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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 91 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 37 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.22% 2.59% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 3.11% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 44
Median salary £37,500 £47,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +37.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,100 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
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
1062 1191 1538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 86.20% 83.40% 82.82%
Number of salaries quoted 864 1006 1258
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,100
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 26 May 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 25 (54.35%) Automated Testing
1 25 (54.35%) QA
2 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (43.48%) Degree
4 19 (41.30%) Python
4 19 (41.30%) Automation Testing
5 14 (30.43%) Regression Testing
6 13 (28.26%) SDLC
7 12 (26.09%) ISEB
7 12 (26.09%) Software Testing
7 12 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
8 11 (23.91%) Linux
9 10 (21.74%) SQL
9 10 (21.74%) TDD
9 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
9 10 (21.74%) V-Model
9 10 (21.74%) Waterfall
10 9 (19.57%) Web Testing
10 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
10 9 (19.57%) Java
11 8 (17.39%) Finance
11 8 (17.39%) Scrum
11 8 (17.39%) Replication
11 8 (17.39%) JIRA
11 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
11 8 (17.39%) Hudson
11 8 (17.39%) User Stories
12 6 (13.04%) Selenium
12 6 (13.04%) Unix
12 6 (13.04%) 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 (2.17%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Hudson
1 8 (17.39%) JIRA
2 6 (13.04%) Selenium
3 4 (8.70%) Bugzilla
4 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
5 2 (4.35%) JMeter
5 2 (4.35%) Selenium IDE
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (56.52%) Test Engineer
2 19 (41.30%) Software Test Engineer
3 15 (32.61%) Analyst
3 15 (32.61%) Test Analyst
4 12 (26.09%) Tester
5 10 (21.74%) QA Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) QA Test Analyst
5 10 (21.74%) QA Tester
6 7 (15.22%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) QA Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Software Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Software Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Technical Tester
9 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Manual Tester
9 2 (4.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Reactive Extensions
1 2 (4.35%) WPF
2 1 (2.17%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) RESTful
2 1 (2.17%) SOAP
2 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Replication
2 4 (8.70%) iPad
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.35%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.35%) Statistics
4 2 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Linux
2 6 (13.04%) Mac OS X
2 6 (13.04%) Unix
2 6 (13.04%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (54.35%) Automated Testing
2 24 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (41.30%) Automation Testing
4 14 (30.43%) Regression Testing
5 13 (28.26%) SDLC
6 12 (26.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 12 (26.09%) Software Testing
7 10 (21.74%) TDD
7 10 (21.74%) Test Scripting
7 10 (21.74%) V-Model
7 10 (21.74%) Waterfall
8 9 (19.57%) Test Automation
8 9 (19.57%) Web Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Performance Testing
9 8 (17.39%) Scrum
9 8 (17.39%) User Stories
10 4 (8.70%) Defect Tracking
11 2 (4.35%) Defect Management
11 2 (4.35%) OOP
11 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) Python
2 10 (21.74%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) Java
4 4 (8.70%) C#
5 2 (4.35%) C++
5 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.35%) Perl
6 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (43.48%) Degree
2 12 (26.09%) ISEB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (54.35%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.35%) Twitter
2 1 (2.17%) Facebook
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