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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 114 140 138
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.57% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.68% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 4 14 16
Median salary £47,250 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £28,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1401 2063 2243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 85.17% 84.48% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1662 1371
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
1 7 (58.33%) QA
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) SDET
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
4 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) JIRA
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) LAMP
5 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 2 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio

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 (16.67%) Apache
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) JIRA
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (8.33%) NUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Tester
2 6 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 5 (41.67%) Manual Tester
4 4 (33.33%) Automation Tester
4 4 (33.33%) Graduate
4 4 (33.33%) QA Manual Tester
4 4 (33.33%) Software Tester
4 4 (33.33%) Test Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Developer in Test
5 3 (25.00%) Graduate Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Graduate Test Engineer
5 3 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 3 (25.00%) Software QA Tester
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Developer
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
6 2 (16.67%) Web Tester
7 1 (8.33%) Graduate Software Tester
7 1 (8.33%) Senior Web Tester
7 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) LAMP
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
2 1 (8.33%) Entity Framework
2 1 (8.33%) jQuery
2 1 (8.33%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (8.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (8.33%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (8.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (41.67%) BDD
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Web Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Defect Management
6 1 (8.33%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (8.33%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) PHP
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
2 3 (25.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle