The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 121 137 126
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 18 2 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.72% 0.094% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.14% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18 2 16
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £39,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1825 1441 1725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 73.12% 67.49% 72.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1326 1103 1472
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Manual Testing
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (53.85%) QA
3 19 (48.72%) Test Automation
4 17 (43.59%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (41.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (41.03%) Business Continuity
5 16 (41.03%) C++
5 16 (41.03%) Java
5 16 (41.03%) Perl
5 16 (41.03%) Linux
5 16 (41.03%) Python
5 16 (41.03%) Document Management
5 16 (41.03%) Degree
5 16 (41.03%) Computer Science
5 16 (41.03%) Stress Testing
5 16 (41.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (41.03%) NoSQL
5 16 (41.03%) Riak
5 16 (41.03%) User Stories
5 16 (41.03%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (35.90%) Finance
7 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Telerik
9 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
9 8 (20.51%) Automation Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Selenium
10 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
11 6 (15.38%) System Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 8 (20.51%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) Apache Cassandra
1 16 (41.03%) NoSQL
1 16 (41.03%) Riak
Development Applications
1 7 (17.95%) Selenium
2 6 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.13%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.56%) MSTest
5 1 (2.56%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
General
1 14 (35.90%) Finance
2 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (43.59%) QA Engineer
1 17 (43.59%) Tester
2 16 (41.03%) QA Tester
3 12 (30.77%) Principal Engineer
4 11 (28.21%) Analyst
4 11 (28.21%) Test Analyst
5 8 (20.51%) Team Leader
5 8 (20.51%) Software Team Leader
5 8 (20.51%) Test Team Leader
6 6 (15.38%) Principal Software Engineer
6 6 (15.38%) Software Tester
6 6 (15.38%) Software Engineer
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (12.82%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (10.26%) Quality Engineer
8 4 (10.26%) QA Leader
8 4 (10.26%) Lead Tester
9 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) XML
2 5 (12.82%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (41.03%) Computer Science
1 16 (41.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) Test Automation
3 17 (43.59%) Penetration Testing
4 16 (41.03%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (41.03%) Business Continuity
4 16 (41.03%) Document Management
4 16 (41.03%) Stress Testing
4 16 (41.03%) User Stories
5 9 (23.08%) Software Testing
5 9 (23.08%) Automated Testing
6 8 (20.51%) Automation Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Software Engineering
8 6 (15.38%) System Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
9 4 (10.26%) Scrum
10 2 (5.13%) Validation
10 2 (5.13%) BDD
11 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
11 1 (2.56%) V-Model
11 1 (2.56%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C++
1 16 (41.03%) Java
1 16 (41.03%) Perl
1 16 (41.03%) Python
2 6 (15.38%) C#
2 6 (15.38%) VBScript
3 3 (7.69%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) ISEB
3 1 (2.56%) GPEN
3 1 (2.56%) OSCP
3 1 (2.56%) CEH
3 1 (2.56%) GIAC
3 1 (2.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (53.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (20.51%) Telerik
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
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