The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 50 - 46
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.04% - 2.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% - 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 8
Average salary £42,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
Manual Testing
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
280 343 242
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 81.63% 78.13% 82.88%
Number of salaries quoted 214 218 231
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newbury region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Newbury

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 5 March 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Newbury

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 6 (46.15%) SaaS
3 6 (46.15%) Confluence
3 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
3 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
3 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
3 6 (46.15%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) MySQL
3 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 6 (46.15%) XML
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (46.15%) QA
3 6 (46.15%) Wiki
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
3 6 (46.15%) Zephyr
4 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) ISEB
4 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Banking

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 6 (46.15%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MySQL
1 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
1 6 (46.15%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Selenium
2 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
2 6 (46.15%) Zephyr
2 6 (46.15%) JIRA
3 3 (23.08%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
1 3 (23.08%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Quality Engineer
1 6 (46.15%) QA Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Junior
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) XML
1 6 (46.15%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Wiki
2 3 (23.08%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Automated Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
3 6 (46.15%) BDD
3 6 (46.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Oracle