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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank 806 914 870
Rank change year-on-year
+108 -44
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 77 52 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.086% 0.048% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.089% 0.050% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 63 51 100
Median salary £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £31,750 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.41% +3.33%

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
86247 103892 110745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.43% 96.55% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 71633 86643 91629
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 December 2016 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 4 December 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
England +117 74 £32,500 +8.33% 9
South East +86 23 £26,250 -12.50%
London +87 16 £35,000 +21.73%
South West +21 10 £40,000 +6.66%
Hampshire - 9 £27,500 -
Gloucestershire -12 7 £40,000 +6.66%
North West -15 7 £33,750 +12.50% 4
Havant - 7 - -
East Midlands +15 6 £35,000 +16.66% 3
West Midlands -15 6 £31,750 +10.43% 1
Oxfordshire - 6 £24,000 -
Berkshire +56 5 £24,500 -18.33%
Cheltenham -6 5 £40,000 -
Leicester - 5 £35,000 - 1
Leicestershire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Cumbria - 5 - -
East of England +14 4 £26,500 -
Reading +46 3 £35,000 +16.66%
Uxbridge - 3 £45,000 -
Leeds +23 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Yorkshire +23 2 £27,500 -21.42% 1
West Yorkshire +22 2 £27,500 -21.42%
Surrey +17 2 £27,750 -28.38%
Bristol +15 2 £30,000 -6.25%
Staffordshire -7 2 £31,750 +15.45%
Birmingham -10 2 £26,250 -21.64%
Solihull - 2 £37,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £39,500 -
Scotland - 2 £39,500 -
Essex - 2 £24,000 -

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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.

1 101 (61.21%) Manual Testing
2 77 (46.67%) QA
3 74 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (36.97%) Software Testing
5 53 (32.12%) SQL
6 50 (30.30%) Automation Testing
7 44 (26.67%) ISEB
8 42 (25.45%) Test Scripting
9 40 (24.24%) Selenium
10 38 (23.03%) JIRA
11 36 (21.82%) ISTQB
12 35 (21.21%) Automated Testing
12 35 (21.21%) Regression Testing
13 32 (19.39%) Microsoft
13 32 (19.39%) Java
14 26 (15.76%) Oracle
14 26 (15.76%) Scrum
15 25 (15.15%) Windows
15 25 (15.15%) Linux
16 24 (14.55%) Degree
16 24 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
16 24 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
17 21 (12.73%) SQL Server
17 21 (12.73%) C#
17 21 (12.73%) Finance
18 20 (12.12%) .NET
19 19 (11.52%) BDD
19 19 (11.52%) SAP
20 18 (10.91%) HP
20 18 (10.91%) Mentoring

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 (1.21%) CMS
1 2 (1.21%) Confluence
1 2 (1.21%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.24%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (4.24%) SAP IS-U
1 7 (4.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (3.03%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) GitHub
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.45%) SSH
2 1 (0.61%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.61%) Multicast
2 1 (0.61%) RTSP
2 1 (0.61%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.24%) SAP BW
3 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.21%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.21%) MySQL
4 2 (1.21%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.21%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.61%) Big Data
5 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.61%) DTS
5 1 (0.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (24.24%) Selenium
2 38 (23.03%) JIRA
3 24 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (7.27%) Zephyr
5 9 (5.45%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.24%) SoapUI
6 7 (4.24%) WebDriver
7 6 (3.64%) SpecFlow
8 5 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.42%) TestLink
10 2 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.21%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.21%) Selenium IDE
11 1 (0.61%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.61%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.61%) JMeter
11 1 (0.61%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.61%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.61%) TestRail
11 1 (0.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (12.73%) Finance
2 12 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 9 (5.45%) Games
3 9 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 7 (4.24%) Electronics
4 7 (4.24%) Marketing
5 5 (3.03%) Retail
6 3 (1.82%) Banking
7 2 (1.21%) Automotive
8 1 (0.61%) Advertising
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.12%) .NET
2 14 (8.48%) Gherkin
2 14 (8.48%) Web Services
3 13 (7.88%) SOAP
4 12 (7.27%) HTML
5 11 (6.67%) REST
6 8 (4.85%) CSS
7 7 (4.24%) CGI
8 6 (3.64%) XML
9 3 (1.82%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.82%) CSS3
9 3 (1.82%) Middleware
10 2 (1.21%) Ajax
10 2 (1.21%) HTML5
10 2 (1.21%) jQuery
10 2 (1.21%) XHTML
11 1 (0.61%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.45%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.45%) Online Games
3 7 (4.24%) Smart Meter
4 6 (3.64%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.03%) User Experience
6 4 (2.42%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.21%) iPad
8 2 (1.21%) Wiki
9 1 (0.61%) Fintech
9 1 (0.61%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.61%) Physics
9 1 (0.61%) Replication
9 1 (0.61%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.15%) Linux
1 25 (15.15%) Windows
2 6 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.03%) Windows 8
3 5 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (3.03%) Windows Vista
3 5 (3.03%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.82%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.21%) Android
5 2 (1.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (61.21%) Manual Testing
2 74 (44.85%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (36.97%) Software Testing
4 50 (30.30%) Automation Testing
5 42 (25.45%) Test Scripting
6 35 (21.21%) Automated Testing
6 35 (21.21%) Regression Testing
7 26 (15.76%) Scrum
8 19 (11.52%) BDD
9 18 (10.91%) Mentoring
10 16 (9.70%) E-Commerce
10 16 (9.70%) SDLC
10 16 (9.70%) Test Automation
10 16 (9.70%) Test Strategy
11 14 (8.48%) Business Intelligence
11 14 (8.48%) Defect Tracking
12 13 (7.88%) Exploratory Testing
12 13 (7.88%) Test Management
12 13 (7.88%) User Acceptance Testing
13 12 (7.27%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 53 (32.12%) SQL
2 32 (19.39%) Java
3 21 (12.73%) C#
4 12 (7.27%) JavaScript
5 4 (2.42%) PHP
6 3 (1.82%) C++
6 3 (1.82%) Groovy
6 3 (1.82%) Python
7 2 (1.21%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.21%) Ruby
8 1 (0.61%) C
8 1 (0.61%) Perl
8 1 (0.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (26.67%) ISEB
2 36 (21.82%) ISTQB
3 24 (14.55%) Degree
4 12 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (46.67%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.61%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (19.39%) Microsoft
2 26 (15.76%) Oracle
3 19 (11.52%) SAP
4 18 (10.91%) HP
5 4 (2.42%) PayPal
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