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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 391 384 378
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 253 321 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.64% 0.72% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.82% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 234 281 292
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
35304 39162 42043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 89.49% 87.86% 87.42%
Number of salaries quoted 30562 32869 34926
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +73 39 £52,500 +23.52% 6
Kingston Upon Thames +14 9 £40,000 -11.11%
Hounslow - 3 - -
Hammersmith +6 1 £55,000 +69.23%
Brentford - 1 £52,500 -
Croydon - 1 £32,500 -
Surbiton - 1 £37,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 403 (66.17%) QA
2 390 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
3 236 (38.75%) Selenium
4 231 (37.93%) Automated Testing
5 216 (35.47%) Finance
6 184 (30.21%) SQL
7 181 (29.72%) Scrum
8 155 (25.45%) Java
9 144 (23.65%) BDD
10 139 (22.82%) Software Testing
11 138 (22.66%) C#
11 138 (22.66%) Test Automation
12 130 (21.35%) JIRA
13 127 (20.85%) Cucumber
14 123 (20.20%) TDD
15 122 (20.03%) Degree
16 120 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
17 118 (19.38%) Automation Testing
18 116 (19.05%) .NET
19 111 (18.23%) Test Scripting
20 99 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
21 86 (14.12%) SQL Server
21 86 (14.12%) Regression Testing
22 85 (13.96%) WebDriver
23 82 (13.46%) Git (software)
23 82 (13.46%) Computer Science
24 81 (13.30%) Microsoft
25 80 (13.14%) Test Strategy
26 79 (12.97%) ISEB
27 69 (11.33%) Mobile App

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 50 (8.21%) Confluence
2 19 (3.12%) CMS
3 15 (2.46%) IIS
4 6 (0.99%) Drupal
5 2 (0.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.16%) Apache
6 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.16%) JBoss
6 1 (0.16%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.16%) WebSphere
Applications
1 31 (5.09%) MS Excel
2 15 (2.46%) MS Office
3 14 (2.30%) MS Project
4 3 (0.49%) HipChat
5 2 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.33%) CSG Singleview
2 2 (0.33%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft CRM
2 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.16%) Magento
3 1 (0.16%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
1 6 (0.99%) TestFlight
2 5 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (0.82%) GitHub
3 4 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.49%) Heroku
4 3 (0.49%) Trello
5 2 (0.33%) Office 365
5 2 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.63%) Internet
2 10 (1.64%) HTTP
3 9 (1.48%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.82%) SSH
5 4 (0.66%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.49%) Extranet
6 3 (0.49%) Intranet
6 3 (0.49%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.45%) Relational Database
3 18 (2.96%) EDRMS
4 17 (2.79%) Oracle Database
5 13 (2.13%) MySQL
6 9 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (1.15%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.99%) Big Data
8 6 (0.99%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.82%) DB2
10 4 (0.66%) HBase
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.16%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 236 (38.75%) Selenium
2 130 (21.35%) JIRA
3 127 (20.85%) Cucumber
4 85 (13.96%) WebDriver
5 82 (13.46%) Git (software)
6 65 (10.67%) Jenkins
7 51 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 49 (8.05%) Appium
9 45 (7.39%) JMeter
10 29 (4.76%) SoapUI
11 28 (4.60%) SpecFlow
11 28 (4.60%) Visual Studio
12 26 (4.27%) JUnit
13 25 (4.11%) HP UFT
14 23 (3.78%) WATIR
15 19 (3.12%) LoadRunner
16 17 (2.79%) FitNesse
17 12 (1.97%) Subversion
17 12 (1.97%) TestNG
18 11 (1.81%) Robotium
General
1 216 (35.47%) Finance
2 40 (6.57%) Banking
3 36 (5.91%) Retail
4 28 (4.60%) Back Office
5 23 (3.78%) Marketing
6 22 (3.61%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.46%) Front Office
8 14 (2.30%) Law
9 9 (1.48%) Publishing
9 9 (1.48%) Telecoms
10 8 (1.31%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.15%) Automotive
11 7 (1.15%) Games
12 3 (0.49%) Advertising
12 3 (0.49%) Billing
13 2 (0.33%) Electronics
13 2 (0.33%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 226 (37.11%) Analyst
2 163 (26.77%) Test Analyst
3 151 (24.79%) QA Engineer
4 133 (21.84%) Tester
5 102 (16.75%) QA Analyst
6 86 (14.12%) Test Engineer
7 70 (11.49%) QA Tester
8 64 (10.51%) QA Test Analyst
9 56 (9.20%) QA Test Engineer
10 43 (7.06%) Manual Test Analyst
11 41 (6.73%) Automation Tester
11 41 (6.73%) Developer
11 41 (6.73%) QA Leader
12 39 (6.40%) Test Leader
13 34 (5.58%) Automation Test Analyst
14 24 (3.94%) Senior Analyst
14 24 (3.94%) Test Manager
15 23 (3.78%) Senior QA Engineer
16 22 (3.61%) Manual Tester
16 22 (3.61%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (19.05%) .NET
2 64 (10.51%) Web Services
3 52 (8.54%) XML
4 40 (6.57%) HTML
5 35 (5.75%) REST
6 30 (4.93%) Gherkin
7 28 (4.60%) SOAP
8 24 (3.94%) CSS
8 24 (3.94%) JSON
9 18 (2.96%) ASP.NET
10 11 (1.81%) HTML5
11 9 (1.48%) FIX Protocol
11 9 (1.48%) RESTful
12 8 (1.31%) Node.js
12 8 (1.31%) XSL
13 7 (1.15%) Ajax
13 7 (1.15%) AngularJS
13 7 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (0.82%) Android SDK
14 5 (0.82%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 120 (19.70%) Analytical Skills
2 82 (13.46%) Computer Science
3 69 (11.33%) Mobile App
4 28 (4.60%) Blog
5 18 (2.96%) User Experience
6 17 (2.79%) iPad
7 16 (2.63%) Blackberry
7 16 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.13%) Fintech
9 12 (1.97%) Derivative
9 12 (1.97%) Digital Media
10 6 (0.99%) Data Structures
10 6 (0.99%) EMV
11 5 (0.82%) Contract for Difference
11 5 (0.82%) Mainframe
12 4 (0.66%) Client/Server
12 4 (0.66%) Mathematics
12 4 (0.66%) Public Cloud
12 4 (0.66%) Smartcard
13 3 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (11.33%) Android
1 69 (11.33%) Apple iOS
2 52 (8.54%) Windows
3 51 (8.37%) Linux
4 40 (6.57%) Unix
5 10 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 7 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (0.82%) Kali Linux
8 4 (0.66%) Solaris
9 1 (0.16%) CentOS
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 390 (64.04%) Agile Software Development
2 231 (37.93%) Automated Testing
3 181 (29.72%) Scrum
4 144 (23.65%) BDD
5 139 (22.82%) Software Testing
6 138 (22.66%) Test Automation
7 123 (20.20%) TDD
8 118 (19.38%) Automation Testing
9 111 (18.23%) Test Scripting
10 99 (16.26%) Continuous Integration
11 86 (14.12%) Regression Testing
12 80 (13.14%) Test Strategy
13 66 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
14 65 (10.67%) SDLC
14 65 (10.67%) Test Management
15 60 (9.85%) E-Commerce
16 59 (9.69%) Functional Testing
17 54 (8.87%) Exploratory Testing
18 52 (8.54%) Mentoring
19 51 (8.37%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 184 (30.21%) SQL
2 155 (25.45%) Java
3 138 (22.66%) C#
4 52 (8.54%) JavaScript
5 47 (7.72%) Ruby
6 25 (4.11%) Python
7 21 (3.45%) C++
8 20 (3.28%) Shell Script
9 11 (1.81%) PHP
10 9 (1.48%) Bash Shell
10 9 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.99%) C
11 6 (0.99%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.99%) SOQL
11 6 (0.99%) SOSL
12 5 (0.82%) COBOL
13 3 (0.49%) ES6
14 2 (0.33%) VB
14 2 (0.33%) VBScript
15 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 122 (20.03%) Degree
2 79 (12.97%) ISEB
3 59 (9.69%) ISTQB
4 38 (6.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (1.48%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.48%) PMP
6 7 (1.15%) Security Cleared
7 5 (0.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (0.82%) MBA
8 4 (0.66%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.49%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (0.49%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.16%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 403 (66.17%) QA
2 28 (4.60%) GCP
3 9 (1.48%) Data Quality
3 9 (1.48%) EMIR
3 9 (1.48%) MiFID
4 7 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.99%) SDET
System Software
1 7 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.16%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (5.75%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.66%) Nagios
2 4 (0.66%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.16%) Oozie
3 1 (0.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (13.30%) Microsoft
2 34 (5.58%) Oracle
3 20 (3.28%) HP
4 18 (2.96%) OpenText
4 18 (2.96%) Siebel
5 10 (1.64%) Atlassian
5 10 (1.64%) Xamarin
6 9 (1.48%) VMware
7 8 (1.31%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (1.31%) SAP
8 7 (1.15%) Borland
8 7 (1.15%) Splunk
8 7 (1.15%) StreamBase
9 5 (0.82%) Rally
10 3 (0.49%) ATG
10 3 (0.49%) Murex
11 2 (0.33%) Apple
11 2 (0.33%) Calypso
11 2 (0.33%) Cognizant
11 2 (0.33%) IBM
South West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 + 10%
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Teach First
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Moo Print Ltd
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Morningstar Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bens- bonus, equity + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
UK-wide, SE England, London
Infuse Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 depending on experience, plus bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Interquest Group PLC
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
North West London
Playtech
Salary: Competitive salary + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 24 days ago