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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 99 136 131
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.45% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 0.52% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 11
Median salary £42,250 £60,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-29.58% +71.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £56,750 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £60,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
1170 1906 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 84.60% 86.56% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1506 1292
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading 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 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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Reading region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Selenium
3 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (41.67%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) SOAP
5 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) TDD
5 4 (33.33%) Scrum
5 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (25.00%) SDET
6 3 (25.00%) QA
6 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Java
7 2 (16.67%) JIRA
7 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
7 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
7 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 1 (8.33%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 4 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (8.33%) Gradle
5 1 (8.33%) Maven
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Graduate
2 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Developer in Test
3 3 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Graduate Test Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Tester
4 2 (16.67%) QA Manual Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (8.33%) CSS
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
4 4 (33.33%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) TDD
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (16.67%) Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
7 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 1 (8.33%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) PHP
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) QA
1 3 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
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