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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 371 333 345
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 298 407 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.68% 0.81% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.96% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 257 345 262
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 £29,500 £30,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
37380 42499 36853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 85.38% 84.63% 83.76%
Number of salaries quoted 31292 35300 30681
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 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 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 28 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 -2 51 £42,500 +3.65% 15
Wimbledon -6 7 £50,000 +150.00%
Ealing -10 7 £55,000 +37.50%
Hammersmith -1 3 £32,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 2 £31,250 -34.21% 1
Teddington - 2 £29,750 -
Finchley - 1 £31,500 -
Enfield - 1 £32,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 389 (69.96%) QA
2 350 (62.95%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (50.54%) Selenium
4 233 (41.91%) Automated Testing
5 177 (31.83%) SQL
6 167 (30.04%) Java
7 163 (29.32%) Finance
7 163 (29.32%) Test Scripting
8 137 (24.64%) BDD
9 136 (24.46%) Cucumber
10 135 (24.28%) WebDriver
11 130 (23.38%) ISEB
12 128 (23.02%) Regression Testing
13 115 (20.68%) Test Automation
14 110 (19.78%) TDD
15 109 (19.60%) Scrum
16 94 (16.91%) Degree
17 92 (16.55%) C#
18 89 (16.01%) JIRA
19 86 (15.47%) Software Testing
20 81 (14.57%) Test Strategy
21 79 (14.21%) ISTQB
21 79 (14.21%) Windows
21 79 (14.21%) E-Commerce
22 78 (14.03%) User Acceptance Testing
23 74 (13.31%) Automation Testing
24 71 (12.77%) Microsoft
25 70 (12.59%) Performance Testing
26 68 (12.23%) Mobile App
27 65 (11.69%) SDLC

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 20 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.52%) Confluence
3 5 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (0.72%) CMS
5 3 (0.54%) Node.js
6 2 (0.36%) Jetty
6 2 (0.36%) GlassFish
6 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.36%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.18%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.18%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.18%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.18%) Drupal
Applications
1 39 (7.01%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.98%) MS Office
3 5 (0.90%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.54%) MS Project
5 1 (0.18%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) thinkFolio
1 4 (0.72%) SimCorp Dimension
1 4 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (0.36%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.06%) SaaS
2 8 (1.44%) Rackspace Cloud
3 5 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.54%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.96%) Internet
2 7 (1.26%) HTTP
2 7 (1.26%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.36%) DNS
3 2 (0.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.36%) Intranet
3 2 (0.36%) DSL
4 1 (0.18%) VoIP
4 1 (0.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.50%) Relational Database
3 17 (3.06%) Big Data
4 15 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (2.52%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.26%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.26%) MySQL
6 7 (1.26%) Apache Hive
7 6 (1.08%) DB2
8 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (0.54%) OLTP
10 3 (0.54%) OLAP
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle OLAP
10 3 (0.54%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.36%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.36%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 281 (50.54%) Selenium
2 136 (24.46%) Cucumber
3 135 (24.28%) WebDriver
4 89 (16.01%) JIRA
5 51 (9.17%) JMeter
6 50 (8.99%) QuickTest Pro
7 46 (8.27%) JUnit
8 42 (7.55%) Jenkins
9 40 (7.19%) TestNG
10 38 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 33 (5.94%) Appium
12 31 (5.58%) Git (software)
13 30 (5.40%) SpecFlow
14 28 (5.04%) LoadRunner
15 22 (3.96%) SoapUI
16 21 (3.78%) TeamCity
17 20 (3.60%) Maven
18 19 (3.42%) Visual Studio
19 14 (2.52%) Calabash
19 14 (2.52%) Behat
General
1 163 (29.32%) Finance
2 37 (6.65%) Banking
3 36 (6.47%) Games
4 18 (3.24%) Retail
5 17 (3.06%) Telecoms
6 15 (2.70%) Advertising
7 13 (2.34%) Investment Banking
8 12 (2.16%) Marketing
9 11 (1.98%) Back Office
10 6 (1.08%) Law
10 6 (1.08%) Legal
11 5 (0.90%) Front Office
12 3 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.36%) Billing
13 2 (0.36%) Publishing
14 1 (0.18%) Music Industry
14 1 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 191 (34.35%) Analyst
2 183 (32.91%) Tester
3 129 (23.20%) Test Analyst
4 114 (20.50%) QA Engineer
5 72 (12.95%) QA Analyst
6 53 (9.53%) QA Tester
7 49 (8.81%) Software Tester
8 46 (8.27%) Senior QA Engineer
9 40 (7.19%) Developer
10 39 (7.01%) Automation Tester
11 31 (5.58%) Test Engineer
12 30 (5.40%) Senior Tester
13 29 (5.22%) Senior Analyst
14 22 (3.96%) QA Test Analyst
15 21 (3.78%) Automation Test Analyst
15 21 (3.78%) Automation Analyst
15 21 (3.78%) Selenium Tester
16 20 (3.60%) Consultant
17 19 (3.42%) Mobile Tester
18 17 (3.06%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (11.69%) .NET
2 60 (10.79%) HTML
3 45 (8.09%) Web Services
4 42 (7.55%) Gherkin
5 39 (7.01%) XML
6 38 (6.83%) SOAP
7 31 (5.58%) CSS
8 25 (4.50%) REST
9 14 (2.52%) ASP.NET
9 14 (2.52%) Ajax
10 13 (2.34%) jQuery
11 11 (1.98%) Hibernate
11 11 (1.98%) Spring
12 10 (1.80%) JSON
13 8 (1.44%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (1.44%) Velocity
13 8 (1.44%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (1.44%) .NET Framework
14 7 (1.26%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 68 (12.23%) Mobile App
2 58 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.55%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.42%) iPhone
5 14 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 14 (2.52%) Blackberry
6 13 (2.34%) Mathematics
7 11 (1.98%) Replication
8 10 (1.80%) Blog
9 9 (1.62%) iPad
9 9 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (1.44%) User Experience
10 8 (1.44%) Online Games
10 8 (1.44%) Derivative
11 7 (1.26%) Credit Derivative
11 7 (1.26%) Hedge funds
12 6 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 6 (1.08%) Equities
13 5 (0.90%) Photography
14 4 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 79 (14.21%) Windows
2 63 (11.33%) Linux
3 37 (6.65%) Android
4 33 (5.94%) Apple iOS
5 31 (5.58%) UNIX
6 11 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.98%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.98%) Windows 8
6 11 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (1.80%) Windows Vista
7 10 (1.80%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
9 6 (1.08%) Mac OS
10 5 (0.90%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (62.95%) Agile Software Development
2 233 (41.91%) Automated Testing
3 163 (29.32%) Test Scripting
4 137 (24.64%) BDD
5 128 (23.02%) Regression Testing
6 115 (20.68%) Test Automation
7 110 (19.78%) TDD
8 109 (19.60%) Scrum
9 86 (15.47%) Software Testing
10 81 (14.57%) Test Strategy
11 79 (14.21%) E-Commerce
12 78 (14.03%) User Acceptance Testing
13 74 (13.31%) Automation Testing
14 70 (12.59%) Performance Testing
15 65 (11.69%) SDLC
16 63 (11.33%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (8.81%) Integration Testing
18 48 (8.63%) User Stories
19 45 (8.09%) Open Source
20 36 (6.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 177 (31.83%) SQL
2 167 (30.04%) Java
3 92 (16.55%) C#
4 64 (11.51%) JavaScript
5 38 (6.83%) Python
5 38 (6.83%) PHP
6 27 (4.86%) Ruby
7 18 (3.24%) T-SQL
8 17 (3.06%) C++
9 10 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.44%) Scala
11 7 (1.26%) C
12 5 (0.90%) XPath
12 5 (0.90%) Groovy
13 4 (0.72%) Clojure
14 3 (0.54%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.54%) Delphi
14 3 (0.54%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.36%) R
15 2 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 130 (23.38%) ISEB
2 94 (16.91%) Degree
3 79 (14.21%) ISTQB
4 18 (3.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.54%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.18%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 389 (69.96%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.18%) EMIR
2 1 (0.18%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (1.98%) Puppet
4 6 (1.08%) Ansible
5 5 (0.90%) Vagrant
6 4 (0.72%) Salt
6 4 (0.72%) Capistrano
7 3 (0.54%) Oozie
Vendors
1 71 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.29%) Oracle
3 17 (3.06%) HP
4 6 (1.08%) Google
5 5 (0.90%) Hyperion
5 5 (0.90%) SAP
5 5 (0.90%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.72%) Charles River
6 4 (0.72%) Bloomberg
6 4 (0.72%) Red Hat
6 4 (0.72%) SimCorp
7 3 (0.54%) ATG
7 3 (0.54%) Intershop
7 3 (0.54%) Remedy
7 3 (0.54%) Sybase
7 3 (0.54%) hybris
7 3 (0.54%) Demandware
8 2 (0.36%) Sony
8 2 (0.36%) IBM
8 2 (0.36%) VMware
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Give-A-Grad-A-Go Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 55,000
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London
Parkwell Management Consultants
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City, London
Arrows Group
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London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £25k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + bonus(10%),shares, pension, health
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + Bonus + Shares + Medical + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits + pension
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London
Hays Finance Technology
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