The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 16 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 Slough region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 67 - 61
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.88% - 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% - 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £32,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
457 547 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 80.60% 78.03% 67.82%
Number of salaries quoted 383 460 347
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Manual Testing
Berkshire

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Slough region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Slough

Manual Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) E-business
4 2 (40.00%) Finance
4 2 (40.00%) Legal
4 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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.

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) E-business
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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