The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 214 257
Rank change year-on-year +10 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 33 45 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 0.71% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 0.78% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 30 43 54
Median salary £67,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £68,500 £65,000
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 the City of London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4638 5789 9270
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 89.31% 90.75% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4103 5287 7927
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in the City of London

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in the City of London over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 City of London region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 57 (98.28%) Test Automation
2 52 (89.66%) QA
3 39 (67.24%) Selenium
4 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (37.93%) BDD
6 21 (36.21%) WebDriver
7 20 (34.48%) C#
7 20 (34.48%) Java
7 20 (34.48%) E-Commerce
8 18 (31.03%) TDD
8 18 (31.03%) Retail
9 16 (27.59%) Mobile App
9 16 (27.59%) Performance Testing
10 14 (24.14%) Finance
11 13 (22.41%) Scenario Testing
12 12 (20.69%) Workflow
12 12 (20.69%) SQL
12 12 (20.69%) Test Strategy
13 11 (18.97%) Confluence
13 11 (18.97%) JIRA
14 10 (17.24%) Ruby
14 10 (17.24%) JMeter
14 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
15 9 (15.52%) DevOps
15 9 (15.52%) GitHub
15 9 (15.52%) Bitbucket
15 9 (15.52%) Degree
15 9 (15.52%) Python
15 9 (15.52%) Banking

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 11 (18.97%) Confluence
2 1 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.52%) GitHub
2 3 (5.17%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) Big Data
2 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (67.24%) Selenium
2 21 (36.21%) WebDriver
3 11 (18.97%) JIRA
4 10 (17.24%) Jenkins
4 10 (17.24%) JMeter
5 9 (15.52%) Bitbucket
6 8 (13.79%) Appium
7 7 (12.07%) Calabash
7 7 (12.07%) SpecFlow
7 7 (12.07%) Xcode
8 3 (5.17%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.17%) Subversion
9 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
9 2 (3.45%) SoapUI
9 2 (3.45%) TestComplete
9 2 (3.45%) WATIR
10 1 (1.72%) Capybara
10 1 (1.72%) Maven
10 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (31.03%) Retail
2 14 (24.14%) Finance
3 9 (15.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.72%) Back Office
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) QA Leader
2 14 (24.14%) Analyst
3 13 (22.41%) QA Engineer
3 13 (22.41%) Test Analyst
4 11 (18.97%) QA Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) QA Test Analyst
5 10 (17.24%) Test Manager
6 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce Engineer
6 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce Team Leader
6 9 (15.52%) QA Team Leader
7 8 (13.79%) QA Manager
7 8 (13.79%) QA Test Manager
7 8 (13.79%) Technical Manager
7 8 (13.79%) Technical Test Manager
8 7 (12.07%) Financial Analyst
9 6 (10.34%) Quality Analyst
9 6 (10.34%) Software Analyst
9 6 (10.34%) Software Test Analyst
9 6 (10.34%) Tester
10 5 (8.62%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.07%) RESTful
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (1.72%) REST
4 1 (1.72%) SOAP
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) WPF
4 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.52%) Fintech
3 7 (12.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.07%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.72%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.07%) Android
1 7 (12.07%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.45%) Windows
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (98.28%) Test Automation
2 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.93%) BDD
4 20 (34.48%) E-Commerce
5 18 (31.03%) TDD
6 16 (27.59%) Performance Testing
7 13 (22.41%) Scenario Testing
8 12 (20.69%) Test Strategy
8 12 (20.69%) Workflow
9 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (15.52%) DevOps
10 9 (15.52%) QA Automation
11 8 (13.79%) IT Strategy
11 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
12 7 (12.07%) Release Management
12 7 (12.07%) Scrum
13 6 (10.34%) Proprietary Trading
13 6 (10.34%) Software Delivery
13 6 (10.34%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) C#
1 20 (34.48%) Java
2 12 (20.69%) SQL
3 10 (17.24%) Ruby
4 9 (15.52%) Python
5 7 (12.07%) Apple Swift
5 7 (12.07%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (15.52%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.72%) ISEB
3 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (89.66%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) BEA
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.72%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
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