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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 356 310 304
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 269 388 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.63% 0.85% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 1.02% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 226 322 312
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
35998 38016 36575
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 84.13% 83.68% 82.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29996 31058 30564
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 £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 March 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 27 March 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 -7 53 £47,500 +9.82% 9
Kingston Upon Thames - 9 £40,000 - 1
Wimbledon +4 6 £50,000 +150.00%
Ealing - 4 £60,000 -
Croydon - 4 £42,500 -
Enfield - 2 £32,500 -
Docklands, London - 2 £48,750 -
Finchley - 2 £31,500 -
Southwark - 1 £28,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £33,500 -
South Croydon - 1 £47,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £32,500 -
Twickenham - 1 £37,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 341 (69.03%) QA
2 291 (58.91%) Agile Software Development
3 233 (47.17%) Selenium
4 200 (40.49%) Automated Testing
5 179 (36.23%) SQL
6 158 (31.98%) Finance
7 134 (27.13%) Java
7 134 (27.13%) Test Scripting
8 129 (26.11%) WebDriver
9 124 (25.10%) Test Automation
10 122 (24.70%) Cucumber
11 113 (22.87%) BDD
12 104 (21.05%) Regression Testing
13 98 (19.84%) ISEB
13 98 (19.84%) TDD
14 89 (18.02%) Scrum
15 88 (17.81%) Software Testing
16 80 (16.19%) E-Commerce
17 77 (15.59%) User Acceptance Testing
17 77 (15.59%) JIRA
18 74 (14.98%) ISTQB
19 71 (14.37%) C#
19 71 (14.37%) Performance Testing
20 69 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
21 68 (13.77%) Degree
22 67 (13.56%) Test Strategy
23 63 (12.75%) Linux
24 54 (10.93%) .NET
24 54 (10.93%) Mobile App
25 52 (10.53%) Web Services

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 14 (2.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.23%) Confluence
3 5 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (1.01%) CMS
4 3 (0.61%) IIS
5 2 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.40%) Node.js
6 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.20%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.20%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.20%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.20%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (3.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.21%) MS Office
3 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.61%) MS Project
5 1 (0.20%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (0.61%) Summit
1 3 (0.61%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.44%) SaaS
2 8 (1.62%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.82%) Internet
2 6 (1.21%) HTTP
3 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.40%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.20%) DNS
4 1 (0.20%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (6.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 12 (2.43%) Big Data
4 11 (2.23%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.02%) Hadoop
6 9 (1.82%) MySQL
7 7 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.42%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.21%) DB2
9 3 (0.61%) OLAP
9 3 (0.61%) OLTP
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle OLAP
9 3 (0.61%) BusinessObjects XI
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
9 3 (0.61%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.40%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 233 (47.17%) Selenium
2 129 (26.11%) WebDriver
3 122 (24.70%) Cucumber
4 77 (15.59%) JIRA
5 52 (10.53%) JMeter
6 46 (9.31%) QuickTest Pro
7 37 (7.49%) Jenkins
8 34 (6.88%) TestNG
9 33 (6.68%) JUnit
10 28 (5.67%) SoapUI
11 27 (5.47%) Git (software)
12 24 (4.86%) SpecFlow
13 23 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
14 20 (4.05%) TeamCity
14 20 (4.05%) LoadRunner
14 20 (4.05%) Appium
15 19 (3.85%) NUnit
16 17 (3.44%) Bugzilla
17 15 (3.04%) FitNesse
18 14 (2.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 158 (31.98%) Finance
2 34 (6.88%) Games
3 33 (6.68%) Retail
4 29 (5.87%) Banking
5 12 (2.43%) Advertising
5 12 (2.43%) Front Office
5 12 (2.43%) Telecoms
6 10 (2.02%) Marketing
7 7 (1.42%) Back Office
8 6 (1.21%) Law
8 6 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.81%) Legal
10 2 (0.40%) Publishing
10 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.40%) French Language
11 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.20%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.20%) Billing
11 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 189 (38.26%) Analyst
2 153 (30.97%) Tester
3 148 (29.96%) Test Analyst
4 86 (17.41%) QA Engineer
5 53 (10.73%) QA Analyst
6 46 (9.31%) Software Tester
7 40 (8.10%) Test Engineer
8 37 (7.49%) QA Tester
9 35 (7.09%) Automation Tester
10 31 (6.28%) Senior QA Engineer
11 27 (5.47%) Senior Analyst
11 27 (5.47%) Developer
12 25 (5.06%) Senior Tester
13 23 (4.66%) QA Leader
14 22 (4.45%) QA Test Analyst
15 19 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
15 19 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
16 15 (3.04%) Test Leader
16 15 (3.04%) Selenium Tester
16 15 (3.04%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (10.93%) .NET
2 52 (10.53%) Web Services
3 47 (9.51%) HTML
4 44 (8.91%) SOAP
5 38 (7.69%) XML
6 33 (6.68%) Gherkin
7 28 (5.67%) CSS
8 23 (4.66%) REST
9 18 (3.64%) ASP.NET
10 14 (2.83%) Ajax
11 13 (2.63%) jQuery
12 11 (2.23%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (1.82%) LAMP
13 9 (1.82%) Hibernate
13 9 (1.82%) Velocity
14 8 (1.62%) JSON
14 8 (1.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (1.62%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (1.21%) WCF
15 6 (1.21%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.93%) Mobile App
2 47 (9.51%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (8.50%) Open Source
4 35 (7.09%) Computer Science
5 20 (4.05%) iPhone
6 15 (3.04%) iPad
7 14 (2.83%) Online Games
8 12 (2.43%) Credit Risk
9 10 (2.02%) Blog
10 9 (1.82%) Mathematics
11 6 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 6 (1.21%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (1.01%) User Experience
12 5 (1.01%) Management Information System
12 5 (1.01%) Replication
13 4 (0.81%) NHS
13 4 (0.81%) N-Tier
13 4 (0.81%) Photography
14 3 (0.61%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.75%) Linux
2 45 (9.11%) Windows
3 35 (7.09%) Android
4 33 (6.68%) UNIX
4 33 (6.68%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.21%) Mac OS
6 4 (0.81%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.81%) Windows 8
6 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (0.81%) Windows Vista
6 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.81%) Windows XP
6 4 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 291 (58.91%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (40.49%) Automated Testing
3 134 (27.13%) Test Scripting
4 124 (25.10%) Test Automation
5 113 (22.87%) BDD
6 104 (21.05%) Regression Testing
7 98 (19.84%) TDD
8 89 (18.02%) Scrum
9 88 (17.81%) Software Testing
10 80 (16.19%) E-Commerce
11 77 (15.59%) User Acceptance Testing
12 71 (14.37%) Performance Testing
13 69 (13.97%) Continuous Integration
14 67 (13.56%) Test Strategy
15 46 (9.31%) Integration Testing
16 44 (8.91%) Automation Testing
17 41 (8.30%) User Stories
18 29 (5.87%) Load Testing
18 29 (5.87%) System Testing
19 28 (5.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 179 (36.23%) SQL
2 134 (27.13%) Java
3 71 (14.37%) C#
4 43 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 40 (8.10%) Python
6 27 (5.47%) PHP
7 24 (4.86%) Ruby
8 17 (3.44%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.23%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.82%) C++
11 4 (0.81%) Shell Script
11 4 (0.81%) Scala
11 4 (0.81%) Clojure
12 3 (0.61%) Objective-C
12 3 (0.61%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.61%) C
12 3 (0.61%) VBScript
12 3 (0.61%) VB
13 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.40%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 98 (19.84%) ISEB
2 74 (14.98%) ISTQB
3 68 (13.77%) Degree
4 26 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.61%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) CSQA
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.20%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 341 (69.03%) QA
2 2 (0.40%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (1.82%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.01%) Puppet
4 4 (0.81%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.61%) Oozie
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 24 (4.86%) Oracle
3 10 (2.02%) HP
4 7 (1.42%) Remedy
4 7 (1.42%) ATG
4 7 (1.42%) Intershop
4 7 (1.42%) hybris
4 7 (1.42%) Demandware
5 5 (1.01%) Atlassian
6 3 (0.61%) Google
6 3 (0.61%) VMware
6 3 (0.61%) Sybase
6 3 (0.61%) Hyperion
6 3 (0.61%) Informatica
6 3 (0.61%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.40%) Ab Initio
7 2 (0.40%) Sony
7 2 (0.40%) Zend
8 1 (0.20%) Netezza
8 1 (0.20%) Interwoven
London
Montash
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Salt
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
2Source Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + good benefits, bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,0000
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £53000 - £63000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
asos
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Conspicuous
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Notonthehighstreet.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago