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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 131 121 131
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.58% 0.79% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 1.03% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 5
Average salary £38,500 £40,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.52% +81.11%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
1820 1941 1681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.47% 77.15% 74.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1393 1347 1306
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
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 1 September 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 13 (81.25%) QA
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Selenium
4 7 (43.75%) C#
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
5 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
5 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (37.50%) BDD
5 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
6 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Test Management
6 5 (31.25%) Python
6 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
7 4 (25.00%) HTTP
7 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 4 (25.00%) SSL
7 4 (25.00%) C++
7 4 (25.00%) Java
7 4 (25.00%) Websense
7 4 (25.00%) SaaS
7 4 (25.00%) DevOps
7 4 (25.00%) Cyber Security
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Scrum

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (25.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Selenium
2 7 (43.75%) Visual Studio
3 5 (31.25%) SpecFlow
3 5 (31.25%) Cucumber
4 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.25%) MSTest
5 1 (6.25%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.25%) TeamCity
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.25%) JBehave
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Tester
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Tester
2 6 (37.50%) QA Tester
2 6 (37.50%) Senior QA Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Manager
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Development Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Software Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Software Development Manager
5 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Development Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Lead Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) Gherkin
3 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Automated Testing
2 6 (37.50%) BDD
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (31.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Integration Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Test Management
4 4 (25.00%) Cyber Security
4 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
4 4 (25.00%) DevOps
5 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 3 (18.75%) Regression Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Scrum
6 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.25%) CRM
7 1 (6.25%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) C#
2 5 (31.25%) Python
3 4 (25.00%) C++
3 4 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (81.25%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Websense
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Bonus (10%) + pension + health etc
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago