Period
to 24 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 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 6 months to 24 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 151 181
Rank change year-on-year +7 +30 -33
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 25 27 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.86% 0.84% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.97% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 22
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.87% +3.15%
10th Percentile £25,125 £27,000 £21,750
90th Percentile £47,000 £43,500 £42,125
South East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -12.50% +14.29%

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 Buckinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2558 2780 3840
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 88.02% 86.12% 84.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2033 2242 3015
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +5.59%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,590
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Buckinghamshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Buckinghamshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 24 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Buckinghamshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 24 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -5 15 £32,500 -9.09% 2
Aylesbury +4 7 £40,000 +14.29% 1
High Wycombe - 2 £35,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 22 (88.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (68.00%) Selenium
4 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
5 12 (48.00%) C#
6 10 (40.00%) Java
7 9 (36.00%) ISEB
7 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
7 9 (36.00%) WebDriver
8 7 (28.00%) OOP
8 7 (28.00%) OO
8 7 (28.00%) Test Management
8 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
8 7 (28.00%) User Stories
8 7 (28.00%) ES6
8 7 (28.00%) Release Automation
9 6 (24.00%) BDD
9 6 (24.00%) Open Source
9 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
9 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (24.00%) JIRA
9 6 (24.00%) TDD
9 6 (24.00%) HP
9 6 (24.00%) JMeter
10 5 (20.00%) JUnit
10 5 (20.00%) Python
10 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
11 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (8.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.00%) G Suite
2 1 (4.00%) Office 365
2 1 (4.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Selenium
2 9 (36.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (24.00%) JIRA
4 6 (24.00%) JMeter
4 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (20.00%) JUnit
6 3 (12.00%) IntelliJ
7 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
7 2 (8.00%) Ranorex
8 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
8 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Tester
2 11 (44.00%) Automation Tester
3 9 (36.00%) Analyst
4 8 (32.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Junior
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Java Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Automation Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Junior Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Software Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Project Coordinator
7 1 (4.00%) Project Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) J2EE
1 2 (8.00%) Node.js
1 2 (8.00%) React
1 2 (8.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Smartcard
1 2 (8.00%) User Experience
1 2 (8.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) iPad
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
2 1 (4.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (88.00%) Test Automation
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (28.00%) OO
3 7 (28.00%) OOP
3 7 (28.00%) Release Automation
3 7 (28.00%) Test Management
3 7 (28.00%) User Stories
4 6 (24.00%) BDD
4 6 (24.00%) Open Source
4 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
4 6 (24.00%) TDD
5 5 (20.00%) Process Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (48.00%) C#
3 10 (40.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) ES6
5 5 (20.00%) Python
6 2 (8.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) ISEB
1 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
3 2 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (24.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Google
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago