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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 374 425 392
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -33
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 253 246 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.67% 0.56% 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.63% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 227 213 262
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
34079 38812 39839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.77% 88.33% 86.72%
Number of salaries quoted 29454 32780 32767
Median salary £60,000 £58,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +5.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +60 52 £61,500 +17.14% 4
Kingston Upon Thames +2 5 £40,000 -11.11%
Wimbledon - 1 £40,000 - 1
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (71.58%) QA
2 382 (69.58%) Agile Software Development
3 251 (45.72%) Selenium
4 191 (34.79%) Finance
5 187 (34.06%) Automated Testing
6 174 (31.69%) Scrum
7 148 (26.96%) Cucumber
8 145 (26.41%) JIRA
9 143 (26.05%) SQL
9 143 (26.05%) Software Testing
10 141 (25.68%) BDD
11 126 (22.95%) Java
12 102 (18.58%) TDD
12 102 (18.58%) Test Automation
13 97 (17.67%) C#
14 89 (16.21%) .NET
15 87 (15.85%) Automation Testing
16 86 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
16 86 (15.66%) Regression Testing
17 85 (15.48%) Test Scripting
17 85 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
18 81 (14.75%) Mobile App
19 80 (14.57%) Android
20 77 (14.03%) Degree
21 75 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
22 70 (12.75%) Functional Testing
23 68 (12.39%) Defect Management
24 66 (12.02%) Test Strategy
25 63 (11.48%) Confluence
26 62 (11.29%) SQL Server

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 63 (11.48%) Confluence
2 5 (0.91%) IIS
3 4 (0.73%) CMS
4 2 (0.36%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.18%) Drupal
5 1 (0.18%) JBoss
5 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 24 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.64%) MS Office
3 7 (1.28%) MS Project
4 3 (0.55%) HipChat
5 2 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.36%) Global One
2 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 2 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.91%) Google Apps
2 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.91%) Office 365
2 5 (0.91%) Slack
3 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (0.73%) GitHub
3 4 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (0.73%) SaaS
4 3 (0.55%) Heroku
4 3 (0.55%) TestFlight
4 3 (0.55%) Trello
5 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.92%) HTTP
2 32 (5.83%) HTTPS
3 11 (2.00%) Internet
4 7 (1.28%) SSH
5 4 (0.73%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.55%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.29%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (3.10%) Big Data
3 17 (3.10%) MySQL
4 12 (2.19%) Relational Database
5 11 (2.00%) EDRMS
6 9 (1.64%) MongoDB
7 8 (1.46%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.91%) DB2
8 5 (0.91%) HBase
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.18%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.18%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.18%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.18%) OLAP
10 1 (0.18%) OLTP
10 1 (0.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 251 (45.72%) Selenium
2 148 (26.96%) Cucumber
3 145 (26.41%) JIRA
4 61 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 52 (9.47%) Appium
6 51 (9.29%) Git (software)
7 49 (8.93%) Jenkins
8 48 (8.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 41 (7.47%) JMeter
10 37 (6.74%) SoapUI
11 27 (4.92%) JUnit
11 27 (4.92%) LoadRunner
12 24 (4.37%) Redmine
13 22 (4.01%) SpecFlow
14 21 (3.83%) HP UFT
15 14 (2.55%) WATIR
16 12 (2.19%) MSTest
17 11 (2.00%) TestLink
17 11 (2.00%) TestNG
18 10 (1.82%) RSpec
General
1 191 (34.79%) Finance
2 32 (5.83%) Banking
2 32 (5.83%) Retail
3 20 (3.64%) Marketing
4 14 (2.55%) Back Office
4 14 (2.55%) Investment Banking
5 13 (2.37%) Games
6 12 (2.19%) Front Office
7 11 (2.00%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.82%) Law
9 4 (0.73%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.55%) Advertising
10 3 (0.55%) Automotive
10 3 (0.55%) Billing
10 3 (0.55%) iGaming
10 3 (0.55%) Publishing
11 2 (0.36%) Electronics
11 2 (0.36%) General Ledger
11 2 (0.36%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 197 (35.88%) Analyst
2 152 (27.69%) QA Engineer
3 148 (26.96%) Test Analyst
4 106 (19.31%) Tester
5 87 (15.85%) QA Analyst
6 76 (13.84%) Test Engineer
7 57 (10.38%) QA Test Analyst
8 50 (9.11%) QA Tester
9 49 (8.93%) QA Test Engineer
10 46 (8.38%) Test Leader
11 45 (8.20%) Developer
12 42 (7.65%) QA Leader
13 34 (6.19%) Automation Test Analyst
13 34 (6.19%) Manual Test Analyst
14 30 (5.46%) Automation Tester
15 28 (5.10%) QA Automation Engineer
16 26 (4.74%) Senior QA Engineer
17 25 (4.55%) Developer in Test
18 23 (4.19%) Selenium Test Analyst
18 23 (4.19%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (16.21%) .NET
2 58 (10.56%) Web Services
3 53 (9.65%) HTML
4 39 (7.10%) CSS
5 38 (6.92%) Gherkin
6 29 (5.28%) REST
6 29 (5.28%) XML
7 19 (3.46%) RESTful
8 15 (2.73%) ASP.NET
8 15 (2.73%) JSON
9 14 (2.55%) SOAP
10 8 (1.46%) HTML5
10 8 (1.46%) Node.js
11 7 (1.28%) AngularJS
12 3 (0.55%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.55%) RabbitMQ
12 3 (0.55%) Spring
12 3 (0.55%) XSL
13 2 (0.36%) Hibernate
13 2 (0.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (15.66%) Analytical Skills
2 81 (14.75%) Mobile App
3 55 (10.02%) Computer Science
4 32 (5.83%) iPad
5 28 (5.10%) Blog
6 24 (4.37%) iPhone
7 18 (3.28%) Fintech
8 17 (3.10%) User Experience
9 12 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.64%) Online Games
11 8 (1.46%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.09%) Contract for Difference
12 6 (1.09%) Derivative
12 6 (1.09%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.91%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
14 4 (0.73%) EMV
14 4 (0.73%) Smartcard
15 3 (0.55%) Public Cloud
15 3 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 80 (14.57%) Android
2 58 (10.56%) Apple iOS
3 40 (7.29%) Linux
4 36 (6.56%) Unix
5 32 (5.83%) Windows
6 7 (1.28%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (0.73%) Kali Linux
8 1 (0.18%) CentOS
8 1 (0.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 382 (69.58%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (34.06%) Automated Testing
3 174 (31.69%) Scrum
4 143 (26.05%) Software Testing
5 141 (25.68%) BDD
6 102 (18.58%) TDD
6 102 (18.58%) Test Automation
7 87 (15.85%) Automation Testing
8 86 (15.66%) Regression Testing
9 85 (15.48%) Test Scripting
9 85 (15.48%) User Acceptance Testing
10 75 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
11 70 (12.75%) Functional Testing
12 68 (12.39%) Defect Management
13 66 (12.02%) Test Strategy
14 61 (11.11%) Test Management
15 53 (9.65%) Exploratory Testing
16 51 (9.29%) Mentoring
16 51 (9.29%) SDLC
17 46 (8.38%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (26.05%) SQL
2 126 (22.95%) Java
3 97 (17.67%) C#
4 41 (7.47%) JavaScript
4 41 (7.47%) Ruby
5 28 (5.10%) Python
6 17 (3.10%) Shell Script
7 14 (2.55%) C++
8 8 (1.46%) PHP
9 7 (1.28%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.28%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 6 (1.09%) C
11 5 (0.91%) COBOL
12 4 (0.73%) SOQL
12 4 (0.73%) SOSL
12 4 (0.73%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.55%) Scala
13 3 (0.55%) VB
13 3 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 77 (14.03%) Degree
2 61 (11.11%) ISEB
3 50 (9.11%) ISTQB
4 41 (7.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (0.91%) MBA
6 3 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
7 2 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.36%) PMP
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PhD
8 1 (0.18%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 393 (71.58%) QA
2 28 (5.10%) GCP
3 19 (3.46%) SDET
4 7 (1.28%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.91%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.36%) EMIR
6 2 (0.36%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (2.19%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (4.92%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.55%) Nagios
2 3 (0.55%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.18%) Control-M
4 1 (0.18%) Nessus
4 1 (0.18%) Oozie
Vendors
1 57 (10.38%) Microsoft
2 25 (4.55%) Oracle
3 22 (4.01%) HP
4 11 (2.00%) OpenText
4 11 (2.00%) Siebel
4 11 (2.00%) VMware
5 9 (1.64%) Google
6 7 (1.28%) Borland
6 7 (1.28%) Xamarin
7 6 (1.09%) hybris
7 6 (1.09%) MEDITECH
8 4 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (0.73%) SAP
9 3 (0.55%) Splunk
10 2 (0.36%) Apple
10 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.36%) Cognizant
10 2 (0.36%) IBM
10 2 (0.36%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.36%) Sencha
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £30000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10-20% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Obscurant
Salary: From £59,000 to £71,000 per annum Excellent company benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
South West London
Chelsea Apps Factory Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum free Breakfast, Pension, Childcare V
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus 29 days holiday & Group Pension Scheme
Posted: 22 days ago
Central London / West End
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £70000 Per Annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
World First
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bonus & benefits package
Posted: 18 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Central London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £38k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £54000 per annum + inc benefits, + bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Wimbledon
Talent Point
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago