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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 136 112 128
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +16
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.27% 0.95% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 1.25% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 23 6
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
1819 1842 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 81.31% 75.99% 72.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1345 1251 1303
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (77.78%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Test Management
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) SpecFlow
3 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
5 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (11.11%) SaaS
5 1 (11.11%) C++
5 1 (11.11%) Java

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
1 1 (11.11%) SSL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 6 (66.67%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Cucumber
2 5 (55.56%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Tester
1 6 (66.67%) QA Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Senior QA Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Gherkin
3 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Integration Testing
3 5 (55.56%) Test Management
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (55.56%) BDD
3 5 (55.56%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Test Planning
4 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (77.78%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Websense
Reading
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago