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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 379 357 369
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 272 309 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.62% 0.67% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.79% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 231 267 228
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
37581 38869 36946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.67% 84.53% 84.32%
Number of salaries quoted 31760 32009 30612
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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 -11 39 £53,750 +45.27% 4
Ealing -11 17 £50,000 +25.00%
Kingston Upon Thames +8 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Feltham - 2 £20,000 -
Harrow - 2 £44,000 -
Uxbridge +1 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Teddington - 1 £23,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £52,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 430 (74.39%) QA
2 393 (67.99%) Agile Software Development
3 326 (56.40%) Selenium
4 237 (41.00%) Automated Testing
5 188 (32.53%) Java
6 176 (30.45%) SQL
7 170 (29.41%) Finance
7 170 (29.41%) Scrum
7 170 (29.41%) Test Scripting
8 167 (28.89%) C#
9 163 (28.20%) BDD
10 150 (25.95%) Test Automation
11 136 (23.53%) Automation Testing
11 136 (23.53%) TDD
12 135 (23.36%) WebDriver
13 132 (22.84%) Cucumber
14 126 (21.80%) ISEB
15 123 (21.28%) Regression Testing
16 107 (18.51%) JIRA
17 104 (17.99%) Windows
18 103 (17.82%) Microsoft
19 97 (16.78%) .NET
20 94 (16.26%) Degree
20 94 (16.26%) Software Testing
21 90 (15.57%) E-Commerce
22 78 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
23 77 (13.32%) Performance Testing
24 76 (13.15%) Test Strategy
25 71 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
25 71 (12.28%) Continuous Integration

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 18 (3.11%) Confluence
2 15 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.56%) CMS
4 7 (1.21%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.69%) GlassFish
5 4 (0.69%) Jetty
6 3 (0.52%) Node.js
7 2 (0.35%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.35%) Drupal
8 1 (0.17%) Joomla!
Applications
1 40 (6.92%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.56%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.17%) Mingle
4 1 (0.17%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (0.69%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (0.69%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.17%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.42%) SaaS
2 2 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.46%) Internet
2 11 (1.90%) HTTP
2 11 (1.90%) Unified Communications
3 4 (0.69%) VoIP
4 3 (0.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.35%) DNS
5 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.35%) Intranet
5 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
5 2 (0.35%) Network Security
6 1 (0.17%) Skype
6 1 (0.17%) LAN
6 1 (0.17%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.23%) Relational Database
3 21 (3.63%) Big Data
4 14 (2.42%) MySQL
5 12 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 10 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.56%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.04%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.69%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.69%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.52%) DB2
10 3 (0.52%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle OLAP
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle BI EE
12 1 (0.17%) OLAP
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.17%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 1 (0.17%) OLTP
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 326 (56.40%) Selenium
2 135 (23.36%) WebDriver
3 132 (22.84%) Cucumber
4 107 (18.51%) JIRA
5 63 (10.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 58 (10.03%) SpecFlow
7 54 (9.34%) HP UFT
8 53 (9.17%) JUnit
9 44 (7.61%) Visual Studio
10 40 (6.92%) Jenkins
11 38 (6.57%) Appium
12 34 (5.88%) Git (software)
13 29 (5.02%) SoapUI
14 28 (4.84%) JMeter
14 28 (4.84%) Maven
15 25 (4.33%) LoadRunner
16 22 (3.81%) Behat
17 18 (3.11%) TestNG
18 16 (2.77%) Eclipse
19 15 (2.60%) JBehave
General
1 170 (29.41%) Finance
2 35 (6.06%) Banking
3 32 (5.54%) Games
4 26 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 15 (2.60%) Investment Banking
6 14 (2.42%) Retail
7 13 (2.25%) Financial Institution
8 12 (2.08%) Back Office
8 12 (2.08%) Marketing
9 7 (1.21%) Billing
10 5 (0.87%) Advertising
10 5 (0.87%) Publishing
11 4 (0.69%) Law
11 4 (0.69%) Legal
11 4 (0.69%) Front Office
12 1 (0.17%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 193 (33.39%) Tester
2 157 (27.16%) Analyst
3 126 (21.80%) QA Engineer
4 101 (17.47%) Test Analyst
5 66 (11.42%) QA Analyst
6 60 (10.38%) Developer
7 58 (10.03%) Test Engineer
8 54 (9.34%) QA Tester
9 52 (9.00%) Senior QA Engineer
10 49 (8.48%) Software Tester
11 35 (6.06%) Automation Tester
12 32 (5.54%) Senior Tester
13 25 (4.33%) Technical Tester
14 22 (3.81%) Selenium Tester
15 20 (3.46%) QA Manager
16 19 (3.29%) Automation Engineer
17 18 (3.11%) Automation Analyst
17 18 (3.11%) Automation Test Analyst
17 18 (3.11%) Senior Analyst
17 18 (3.11%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (16.78%) .NET
2 59 (10.21%) Web Services
3 53 (9.17%) Gherkin
4 44 (7.61%) HTML
5 43 (7.44%) SOAP
6 32 (5.54%) XML
7 27 (4.67%) REST
8 21 (3.63%) .NET Framework
9 19 (3.29%) Spring
10 17 (2.94%) CSS
11 8 (1.38%) Grails
12 7 (1.21%) FIX Protocol
13 6 (1.04%) JSON
13 6 (1.04%) J2EE
14 5 (0.87%) Swing
14 5 (0.87%) Hibernate
14 5 (0.87%) RESTful
14 5 (0.87%) CSS3
14 5 (0.87%) HTML5
15 4 (0.69%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 78 (13.49%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (10.55%) Mobile App
3 48 (8.30%) Computer Science
4 23 (3.98%) iPhone
5 22 (3.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 16 (2.77%) Blackberry
7 13 (2.25%) Equities
8 12 (2.08%) Derivative
8 12 (2.08%) User Experience
9 9 (1.56%) Online Games
10 7 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.21%) Mathematics
10 7 (1.21%) Replication
11 5 (0.87%) Credit Derivative
11 5 (0.87%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.87%) Market Risk
11 5 (0.87%) Semantic Web
11 5 (0.87%) Wiki
12 4 (0.69%) iPad
12 4 (0.69%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 104 (17.99%) Windows
2 48 (8.30%) Linux
3 40 (6.92%) Android
4 35 (6.06%) Apple iOS
5 34 (5.88%) UNIX
6 22 (3.81%) Windows 8
6 22 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (3.81%) Windows 7
7 21 (3.63%) Windows Vista
7 21 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (3.63%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (1.04%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 393 (67.99%) Agile Software Development
2 237 (41.00%) Automated Testing
3 170 (29.41%) Test Scripting
3 170 (29.41%) Scrum
4 163 (28.20%) BDD
5 150 (25.95%) Test Automation
6 136 (23.53%) Automation Testing
6 136 (23.53%) TDD
7 123 (21.28%) Regression Testing
8 94 (16.26%) Software Testing
9 90 (15.57%) E-Commerce
10 77 (13.32%) Performance Testing
11 76 (13.15%) Test Strategy
12 71 (12.28%) User Acceptance Testing
12 71 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
13 64 (11.07%) Integration Testing
14 49 (8.48%) User Stories
15 47 (8.13%) Refactoring
16 44 (7.61%) Unit Testing
16 44 (7.61%) OO
Programming Languages
1 188 (32.53%) Java
2 176 (30.45%) SQL
3 167 (28.89%) C#
4 50 (8.65%) JavaScript
5 43 (7.44%) PHP
6 30 (5.19%) T-SQL
6 30 (5.19%) Python
7 21 (3.63%) C++
8 18 (3.11%) Ruby
9 15 (2.60%) Scala
10 10 (1.73%) C
11 6 (1.04%) XPath
11 6 (1.04%) Groovy
11 6 (1.04%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.35%) VBA
12 2 (0.35%) VC++
12 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.35%) Clojure
13 1 (0.17%) Delphi
13 1 (0.17%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 126 (21.80%) ISEB
2 94 (16.26%) Degree
3 71 (12.28%) ISTQB
4 12 (2.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.87%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) MCPD
6 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.35%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 430 (74.39%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) EMIR
2 1 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) Firmware
2 1 (0.17%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 35 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.56%) Puppet
3 7 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.21%) Ansible
4 6 (1.04%) Salt
4 6 (1.04%) Capistrano
5 2 (0.35%) Vagrant
5 2 (0.35%) Oozie
6 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 103 (17.82%) Microsoft
2 37 (6.40%) Oracle
3 20 (3.46%) HP
4 7 (1.21%) Bloomberg
5 6 (1.04%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.04%) GoldenSource
6 5 (0.87%) Remedy
6 5 (0.87%) SAP
7 4 (0.69%) Charles River
7 4 (0.69%) SimCorp
8 3 (0.52%) Google
9 2 (0.35%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.35%) IBM
9 2 (0.35%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.35%) Hyperion
9 2 (0.35%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.35%) Borland
10 1 (0.17%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.17%) Sage
10 1 (0.17%) Cognizant
London
Resource partners Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 + strong benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + car
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Elsevier
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago