The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
South East / Berkshire
Rank 151 193 216
Rank change year-on-year +42 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 26 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.77% 0.48% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.56% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 17
Median salary £33,750 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £33,600 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,650 £60,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2869 4312 4707
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 85.44% 87.11% 86.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2250 3462 3384
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Berkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Berkshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Berkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Berkshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 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
Reading +41 9 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Hungerford - 6 £30,000 -
Slough - 2 £42,000 -
Newbury +4 1 £27,000 -40.00%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 20 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 18 (45.00%) QA
4 17 (42.50%) Selenium
4 17 (42.50%) Test Scripting
5 13 (32.50%) Waterfall
6 12 (30.00%) Regression Testing
7 11 (27.50%) WebDriver
7 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
7 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (27.50%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (25.00%) SDLC
8 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
8 10 (25.00%) System Testing
8 10 (25.00%) ERP
9 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
9 9 (22.50%) Oracle
10 8 (20.00%) Java
10 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 8 (20.00%) Degree
10 8 (20.00%) SoapUI
10 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
11 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (12.50%) JIRA
12 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
12 5 (12.50%) SOAP
12 5 (12.50%) Scrum
13 4 (10.00%) Logistics
13 4 (10.00%) MySQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
1 3 (7.50%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) MySQL
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (42.50%) Selenium
2 11 (27.50%) WebDriver
3 8 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 5 (12.50%) JIRA
5 3 (7.50%) JUnit
5 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
6 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (5.00%) MSTest
7 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
7 1 (2.50%) CruiseControl
7 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.50%) Gradle
7 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.50%) JMeter
7 1 (2.50%) LoadUI
7 1 (2.50%) Maven
7 1 (2.50%) NUnit
7 1 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (7.50%) Retail
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (70.00%) Analyst
2 26 (65.00%) Test Analyst
3 15 (37.50%) Test Engineer
4 11 (27.50%) QA Analyst
5 10 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 7 (17.50%) QA Engineer
6 7 (17.50%) QA Test Engineer
7 6 (15.00%) ERP Analyst
7 6 (15.00%) Tester
8 4 (10.00%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Developer in Test
9 3 (7.50%) Manual Tester
9 3 (7.50%) QA Tester
9 3 (7.50%) Supply Chain Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Developer
10 2 (5.00%) Manual Test Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
10 2 (5.00%) Software Tester
10 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
2 2 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
3 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
3 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) FMCG
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 17 (42.50%) Test Scripting
4 13 (32.50%) Waterfall
5 12 (30.00%) Regression Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Non-Functional Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
6 11 (27.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (25.00%) ERP
7 10 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 10 (25.00%) SDLC
7 10 (25.00%) System Testing
8 9 (22.50%) E-Commerce
9 8 (20.00%) Automation Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 5 (12.50%) Scrum
11 4 (10.00%) Logistics
12 3 (7.50%) BDD
12 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
12 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (10.00%) C#
4 3 (7.50%) Perl
4 3 (7.50%) PL/SQL
4 3 (7.50%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (20.00%) Degree
1 8 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (45.00%) QA
2 3 (7.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.50%) SDET
Vendors
1 9 (22.50%) Oracle
2 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.50%) Sage
3 1 (2.50%) SAP
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