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 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 128 139 121
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.52% 0.29% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 0.35% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 11
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1802 1999 1839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.00% 84.24% 81.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1419 1339 1376
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Scrum
3 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
4 13 (48.15%) Oracle
5 12 (44.44%) .NET
6 11 (40.74%) SQL
6 11 (40.74%) C#
7 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
7 10 (37.04%) Web Services
7 10 (37.04%) Windows
7 10 (37.04%) MVC
7 10 (37.04%) TDD
7 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
8 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (33.33%) QA
8 9 (33.33%) Selenium
8 9 (33.33%) jQuery
8 9 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
8 9 (33.33%) Entity Framework
8 9 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
8 9 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
8 9 (33.33%) SOLID
8 9 (33.33%) NUnit
8 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
8 9 (33.33%) WinForms
8 9 (33.33%) SOA

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.11%) HTTP
1 3 (11.11%) SSL
1 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (37.04%) Visual Studio
2 9 (33.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 9 (33.33%) NUnit
2 9 (33.33%) Selenium
2 9 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (14.81%) SoapUI
3 4 (14.81%) TestComplete
4 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (3.70%) HP UFT
5 1 (3.70%) JBehave
5 1 (3.70%) JIRA
5 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
5 1 (3.70%) MSTest
5 1 (3.70%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (14.81%) Automotive
2 1 (3.70%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 6 (22.22%) Tester
3 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Manual Tester
4 4 (14.81%) Digital Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Development Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Development Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 3 (11.11%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate
6 2 (7.41%) Graduate Tester
6 2 (7.41%) QA Manual Tester
6 2 (7.41%) QA Tester
6 2 (7.41%) Software Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior ASP.NET MVC Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) .NET
2 10 (37.04%) Web Services
3 9 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 9 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 9 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 9 (33.33%) jQuery
3 9 (33.33%) KnockoutJS
3 9 (33.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (33.33%) Unity DI Container
3 9 (33.33%) WinForms
4 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
5 1 (3.70%) Ajax
5 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (3.70%) CSS
5 1 (3.70%) Gherkin
5 1 (3.70%) HTML
5 1 (3.70%) REST
5 1 (3.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Client/Server
4 2 (7.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (62.96%) Scrum
3 10 (37.04%) MVC
3 10 (37.04%) TDD
3 10 (37.04%) Unit Testing
4 9 (33.33%) Domain-Driven Design
4 9 (33.33%) SOA
4 9 (33.33%) SOLID
5 5 (18.52%) Software Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Automated Testing
6 4 (14.81%) Functional Testing
7 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (11.11%) DevOps
7 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
8 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (7.41%) Kanban
8 2 (7.41%) SDLC
9 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
9 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) C#
1 11 (40.74%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) Java
2 4 (14.81%) Python
3 3 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.70%) PHP
5 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) ISEB
2 4 (14.81%) ISTQB
3 3 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 3 (11.11%) Websense
3 2 (7.41%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.70%) Tableau
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