The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 57 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.56% 1.97% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 2.43% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £55,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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 Slough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
464 411 557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 86.41% 81.07% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 370 336 467
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior QA Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior QA Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior QA Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA