The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 245 261 280
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +19
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 197 204 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.08% 0.99% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.16% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 182 179 189
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Manual Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
15674 17565 18631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.00% 85.63% 83.75%
Number of salaries quoted 13125 14366 14407
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 the South East

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in the South East

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in the South East

Manual Testing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -15 45 £33,500 -21.17% 3
Surrey +43 42 £38,000 -5.00%
East Sussex +11 30 £35,000 -13.58% 3
Berkshire +3 28 £32,500 -18.75% 6
Oxfordshire +2 20 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 18 £37,000 +12.12% 1
Kent +19 14 £42,500 +32.81% 1
West Sussex -35 1 £35,000 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 South East region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 260 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (37.60%) Selenium
3 139 (36.29%) QA
4 130 (33.94%) Automated Testing
5 124 (32.38%) ISEB
6 113 (29.50%) ISTQB
7 106 (27.68%) Software Testing
8 100 (26.11%) C#
8 100 (26.11%) SQL
9 98 (25.59%) Scrum
10 95 (24.80%) Test Automation
11 92 (24.02%) .NET
12 85 (22.19%) Test Scripting
13 81 (21.15%) Degree
14 75 (19.58%) Finance
15 70 (18.28%) Java
15 70 (18.28%) Test Strategy
16 67 (17.49%) Regression Testing
17 64 (16.71%) Microsoft
18 62 (16.19%) Automation Testing
19 61 (15.93%) SDLC
20 59 (15.40%) WebDriver
21 55 (14.36%) Waterfall
21 55 (14.36%) JIRA
21 55 (14.36%) User Acceptance Testing
22 52 (13.58%) Functional Testing
23 48 (12.53%) Windows
24 45 (11.75%) JavaScript
24 45 (11.75%) MVC
25 43 (11.23%) Team Foundation Server

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (2.35%) IIS
2 7 (1.83%) CMS
2 7 (1.83%) Confluence
3 6 (1.57%) CICS
4 3 (0.78%) Apache
5 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.26%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 24 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.78%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.52%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.09%) SaaS
2 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.87%) VoIP
2 3 (0.78%) Firewall
3 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (10.70%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.70%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (3.66%) MySQL
4 12 (3.13%) MongoDB
5 11 (2.87%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.31%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.04%) DB2
9 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.78%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.26%) Big Data
11 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 144 (37.60%) Selenium
2 59 (15.40%) WebDriver
3 55 (14.36%) JIRA
4 43 (11.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 40 (10.44%) NUnit
6 37 (9.66%) Visual Studio
7 28 (7.31%) HP UFT
8 23 (6.01%) JMeter
8 23 (6.01%) JUnit
9 18 (4.70%) TestNG
10 15 (3.92%) SpecFlow
11 14 (3.66%) SoapUI
12 11 (2.87%) Jenkins
12 11 (2.87%) LoadRunner
12 11 (2.87%) Subversion
12 11 (2.87%) TestComplete
12 11 (2.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 10 (2.61%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.61%) InstallShield
14 9 (2.35%) Git (software)
General
1 75 (19.58%) Finance
2 31 (8.09%) Telecoms
3 27 (7.05%) Automotive
4 20 (5.22%) Banking
5 14 (3.66%) Marketing
6 10 (2.61%) Aerospace
6 10 (2.61%) Games
7 8 (2.09%) Back Office
8 4 (1.04%) Electronics
9 3 (0.78%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.78%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.52%) Advertising
10 2 (0.52%) Billing
10 2 (0.52%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.52%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.52%) Publishing
10 2 (0.52%) Retail
11 1 (0.26%) Law
Job Titles
1 131 (34.20%) Analyst
2 126 (32.90%) Test Analyst
3 110 (28.72%) Tester
4 72 (18.80%) Test Engineer
5 51 (13.32%) Automation Tester
6 44 (11.49%) QA Engineer
6 44 (11.49%) Software Tester
7 35 (9.14%) QA Tester
8 29 (7.57%) Senior Analyst
8 29 (7.57%) Senior Test Analyst
9 27 (7.05%) QA Analyst
10 25 (6.53%) Junior
10 25 (6.53%) Manual Tester
11 24 (6.27%) QA Test Analyst
12 23 (6.01%) QA Test Engineer
13 22 (5.74%) Developer
14 21 (5.48%) Manual Test Analyst
15 19 (4.96%) Software Analyst
15 19 (4.96%) Software Test Analyst
15 19 (4.96%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (24.02%) .NET
2 29 (7.57%) XML
3 25 (6.53%) Web Services
4 23 (6.01%) ASP.NET
5 22 (5.74%) SOAP
6 19 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC
7 17 (4.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 16 (4.18%) HTML
9 15 (3.92%) WCF
10 14 (3.66%) AngularJS
10 14 (3.66%) KnockoutJS
11 13 (3.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (3.39%) REST
12 12 (3.13%) jQuery
13 10 (2.61%) CSS
13 10 (2.61%) JSON
13 10 (2.61%) RESTful
14 8 (2.09%) React
15 7 (1.83%) .NET Framework
15 7 (1.83%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.05%) Client/Server
3 25 (6.53%) Computer Science
4 11 (2.87%) Mathematics
5 10 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.61%) Wiki
6 9 (2.35%) Mainframe
7 8 (2.09%) Life Science
8 7 (1.83%) N-Tier
9 6 (1.57%) VSAM
10 5 (1.31%) iPad
11 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.04%) Inversion of Control
12 3 (0.78%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.78%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.78%) Social Media
13 2 (0.52%) Hedge funds
13 2 (0.52%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.52%) mHealth
13 2 (0.52%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 48 (12.53%) Windows
2 30 (7.83%) Unix
3 27 (7.05%) Linux
4 11 (2.87%) Solaris
5 4 (1.04%) Windows 8
5 4 (1.04%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.04%) Windows Vista
5 4 (1.04%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.52%) Android
6 2 (0.52%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 260 (67.89%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (33.94%) Automated Testing
3 106 (27.68%) Software Testing
4 98 (25.59%) Scrum
5 95 (24.80%) Test Automation
6 85 (22.19%) Test Scripting
7 70 (18.28%) Test Strategy
8 67 (17.49%) Regression Testing
9 62 (16.19%) Automation Testing
10 61 (15.93%) SDLC
11 55 (14.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 55 (14.36%) Waterfall
12 52 (13.58%) Functional Testing
13 45 (11.75%) MVC
14 40 (10.44%) Continuous Improvement
14 40 (10.44%) TDD
15 36 (9.40%) Performance Testing
16 34 (8.88%) Unit Testing
17 32 (8.36%) BDD
18 31 (8.09%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 100 (26.11%) C#
1 100 (26.11%) SQL
2 70 (18.28%) Java
3 45 (11.75%) JavaScript
4 33 (8.62%) Python
5 28 (7.31%) C
6 27 (7.05%) C++
6 27 (7.05%) VB
7 25 (6.53%) Perl
8 13 (3.39%) Ruby
9 9 (2.35%) PHP
9 9 (2.35%) PL/SQL
10 8 (2.09%) COBOL
11 6 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.57%) JCL
11 6 (1.57%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.31%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.78%) VC++
14 2 (0.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 124 (32.38%) ISEB
2 113 (29.50%) ISTQB
3 81 (21.15%) Degree
4 35 (9.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 26 (6.79%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.57%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.26%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (36.29%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (2.09%) Firmware
2 1 (0.26%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 36 (9.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 64 (16.71%) Microsoft
2 41 (10.70%) Oracle
3 26 (6.79%) HP
4 10 (2.61%) Red Hat
5 6 (1.57%) SAP
6 5 (1.31%) TOWER Software
7 4 (1.04%) Demandware
8 3 (0.78%) NICE Systems
9 2 (0.52%) Pega
10 1 (0.26%) Cisco
10 1 (0.26%) CODA
10 1 (0.26%) Google
10 1 (0.26%) MKS
10 1 (0.26%) Netsparker
10 1 (0.26%) Sun
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 40 minutes ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits and career p
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £75K Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
X4 Group
Salary: £26k - 33k per year + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Modis International
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 19 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
HiFX Europe Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cowes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Cowes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago