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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Tester
UK
Rank 779 896 836
Rank change year-on-year
+117 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 73 53 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.052% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.091% 0.054% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 51 104
Median salary £32,500 £36,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +11.11%

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
79912 98784 103035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66327 82822 84904
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +103 59 £31,500 -13.69% 11
South East +72 15 £31,500 -6.66% 2
Scotland +32 11 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 11 £37,500 -
West Midlands +42 9 £30,000 -25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +16 9 £31,500 +40.00% 1
North West -1 9 £26,250 -25.00% 2
Yorkshire +32 8 £30,000 -14.28% 1
East of England +29 5 £35,000 +7.69%
South West +12 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Gloucestershire -6 5 £40,000 +6.66%
Stroud - 5 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 5 £26,250 -
Staffordshire - 5 £30,000 -
London +70 4 £32,500 -13.33% 2
West Yorkshire +37 4 £32,500 -7.14%
North Yorkshire +4 4 £29,750 -5.55%
Manchester -22 4 £25,000 -28.57% 1
Wallingford - 4 £31,500 -
Preston - 4 £26,375 -
Surrey +54 3 £37,500 +11.11% 1
Birmingham +16 3 £27,000 -32.50%
Oxford +10 3 £35,500 +57.77%
York +5 3 £29,500 -6.34%
Chelmsford - 3 £55,000 -
Farnham - 3 £37,500 - 1
Leicester - 3 £35,000 -
Essex - 3 £55,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £35,000 - 2

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 79 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (45.52%) Manual Testing
3 65 (44.83%) QA
4 51 (35.17%) Software Testing
5 45 (31.03%) Regression Testing
6 42 (28.97%) Test Scripting
7 41 (28.28%) ISEB
8 33 (22.76%) Selenium
8 33 (22.76%) Java
9 31 (21.38%) C#
10 30 (20.69%) SQL
11 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 26 (17.93%) .NET
12 26 (17.93%) ISTQB
12 26 (17.93%) JIRA
12 26 (17.93%) Automated Testing
13 25 (17.24%) Windows
13 25 (17.24%) Automation Testing
14 24 (16.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 24 (16.55%) Scrum
15 23 (15.86%) Mentoring
16 20 (13.79%) SDLC
16 20 (13.79%) E-Commerce
17 18 (12.41%) Finance
17 18 (12.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 17 (11.72%) Degree
19 16 (11.03%) Python
19 16 (11.03%) SQL Server
20 15 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
20 15 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing

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 (1.38%) CMS
2 1 (0.69%) Apache
2 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.69%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (9.66%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.83%) Oracle Financials
1 7 (4.83%) SAP IS-U
2 5 (3.45%) Teamcenter
3 4 (2.76%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.83%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.45%) SSH
3 1 (0.69%) LAN
3 1 (0.69%) Multicast
3 1 (0.69%) RTSP
3 1 (0.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (11.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.83%) SAP BW
3 4 (2.76%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
5 2 (1.38%) MySQL
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.69%) Big Data
6 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.69%) DTS
Development Applications
1 33 (22.76%) Selenium
2 26 (17.93%) JIRA
3 24 (16.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (6.90%) SoapUI
5 8 (5.52%) SpecFlow
6 6 (4.14%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.14%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (3.45%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.45%) Zephyr
8 4 (2.76%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.76%) JMeter
8 4 (2.76%) TestLink
9 3 (2.07%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.38%) Appium
10 2 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (1.38%) eggPlant
10 2 (1.38%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.38%) TestComplete
10 2 (1.38%) TestRail
10 2 (1.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (12.41%) Finance
2 7 (4.83%) Retail
3 6 (4.14%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.45%) Games
5 4 (2.76%) Automotive
5 4 (2.76%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.07%) Banking
7 2 (1.38%) Electronics
7 2 (1.38%) Marketing
7 2 (1.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (17.93%) .NET
2 14 (9.66%) Web Services
3 11 (7.59%) HTML
4 9 (6.21%) Gherkin
5 8 (5.52%) SOAP
6 7 (4.83%) CGI
6 7 (4.83%) CSS
7 6 (4.14%) REST
8 5 (3.45%) XML
9 4 (2.76%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.76%) COM
9 4 (2.76%) Silverlight
10 3 (2.07%) CSS3
10 3 (2.07%) Middleware
11 2 (1.38%) Ajax
11 2 (1.38%) HTML5
11 2 (1.38%) jQuery
11 2 (1.38%) React
11 2 (1.38%) XHTML
12 1 (0.69%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.52%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.52%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.52%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.83%) Smart Meter
4 5 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.76%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.76%) Online Games
5 4 (2.76%) User Experience
6 2 (1.38%) iPad
6 2 (1.38%) iPhone
6 2 (1.38%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.69%) MPEG
7 1 (0.69%) Online Gambling
7 1 (0.69%) Replication
7 1 (0.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.24%) Windows
2 10 (6.90%) Linux
3 8 (5.52%) Windows Server
4 7 (4.83%) Solaris
5 6 (4.14%) Windows Vista
6 4 (2.76%) Android
6 4 (2.76%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.07%) Apple iOS
7 3 (2.07%) Unix
8 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (54.48%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (45.52%) Manual Testing
3 51 (35.17%) Software Testing
4 45 (31.03%) Regression Testing
5 42 (28.97%) Test Scripting
6 26 (17.93%) Automated Testing
7 25 (17.24%) Automation Testing
8 24 (16.55%) Scrum
9 23 (15.86%) Mentoring
10 20 (13.79%) E-Commerce
10 20 (13.79%) SDLC
11 15 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (9.66%) BDD
13 12 (8.28%) ERP
13 12 (8.28%) Functional Testing
14 11 (7.59%) Defect Tracking
14 11 (7.59%) Smoke Testing
14 11 (7.59%) Test Automation
14 11 (7.59%) Test Management
15 9 (6.21%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (22.76%) Java
2 31 (21.38%) C#
3 30 (20.69%) SQL
4 16 (11.03%) Python
5 13 (8.97%) C++
6 11 (7.59%) VB
7 10 (6.90%) Ruby
8 8 (5.52%) C
9 7 (4.83%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.07%) Groovy
10 3 (2.07%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.38%) Perl
11 2 (1.38%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.69%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.69%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (28.28%) ISEB
2 26 (17.93%) ISTQB
3 18 (12.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (11.72%) Degree
5 7 (4.83%) CREST Certified
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (44.83%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Hyper-V
1 3 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 29 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.97%) SAP
3 12 (8.28%) HP
4 10 (6.90%) Oracle
5 7 (4.83%) Red Hat
6 3 (2.07%) VMware
7 1 (0.69%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.69%) PayPal
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Melksham, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £21000 per annum + Excellent Training & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, bonus, 24 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
Posted: 4 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North London
Reco Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - £65,000 + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago