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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 450 363 377
Rank change year-on-year -87 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 162 304 329
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.44% 0.76% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.49% 0.84% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 133 281 287
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,250 £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 London with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 33389 36265 39395
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 91.09% 90.54% 89.01%
Number of salaries quoted 113344 136165 134063
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +18 34 £65,000 +26.82% 8
Hammersmith -23 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Barnet - 2 £32,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +7 1 £36,500 -8.75% 1
Westminster - 1 £47,500 -
Manual Testing
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 London region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 330 (90.16%) Test Automation
2 257 (70.22%) QA
3 231 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
4 207 (56.56%) Selenium
5 128 (34.97%) Java
6 99 (27.05%) SQL
7 96 (26.23%) BDD
8 95 (25.96%) WebDriver
9 87 (23.77%) Test Scripting
10 86 (23.50%) Cucumber
11 78 (21.31%) E-Commerce
12 77 (21.04%) Continuous Integration
13 76 (20.77%) TDD
14 70 (19.13%) JIRA
15 69 (18.85%) Finance
16 66 (18.03%) C#
16 66 (18.03%) .NET
17 61 (16.67%) Scrum
18 58 (15.85%) Performance Testing
19 57 (15.57%) Scenario Testing
20 55 (15.03%) Mobile App
21 52 (14.21%) Software Testing
22 50 (13.66%) QA Automation
23 47 (12.84%) Git (software)
24 46 (12.57%) Jenkins
24 46 (12.57%) Ruby
25 45 (12.30%) Test Strategy
26 42 (11.48%) Appium
27 41 (11.20%) Software Engineering
28 40 (10.93%) Regression Testing

Manual Testing
Co-occurring 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 21 (5.74%) Confluence
2 8 (2.19%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.37%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.82%) CMS
4 3 (0.82%) IIS
4 3 (0.82%) Jetty
5 2 (0.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (1.09%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.27%) Avid Media Composer
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) Magento
2 1 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.74%) SaaS
2 18 (4.92%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (4.64%) GitHub
4 8 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.27%) BrowserStack
6 1 (0.27%) G Suite
6 1 (0.27%) Office 365
6 1 (0.27%) Sauce Labs
6 1 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.82%) HTTP
1 3 (0.82%) Internet
2 1 (0.27%) Firewall
2 1 (0.27%) Intranet
2 1 (0.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (9.56%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.28%) MySQL
3 7 (1.91%) Big Data
4 4 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.09%) MongoDB
4 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.27%) Endeca
6 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 207 (56.56%) Selenium
2 95 (25.96%) WebDriver
3 86 (23.50%) Cucumber
4 70 (19.13%) JIRA
5 47 (12.84%) Git (software)
6 46 (12.57%) Jenkins
7 42 (11.48%) Appium
8 24 (6.56%) JMeter
9 21 (5.74%) HP UFT
9 21 (5.74%) SpecFlow
10 18 (4.92%) TeamCity
11 17 (4.64%) SoapUI
12 15 (4.10%) JUnit
13 12 (3.28%) Calabash
13 12 (3.28%) Subversion
14 11 (3.01%) Ranorex
15 10 (2.73%) Bitbucket
15 10 (2.73%) Spock
16 8 (2.19%) Jasmine
16 8 (2.19%) Protractor
General
1 69 (18.85%) Finance
2 35 (9.56%) Banking
2 35 (9.56%) Retail
3 22 (6.01%) Financial Institution
4 17 (4.64%) Investment Banking
5 8 (2.19%) Legal
5 8 (2.19%) Marketing
6 7 (1.91%) Back Office
7 5 (1.37%) Games
8 3 (0.82%) Automotive
8 3 (0.82%) Electronics
8 3 (0.82%) Italian Language
9 2 (0.55%) Publishing
10 1 (0.27%) Advertising
10 1 (0.27%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (30.87%) Tester
2 94 (25.68%) QA Engineer
3 71 (19.40%) Analyst
4 64 (17.49%) Automation Tester
5 57 (15.57%) Test Analyst
6 51 (13.93%) QA Tester
7 41 (11.20%) QA Analyst
8 40 (10.93%) Test Engineer
9 37 (10.11%) QA Leader
10 35 (9.56%) QA Automation Tester
11 30 (8.20%) Selenium Tester
12 29 (7.92%) QA Test Analyst
13 25 (6.83%) Developer
14 23 (6.28%) Selenium Automation Tester
15 22 (6.01%) Java Engineer
15 22 (6.01%) Test Manager
16 21 (5.74%) QA Automation Engineer
17 20 (5.46%) Android Engineer
17 20 (5.46%) Automation Engineer
17 20 (5.46%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (18.03%) .NET
2 24 (6.56%) Gherkin
3 18 (4.92%) Web Services
4 16 (4.37%) ASP.NET
4 16 (4.37%) RESTful
5 14 (3.83%) HTML
5 14 (3.83%) REST
6 11 (3.01%) Ruby on Rails
7 10 (2.73%) Spring
8 9 (2.46%) SOAP
9 8 (2.19%) CSS
10 7 (1.91%) AngularJS
10 7 (1.91%) JSON
10 7 (1.91%) XML
11 6 (1.64%) LAMP
12 5 (1.37%) Grails
13 4 (1.09%) Hibernate
13 4 (1.09%) React
13 4 (1.09%) Sensu
14 3 (0.82%) Chai
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.03%) Mobile App
2 32 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.28%) Computer Science
4 21 (5.74%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (5.46%) Fintech
6 15 (4.10%) Equities
6 15 (4.10%) Fixed Income
7 14 (3.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (2.46%) User Experience
9 5 (1.37%) iPad
10 4 (1.09%) Social Media
11 3 (0.82%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.82%) Derivative
11 3 (0.82%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.82%) OTC Derivatives
11 3 (0.82%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.55%) AS400
12 2 (0.55%) EFT
12 2 (0.55%) Mainframe
12 2 (0.55%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 39 (10.66%) Android
1 39 (10.66%) Apple iOS
2 34 (9.29%) Linux
3 29 (7.92%) Windows
4 26 (7.10%) Unix
5 3 (0.82%) Kali Linux
6 1 (0.27%) VMS
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (90.16%) Test Automation
2 231 (63.11%) Agile Software Development
3 96 (26.23%) BDD
4 87 (23.77%) Test Scripting
5 78 (21.31%) E-Commerce
6 77 (21.04%) Continuous Integration
7 76 (20.77%) TDD
8 61 (16.67%) Scrum
9 58 (15.85%) Performance Testing
10 57 (15.57%) Scenario Testing
11 52 (14.21%) Software Testing
12 50 (13.66%) QA Automation
13 45 (12.30%) Test Strategy
14 41 (11.20%) Software Engineering
15 40 (10.93%) Functional Testing
15 40 (10.93%) Regression Testing
16 36 (9.84%) SDLC
17 29 (7.92%) Release Management
18 26 (7.10%) Workflow
19 24 (6.56%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 128 (34.97%) Java
2 99 (27.05%) SQL
3 66 (18.03%) C#
4 46 (12.57%) Ruby
5 39 (10.66%) Python
6 37 (10.11%) JavaScript
7 17 (4.64%) PHP
8 13 (3.55%) Groovy
9 7 (1.91%) Apple Swift
9 7 (1.91%) Objective-C
9 7 (1.91%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.37%) VB
11 4 (1.09%) VBA
12 3 (0.82%) C++
13 2 (0.55%) Perl
13 2 (0.55%) Scala
13 2 (0.55%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.27%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (9.29%) ISTQB
2 29 (7.92%) ISEB
3 28 (7.65%) Degree
4 8 (2.19%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 6 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.55%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 257 (70.22%) QA
2 4 (1.09%) SEPA
3 3 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.55%) SLA
5 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (0.82%) Docker
1 3 (0.82%) Firmware
2 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.64%) logstash
2 5 (1.37%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.55%) Kibana
3 2 (0.55%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) Ansible
4 1 (0.27%) Grafana
4 1 (0.27%) StatsD
Vendors
1 32 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (1.64%) BEA
2 6 (1.64%) TOWER Software
3 5 (1.37%) Atlassian
3 5 (1.37%) IBM
3 5 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (0.82%) SAP
5 2 (0.55%) HP
5 2 (0.55%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.27%) Adobe
6 1 (0.27%) ATG
6 1 (0.27%) Avid
6 1 (0.27%) Demandware
6 1 (0.27%) Google
6 1 (0.27%) hybris
6 1 (0.27%) Oracle
6 1 (0.27%) Panasonic
6 1 (0.27%) Sybase
6 1 (0.27%) VMware
South East London
Ease IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 10% and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45,000 to £50,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Central London / West End
Pimlico Banks Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Kingston upon Thames
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Badoo
Posted: 15 days ago
London
WestPoint Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £49000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago