Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Berkshire > Newbury
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 43 64
Rank change year-on-year -24 +21 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 21 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 1.83% 4.68% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 5.29% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 20 14
Newbury median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -18.75% -
10th Percentile £39,800 £27,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £38,075 £43,750
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% +7.59%

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Newbury with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Newbury
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 547 397 658
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newbury 91.01% 88.42% 89.04%
Number of salaries quoted 455 349 483
Newbury median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,500 £71,250
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Newbury

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Newbury

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Newbury

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Newbury

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Newbury over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Newbury

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Newbury region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
4 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 6 (54.55%) QA
4 6 (54.55%) Java
4 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
5 5 (45.45%) BDD
6 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
6 4 (36.36%) Windows
6 4 (36.36%) ISEB
7 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (27.27%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Marketing
7 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
7 3 (27.27%) OO
7 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (27.27%) SAP
7 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
7 3 (27.27%) Electronics
7 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
7 3 (27.27%) Workflow
7 3 (27.27%) Finance
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone
7 3 (27.27%) Appium
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newbury 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:

Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 3 (27.27%) Appium
3 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
4 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) QA Engineer
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium Test Analyst
1 6 (54.55%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) QA Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) QA Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) QA Automation Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) QA Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
4 2 (18.18%) Test Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Web Applications Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Gherkin
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Android
2 3 (27.27%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Delivery
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Process Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
5 3 (27.27%) Scenario Testing
5 3 (27.27%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Test Strategy
5 3 (27.27%) User Stories
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISTQB
2 4 (36.36%) ISEB
2 4 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP