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

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 353 339 366
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +27
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 335 380 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.75% 0.76% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.90% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 293 327 237
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
38154 42318 37567
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.37% 84.72% 83.87%
Number of salaries quoted 32031 35161 31211
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 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -4 57 £42,500 +6.25% 8
Ealing -11 13 £55,000 +37.50% 1
Hammersmith +6 3 £32,500 -
Teddington - 3 £23,500 -
Wimbledon -5 2 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +9 1 £45,000 -5.26%
Feltham - 1 £20,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £52,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 426 (69.72%) QA
2 394 (64.48%) Agile Software Development
3 305 (49.92%) Selenium
4 255 (41.73%) Automated Testing
5 194 (31.75%) SQL
6 184 (30.11%) Java
7 177 (28.97%) Finance
8 169 (27.66%) Test Scripting
9 157 (25.70%) BDD
10 146 (23.90%) ISEB
11 142 (23.24%) WebDriver
12 139 (22.75%) Cucumber
13 134 (21.93%) TDD
14 133 (21.77%) Regression Testing
14 133 (21.77%) Scrum
15 129 (21.11%) C#
16 127 (20.79%) Test Automation
17 109 (17.84%) Automation Testing
18 106 (17.35%) Software Testing
19 102 (16.69%) Windows
20 100 (16.37%) Degree
21 99 (16.20%) Microsoft
22 92 (15.06%) JIRA
23 88 (14.40%) .NET
23 88 (14.40%) ISTQB
24 87 (14.24%) E-Commerce
25 83 (13.58%) User Acceptance Testing
26 78 (12.77%) Test Strategy
27 77 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
27 77 (12.60%) Continuous Integration

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 22 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 15 (2.45%) Confluence
3 7 (1.15%) CMS
4 6 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (0.65%) GlassFish
5 4 (0.65%) Jetty
6 3 (0.49%) Node.js
6 3 (0.49%) Drupal
7 2 (0.33%) 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 2010
Applications
1 44 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.80%) MS Office
3 5 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.16%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (0.65%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.33%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.33%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (0.16%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.78%) SaaS
2 7 (1.15%) Rackspace Cloud
3 5 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.27%) Internet
2 7 (1.15%) Unified Communications
2 7 (1.15%) HTTP
3 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.49%) VoIP
4 2 (0.33%) DNS
4 2 (0.33%) Intranet
4 2 (0.33%) DSL
4 2 (0.33%) Network Security
5 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (11.13%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.40%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.95%) Big Data
4 17 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.13%) MySQL
6 12 (1.96%) Hadoop
7 9 (1.47%) Apache Hive
8 7 (1.15%) RDBMS
9 6 (0.98%) DB2
9 6 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (0.65%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
11 3 (0.49%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle OLAP
11 3 (0.49%) OLTP
11 3 (0.49%) OLAP
12 2 (0.33%) Snowflake Schema
12 2 (0.33%) Star Schema
12 2 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 305 (49.92%) Selenium
2 142 (23.24%) WebDriver
3 139 (22.75%) Cucumber
4 92 (15.06%) JIRA
5 51 (8.35%) HP UFT
5 51 (8.35%) JMeter
6 50 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 46 (7.53%) JUnit
7 46 (7.53%) Jenkins
8 41 (6.71%) SpecFlow
9 39 (6.38%) TestNG
10 36 (5.89%) Appium
11 34 (5.56%) Git (software)
12 31 (5.07%) LoadRunner
13 26 (4.26%) Maven
14 25 (4.09%) SoapUI
15 24 (3.93%) Visual Studio
16 21 (3.44%) TeamCity
17 17 (2.78%) JBehave
18 15 (2.45%) NUnit
General
1 177 (28.97%) Finance
2 40 (6.55%) Banking
3 35 (5.73%) Games
4 20 (3.27%) Telecoms
5 18 (2.95%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.13%) Retail
7 12 (1.96%) Marketing
7 12 (1.96%) Advertising
8 10 (1.64%) Back Office
9 6 (0.98%) Legal
10 5 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 5 (0.82%) Front Office
10 5 (0.82%) Law
11 3 (0.49%) Billing
12 2 (0.33%) Publishing
13 1 (0.16%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 219 (35.84%) Tester
2 197 (32.24%) Analyst
3 132 (21.60%) Test Analyst
4 117 (19.15%) QA Engineer
5 72 (11.78%) QA Analyst
6 63 (10.31%) QA Tester
7 57 (9.33%) Software Tester
8 52 (8.51%) Developer
9 46 (7.53%) Senior QA Engineer
10 43 (7.04%) Automation Tester
11 37 (6.06%) Test Engineer
12 36 (5.89%) Senior Tester
13 26 (4.26%) Selenium Tester
14 25 (4.09%) Automation Analyst
14 25 (4.09%) Automation Test Analyst
15 23 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
16 21 (3.44%) Technical Tester
17 19 (3.11%) QA Test Analyst
18 18 (2.95%) Junior
19 17 (2.78%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (14.40%) .NET
2 63 (10.31%) HTML
3 47 (7.69%) Web Services
3 47 (7.69%) XML
4 43 (7.04%) Gherkin
5 39 (6.38%) SOAP
6 31 (5.07%) CSS
7 27 (4.42%) REST
8 17 (2.78%) Spring
9 16 (2.62%) ASP.NET
10 15 (2.45%) .NET Framework
11 13 (2.13%) Ajax
12 11 (1.80%) Hibernate
12 11 (1.80%) JSON
13 10 (1.64%) jQuery
14 9 (1.47%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (1.31%) Grails
16 7 (1.15%) FIX Protocol
16 7 (1.15%) Velocity
16 7 (1.15%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 77 (12.60%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (12.27%) Mobile App
3 54 (8.84%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 18 (2.95%) iPhone
6 15 (2.45%) Blackberry
7 14 (2.29%) Mathematics
8 12 (1.96%) User Experience
9 11 (1.80%) Replication
9 11 (1.80%) Equities
9 11 (1.80%) Derivative
10 10 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (1.47%) Blog
12 8 (1.31%) Online Games
13 7 (1.15%) Hedge funds
13 7 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
14 6 (0.98%) Client/Server
14 6 (0.98%) iPad
15 5 (0.82%) Fixed Income
15 5 (0.82%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 102 (16.69%) Windows
2 56 (9.17%) Linux
3 43 (7.04%) Android
4 39 (6.38%) Apple iOS
5 32 (5.24%) UNIX
6 19 (3.11%) Windows 8
6 19 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (3.11%) Windows Server 2008
6 19 (3.11%) Windows 7
7 18 (2.95%) Windows Vista
7 18 (2.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (2.95%) Windows XP
8 8 (1.31%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (0.98%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.33%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 394 (64.48%) Agile Software Development
2 255 (41.73%) Automated Testing
3 169 (27.66%) Test Scripting
4 157 (25.70%) BDD
5 134 (21.93%) TDD
6 133 (21.77%) Regression Testing
6 133 (21.77%) Scrum
7 127 (20.79%) Test Automation
8 109 (17.84%) Automation Testing
9 106 (17.35%) Software Testing
10 87 (14.24%) E-Commerce
11 83 (13.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 78 (12.77%) Test Strategy
13 77 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
14 70 (11.46%) Performance Testing
15 63 (10.31%) SDLC
16 54 (8.84%) Integration Testing
17 47 (7.69%) User Stories
18 44 (7.20%) Refactoring
19 42 (6.87%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 194 (31.75%) SQL
2 184 (30.11%) Java
3 129 (21.11%) C#
4 72 (11.78%) JavaScript
5 39 (6.38%) PHP
6 38 (6.22%) Python
7 29 (4.75%) Ruby
8 22 (3.60%) C++
8 22 (3.60%) T-SQL
9 9 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 9 (1.47%) Scala
10 8 (1.31%) C
11 7 (1.15%) Groovy
12 6 (0.98%) XPath
12 6 (0.98%) Shell Script
13 3 (0.49%) Delphi
13 3 (0.49%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.49%) Clojure
14 2 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 146 (23.90%) ISEB
2 100 (16.37%) Degree
3 88 (14.40%) ISTQB
4 20 (3.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.33%) MCPD
5 2 (0.33%) MCP
5 2 (0.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.33%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.16%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.16%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 426 (69.72%) QA
2 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
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 27 (4.42%) HP Quality Center
2 15 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (2.13%) Puppet
4 8 (1.31%) Ansible
5 6 (0.98%) Salt
5 6 (0.98%) Capistrano
6 5 (0.82%) Vagrant
7 3 (0.49%) Oozie
Vendors
1 99 (16.20%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.22%) Oracle
3 16 (2.62%) HP
4 6 (0.98%) Remedy
4 6 (0.98%) Atlassian
5 5 (0.82%) Google
5 5 (0.82%) Bloomberg
5 5 (0.82%) Hyperion
5 5 (0.82%) SAP
6 4 (0.65%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.65%) Charles River
6 4 (0.65%) SimCorp
7 3 (0.49%) VMware
7 3 (0.49%) Sybase
8 2 (0.33%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.33%) Borland
8 2 (0.33%) IBM
8 2 (0.33%) GoldenSource
9 1 (0.16%) Infor
9 1 (0.16%) Tableau
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Canary Wharf
NetNames
Salary: £0 - £60,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £35,000 to £65,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
AllSaints
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venn Group
Salary: £40000 - £48000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago