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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 368 365 374
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 302 329 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.74% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 0.85% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 279 287 322
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
35855 38775 43151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.61% 87.78% 87.37%
Number of salaries quoted 31077 32542 35850
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 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +47 44 £51,250 +13.88% 3
Kingston Upon Thames - 9 £40,000 -
Hounslow - 6 £51,000 -
Brentford - 3 £52,500 -
Hammersmith +8 1 £55,000 +69.23%
Chiswick - 1 - -
Croydon - 1 £32,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £56,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 393 (64.22%) QA
2 388 (63.40%) Agile Software Development
3 229 (37.42%) Automated Testing
4 228 (37.25%) Selenium
5 220 (35.95%) Finance
6 193 (31.54%) SQL
7 174 (28.43%) Scrum
8 155 (25.33%) Java
9 154 (25.16%) Test Automation
10 139 (22.71%) Software Testing
11 136 (22.22%) C#
12 134 (21.90%) JIRA
12 134 (21.90%) BDD
13 129 (21.08%) Degree
14 123 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
15 120 (19.61%) Cucumber
16 119 (19.44%) TDD
17 116 (18.95%) Automation Testing
17 116 (18.95%) Test Scripting
18 107 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
18 107 (17.48%) .NET
19 90 (14.71%) Git (software)
20 89 (14.54%) WebDriver
20 89 (14.54%) SQL Server
21 86 (14.05%) Microsoft
22 84 (13.73%) ISEB
22 84 (13.73%) Computer Science
23 82 (13.40%) Test Strategy
24 67 (10.95%) Regression Testing
24 67 (10.95%) E-Commerce

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 48 (7.84%) Confluence
2 19 (3.10%) CMS
3 11 (1.80%) IIS
4 9 (1.47%) Drupal
5 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.16%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.16%) JBoss
6 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 30 (4.90%) MS Excel
2 16 (2.61%) MS Office
3 14 (2.29%) MS Project
4 3 (0.49%) HipChat
5 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.49%) CSG Singleview
2 3 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft CRM
4 1 (0.16%) Magento
4 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (0.98%) TestFlight
2 5 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.82%) GitHub
3 3 (0.49%) Heroku
3 3 (0.49%) Office 365
3 3 (0.49%) Trello
4 2 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.61%) Internet
2 6 (0.98%) HTTP
2 6 (0.98%) HTTPS
3 5 (0.82%) SSH
4 4 (0.65%) Extranet
4 4 (0.65%) Intranet
4 4 (0.65%) PuTTY
5 2 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.16%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (14.54%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.76%) Relational Database
3 22 (3.59%) Oracle Database
4 18 (2.94%) EDRMS
5 11 (1.80%) MySQL
6 8 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.14%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.14%) NoSQL
8 5 (0.82%) Big Data
9 3 (0.49%) HBase
10 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.16%) DB2
11 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 1 (0.16%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 228 (37.25%) Selenium
2 134 (21.90%) JIRA
3 120 (19.61%) Cucumber
4 90 (14.71%) Git (software)
5 89 (14.54%) WebDriver
6 66 (10.78%) Jenkins
7 53 (8.66%) Appium
7 53 (8.66%) Team Foundation Server
8 45 (7.35%) JMeter
9 30 (4.90%) HP UFT
9 30 (4.90%) SoapUI
9 30 (4.90%) Visual Studio
10 28 (4.58%) SpecFlow
10 28 (4.58%) WATIR
11 19 (3.10%) JUnit
12 17 (2.78%) FitNesse
13 16 (2.61%) Subversion
14 14 (2.29%) LoadRunner
15 12 (1.96%) Mercurial
16 11 (1.80%) TestNG
General
1 220 (35.95%) Finance
2 41 (6.70%) Banking
3 35 (5.72%) Retail
4 28 (4.58%) Back Office
5 22 (3.59%) Investment Banking
6 20 (3.27%) Marketing
7 17 (2.78%) Law
8 15 (2.45%) Front Office
9 11 (1.80%) Telecoms
10 10 (1.63%) Games
11 9 (1.47%) Financial Institution
11 9 (1.47%) Publishing
12 7 (1.14%) Automotive
13 5 (0.82%) Billing
14 4 (0.65%) Advertising
15 2 (0.33%) Electronics
15 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.33%) iGaming
15 2 (0.33%) Legal
15 2 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 226 (36.93%) Analyst
2 163 (26.63%) Test Analyst
3 147 (24.02%) Tester
4 144 (23.53%) QA Engineer
5 100 (16.34%) QA Analyst
6 85 (13.89%) Test Engineer
7 76 (12.42%) QA Tester
8 61 (9.97%) QA Test Analyst
9 55 (8.99%) QA Test Engineer
10 46 (7.52%) Developer
11 41 (6.70%) Automation Tester
12 40 (6.54%) Manual Test Analyst
13 38 (6.21%) QA Leader
14 33 (5.39%) Test Leader
15 30 (4.90%) Automation Test Analyst
16 25 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
16 25 (4.08%) Test Manager
