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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 130 152 127
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -25
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 3 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.12% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 0.14% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 19
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
1665 2095 1979
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 87.40% 84.71% 80.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1359 1373 1448
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2 May 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Reading

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
3 15 (83.33%) .NET
3 15 (83.33%) C#
4 13 (72.22%) Oracle
5 11 (61.11%) Visual Studio
5 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
5 11 (61.11%) jQuery
5 11 (61.11%) AngularJS
6 10 (55.56%) Scrum
6 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (50.00%) TDD
7 9 (50.00%) NUnit
7 9 (50.00%) WinForms
7 9 (50.00%) MVC
7 9 (50.00%) Web Services
7 9 (50.00%) Windows
7 9 (50.00%) SOA
7 9 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 9 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
7 9 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
7 9 (50.00%) Entity Framework
7 9 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (50.00%) SOLID
8 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
9 6 (33.33%) VB.NET

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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (27.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 4 (22.22%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (61.11%) Visual Studio
2 9 (50.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 9 (50.00%) NUnit
2 9 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (16.67%) Selenium
4 2 (11.11%) MSTest
4 2 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
5 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
3 2 (11.11%) Tester
4 1 (5.56%) Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) QA Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Software Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (83.33%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) AngularJS
2 11 (61.11%) jQuery
3 9 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 9 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 9 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 9 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 9 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
3 9 (50.00%) Web Services
3 9 (50.00%) WinForms
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (50.00%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Unit Testing
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (55.56%) Scrum
3 9 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
3 9 (50.00%) MVC
3 9 (50.00%) SOA
3 9 (50.00%) SOLID
3 9 (50.00%) TDD
4 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Automated Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
7 1 (5.56%) Analytics
7 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 1 (5.56%) Kanban
7 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) SQL
2 15 (83.33%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) HP
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.56%) Tableau