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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 363 326 328
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 292 396 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.66% 0.81% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.77% 0.97% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 247 335 291
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
37725 40991 37904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.81% 83.75% 83.07%
Number of salaries quoted 31469 33702 31701
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 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +1 59 £45,000 +2.85% 14
Kingston Upon Thames +10 8 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Wimbledon -3 8 £50,000 +150.00%
Ealing - 7 £60,000 -
Finchley - 2 £31,500 -
Teddington - 2 £29,750 -
Enfield - 2 £32,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £37,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £47,500 -
Southwark - 1 £28,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £32,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 364 (69.33%) QA
2 326 (62.10%) Agile Software Development
3 259 (49.33%) Selenium
4 221 (42.10%) Automated Testing
5 174 (33.14%) SQL
6 157 (29.90%) Finance
7 152 (28.95%) Java
8 148 (28.19%) Test Scripting
9 132 (25.14%) Cucumber
10 129 (24.57%) WebDriver
11 128 (24.38%) BDD
12 119 (22.67%) Test Automation
13 117 (22.29%) Regression Testing
14 115 (21.90%) ISEB
15 106 (20.19%) TDD
16 96 (18.29%) Scrum
17 91 (17.33%) JIRA
18 82 (15.62%) Software Testing
18 82 (15.62%) E-Commerce
19 79 (15.05%) Degree
20 76 (14.48%) C#
21 75 (14.29%) ISTQB
22 73 (13.90%) Test Strategy
23 71 (13.52%) Performance Testing
24 69 (13.14%) User Acceptance Testing
24 69 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
24 69 (13.14%) Linux
25 68 (12.95%) Mobile App
26 67 (12.76%) Windows
27 58 (11.05%) JavaScript

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (3.43%) Confluence
2 13 (2.48%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (0.57%) Node.js
5 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.38%) CMS
6 1 (0.19%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.19%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.19%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.19%) Drupal
6 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 24 (4.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.33%) MS Office
3 5 (0.95%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.57%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.76%) thinkFolio
1 4 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.76%) SimCorp Dimension
2 2 (0.38%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.38%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.86%) SaaS
2 8 (1.52%) Rackspace Cloud
3 5 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.81%) Internet
2 7 (1.33%) HTTP
3 4 (0.76%) Unified Communications
4 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.38%) Intranet
5 2 (0.38%) DSL
5 2 (0.38%) DNS
6 1 (0.19%) VoIP
6 1 (0.19%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (7.81%) SQL Server
2 16 (3.05%) Relational Database
3 12 (2.29%) Big Data
3 12 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
4 11 (2.10%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.14%) DB2
6 6 (1.14%) MySQL
7 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (0.76%) Apache Hive
8 4 (0.76%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.57%) OLAP
9 3 (0.57%) OLTP
9 3 (0.57%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (0.57%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.38%) SSDT
10 2 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 259 (49.33%) Selenium
2 132 (25.14%) Cucumber
3 129 (24.57%) WebDriver
4 91 (17.33%) JIRA
5 57 (10.86%) JMeter
6 48 (9.14%) QuickTest Pro
7 40 (7.62%) Jenkins
8 37 (7.05%) JUnit
9 36 (6.86%) TestNG
10 32 (6.10%) Git (software)
10 32 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (5.52%) Appium
12 28 (5.33%) SpecFlow
12 28 (5.33%) LoadRunner
13 25 (4.76%) SoapUI
14 22 (4.19%) TeamCity
15 17 (3.24%) Maven
15 17 (3.24%) Visual Studio
16 15 (2.86%) Bugzilla
17 14 (2.67%) Behat
General
1 157 (29.90%) Finance
2 38 (7.24%) Games
3 34 (6.48%) Banking
4 28 (5.33%) Retail
5 15 (2.86%) Advertising
6 14 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.29%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.10%) Back Office
8 11 (2.10%) Marketing
9 6 (1.14%) Law
9 6 (1.14%) Legal
10 5 (0.95%) Front Office
11 2 (0.38%) French Language
11 2 (0.38%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.38%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.19%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 191 (36.38%) Analyst
