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

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 251 313 257
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -56
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 196 158 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 1.07% 0.74% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.87% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 166 152 220
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
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
15606 18192 19316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 85.46% 85.30% 83.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13141 14575 15414
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 £68,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +50 62 £35,000 -12.50% 7
East Sussex +15 34 £35,000 -11.94% 2
Oxfordshire +9 25 £27,500 -40.54% 4
Hampshire -26 22 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Buckinghamshire +34 20 £37,600 +10.58% 4
Berkshire +29 19 £45,000 +8.43% 3
West Sussex -11 13 £40,000 +45.45%
Kent +12 3 £42,500 +41.66%
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 229 (61.89%) Agile Software Development
2 162 (43.78%) Selenium
3 159 (42.97%) Automated Testing
4 143 (38.65%) QA
5 116 (31.35%) ISEB
6 112 (30.27%) ISTQB
7 106 (28.65%) Software Testing
8 103 (27.84%) SQL
9 98 (26.49%) C#
10 94 (25.41%) .NET
11 91 (24.59%) Test Automation
12 85 (22.97%) Finance
13 83 (22.43%) SDLC
14 76 (20.54%) Java
15 73 (19.73%) Scrum
16 72 (19.46%) Test Scripting
17 71 (19.19%) Test Strategy
18 67 (18.11%) Waterfall
18 67 (18.11%) Automation Testing
19 63 (17.03%) Regression Testing
20 62 (16.76%) User Acceptance Testing
21 58 (15.68%) Microsoft
22 57 (15.41%) JIRA
22 57 (15.41%) Functional Testing
23 56 (15.14%) WebDriver
24 55 (14.86%) Degree
25 53 (14.32%) Windows
26 49 (13.24%) TDD
27 48 (12.97%) SQL Server
28 47 (12.70%) Oracle

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 12 (3.24%) IIS
2 6 (1.62%) CICS
3 5 (1.35%) CMS
3 5 (1.35%) ColdFusion
3 5 (1.35%) Confluence
4 1 (0.27%) Apache
4 1 (0.27%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (4.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
2 5 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (0.81%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.54%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.16%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.43%) VoIP
2 1 (0.27%) Firewall
2 1 (0.27%) Internet
2 1 (0.27%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (12.97%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.14%) PostgreSQL
3 11 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (2.43%) MongoDB
4 9 (2.43%) MySQL
5 8 (2.16%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.62%) DB2
7 5 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.08%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.81%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.54%) Big Data
11 1 (0.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 162 (43.78%) Selenium
2 57 (15.41%) JIRA
3 56 (15.14%) WebDriver
4 45 (12.16%) NUnit
5 41 (11.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (7.03%) HP UFT
7 22 (5.95%) JUnit
7 22 (5.95%) Visual Studio
8 21 (5.68%) SoapUI
9 16 (4.32%) TestNG
10 15 (4.05%) JMeter
11 12 (3.24%) LoadRunner
11 12 (3.24%) SpecFlow
12 10 (2.70%) Selenium IDE
13 9 (2.43%) Jenkins
13 9 (2.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 8 (2.16%) InstallShield
15 7 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (1.89%) Cucumber
15 7 (1.89%) MSTest
General
1 85 (22.97%) Finance
2 30 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 24 (6.49%) Automotive
4 17 (4.59%) Banking
5 12 (3.24%) Marketing
6 9 (2.43%) Games
7 8 (2.16%) Aerospace
7 8 (2.16%) Back Office
8 6 (1.62%) Electronics
9 5 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.08%) Local Government
10 4 (1.08%) Publishing
11 2 (0.54%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Advertising
12 1 (0.27%) Law
12 1 (0.27%) Legal
12 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 140 (37.84%) Analyst