17 23 (3.76%) Senior Test Analyst
17 23 (3.76%) SQL Analyst
18 22 (3.59%) QA Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (17.48%) .NET
2 61 (9.97%) Web Services
3 47 (7.68%) XML
4 36 (5.88%) REST
5 31 (5.07%) HTML
6 30 (4.90%) Gherkin
7 28 (4.58%) SOAP
8 25 (4.08%) JSON
9 22 (3.59%) CSS
10 18 (2.94%) ASP.NET
11 10 (1.63%) RESTful
12 9 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
13 8 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.31%) HTML5
13 8 (1.31%) Node.js
13 8 (1.31%) XSL
14 7 (1.14%) Ajax
14 7 (1.14%) AngularJS
15 6 (0.98%) Android SDK
15 6 (0.98%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 123 (20.10%) Analytical Skills
2 84 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 65 (10.62%) Mobile App
4 23 (3.76%) Blog
5 20 (3.27%) iPad
6 18 (2.94%) User Experience
7 14 (2.29%) Blackberry
8 12 (1.96%) Derivative
8 12 (1.96%) Digital Media
8 12 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 11 (1.80%) Fintech
10 6 (0.98%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.98%) EMV
11 5 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 5 (0.82%) Online Games
12 4 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (0.65%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.65%) Smartcard
13 3 (0.49%) EPoS
13 3 (0.49%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 64 (10.46%) Android
2 63 (10.29%) Apple iOS
3 58 (9.48%) Windows
4 56 (9.15%) Linux
5 43 (7.03%) Unix
6 12 (1.96%) Windows Server
7 7 (1.14%) Kali Linux
7 7 (1.14%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (0.65%) Solaris
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.16%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 388 (63.40%) Agile Software Development
2 229 (37.42%) Automated Testing
3 174 (28.43%) Scrum
4 154 (25.16%) Test Automation
5 139 (22.71%) Software Testing
6 134 (21.90%) BDD
7 119 (19.44%) TDD
8 116 (18.95%) Automation Testing
8 116 (18.95%) Test Scripting
9 107 (17.48%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (13.40%) Test Strategy
11 67 (10.95%) E-Commerce
11 67 (10.95%) Regression Testing
11 67 (10.95%) User Acceptance Testing
12 66 (10.78%) SDLC
13 64 (10.46%) Test Management
14 55 (8.99%) Functional Testing
15 51 (8.33%) Performance Testing
16 47 (7.68%) Mentoring
17 45 (7.35%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 193 (31.54%) SQL
2 155 (25.33%) Java
3 136 (22.22%) C#
4 52 (8.50%) Ruby
5 48 (7.84%) JavaScript
6 27 (4.41%) Python
7 22 (3.59%) Shell Script
8 17 (2.78%) C++
9 12 (1.96%) PHP
10 9 (1.47%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.47%) T-SQL
11 7 (1.14%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.98%) C
12 6 (0.98%) SOQL
12 6 (0.98%) SOSL
13 3 (0.49%) ES6
14 2 (0.33%) Scala
14 2 (0.33%) VB
14 2 (0.33%) VBScript
15 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 129 (21.08%) Degree
2 84 (13.73%) ISEB
3 63 (10.29%) ISTQB
4 47 (7.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.47%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.47%) PMP
6 8 (1.31%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (0.82%) MBA
8 3 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (0.49%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.16%) CEH
9 1 (0.16%) CISSP
9 1 (0.16%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.16%) PhD
9 1 (0.16%) SANS
9 1 (0.16%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 393 (64.22%) QA
2 23 (3.76%) GCP
3 9 (1.47%) EMIR
3 9 (1.47%) MiFID
4 8 (1.31%) Data Quality
5 7 (1.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.16%) ISO20022
System Software
1 7 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.98%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 31 (5.07%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.65%) Nagios
2 4 (0.65%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.16%) Nessus
3 1 (0.16%) Oozie
3 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 86 (14.05%) Microsoft
2 40 (6.54%) Oracle
3 18 (2.94%) HP
3 18 (2.94%) OpenText
3 18 (2.94%) Siebel
4 13 (2.12%) Atlassian
5 10 (1.63%) VMware
6 9 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (1.47%) Xamarin
7 7 (1.14%) Borland
7 7 (1.14%) SAP
7 7 (1.14%) Splunk
7 7 (1.14%) StreamBase
8 5 (0.82%) ATG
8 5 (0.82%) Rally
9 4 (0.65%) IBM
10 3 (0.49%) Murex
11 2 (0.33%) Calypso
11 2 (0.33%) hybris
11 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ISL
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
MegaNexus Limited
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TRG
Salary: 40000-60000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: From £29,000 to £35,000 per annum Annual Bonus plus great benefits (Aw
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
South East London
MBA and Company
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum (dependent on experience) + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago