The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Manual Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Tester
UK
Rank 788 887 851
Rank change year-on-year
+99 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 71 43 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.043% 0.092%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.045% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 61 41 88
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,375
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Manual Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Manual Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Manual Tester
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the UK.

Manual Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Manual Tester
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Tester over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 within the UK.

Manual Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Manual Tester
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
England +89 64 £35,000 - 7
South East +65 14 £35,500 +18.33% 3
London +56 10 £45,000 +20.00%
North West -11 10 £26,500 -27.89% 1
West Midlands +7 9 £27,500 -8.33% 1
South West +11 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Gloucestershire -6 7 £40,000 +6.66%
Oxfordshire +34 6 £33,500 +48.88% 2
Leicestershire - 6 £35,000 -
Leicester - 6 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 6 £35,000 -
Scotland +30 5 £37,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 5 £37,500 - 1
Lancashire - 5 £26,250 -
Yorkshire +16 4 £29,750 -15.00% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £27,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £32,500 -
Preston - 4 £26,375 -
Stroud - 4 £40,000 -
Oxford +28 3 £35,500 +57.77%
East of England +16 3 £26,500 -
North Yorkshire -2 3 £29,500 -13.23% 1
Cumbria - 3 - -
Havant - 3 - -
Tamworth - 3 £27,500 -
Birmingham - 3 £27,500 - 1
Surrey +38 2 £37,500 +7.14% 1
York -13 2 £28,500 -16.17%
Manchester -20 2 £28,750 -21.76% 1
Berkshire - 2 £32,250 -

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, Manual Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 78 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (51.02%) Manual Testing
3 63 (42.86%) QA
4 48 (32.65%) Software Testing
5 43 (29.25%) Test Scripting
6 39 (26.53%) Regression Testing
6 39 (26.53%) SQL
7 34 (23.13%) ISEB
7 34 (23.13%) Automation Testing
8 33 (22.45%) Selenium
9 31 (21.09%) JIRA
9 31 (21.09%) Automated Testing
10 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
10 29 (19.73%) Java
10 29 (19.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (16.33%) ISTQB
11 24 (16.33%) Scrum
12 23 (15.65%) C#
12 23 (15.65%) Mentoring
13 21 (14.29%) Windows
13 21 (14.29%) Finance
14 19 (12.93%) .NET
14 19 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (12.24%) Degree
16 17 (11.56%) Linux
16 17 (11.56%) SAP
16 17 (11.56%) SDLC
16 17 (11.56%) BDD
17 16 (10.88%) Oracle
17 16 (10.88%) SQL Server

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (1.36%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) Apache
2 1 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.68%) Confluence
2 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (5.44%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (4.76%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (3.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.40%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.68%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.44%) SSH
2 3 (2.04%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.68%) LAN
3 1 (0.68%) Multicast
3 1 (0.68%) RTSP
3 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.88%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.76%) SAP BW
3 3 (2.04%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.36%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.68%) Big Data
5 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) DTS
5 1 (0.68%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.68%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (22.45%) Selenium
2 31 (21.09%) JIRA
3 29 (19.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (7.48%) SoapUI
5 9 (6.12%) Zephyr
6 8 (5.44%) SpecFlow
7 7 (4.76%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.40%) Cucumber
8 5 (3.40%) Selenium IDE
9 4 (2.72%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.72%) JMeter
9 4 (2.72%) TestLink
10 3 (2.04%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.36%) Appium
11 2 (1.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 2 (1.36%) LoadRunner
12 1 (0.68%) Bugzilla
12 1 (0.68%) Calabash
12 1 (0.68%) PhantomJS
12 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (14.29%) Finance
2 10 (6.80%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.12%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.08%) Marketing
5 5 (3.40%) Electronics
5 5 (3.40%) Retail
6 4 (2.72%) Games
7 3 (2.04%) Automotive
7 3 (2.04%) Banking
8 2 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.68%) Advertising
9 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (12.93%) .NET
2 14 (9.52%) Web Services
3 12 (8.16%) Gherkin
3 12 (8.16%) SOAP
4 10 (6.80%) HTML
5 9 (6.12%) REST
6 7 (4.76%) CGI
6 7 (4.76%) CSS
7 5 (3.40%) XML
8 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET
9 3 (2.04%) CSS3
9 3 (2.04%) Middleware
10 2 (1.36%) Ajax
10 2 (1.36%) HTML5
10 2 (1.36%) jQuery
10 2 (1.36%) XHTML
11 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.68%) COM
11 1 (0.68%) Silverlight
11 1 (0.68%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.76%) Smart Meter
3 6 (4.08%) Client/Server
3 6 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.72%) Online Games
4 4 (2.72%) User Experience
5 1 (0.68%) iPad
5 1 (0.68%) iPhone
5 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.68%) Physics
5 1 (0.68%) Replication
5 1 (0.68%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.68%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.29%) Windows
2 17 (11.56%) Linux
3 5 (3.40%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.04%) Solaris
4 3 (2.04%) Windows Vista
5 2 (1.36%) Android
5 2 (1.36%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.36%) Unix
5 2 (1.36%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.36%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (51.02%) Manual Testing
3 48 (32.65%) Software Testing
4 43 (29.25%) Test Scripting
5 39 (26.53%) Regression Testing
6 34 (23.13%) Automation Testing
7 31 (21.09%) Automated Testing
8 24 (16.33%) Scrum
9 23 (15.65%) Mentoring
10 17 (11.56%) BDD
10 17 (11.56%) SDLC
11 15 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (9.52%) E-Commerce
13 12 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (8.16%) ERP
13 12 (8.16%) Test Automation
13 12 (8.16%) Test Management
14 11 (7.48%) Smoke Testing
14 11 (7.48%) Waterfall
15 10 (6.80%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.53%) SQL
2 29 (19.73%) Java
3 23 (15.65%) C#
4 11 (7.48%) Python
5 8 (5.44%) C++
5 8 (5.44%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.08%) Ruby
7 4 (2.72%) C
7 4 (2.72%) VB
8 3 (2.04%) Groovy
9 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.68%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 34 (23.13%) ISEB
2 24 (16.33%) ISTQB
3 18 (12.24%) Degree
4 12 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.04%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (42.86%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
1 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.68%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.56%) SAP
3 16 (10.88%) Oracle
4 15 (10.20%) HP
5 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.36%) PayPal
6 2 (1.36%) VMware
Farnham, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £30,000 to £33,000 per annum + Pension, Private Healthcare, 25 da
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £32,500 per annum Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £27,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago