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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 264 275 257
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 192 197 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.04% 0.95% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 1.11% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 170 185 219
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
15918 17759 18932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 86.23% 85.45% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13374 14423 14891
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 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 July 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 July 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
Surrey +47 55 £37,500 -6.25% 7
East Sussex +16 33 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Hampshire -38 28 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Berkshire +1 24 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Oxfordshire -6 23 £27,500 -35.29% 2
Buckinghamshire +31 20 £35,750 +8.33% 2
Kent +24 8 £42,500 +32.81% 3
West Sussex -21 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 237 (65.65%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (40.44%) Selenium
3 136 (37.67%) QA
3 136 (37.67%) Automated Testing
4 110 (30.47%) ISEB
5 107 (29.64%) ISTQB
6 99 (27.42%) Software Testing
7 96 (26.59%) SQL
8 94 (26.04%) C#
9 89 (24.65%) .NET
10 88 (24.38%) Test Automation
11 83 (22.99%) Scrum
12 80 (22.16%) Java
13 75 (20.78%) Finance
14 67 (18.56%) SDLC
15 66 (18.28%) Test Scripting
15 66 (18.28%) Degree
16 62 (17.17%) Automation Testing
16 62 (17.17%) Test Strategy
17 61 (16.90%) Regression Testing
18 60 (16.62%) WebDriver
18 60 (16.62%) Waterfall
19 57 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
20 55 (15.24%) Microsoft
21 52 (14.40%) Windows
21 52 (14.40%) JIRA
22 51 (14.13%) Functional Testing
23 46 (12.74%) Oracle
24 42 (11.63%) JavaScript
24 42 (11.63%) MVC

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 (2.49%) IIS
2 7 (1.94%) CMS
2 7 (1.94%) Confluence
3 6 (1.66%) CICS
4 2 (0.55%) Apache
4 2 (0.55%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.28%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (5.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.55%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 4 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.11%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.55%) VisionPLUS
5 1 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.05%) VoIP
2 2 (0.55%) Firewall
3 1 (0.28%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (11.08%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (3.60%) MySQL
4 12 (3.32%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.05%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.39%) DB2
8 5 (1.39%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.83%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.55%) Big Data
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 146 (40.44%) Selenium
2 60 (16.62%) WebDriver
3 52 (14.40%) JIRA
4 42 (11.63%) NUnit
5 36 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (7.20%) Visual Studio
7 24 (6.65%) HP UFT
7 24 (6.65%) JUnit
8 18 (4.99%) JMeter
8 18 (4.99%) TestNG
9 14 (3.88%) SoapUI
10 11 (3.05%) SpecFlow
11 10 (2.77%) InstallShield
11 10 (2.77%) Jenkins
12 9 (2.49%) Cucumber
12 9 (2.49%) LoadRunner
13 8 (2.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (2.22%) Selenium IDE
13 8 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (1.66%) Git (software)
General
1 75 (20.78%) Finance
2 33 (9.14%) Telecoms
3 26 (7.20%) Automotive
4 18 (4.99%) Banking
5 15 (4.16%) Marketing
6 10 (2.77%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.22%) Back Office
7 8 (2.22%) Games
8 6 (1.66%) Electronics
9 5 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.55%) Billing
10 2 (0.55%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.55%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.55%) Local Government
10 2 (0.55%) Publishing
11 1 (0.28%) Advertising
11 1 (0.28%) Law
11 1 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 120 (33.24%) Analyst
2 116 (32.13%) Test Analyst
3 108 (29.92%) Tester
4 73 (20.22%) Test Engineer
5 52 (14.40%) QA Engineer
6 50 (13.85%) Automation Tester
7 36 (9.97%) Software Tester
8 32 (8.86%) QA Tester
9 29 (8.03%) QA Analyst
10 28 (7.76%) Junior
11 27 (7.48%) QA Test Engineer
12 26 (7.20%) QA Test Analyst
13 24 (6.65%) Senior Analyst
13 24 (6.65%) Senior Test Analyst
14 22 (6.09%) Manual Tester
15 20 (5.54%) Manual Test Analyst
16 19 (5.26%) Developer
17 18 (4.99%) Automation Test Analyst
17 18 (4.99%) Junior Analyst
17 18 (4.99%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (24.65%) .NET
2 30 (8.31%) Web Services
3 29 (8.03%) XML
4 22 (6.09%) ASP.NET
5 19 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 16 (4.43%) SOAP
8 15 (4.16%) WCF
9 14 (3.88%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 13 (3.60%) HTML
10 13 (3.60%) KnockoutJS
11 11 (3.05%) jQuery
12 10 (2.77%) JSON
13 9 (2.49%) CSS
13 9 (2.49%) RESTful
14 8 (2.22%) React
15 7 (1.94%) REST
15 7 (1.94%) Spring
15 7 (1.94%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 30 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 19 (5.26%) Client/Server
4 12 (3.32%) Mainframe
5 10 (2.77%) Wiki
6 8 (2.22%) Life Science
6 8 (2.22%) Mathematics
7 7 (1.94%) N-Tier
8 6 (1.66%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.66%) VSAM
9 4 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
10 3 (0.83%) iPad
10 3 (0.83%) Social Media
11 2 (0.55%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.55%) Hedge funds
12 1 (0.28%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.28%) User Experience
12 1 (0.28%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.40%) Windows
2 31 (8.59%) Unix
3 26 (7.20%) Linux
4 11 (3.05%) Solaris
5 6 (1.66%) Windows 8
5 6 (1.66%) Windows Server
5 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (1.66%) Windows Vista
5 6 (1.66%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.55%) Android
6 2 (0.55%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (65.65%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (37.67%) Automated Testing
3 99 (27.42%) Software Testing
4 88 (24.38%) Test Automation
5 83 (22.99%) Scrum
6 67 (18.56%) SDLC
7 66 (18.28%) Test Scripting
8 62 (17.17%) Automation Testing
8 62 (17.17%) Test Strategy
9 61 (16.90%) Regression Testing
10 60 (16.62%) Waterfall
11 57 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
12 51 (14.13%) Functional Testing
13 42 (11.63%) MVC
13 42 (11.63%) TDD
14 38 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
15 33 (9.14%) Performance Testing
15 33 (9.14%) Unit Testing
16 32 (8.86%) System Integration Testing
17 31 (8.59%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (26.59%) SQL
2 94 (26.04%) C#
3 80 (22.16%) Java
4 42 (11.63%) JavaScript
5 38 (10.53%) Python
6 28 (7.76%) C
6 28 (7.76%) Perl
7 26 (7.20%) C++
8 23 (6.37%) VB
9 15 (4.16%) Ruby
10 10 (2.77%) PL/SQL
11 9 (2.49%) PHP
12 8 (2.22%) COBOL
13 7 (1.94%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.66%) JCL
14 6 (1.66%) T-SQL
15 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.83%) VC++
17 1 (0.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 110 (30.47%) ISEB
2 107 (29.64%) ISTQB
3 66 (18.28%) Degree
4 24 (6.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 24 (6.65%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.11%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.28%) CSSLP
7 1 (0.28%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (37.67%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (2.22%) Firmware
2 1 (0.28%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 40 (11.08%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.28%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 55 (15.24%) Microsoft
2 46 (12.74%) Oracle
3 31 (8.59%) HP
4 11 (3.05%) Red Hat
5 8 (2.22%) TOWER Software
6 7 (1.94%) Pega
6 7 (1.94%) SAP
7 5 (1.39%) MKS
8 4 (1.11%) Demandware
9 3 (0.83%) NICE Systems
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco
10 1 (0.28%) CODA
10 1 (0.28%) Google
10 1 (0.28%) Netsparker
10 1 (0.28%) Sun
10 1 (0.28%) Tableau
West Malling, Kent
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £75K Plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Horley, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Spectrum IT
Salary: £3500 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Newbury
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
TRG
Salary: 25000-30000 Per Annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 22 days ago
Chatham, Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford
Spectrum IT
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 24 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago