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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 389 377 281
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -96
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 253 279 440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.56% 0.61% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.73% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 235 245 388
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,300 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
37588 38025 39126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 83.27% 83.57% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 31697 31217 33346
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 November 2014.

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 27 November 2014. 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 +22 45 £45,000 - 14
Chiswick - 7 £42,500 -
Croydon +2 3 £46,500 +8.77%
Hounslow -4 1 £47,500 +11.11%
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £35,000 - 1
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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.

1 408 (72.47%) QA
2 291 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (38.37%) SQL
4 210 (37.30%) Selenium
5 195 (34.64%) Finance
6 190 (33.75%) Automated Testing
7 158 (28.06%) Test Scripting
8 140 (24.87%) Test Automation
9 126 (22.38%) ISEB
10 112 (19.89%) Regression Testing
11 111 (19.72%) JIRA
11 111 (19.72%) Scrum
12 107 (19.01%) Java
13 106 (18.83%) Degree
13 106 (18.83%) Software Testing
14 104 (18.47%) C#
15 93 (16.52%) ISTQB
15 93 (16.52%) WebDriver
16 90 (15.99%) BDD
17 89 (15.81%) TDD
18 87 (15.45%) User Acceptance Testing
18 87 (15.45%) Automation Testing
19 79 (14.03%) E-Commerce
20 78 (13.85%) .NET
21 77 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
22 76 (13.50%) Cucumber
23 71 (12.61%) System Testing
24 69 (12.26%) QuickTest Pro
25 65 (11.55%) Computer Science
26 61 (10.83%) Windows

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 16 (2.84%) CMS
2 15 (2.66%) Confluence
3 13 (2.31%) WorkSite
4 12 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.89%) Drupal
6 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (0.53%) IIS
7 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.18%) Apache
8 1 (0.18%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (5.15%) MS Office
2 19 (3.37%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.18%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Summit
2 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.31%) SaaS
2 4 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
2 4 (0.71%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.18%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 11 (1.95%) Internet
1 11 (1.95%) LAN
2 9 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.89%) HTTP
4 1 (0.18%) DSL
4 1 (0.18%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (1.78%) Oracle Database
4 9 (1.60%) BusinessObjects XI
5 8 (1.42%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.42%) MySQL
6 6 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (0.89%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.53%) Pentaho
9 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.36%) Big Data
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.18%) PowerCenter
10 1 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 210 (37.30%) Selenium
2 111 (19.72%) JIRA
3 93 (16.52%) WebDriver
4 76 (13.50%) Cucumber
5 69 (12.26%) QuickTest Pro
6 43 (7.64%) Jenkins
7 36 (6.39%) SoapUI
8 35 (6.22%) TeamCity
9 28 (4.97%) Bugzilla
10 27 (4.80%) JMeter
11 26 (4.62%) Visual Studio
11 26 (4.62%) Git (software)
12 25 (4.44%) FitNesse
12 25 (4.44%) Hudson
12 25 (4.44%) WATIR
13 23 (4.09%) NUnit
14 22 (3.91%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (3.91%) SpecFlow
15 20 (3.55%) JUnit
16 18 (3.20%) Subversion
General
1 195 (34.64%) Finance
2 44 (7.82%) Retail
3 31 (5.51%) Front Office
3 31 (5.51%) Banking
4 27 (4.80%) Law
5 24 (4.26%) Games
6 18 (3.20%) Telecoms
6 18 (3.20%) Marketing
7 11 (1.95%) Investment Banking
8 9 (1.60%) Back Office
9 8 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 8 (1.42%) Advertising
10 6 (1.07%) Legal
11 4 (0.71%) Publishing
12 2 (0.36%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.36%) French Language
12 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 212 (37.66%) Analyst
2 180 (31.97%) Test Analyst
3 155 (27.53%) Tester
4 107 (19.01%) QA Engineer
5 61 (10.83%) Test Engineer
6 53 (9.41%) QA Tester
7 48 (8.53%) QA Analyst
8 36 (6.39%) Software Tester
9 27 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
9 27 (4.80%) Senior QA Engineer
10 25 (4.44%) QA Leader
11 22 (3.91%) QA Test Analyst
11 22 (3.91%) Quality Engineer
11 22 (3.91%) Developer
12 20 (3.55%) Junior
13 18 (3.20%) Senior Test Analyst
13 18 (3.20%) Test Leader
14 16 (2.84%) Senior Tester
14 16 (2.84%) Test Manager
14 16 (2.84%) Senior Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (13.85%) .NET
2 59 (10.48%) XML
3 56 (9.95%) Web Services
4 39 (6.93%) SOAP
5 26 (4.62%) Gherkin
6 22 (3.91%) HTML
7 21 (3.73%) RESTful
8 16 (2.84%) REST
8 16 (2.84%) CSS
9 13 (2.31%) ASP.NET
10 9 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (1.60%) Velocity
11 8 (1.42%) LAMP
12 7 (1.24%) Ajax
13 6 (1.07%) XML Messaging
14 5 (0.89%) XMPP
14 5 (0.89%) WCF
14 5 (0.89%) jQuery
15 4 (0.71%) Middleware
15 4 (0.71%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.55%) Computer Science
2 53 (9.41%) Mobile App
3 38 (6.75%) Open Source
4 34 (6.04%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.62%) Credit Risk
6 25 (4.44%) Derivative
7 15 (2.66%) iPhone
8 14 (2.49%) User Experience
9 13 (2.31%) Mathematics
10 12 (2.13%) Online Games
11 11 (1.95%) iPad
11 11 (1.95%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.24%) Blackberry
12 7 (1.24%) Management Information System
13 6 (1.07%) N-Tier
13 6 (1.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 5 (0.89%) Equities
14 5 (0.89%) Fixed Income
14 5 (0.89%) Blog
15 4 (0.71%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 61 (10.83%) Windows
2 45 (7.99%) Android
3 43 (7.64%) Linux
3 43 (7.64%) Apple iOS
4 28 (4.97%) UNIX
5 16 (2.84%) Windows 7
6 5 (0.89%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (33.75%) Automated Testing
3 158 (28.06%) Test Scripting
4 140 (24.87%) Test Automation
5 112 (19.89%) Regression Testing
6 111 (19.72%) Scrum
7 106 (18.83%) Software Testing
8 90 (15.99%) BDD
9 89 (15.81%) TDD
10 87 (15.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 87 (15.45%) Automation Testing
11 79 (14.03%) E-Commerce
12 77 (13.68%) Continuous Integration
13 71 (12.61%) System Testing
14 61 (10.83%) Performance Testing
15 58 (10.30%) Integration Testing
16 48 (8.53%) User Stories
17 43 (7.64%) Test Strategy
18 29 (5.15%) CRM
19 28 (4.97%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 216 (38.37%) SQL
2 107 (19.01%) Java
3 104 (18.47%) C#
4 44 (7.82%) Python
5 39 (6.93%) Ruby
6 31 (5.51%) JavaScript
7 24 (4.26%) PHP
8 21 (3.73%) C++
9 20 (3.55%) VBScript
10 14 (2.49%) VB
11 8 (1.42%) T-SQL
11 8 (1.42%) PowerShell
12 7 (1.24%) Scala
13 5 (0.89%) C
13 5 (0.89%) Perl
14 4 (0.71%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.71%) VBA
15 2 (0.36%) F#
15 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.18%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 126 (22.38%) ISEB
2 106 (18.83%) Degree
3 93 (16.52%) ISTQB
4 30 (5.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.53%) CEH
5 3 (0.53%) GIAC
5 3 (0.53%) GPEN
5 3 (0.53%) OSCP
6 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 408 (72.47%) QA
2 6 (1.07%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.36%) GAAP
3 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
2 1 (0.18%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 39 (6.93%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (1.78%) SCCM
3 7 (1.24%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.53%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.36%) AppDNA
6 1 (0.18%) Nessus
6 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (9.59%) Microsoft
2 29 (5.15%) HP
3 21 (3.73%) Oracle
4 13 (2.31%) Interwoven
5 12 (2.13%) Altiris
6 11 (1.95%) Citrix
7 10 (1.78%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.42%) Remedy
9 7 (1.24%) Atlassian
9 7 (1.24%) Cerillion
10 6 (1.07%) VMware
10 6 (1.07%) Zend
10 6 (1.07%) IBM
11 4 (0.71%) ATG
11 4 (0.71%) Intershop
11 4 (0.71%) Informatica
11 4 (0.71%) hybris
11 4 (0.71%) Demandware
12 3 (0.53%) Sitecore
12 3 (0.53%) EPiServer
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + standard big company benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £60,000 per annum and bonus (10-20%) and good benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 to £65000 per annum - Pension, Health, Life Assurance and 25 d
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30000-40000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + good benefits, bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £25000 to £38000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ASOS
Posted: 10 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 16 days ago