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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 124 138 127
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 0.46% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.54% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 21
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £38,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1600 1841 1998
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 88.11% 84.53% 81.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1196 1357 1383
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £67,500
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 23 August 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 August 2016, 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 (62.50%) SQL
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) C#
2 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 9 (56.25%) QA
3 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
5 6 (37.50%) jQuery
5 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
6 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) WinForms
7 4 (25.00%) TDD
7 4 (25.00%) NUnit
7 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
7 4 (25.00%) MVC
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) Windows
7 4 (25.00%) SOA
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Selenium
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server

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 2 (12.50%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (12.50%) MySQL
5 1 (6.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 4 (25.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 4 (25.00%) NUnit
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (12.50%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
3 2 (12.50%) MSTest
3 2 (12.50%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Tester
2 5 (31.25%) QA Tester
2 5 (31.25%) Software Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Automation Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Manual Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Technical Leader
4 3 (18.75%) QA Automation Tester
4 3 (18.75%) QA Manual Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Software QA Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Web Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Web Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
3 4 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 4 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 4 (25.00%) Unity DI Container
3 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 4 (25.00%) WinForms
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
4 2 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Inversion of Control
1 4 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 4 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Scrum
3 4 (25.00%) SOA
3 4 (25.00%) SOLID
3 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Testing
5 2 (12.50%) BDD
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 2 (12.50%) Web Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 9 (56.25%) C#
3 5 (31.25%) VB.NET
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) HP