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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
England / London
Rank 390 380 406
Rank change year-on-year -10 +26  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 203 305 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.73% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.82% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 181 285 220
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 30321 37360 36768
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 90.15% 89.62% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 25414 31908 30653
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,913 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in London

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in London

Manual Testing
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
City of London +34 27 £52,500 -8.69% 6
Kingston Upon Thames +15 7 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Moorgate - 5 £40,000 -
Hammersmith -10 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Wimbledon - 2 £62,500 -
Chiswick - 2 £62,500 -
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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

1 311 (71.17%) QA
2 297 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
3 276 (63.16%) Selenium
4 172 (39.36%) Java
5 169 (38.67%) Automated Testing
6 124 (28.38%) Test Automation
7 122 (27.92%) SQL
8 111 (25.40%) Cucumber
9 108 (24.71%) BDD
10 106 (24.26%) WebDriver
10 106 (24.26%) C#
11 102 (23.34%) TDD
12 99 (22.65%) E-Commerce
13 98 (22.43%) Automation Testing
14 95 (21.74%) JIRA
15 91 (20.82%) Continuous Integration
16 79 (18.08%) Finance
16 79 (18.08%) Scrum
16 79 (18.08%) Mobile App
17 68 (15.56%) Test Scripting
17 68 (15.56%) Software Testing
18 67 (15.33%) Regression Testing
18 67 (15.33%) Web Services
18 67 (15.33%) Git (software)
19 64 (14.65%) .NET
20 62 (14.19%) Ruby
21 60 (13.73%) Performance Testing
21 60 (13.73%) Functional Testing
22 54 (12.36%) Appium
23 49 (11.21%) SoapUI

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in 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 20 (4.58%) Confluence
2 7 (1.60%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.69%) Jetty
6 2 (0.46%) Apache
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.23%) CMS
7 1 (0.23%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.23%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.14%) MS Office
3 4 (0.92%) MS Project
3 4 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.23%) Avid Media Composer
5 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.92%) SAP Hybris
3 3 (0.69%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.52%) SaaS
2 10 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.60%) GitHub
4 4 (0.92%) G Suite
4 4 (0.92%) Office 365
4 4 (0.92%) Slack
5 2 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.46%) IaaS
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.23%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.83%) HTTP
1 8 (1.83%) Internet
2 3 (0.69%) ATM
3 2 (0.46%) PuTTY
4 1 (0.23%) Firewall
4 1 (0.23%) FTP
4 1 (0.23%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 23 (5.26%) MySQL
3 21 (4.81%) Big Data
4 10 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (1.83%) MongoDB
6 4 (0.92%) SQLPlus
7 3 (0.69%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.69%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.23%) Endeca
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 276 (63.16%) Selenium
2 111 (25.40%) Cucumber
3 106 (24.26%) WebDriver
4 95 (21.74%) JIRA
5 67 (15.33%) Git (software)
6 54 (12.36%) Appium
7 49 (11.21%) SoapUI
8 45 (10.30%) Jenkins
9 42 (9.61%) JMeter
10 23 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (5.03%) JUnit
12 21 (4.81%) SpecFlow
13 20 (4.58%) HP UFT
14 14 (3.20%) Mockito
15 13 (2.97%) Moq
16 12 (2.75%) Spock
16 12 (2.75%) TeamCity
17 11 (2.52%) LoadRunner
17 11 (2.52%) Mercurial
17 11 (2.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 79 (18.08%) Finance
2 39 (8.92%) Retail
3 27 (6.18%) Banking
4 12 (2.75%) Financial Institution
4 12 (2.75%) Marketing
5 9 (2.06%) Investment Banking
6 8 (1.83%) Games
7 5 (1.14%) Advertising
7 5 (1.14%) Legal
8 4 (0.92%) Automotive
8 4 (0.92%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.69%) Back Office
9 3 (0.69%) Electronics
10 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.23%) Law
10 1 (0.23%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.23%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 126 (28.83%) QA Engineer
2 120 (27.46%) Tester
3 106 (24.26%) Analyst
4 86 (19.68%) Test Analyst
5 67 (15.33%) Automation Tester
6 65 (14.87%) Test Engineer
7 62 (14.19%) QA Tester
8 58 (13.27%) QA Analyst
9 48 (10.98%) Selenium Tester
10 41 (9.38%) Developer
11 38 (8.70%) QA Test Analyst
12 37 (8.47%) QA Automation Tester
13 36 (8.24%) QA Leader
14 34 (7.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
15 32 (7.32%) QA Automation Engineer
16 29 (6.64%) Developer in Test
17 28 (6.41%) Java Engineer
17 28 (6.41%) QA Test Engineer
18 24 (5.49%) Android Engineer
19 23 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.33%) Web Services
2 64 (14.65%) .NET
3 34 (7.78%) REST
3 34 (7.78%) RESTful
4 27 (6.18%) Gherkin
5 20 (4.58%) Ruby on Rails
5 20 (4.58%) XML
6 19 (4.35%) SOAP
7 16 (3.66%) HTML
7 16 (3.66%) JSON
8 14 (3.20%) Spring
9 10 (2.29%) AngularJS
9 10 (2.29%) CSS
10 7 (1.60%) Grails
10 7 (1.60%) Node.js
11 6 (1.37%) Hibernate
11 6 (1.37%) LAMP
11 6 (1.37%) React
12 5 (1.14%) WPF
13 4 (0.92%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 79 (18.08%) Mobile App
2 40 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (6.41%) Computer Science
4 13 (2.97%) Fintech
5 10 (2.29%) User Experience
6 7 (1.60%) Equities
6 7 (1.60%) Fixed Income
6 7 (1.60%) iPad
7 4 (0.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (0.92%) Social Media
8 3 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 3 (0.69%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.69%) EFT
9 2 (0.46%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.46%) Blog
9 2 (0.46%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.46%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.46%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.46%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.46%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 49 (11.21%) Android
2 45 (10.30%) Apple iOS
3 42 (9.61%) Linux
4 37 (8.47%) Unix
5 28 (6.41%) Windows
6 7 (1.60%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.23%) VMS
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (67.96%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (38.67%) Automated Testing
3 124 (28.38%) Test Automation
4 108 (24.71%) BDD
5 102 (23.34%) TDD
6 99 (22.65%) E-Commerce
7 98 (22.43%) Automation Testing
8 91 (20.82%) Continuous Integration
9 79 (18.08%) Scrum
10 68 (15.56%) Software Testing
10 68 (15.56%) Test Scripting
11 67 (15.33%) Regression Testing
12 60 (13.73%) Functional Testing
12 60 (13.73%) Performance Testing
13 45 (10.30%) QA Automation
14 44 (10.07%) SDLC
15 39 (8.92%) Analytics
16 37 (8.47%) Defect Management
17 36 (8.24%) Test Strategy
18 34 (7.78%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 172 (39.36%) Java
2 122 (27.92%) SQL
3 106 (24.26%) C#
4 62 (14.19%) Ruby
5 44 (10.07%) Python
6 26 (5.95%) JavaScript
7 20 (4.58%) Groovy
8 19 (4.35%) PHP
9 6 (1.37%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.14%) Scala
10 5 (1.14%) Shell Script
10 5 (1.14%) VB
11 4 (0.92%) Apple Swift
11 4 (0.92%) Bash Shell
11 4 (0.92%) VBA
12 3 (0.69%) VBScript
13 2 (0.46%) C++
14 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.23%) Perl
14 1 (0.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (11.21%) ISTQB
2 43 (9.84%) ISEB
3 38 (8.70%) Degree
4 14 (3.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (1.37%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.14%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.69%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 311 (71.17%) QA
2 26 (5.95%) SDET
3 4 (0.92%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) GCP
4 1 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (1.37%) Docker
2 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.23%) Firmware
3 1 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (4.81%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.37%) logstash
3 5 (1.14%) Puppet
4 3 (0.69%) Kibana
5 2 (0.46%) Ansible
5 2 (0.46%) Nagios
5 2 (0.46%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.23%) Grafana
6 1 (0.23%) StatsD
Vendors
1 38 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.20%) HP
3 13 (2.97%) TOWER Software
4 7 (1.60%) BEA
4 7 (1.60%) Cognizant
4 7 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.37%) hybris
5 6 (1.37%) MEDITECH
5 6 (1.37%) Oracle
6 5 (1.14%) Google
6 5 (1.14%) IBM
6 5 (1.14%) SAP
7 4 (0.92%) ATG
7 4 (0.92%) Demandware
8 3 (0.69%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.46%) Splunk
9 2 (0.46%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.23%) Panasonic
10 1 (0.23%) Sybase
10 1 (0.23%) VMware
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Colston Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
London
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
South East London
Good & Co
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City, London
Altus Analytics
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
London, UK
Octopus Labs
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
London
The Curve Group
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago