The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 91 83 84
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 18 30 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.52% 2.11% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 2.46% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 38
Median salary £39,000 £45,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +35.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,680 £30,000 £30,350
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £50,000 £45,750
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Manual Testing
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
999 1219 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.38% 85.54% 84.64%
Number of salaries quoted 843 1028 1185
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Cambridge

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 28 (62.22%) Automated Testing
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (53.33%) QA
3 24 (53.33%) Degree
4 19 (42.22%) Python
5 16 (35.56%) Software Testing
5 16 (35.56%) Automation Testing
6 15 (33.33%) Regression Testing
7 14 (31.11%) Linux
8 13 (28.89%) Requirements Analysis
9 11 (24.44%) Finance
10 10 (22.22%) Scrum
10 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
11 9 (20.00%) User Stories
11 9 (20.00%) SDLC
11 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 9 (20.00%) ISEB
12 8 (17.78%) Java
12 8 (17.78%) Performance Testing
12 8 (17.78%) Web Testing
13 7 (15.56%) JIRA
13 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
13 7 (15.56%) Replication
13 7 (15.56%) Hudson
14 6 (13.33%) V-Model
14 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
14 6 (13.33%) Mac OS X
14 6 (13.33%) SQL
14 6 (13.33%) Unix
14 6 (13.33%) Windows

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (15.56%) Hudson
1 7 (15.56%) JIRA
2 5 (11.11%) Selenium
3 4 (8.89%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.44%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.22%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.22%) JMeter
5 1 (2.22%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (53.33%) Test Engineer
2 18 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 13 (28.89%) Analyst
4 12 (26.67%) Test Analyst
5 11 (24.44%) Tester
6 10 (22.22%) QA Tester
7 8 (17.78%) QA Analyst
7 8 (17.78%) QA Test Analyst
8 6 (13.33%) Test Automation Engineer
9 5 (11.11%) Software Analyst
9 5 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (8.89%) QA Engineer
10 4 (8.89%) QA Test Engineer
11 3 (6.67%) Linux Developer
11 3 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
11 3 (6.67%) Manual Test Analyst
11 3 (6.67%) Python Developer
11 3 (6.67%) Technical Test Analyst
11 3 (6.67%) Technical Tester
11 3 (6.67%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Reactive Extensions
1 5 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) RESTful
2 1 (2.22%) SOAP
2 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Computer Science
1 7 (15.56%) Replication
2 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 5 (11.11%) Statistics
3 4 (8.89%) iPad
3 4 (8.89%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.44%) User Experience
5 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.11%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Mac OS X
2 6 (13.33%) Unix
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) Automated Testing
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Automation Testing
3 16 (35.56%) Software Testing
4 15 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 13 (28.89%) Requirements Analysis
6 10 (22.22%) Scrum
6 10 (22.22%) Test Automation
7 9 (20.00%) SDLC
7 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 9 (20.00%) User Stories
8 8 (17.78%) Performance Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Web Testing
9 6 (13.33%) TDD
9 6 (13.33%) V-Model
9 6 (13.33%) Waterfall
10 5 (11.11%) Defect Management
10 5 (11.11%) Usability Testing
11 4 (8.89%) Defect Tracking
12 3 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) Python
2 8 (17.78%) Java
3 6 (13.33%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) C#
4 5 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (4.44%) C++
5 2 (4.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) C
6 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) ISEB
3 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
3 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (53.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) Twitter
2 1 (2.22%) Facebook
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