA Analyst
6 76 (14.50%) Test Engineer
7 62 (11.83%) QA Test Analyst
8 58 (11.07%) QA Tester
9 54 (10.31%) Developer
10 41 (7.82%) Automation Engineer
11 37 (7.06%) Manual Test Analyst
11 37 (7.06%) QA Test Engineer
12 36 (6.87%) Senior QA Engineer
13 30 (5.73%) Senior Test Engineer
14 29 (5.53%) Automation Tester
14 29 (5.53%) Senior Analyst
15 28 (5.34%) Test Automation Engineer
16 27 (5.15%) Senior Test Analyst
17 26 (4.96%) Java Developer
17 26 (4.96%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (14.89%) Web Services
2 61 (11.64%) .NET
3 33 (6.30%) XML
4 32 (6.11%) Gherkin
5 29 (5.53%) HTML
5 29 (5.53%) SOAP
6 23 (4.39%) REST
7 11 (2.10%) Spring
8 9 (1.72%) Behat
8 9 (1.72%) JSON
9 8 (1.53%) CSS
10 7 (1.34%) HTML5
11 6 (1.15%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.95%) RESTful
13 4 (0.76%) ASP.NET
14 3 (0.57%) Android SDK
14 3 (0.57%) Flash
14 3 (0.57%) iOS SDK
14 3 (0.57%) WPF
14 3 (0.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 82 (15.65%) Analytical Skills
1 82 (15.65%) Computer Science
2 30 (5.73%) iPad
2 30 (5.73%) Mobile App
3 21 (4.01%) iPhone
4 10 (1.91%) Semantic Web
4 10 (1.91%) Wiki
5 8 (1.53%) Online Games
5 8 (1.53%) Visualisation
6 7 (1.34%) Blackberry
6 7 (1.34%) Derivative
7 6 (1.15%) Cryptography
7 6 (1.15%) EMV
7 6 (1.15%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (0.76%) Biology
9 4 (0.76%) Chemistry
9 4 (0.76%) Client/Server
9 4 (0.76%) Economics
9 4 (0.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.40%) Windows
2 60 (11.45%) Linux
3 51 (9.73%) Android
4 45 (8.59%) Apple iOS
5 26 (4.96%) Unix
6 17 (3.24%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.15%) Kali Linux
8 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 341 (65.08%) Agile Software Development
2 199 (37.98%) Test Automation
3 163 (31.11%) Automated Testing
4 144 (27.48%) Software Testing
5 139 (26.53%) BDD
6 132 (25.19%) Test Scripting
7 126 (24.05%) Scrum
8 109 (20.80%) TDD
9 104 (19.85%) Continuous Integration
10 98 (18.70%) Automation Testing
11 89 (16.98%) E-Commerce
12 82 (15.65%) Test Strategy
13 77 (14.69%) User Acceptance Testing
14 68 (12.98%) Regression Testing
15 61 (11.64%) Functional Testing
16 60 (11.45%) SDLC
17 45 (8.59%) Continuous Delivery
18 41 (7.82%) Performance Testing
19 36 (6.87%) OO
20 34 (6.49%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 185 (35.31%) Java
2 166 (31.68%) SQL
3 129 (24.62%) C#
4 40 (7.63%) Ruby
5 37 (7.06%) JavaScript
6 24 (4.58%) Python
7 21 (4.01%) PHP
8 19 (3.63%) Groovy
9 16 (3.05%) Scala
10 9 (1.72%) VBA
11 6 (1.15%) PL/SQL
11 6 (1.15%) VBScript
12 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.76%) C++
13 4 (0.76%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.57%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.57%) XPath
15 2 (0.38%) C
16 1 (0.19%) ActionScript
16 1 (0.19%) Perl
Qualifications
1 114 (21.76%) Degree
2 88 (16.79%) ISEB
3 72 (13.74%) ISTQB
4 32 (6.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 10 (1.91%) Security Cleared
6 8 (1.53%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.19%) CEH
9 1 (0.19%) CISSP
9 1 (0.19%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.19%) SANS
9 1 (0.19%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 332 (63.36%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) PA-DSS
3 5 (0.95%) SDET
4 4 (0.76%) GCP
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.38%) ISO20022
5 2 (0.38%) SLA
6 1 (0.19%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (0.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.38%) Firmware
2 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.38%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 34 (6.49%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.91%) SCCM
3 1 (0.19%) Nagios
3 1 (0.19%) Nessus
3 1 (0.19%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 65 (12.40%) Microsoft
2 52 (9.92%) Oracle
3 29 (5.53%) HP
4 15 (2.86%) Atlassian
5 13 (2.48%) SAP
6 7 (1.34%) Rally
7 6 (1.15%) ATG
8 5 (0.95%) IBM
9 4 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.38%) Citrix
10 2 (0.38%) Google
10 2 (0.38%) hybris
10 2 (0.38%) iManage
10 2 (0.38%) Interwoven
10 2 (0.38%) Twitter
11 1 (0.19%) Cerillion
11 1 (0.19%) SOASTA, Inc
11 1 (0.19%) Splunk
11 1 (0.19%) VMware
11 1 (0.19%) Yahoo!
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Benefits package (Including Bonus)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + 10% BONUS
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Wiser Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Salt
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Cube Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benfits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Leo Tech
Salary: Competitive Salary, 25 Days Holiday, Private Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Qualserv
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £18,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Poole and Partners
Salary: From £30,000 to £44,000 per annum plus 30% bonus, flex working, health
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Innodigital
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £37500.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-70,000
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago