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 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Tester
Rank 839 881 903
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +22
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 79 82 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.076% 0.071%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.086% 0.079% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 72 81 76
Median salary £31,500 £31,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,050 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £45,000 £55,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £31,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +5.83%

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
92139 104162 110201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.23% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77160 86775 89126
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 September 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 26 September 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 +35 74 £32,250 +4.03% 12
East of England +40 21 £30,500 -39.00% 1
South East +48 19 £29,500 +13.46% 5
London +34 10 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Hertfordshire - 10 £30,500 -
Yorkshire +17 8 £33,750 -3.57% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 8 £28,250 -43.50% 1
Letchworth - 8 £30,500 -
West Yorkshire - 8 £33,750 - 1
Berkshire +16 7 £32,500 +38.29% 2
South West -19 7 £38,500 +2.66%
Hampshire - 6 £25,000 -
Gloucestershire -18 5 £40,000 -
West Midlands -19 5 £33,500 +21.81%
North West +14 4 £27,750 -10.48% 2
Reading +14 4 £30,000 +27.65% 1
Cambridge +6 4 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Staffordshire -3 4 £33,500 +21.81%
Huntingdon - 4 £26,500 -
Oxfordshire +6 3 £23,000 -14.81% 2
Stoke-on-Trent -12 3 £33,500 +21.81%
Havant - 3 - -
Newbury - 3 £35,000 -
Scotland - 3 £31,500 -
Suffolk - 3 £35,000 -
Surrey +16 2 £27,500 -38.88% 1
Manchester -8 2 £27,750 +7.76% 1
Cumbria - 2 - -
Leeds - 2 £32,500 - 1
Stevenage - 2 £30,000 -

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 110 (66.27%) Manual Testing
2 84 (50.60%) QA
3 78 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
4 61 (36.75%) Software Testing
5 60 (36.14%) ISEB
6 54 (32.53%) SQL
7 51 (30.72%) Automation Testing
8 44 (26.51%) ISTQB
9 38 (22.89%) Selenium
9 38 (22.89%) Automated Testing
9 38 (22.89%) Test Scripting
10 36 (21.69%) Microsoft
11 34 (20.48%) JIRA
12 33 (19.88%) Regression Testing
13 30 (18.07%) Finance
13 30 (18.07%) C#
14 28 (16.87%) Java
15 27 (16.27%) Scrum
16 26 (15.66%) MS Excel
16 26 (15.66%) Test Automation
17 25 (15.06%) Degree
18 24 (14.46%) Oracle
19 23 (13.86%) .NET
20 22 (13.25%) BDD
21 21 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
21 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
22 19 (11.45%) Test Strategy
22 19 (11.45%) Linux
23 18 (10.84%) Windows
23 18 (10.84%) 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 8 (4.82%) Confluence
2 4 (2.41%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.20%) CICS
Applications
1 26 (15.66%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (6.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
2 3 (1.81%) SAP IS-U
3 2 (1.20%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.22%) SSH
2 1 (0.60%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.65%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.81%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.81%) MySQL
3 3 (1.81%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.81%) SAP BW
4 2 (1.20%) DB2
4 2 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.60%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (22.89%) Selenium
2 34 (20.48%) JIRA
3 16 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (6.63%) Zephyr
5 8 (4.82%) WebDriver
6 7 (4.22%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.61%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.01%) SoapUI
9 4 (2.41%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.41%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.41%) TestLink
10 1 (0.60%) Hudson
10 1 (0.60%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.60%) QARun
10 1 (0.60%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.60%) TestDirector
10 1 (0.60%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.60%) WinRunner
General
1 30 (18.07%) Finance
2 14 (8.43%) Games
2 14 (8.43%) Manufacturing
3 12 (7.23%) Telecoms
4 11 (6.63%) Electronics
4 11 (6.63%) Marketing
5 4 (2.41%) Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Automotive
6 1 (0.60%) Back Office
6 1 (0.60%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.86%) .NET
2 11 (6.63%) Gherkin
2 11 (6.63%) Web Services
3 9 (5.42%) REST
3 9 (5.42%) SOAP
4 5 (3.01%) CGI
5 4 (2.41%) HTML
5 4 (2.41%) XML
6 1 (0.60%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.60%) CSS
6 1 (0.60%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.43%) Online Games
3 10 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.42%) Client/Server
5 5 (3.01%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.01%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.41%) User Experience
7 3 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.81%) Smart Meter
7 3 (1.81%) Wiki
8 2 (1.20%) Fintech
8 2 (1.20%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.20%) Replication
8 2 (1.20%) Social Media
8 2 (1.20%) VSAM
9 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.60%) iPad
9 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
9 1 (0.60%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.45%) Linux
2 18 (10.84%) Windows
3 7 (4.22%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.01%) Windows 8
4 5 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.01%) Windows Vista
4 5 (3.01%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.20%) Android
5 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.60%) Unix
6 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (66.27%) Manual Testing
2 78 (46.99%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (36.75%) Software Testing
4 51 (30.72%) Automation Testing
5 38 (22.89%) Automated Testing
5 38 (22.89%) Test Scripting
6 33 (19.88%) Regression Testing
7 27 (16.27%) Scrum
8 26 (15.66%) Test Automation
9 22 (13.25%) BDD
10 19 (11.45%) Test Strategy
11 18 (10.84%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (10.24%) Exploratory Testing
13 16 (9.64%) SDLC
14 14 (8.43%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (8.43%) Defect Management
14 14 (8.43%) TDD
15 13 (7.83%) Functional Testing
16 12 (7.23%) Defect Tracking
17 11 (6.63%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (32.53%) SQL
2 30 (18.07%) C#
3 28 (16.87%) Java
4 7 (4.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (3.01%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.41%) PHP
7 2 (1.20%) C
7 2 (1.20%) COBOL
7 2 (1.20%) JCL
7 2 (1.20%) Python
7 2 (1.20%) Ruby
8 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (36.14%) ISEB
2 44 (26.51%) ISTQB
3 25 (15.06%) Degree
4 13 (7.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (50.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (5.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (21.69%) Microsoft
2 24 (14.46%) Oracle
3 16 (9.64%) SAP
4 14 (8.43%) HP
5 5 (3.01%) PayPal
6 1 (0.60%) Telerik
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits & Working Environment
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
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Cambridge
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: to £23,000 + Pension, Gym, Healthcare, Flexi-working
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Manchester
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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