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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 352 362 371
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 322 351 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.73% 0.73% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.86% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 277 300 230
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -10.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,450 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
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
37775 40770 37278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.40% 84.69% 84.04%
Number of salaries quoted 31674 33823 30778
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -28 40 £50,000 +29.87% 5
Ealing -8 18 £53,750 +34.37%
Kingston Upon Thames - 3 £45,000 -
Hammersmith +6 2 £32,500 -
Feltham - 2 £20,000 -
Uxbridge +2 1 £40,000 +55.33%
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 31 July 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.

1 435 (70.62%) QA
2 405 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
3 315 (51.14%) Selenium
4 250 (40.58%) Automated Testing
5 185 (30.03%) Finance
6 181 (29.38%) Java
6 181 (29.38%) SQL
7 178 (28.90%) BDD
8 168 (27.27%) Test Scripting
9 153 (24.84%) Scrum
10 151 (24.51%) TDD
11 149 (24.19%) C#
12 142 (23.05%) ISEB
13 141 (22.89%) Cucumber
14 139 (22.56%) Test Automation
15 138 (22.40%) WebDriver
16 132 (21.43%) Automation Testing
17 129 (20.94%) Regression Testing
18 102 (16.56%) Software Testing
18 102 (16.56%) Microsoft
18 102 (16.56%) JIRA
19 100 (16.23%) Degree
20 99 (16.07%) Windows
21 95 (15.42%) E-Commerce
22 92 (14.94%) .NET
23 86 (13.96%) ISTQB
24 79 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
24 79 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
25 76 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
26 73 (11.85%) Performance Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 17 (2.76%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.27%) Confluence
3 8 (1.30%) CMS
4 7 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.65%) GlassFish
5 4 (0.65%) Jetty
6 3 (0.49%) Node.js
6 3 (0.49%) Drupal
7 2 (0.32%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.16%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.16%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.16%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (7.31%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.79%) MS Office
3 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 6 (0.97%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
2 4 (0.65%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.32%) Hyperion Planning
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (0.32%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.76%) SaaS
2 5 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.08%) Internet
2 10 (1.62%) Unified Communications
3 7 (1.14%) HTTP
4 3 (0.49%) VoIP
5 2 (0.32%) Network Security
5 2 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 2 (0.32%) Intranet
6 1 (0.16%) DNS
6 1 (0.16%) DSL
6 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.33%) Relational Database
3 20 (3.25%) Big Data
4 15 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 13 (2.11%) MySQL
6 10 (1.62%) Apache Hive
7 6 (0.97%) RDBMS
8 5 (0.81%) DB2
8 5 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.81%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
11 2 (0.32%) Oracle OLAP
11 2 (0.32%) OLTP
11 2 (0.32%) OLAP
11 2 (0.32%) SSDT
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 315 (51.14%) Selenium
2 141 (22.89%) Cucumber
3 138 (22.40%) WebDriver
4 102 (16.56%) JIRA
5 59 (9.58%) Team Foundation Server
6 53 (8.60%) SpecFlow
7 51 (8.28%) HP UFT
8 47 (7.63%) Jenkins
9 45 (7.31%) JUnit
9 45 (7.31%) JMeter
10 36 (5.84%) Git (software)
11 33 (5.36%) Appium
12 32 (5.19%) LoadRunner
13 29 (4.71%) Visual Studio
14 27 (4.38%) TestNG
15 26 (4.22%) Maven
15 26 (4.22%) SoapUI
16 20 (3.25%) Behat
16 20 (3.25%) JBehave
17 18 (2.92%) TeamCity
General
1 185 (30.03%) Finance
2 41 (6.66%) Banking
3 34 (5.52%) Games
4 26 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.92%) Investment Banking
6 17 (2.76%) Retail
7 11 (1.79%) Marketing
7 11 (1.79%) Back Office
8 10 (1.62%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.46%) Advertising
10 7 (1.14%) Billing
11 5 (0.81%) Legal
11 5 (0.81%) Publishing
12 4 (0.65%) Law
12 4 (0.65%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 220 (35.71%) Tester
2 188 (30.52%) Analyst
3 125 (20.29%) Test Analyst
4 116 (18.83%) QA Engineer
5 71 (11.53%) QA Analyst
6 63 (10.23%) QA Tester
7 57 (9.25%) Developer
7 57 (9.25%) Software Tester
8 47 (7.63%) Senior QA Engineer
9 44 (7.14%) Test Engineer
10 39 (6.33%) Automation Tester
11 38 (6.17%) Senior Tester
12 25 (4.06%) Automation Analyst
12 25 (4.06%) Automation Test Analyst
13 24 (3.90%) Selenium Tester
13 24 (3.90%) Technical Tester
14 22 (3.57%) QA Manager
15 20 (3.25%) Senior Analyst
15 20 (3.25%) QA Test Analyst
15 20 (3.25%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (14.94%) .NET
2 53 (8.60%) HTML
3 48 (7.79%) Web Services
4 45 (7.31%) Gherkin
5 44 (7.14%) XML
6 41 (6.66%) SOAP
7 27 (4.38%) REST
8 23 (3.73%) CSS
9 20 (3.25%) .NET Framework
10 18 (2.92%) Spring
11 10 (1.62%) ASP.NET
12 9 (1.46%) LAMP
12 9 (1.46%) JSON
13 8 (1.30%) Grails
13 8 (1.30%) Ajax
14 7 (1.14%) J2EE
14 7 (1.14%) Regular Expression
14 7 (1.14%) FIX Protocol
15 6 (0.97%) Hibernate
16 5 (0.81%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 76 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (11.36%) Mobile App
3 50 (8.12%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 15 (2.44%) User Experience
6 14 (2.27%) iPhone
7 13 (2.11%) Derivative
8 12 (1.95%) Equities
9 11 (1.79%) Replication
10 10 (1.62%) Mathematics
11 9 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (1.30%) Online Games
13 6 (0.97%) Credit Derivative
13 6 (0.97%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.81%) Photography
14 5 (0.81%) Blog
14 5 (0.81%) Market Risk
15 4 (0.65%) iPad
15 4 (0.65%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 99 (16.07%) Windows
2 46 (7.47%) Linux
3 39 (6.33%) Android
4 36 (5.84%) Apple iOS
5 35 (5.68%) UNIX
6 24 (3.90%) Windows 8
6 24 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (3.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 24 (3.90%) Windows 7
7 23 (3.73%) Windows Vista
7 23 (3.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (3.73%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.97%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 405 (65.75%) Agile Software Development
2 250 (40.58%) Automated Testing
3 178 (28.90%) BDD
4 168 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 153 (24.84%) Scrum
6 151 (24.51%) TDD
7 139 (22.56%) Test Automation
8 132 (21.43%) Automation Testing
9 129 (20.94%) Regression Testing
10 102 (16.56%) Software Testing
11 95 (15.42%) E-Commerce
12 79 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
12 79 (12.82%) User Acceptance Testing
13 73 (11.85%) Performance Testing
14 71 (11.53%) Test Strategy
15 59 (9.58%) Integration Testing
16 50 (8.12%) SDLC
17 49 (7.95%) Refactoring
18 45 (7.31%) User Stories
19 40 (6.49%) OO
Programming Languages
1 181 (29.38%) Java
1 181 (29.38%) SQL
2 149 (24.19%) C#
3 62 (10.06%) JavaScript
4 38 (6.17%) PHP
5 31 (5.03%) Python
6 26 (4.22%) T-SQL
7 25 (4.06%) Ruby
8 20 (3.25%) C++
9 10 (1.62%) C
10 8 (1.30%) Scala
11 6 (0.97%) XPath
11 6 (0.97%) Groovy
11 6 (0.97%) Shell Script
12 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.49%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.32%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.32%) VC++
14 2 (0.32%) Delphi
14 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 142 (23.05%) ISEB
2 100 (16.23%) Degree
3 86 (13.96%) ISTQB
4 19 (3.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (0.65%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.32%) MCPD
7 2 (0.32%) MCP
7 2 (0.32%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.32%) Sun Certification
8 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.16%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 435 (70.62%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) EMIR
2 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.16%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 34 (5.52%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (1.95%) Puppet
3 10 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (1.14%) Ansible
5 6 (0.97%) Salt
5 6 (0.97%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.81%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.49%) Oozie
Vendors
1 102 (16.56%) Microsoft
2 43 (6.98%) Oracle
3 14 (2.27%) HP
4 7 (1.14%) Bloomberg
5 6 (0.97%) Remedy
6 5 (0.81%) Hyperion
6 5 (0.81%) SAP
6 5 (0.81%) GoldenSource
6 5 (0.81%) Atlassian
7 4 (0.65%) SimCorp
7 4 (0.65%) Google
7 4 (0.65%) Charles River
7 4 (0.65%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.49%) VMware
9 2 (0.32%) IBM
9 2 (0.32%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.32%) Sybase
9 2 (0.32%) PeopleSoft
9 2 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.32%) Borland
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