The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 94 112 114
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 26 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.44% 0.55% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.71% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20 8 8
Average salary £41,500 £43,750 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.14% +65.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,332 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £32,050
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1461 1265 1386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 80.85% 76.67% 75.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1155 1091 1186
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
Cambridgeshire

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 July 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (57.75%) QA
3 38 (53.52%) Degree
4 34 (47.89%) Test Automation
5 29 (40.85%) SQL
6 27 (38.03%) C#
6 27 (38.03%) Java
6 27 (38.03%) Python
7 24 (33.80%) Software Testing
8 23 (32.39%) Linux
8 23 (32.39%) Test Scripting
9 20 (28.17%) Automated Testing
10 19 (26.76%) Finance
11 18 (25.35%) OO
12 17 (23.94%) Ruby
13 16 (22.54%) ISEB
13 16 (22.54%) Selenium
14 15 (21.13%) RAD
14 15 (21.13%) .NET
14 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
15 14 (19.72%) Regression Testing
16 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
16 12 (16.90%) Perl
17 11 (15.49%) Scrum
17 11 (15.49%) Automation Testing
18 10 (14.08%) Automotive
18 10 (14.08%) Requirements Analysis
18 10 (14.08%) UNIX
18 10 (14.08%) Mac OS X
19 9 (12.68%) WebDriver

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.41%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.45%) MS Office
3 4 (5.63%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) Wireless
2 2 (2.82%) Internet
3 1 (1.41%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.41%) LTE
3 1 (1.41%) 3G
3 1 (1.41%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.41%) DHCP
3 1 (1.41%) 2G
3 1 (1.41%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) MySQL
3 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (22.54%) Selenium
2 9 (12.68%) WebDriver
3 7 (9.86%) FitNesse
4 5 (7.04%) Subversion
5 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.63%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.23%) JUnit
7 2 (2.82%) JIRA
7 2 (2.82%) TestNG
8 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.41%) Valgrind
8 1 (1.41%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.41%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.41%) Maven
General
1 19 (26.76%) Finance
2 10 (14.08%) Automotive
3 2 (2.82%) Law
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (60.56%) Test Engineer
2 30 (42.25%) Software Engineer
3 24 (33.80%) Software Test Engineer
4 23 (32.39%) Tester
5 15 (21.13%) QA Engineer
6 11 (15.49%) Software Tester
7 10 (14.08%) Analyst
7 10 (14.08%) Test Analyst
8 8 (11.27%) QA Tester
9 5 (7.04%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (5.63%) Test Development Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Development Engineer
11 2 (2.82%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (2.82%) Automation Analyst
11 2 (2.82%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 1 (1.41%) Junior Test Engineer
12 1 (1.41%) Automation Engineer
12 1 (1.41%) Test Automation Engineer
12 1 (1.41%) Junior
12 1 (1.41%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.13%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.82%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.82%) CSS
3 2 (2.82%) XML
3 2 (2.82%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) Middleware
4 1 (1.41%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.63%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.82%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.41%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.41%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (32.39%) Linux
2 10 (14.08%) UNIX
2 10 (14.08%) Mac OS X
3 7 (9.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (47.89%) Test Automation
3 24 (33.80%) Software Testing
4 23 (32.39%) Test Scripting
5 20 (28.17%) Automated Testing
6 18 (25.35%) OO
7 15 (21.13%) RAD
8 14 (19.72%) Regression Testing
9 11 (15.49%) Scrum
9 11 (15.49%) Automation Testing
10 10 (14.08%) Requirements Analysis
11 7 (9.86%) Financial Modelling
12 6 (8.45%) User Acceptance Testing
13 5 (7.04%) OOP
14 4 (5.63%) TDD
14 4 (5.63%) Use Case
14 4 (5.63%) BDD
15 3 (4.23%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (4.23%) Software Engineering
16 2 (2.82%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.85%) SQL
2 27 (38.03%) C#
2 27 (38.03%) Java
2 27 (38.03%) Python
3 17 (23.94%) Ruby
4 12 (16.90%) JavaScript
4 12 (16.90%) Perl
5 8 (11.27%) C++
6 2 (2.82%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 38 (53.52%) Degree
2 16 (22.54%) ISEB
3 7 (9.86%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (57.75%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (21.13%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.27%) Oracle
3 1 (1.41%) MKS
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