Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 188 209
Rank change year-on-year +54 +21 -39
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 22 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.89% 0.43% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 0.48% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 9
Reading median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,625 £27,500 £36,750
90th Percentile £44,875 £62,500 £47,500
Berkshire median annual salary £42,500 £43,250 £40,750
% change year-on-year -1.73% +6.13% +8.67%

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 Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2065 3321 4106
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 83.64% 89.39% 85.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1618 2625 2832
Reading median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £27,000 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £75,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Reading

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Reading

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Reading over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 Reading region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 15 (68.18%) QA
3 14 (63.64%) Selenium
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 11 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (45.45%) WebDriver
6 9 (40.91%) SQL
6 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
7 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
8 7 (31.82%) Degree
8 7 (31.82%) C#
8 7 (31.82%) BDD
8 7 (31.82%) SDLC
8 7 (31.82%) Scenario Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
9 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
9 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
9 6 (27.27%) TDD
9 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
9 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Scrum
9 6 (27.27%) SOAP
9 6 (27.27%) Web Services
10 5 (22.73%) Windows
10 5 (22.73%) CRM
10 5 (22.73%) ERP
10 5 (22.73%) ETL

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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:

Business Applications
1 5 (22.73%) SAP ERP
1 5 (22.73%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Trello
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) SQLPlus
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Selenium
2 10 (45.45%) WebDriver
3 6 (27.27%) SoapUI
4 5 (22.73%) eggPlant
4 5 (22.73%) HP UFT
4 5 (22.73%) JUnit
4 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
4 5 (22.73%) LoadUI
4 5 (22.73%) TestNG
4 5 (22.73%) Toad
5 4 (18.18%) JIRA
6 2 (9.09%) MSTest
6 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
7 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
7 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.55%) NUnit
7 1 (4.55%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (22.73%) Publishing
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) SAP Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) SAP Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) QA Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Digital Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) QA Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Test Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) SOAP
1 6 (27.27%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
3 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Test Automation
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
4 8 (36.36%) Regression Testing
4 8 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (31.82%) BDD
5 7 (31.82%) Scenario Testing
5 7 (31.82%) SDLC
6 6 (27.27%) Functional Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) TDD
6 6 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 6 (27.27%) Unit Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (22.73%) CRM
7 5 (22.73%) ERP
7 5 (22.73%) Mathematics
7 5 (22.73%) Performance Testing
7 5 (22.73%) Project Management
7 5 (22.73%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 7 (31.82%) C#
4 2 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 7 (31.82%) Degree
3 6 (27.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (4.55%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (68.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) HP
1 5 (22.73%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 65000 per year
Posted: 4 hours ago