2 137 (37.03%) Test Analyst
3 116 (31.35%) Tester
4 71 (19.19%) Test Engineer
5 57 (15.41%) QA Engineer
6 45 (12.16%) Automation Tester
7 37 (10.00%) QA Analyst
7 37 (10.00%) QA Tester
8 35 (9.46%) Junior
8 35 (9.46%) Software Tester
9 34 (9.19%) QA Test Analyst
9 34 (9.19%) QA Test Engineer
10 29 (7.84%) Senior Analyst
10 29 (7.84%) Senior Test Analyst
11 28 (7.57%) Manual Test Analyst
12 24 (6.49%) Automation Test Analyst
13 22 (5.95%) Test Leader
14 21 (5.68%) Junior Analyst
14 21 (5.68%) Junior Tester
14 21 (5.68%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (25.41%) .NET
2 35 (9.46%) Web Services
3 32 (8.65%) XML
4 28 (7.57%) ASP.NET
5 22 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 17 (4.59%) WCF
8 16 (4.32%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (4.32%) HTML
9 14 (3.78%) AngularJS
10 13 (3.51%) KnockoutJS
11 12 (3.24%) jQuery
12 11 (2.97%) SOAP
13 10 (2.70%) CSS
13 10 (2.70%) JSON
14 8 (2.16%) .NET Framework
14 8 (2.16%) RESTful
15 7 (1.89%) Middleware
15 7 (1.89%) Spring
15 7 (1.89%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 27 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.22%) Computer Science
3 16 (4.32%) Client/Server
4 13 (3.51%) Mainframe
5 11 (2.97%) Mathematics
6 8 (2.16%) Wiki
7 7 (1.89%) Life Science
8 6 (1.62%) VSAM
9 5 (1.35%) Inversion of Control
9 5 (1.35%) N-Tier
10 4 (1.08%) Social Media
11 3 (0.81%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.54%) iPad
13 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.27%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
13 1 (0.27%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (14.32%) Windows
2 28 (7.57%) Unix
3 19 (5.14%) Linux
4 10 (2.70%) Windows 8
4 10 (2.70%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (2.70%) Windows Vista
4 10 (2.70%) Windows XP
5 9 (2.43%) Solaris
6 3 (0.81%) Android
6 3 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 229 (61.89%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (42.97%) Automated Testing
3 106 (28.65%) Software Testing
4 91 (24.59%) Test Automation
5 83 (22.43%) SDLC
6 73 (19.73%) Scrum
7 72 (19.46%) Test Scripting
8 71 (19.19%) Test Strategy
9 67 (18.11%) Automation Testing
9 67 (18.11%) Waterfall
10 63 (17.03%) Regression Testing
11 62 (16.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 57 (15.41%) Functional Testing
13 49 (13.24%) TDD
14 43 (11.62%) MVC
15 42 (11.35%) Performance Testing
16 37 (10.00%) System Integration Testing
17 34 (9.19%) System Testing
18 33 (8.92%) Unit Testing
19 32 (8.65%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 103 (27.84%) SQL
2 98 (26.49%) C#
3 76 (20.54%) Java
4 36 (9.73%) JavaScript
4 36 (9.73%) Python
5 27 (7.30%) Perl
6 25 (6.76%) C
7 23 (6.22%) C++
8 18 (4.86%) VB
9 16 (4.32%) PL/SQL
10 12 (3.24%) Ruby
11 10 (2.70%) PHP
12 9 (2.43%) COBOL
13 7 (1.89%) VB.NET
14 6 (1.62%) JCL
14 6 (1.62%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.08%) Bash Shell
16 3 (0.81%) VC++
17 1 (0.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 116 (31.35%) ISEB
2 112 (30.27%) ISTQB
3 55 (14.86%) Degree
4 22 (5.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (5.14%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (38.65%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) SDET
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 7 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (12.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 58 (15.68%) Microsoft
2 47 (12.70%) Oracle
3 41 (11.08%) HP
4 9 (2.43%) MKS
4 9 (2.43%) Red Hat
4 9 (2.43%) TOWER Software
5 7 (1.89%) Pega
5 7 (1.89%) SAP
6 4 (1.08%) Demandware
7 3 (0.81%) NICE Systems
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco
8 1 (0.27%) CODA
8 1 (0.27%) Google
8 1 (0.27%) Sun
8 1 (0.27%) Tableau
Richmond, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus (10%) + bens(Pension,health)
Posted: 12 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 32,000 to £42,000
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Horley, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Weybridge
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago