The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 413 389 388
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 257 214 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.53% 0.48% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.59% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 220 186 226
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,150 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
39774 36200 41124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 82.57% 81.61% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 32981 29880 35586
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 -3 68 £43,250 +4.21% 8
Wembley - 4 - -
Uxbridge - 2 £25,750 -
Ealing - 2 £40,000 -
Brentford - 1 £40,000 -
Croydon - 1 £43,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 377 (65.22%) QA
2 236 (40.83%) Selenium
3 224 (38.75%) SQL
4 212 (36.68%) Finance
5 196 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
6 156 (26.99%) Scrum
7 154 (26.64%) Automated Testing
7 154 (26.64%) Test Scripting
8 130 (22.49%) C#
9 118 (20.42%) ISEB
10 114 (19.72%) .NET
11 113 (19.55%) Degree
12 104 (17.99%) Java
13 101 (17.47%) Software Testing
14 100 (17.30%) TDD
14 100 (17.30%) Test Automation
15 93 (16.09%) QuickTest Pro
16 91 (15.74%) Automation Testing
17 90 (15.57%) XML
18 88 (15.22%) JIRA
19 86 (14.88%) Regression Testing
20 85 (14.71%) Microsoft
20 85 (14.71%) Integration Testing
20 85 (14.71%) Cucumber
21 81 (14.01%) ISTQB
22 78 (13.49%) BDD
23 71 (12.28%) SoapUI
24 70 (12.11%) Windows
25 69 (11.94%) Computer Science
26 66 (11.42%) WebDriver

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 (3.81%) Confluence
2 12 (2.08%) CMS
3 8 (1.38%) WorkSite
4 7 (1.21%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.35%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.35%) SAS
6 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.17%) IIS
7 1 (0.17%) Apache
Applications
1 33 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Markit EDM
1 3 (0.52%) HiPortfolio
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.17%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.17%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 9 (1.56%) SaaS
2 5 (0.87%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.46%) Internet
2 13 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 10 (1.73%) LAN
4 6 (1.04%) HTTP
5 4 (0.69%) Wireless
6 2 (0.35%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (10.73%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.73%) Relational Database
3 7 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.04%) MySQL
5 5 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (0.87%) DB2
5 5 (0.87%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.35%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.35%) Big Data
9 1 (0.17%) BusinessObjects XI
9 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.17%) BODI
9 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.17%) SQLPlus
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 236 (40.83%) Selenium
2 93 (16.09%) QuickTest Pro
3 88 (15.22%) JIRA
4 85 (14.71%) Cucumber
5 71 (12.28%) SoapUI
6 66 (11.42%) WebDriver
7 48 (8.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 46 (7.96%) Visual Studio
9 43 (7.44%) FitNesse
10 33 (5.71%) Jenkins
11 28 (4.84%) WATIR
12 26 (4.50%) Hudson
13 23 (3.98%) SpecFlow
14 22 (3.81%) Bugzilla
15 21 (3.63%) TeamCity
16 19 (3.29%) JMeter
17 15 (2.60%) JUnit
18 12 (2.08%) NUnit
18 12 (2.08%) SilkTest
19 10 (1.73%) Ranorex
General
1 212 (36.68%) Finance
2 53 (9.17%) Retail
3 36 (6.23%) Banking
4 24 (4.15%) Law
5 19 (3.29%) Games
6 17 (2.94%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.77%) Investment Banking
8 13 (2.25%) Front Office
9 9 (1.56%) Advertising
9 9 (1.56%) Marketing
9 9 (1.56%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.69%) Back Office
11 3 (0.52%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.52%) Publishing
11 3 (0.52%) Legal
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 232 (40.14%) Analyst
2 220 (38.06%) Test Analyst
3 159 (27.51%) Tester
4 92 (15.92%) QA Engineer
5 73 (12.63%) QA Tester
6 70 (12.11%) QA Analyst
6 70 (12.11%) Test Engineer
7 52 (9.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 37 (6.40%) Senior Test Analyst
8 37 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
9 30 (5.19%) Senior QA Engineer
10 28 (4.84%) Developer
11 26 (4.50%) Test Manager
12 23 (3.98%) Software Tester
12 23 (3.98%) QA Manager
13 19 (3.29%) Junior
13 19 (3.29%) Senior Test Engineer
14 18 (3.11%) Junior Analyst
15 17 (2.94%) Junior Test Analyst
16 16 (2.77%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (19.72%) .NET
2 90 (15.57%) XML
3 64 (11.07%) SOAP
4 41 (7.09%) Web Services
4 41 (7.09%) Gherkin
5 31 (5.36%) HTML
6 23 (3.98%) RESTful
7 17 (2.94%) CSS
8 12 (2.08%) ASP.NET
8 12 (2.08%) REST
9 11 (1.90%) XSLT
10 10 (1.73%) JSON
10 10 (1.73%) .NET Framework
10 10 (1.73%) HTML5
11 9 (1.56%) CSS3
11 9 (1.56%) XSL
12 8 (1.38%) WinForms
13 4 (0.69%) CGI
13 4 (0.69%) J2EE
13 4 (0.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 69 (11.94%) Computer Science
2 44 (7.61%) Mobile App
3 38 (6.57%) Derivative
4 20 (3.46%) Blackberry
5 17 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 17 (2.94%) Client/Server
5 17 (2.94%) AS400
6 15 (2.60%) Online Games
7 14 (2.42%) Open Source
8 12 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.56%) Mobile Payment
10 8 (1.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 5 (0.87%) Digital Media
11 5 (0.87%) Animation
11 5 (0.87%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (0.69%) Equities
12 4 (0.69%) iPhone
13 3 (0.52%) Handset
13 3 (0.52%) N-Tier
14 2 (0.35%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 70 (12.11%) Windows
2 47 (8.13%) Android
3 45 (7.79%) Apple iOS
4 36 (6.23%) UNIX
5 26 (4.50%) Linux
6 12 (2.08%) Windows 7
7 6 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
7 6 (1.04%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (33.91%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (26.99%) Scrum
3 154 (26.64%) Automated Testing
3 154 (26.64%) Test Scripting
4 101 (17.47%) Software Testing
5 100 (17.30%) TDD
5 100 (17.30%) Test Automation
6 91 (15.74%) Automation Testing
7 86 (14.88%) Regression Testing
8 85 (14.71%) Integration Testing
9 78 (13.49%) BDD
10 63 (10.90%) Continuous Integration
11 59 (10.21%) E-Commerce
12 58 (10.03%) User Acceptance Testing
13 57 (9.86%) Performance Testing
13 57 (9.86%) System Testing
14 54 (9.34%) Test Strategy
15 50 (8.65%) User Stories
16 36 (6.23%) Load Testing
17 35 (6.06%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 224 (38.75%) SQL
2 130 (22.49%) C#
3 104 (17.99%) Java
4 47 (8.13%) JavaScript
5 40 (6.92%) Ruby
6 37 (6.40%) Python
7 35 (6.06%) C++
8 30 (5.19%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.77%) VBScript
9 16 (2.77%) PHP
10 13 (2.25%) C
11 12 (2.08%) Perl
12 11 (1.90%) VB
13 7 (1.21%) F#
14 6 (1.04%) XPath
15 4 (0.69%) Groovy
16 3 (0.52%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.35%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.35%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 118 (20.42%) ISEB
2 113 (19.55%) Degree
3 81 (14.01%) ISTQB
4 29 (5.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (0.52%) CEH
6 2 (0.35%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.35%) GIAC
6 2 (0.35%) GPEN
6 2 (0.35%) OSCP
7 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 377 (65.22%) QA
2 7 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.52%) SLA
5 1 (0.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (0.35%) ISA Server
1 2 (0.35%) Nmap
2 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (1.38%) SCCM
3 2 (0.35%) Nessus
4 1 (0.17%) AppDNA
4 1 (0.17%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 85 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 44 (7.61%) HP
3 19 (3.29%) Oracle
4 11 (1.90%) Citrix
5 10 (1.73%) Altiris
6 8 (1.38%) IBM
6 8 (1.38%) Interwoven
7 6 (1.04%) Facebook
8 3 (0.52%) Atlassian
8 3 (0.52%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.52%) Sitecore
8 3 (0.52%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.52%) SimCorp
8 3 (0.52%) RedDot
8 3 (0.52%) Sophis
8 3 (0.52%) Charles River
8 3 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.52%) Cognos
9 2 (0.35%) SAP
9 2 (0.35%) Sony
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 37k per year + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Roc Search
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Aglow Talent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum +10% bonus+Share Options+Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 - £71000 per annum + Pension, Holiday, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per week + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 10% bonus, share options
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and corporate benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
FactSet
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Central London / West End
MRM - meteorite
Salary: Competitive with great benefits
Posted: 23 days ago