The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 148 124 132
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.79% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 1.05% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 3
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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 Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1948 1817 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 80.93% 75.46% 68.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1278 1348 1122
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Reading

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) .NET
3 8 (80.00%) Selenium
4 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (60.00%) C#
6 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (50.00%) QA
6 5 (50.00%) Test Management
7 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (30.00%) ISEB
8 3 (30.00%) Windows
8 3 (30.00%) Java
8 3 (30.00%) SQL
8 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
8 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
8 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
8 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
8 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
8 3 (30.00%) BDD
8 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
8 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
9 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (20.00%) JIRA

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (30.00%) SpecFlow
5 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 1 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (10.00%) SoapUI
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Senior Tester
2 4 (40.00%) QA Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 4 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Test Leader
4 2 (20.00%) Lead Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Automated Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Management
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (30.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (30.00%) BDD
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) ISEB
1 3 (30.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
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Salary: 40000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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