2 166 (31.62%) Tester
3 138 (26.29%) Test Analyst
4 104 (19.81%) QA Engineer
5 63 (12.00%) QA Analyst
6 48 (9.14%) QA Tester
7 46 (8.76%) Software Tester
8 39 (7.43%) Automation Tester
9 37 (7.05%) Senior QA Engineer
10 36 (6.86%) Test Engineer
11 31 (5.90%) Developer
12 29 (5.52%) Senior Tester
13 28 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
14 21 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
14 21 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
14 21 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
15 20 (3.81%) Selenium Tester
16 19 (3.62%) Mobile Tester
17 17 (3.24%) QA Leader
18 15 (2.86%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (11.05%) .NET
2 56 (10.67%) HTML
3 53 (10.10%) Web Services
4 46 (8.76%) SOAP
5 43 (8.19%) XML
6 42 (8.00%) Gherkin
7 28 (5.33%) CSS
8 27 (5.14%) REST
9 15 (2.86%) ASP.NET
10 14 (2.67%) Ajax
11 13 (2.48%) jQuery
12 9 (1.71%) LAMP
12 9 (1.71%) Hibernate
12 9 (1.71%) JSON
13 8 (1.52%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (1.52%) Velocity
13 8 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (1.33%) WCF
14 7 (1.33%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.95%) Mobile App
2 57 (10.86%) Analytical Skills
3 46 (8.76%) Open Source
4 42 (8.00%) Computer Science
5 22 (4.19%) iPhone
6 13 (2.48%) Online Games
6 13 (2.48%) iPad
7 12 (2.29%) Blackberry
8 10 (1.90%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.90%) Blog
8 10 (1.90%) Replication
9 9 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.52%) Derivative
11 7 (1.33%) Credit Derivative
12 6 (1.14%) User Experience
12 6 (1.14%) Hedge funds
13 5 (0.95%) Photography
14 4 (0.76%) NHS
14 4 (0.76%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 69 (13.14%) Linux
2 67 (12.76%) Windows
3 43 (8.19%) Android
4 40 (7.62%) Apple iOS
5 35 (6.67%) UNIX
6 8 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 8 (1.52%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (1.33%) Windows Vista
7 7 (1.33%) Windows XP
7 7 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.14%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 326 (62.10%) Agile Software Development
2 221 (42.10%) Automated Testing
3 148 (28.19%) Test Scripting
4 128 (24.38%) BDD
5 119 (22.67%) Test Automation
6 117 (22.29%) Regression Testing
7 106 (20.19%) TDD
8 96 (18.29%) Scrum
9 82 (15.62%) Software Testing
9 82 (15.62%) E-Commerce
10 73 (13.90%) Test Strategy
11 71 (13.52%) Performance Testing
12 69 (13.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 69 (13.14%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (10.10%) Automation Testing
14 48 (9.14%) Integration Testing
15 47 (8.95%) User Stories
16 32 (6.10%) Unit Testing
17 30 (5.71%) OO
18 29 (5.52%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 174 (33.14%) SQL
2 152 (28.95%) Java
3 76 (14.48%) C#
4 58 (11.05%) JavaScript
5 44 (8.38%) Python
6 33 (6.29%) PHP
7 26 (4.95%) Ruby
8 16 (3.05%) T-SQL
9 13 (2.48%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.52%) C++
11 5 (0.95%) Scala
12 4 (0.76%) Clojure
12 4 (0.76%) C
12 4 (0.76%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.57%) XPath
13 3 (0.57%) Delphi
13 3 (0.57%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.38%) R
14 2 (0.38%) Groovy
14 2 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 115 (21.90%) ISEB
2 79 (15.05%) Degree
3 75 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.57%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.19%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 364 (69.33%) QA
2 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.19%) EMIR
2 1 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (4.19%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (1.71%) Puppet
4 5 (0.95%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.76%) Ansible
6 3 (0.57%) Oozie
7 2 (0.38%) Salt
7 2 (0.38%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 55 (10.48%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.14%) Oracle
3 14 (2.67%) HP
4 7 (1.33%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.14%) Demandware
5 6 (1.14%) hybris
5 6 (1.14%) Intershop
5 6 (1.14%) ATG
6 5 (0.95%) Google
6 5 (0.95%) Hyperion
7 4 (0.76%) Bloomberg
7 4 (0.76%) Charles River
7 4 (0.76%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.76%) SimCorp
8 3 (0.57%) VMware
8 3 (0.57%) Sybase
9 2 (0.38%) Zend
9 2 (0.38%) Remedy
9 2 (0.38%) IBM
9 2 (0.38%) Sony
London
Code Red Associates
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000, Bonus and share scheme
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus+Benefits+Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago