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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 84 110 111
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 32 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.74% 0.31% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 0.40% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 18
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% +22.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,664 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £45,500 £34,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,750 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -1.55%
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
1493 1236 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 81.10% 77.64% 76.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1070 1262
Average salary £41,500 £41,125 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +2.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,660 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 39 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (55.88%) QA
3 32 (47.06%) Degree
4 31 (45.59%) Test Automation
5 27 (39.71%) Software Testing
5 27 (39.71%) Test Scripting
5 27 (39.71%) Java
5 27 (39.71%) Python
6 26 (38.24%) C#
6 26 (38.24%) SQL
7 25 (36.76%) Automated Testing
8 22 (32.35%) Regression Testing
9 20 (29.41%) Linux
10 19 (27.94%) Selenium
11 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
12 17 (25.00%) ISEB
13 16 (23.53%) .NET
13 16 (23.53%) Finance
14 14 (20.59%) Ruby
15 13 (19.12%) OO
16 12 (17.65%) Scrum
17 10 (14.71%) RAD
17 10 (14.71%) UNIX
17 10 (14.71%) WebDriver
17 10 (14.71%) Automation Testing
18 9 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
18 9 (13.24%) Windows
18 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
19 8 (11.76%) Perl
19 8 (11.76%) Oracle

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.47%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (10.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
3 4 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) Wireless
2 2 (2.94%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.47%) LTE
3 1 (1.47%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.47%) DHCP
3 1 (1.47%) 3G
3 1 (1.47%) 2G
3 1 (1.47%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 1 (1.47%) DB2
Development Applications
1 19 (27.94%) Selenium
2 10 (14.71%) WebDriver
3 7 (10.29%) JUnit
3 7 (10.29%) Visual Studio
4 6 (8.82%) FitNesse
5 5 (7.35%) Subversion
6 4 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.41%) JIRA
7 3 (4.41%) TestNG
7 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (4.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (4.41%) NUnit
8 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.47%) Valgrind
9 1 (1.47%) Hudson
9 1 (1.47%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.47%) Bugzilla
9 1 (1.47%) Maven
General
1 16 (23.53%) Finance
2 7 (10.29%) Automotive
3 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.41%) Banking
5 1 (1.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 26 (38.24%) Tester
3 24 (35.29%) Software Engineer
4 18 (26.47%) Software Test Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) QA Engineer
6 11 (16.18%) QA Tester
6 11 (16.18%) Analyst
6 11 (16.18%) Test Analyst
7 9 (13.24%) Software Tester
8 6 (8.82%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (5.88%) Test Development Engineer
9 4 (5.88%) Development Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 2 (2.94%) Automation Test Analyst
11 1 (1.47%) Automation Engineer
11 1 (1.47%) Test Automation Engineer
11 1 (1.47%) Automated Test Analyst
11 1 (1.47%) Junior Test Engineer
11 1 (1.47%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.41%) Web Services
3 3 (4.41%) XML
3 3 (4.41%) HTML
4 2 (2.94%) CSS
5 1 (1.47%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.47%) Java EE
5 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (4.41%) iPhone
4 2 (2.94%) Open Source
5 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.47%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 20 (29.41%) Linux
2 10 (14.71%) UNIX
3 9 (13.24%) Windows
4 7 (10.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (45.59%) Test Automation
3 27 (39.71%) Software Testing
3 27 (39.71%) Test Scripting
4 25 (36.76%) Automated Testing
5 22 (32.35%) Regression Testing
6 13 (19.12%) OO
7 12 (17.65%) Scrum
8 10 (14.71%) RAD
8 10 (14.71%) Automation Testing
9 9 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (10.29%) OOP
10 7 (10.29%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (7.35%) Financial Modelling
11 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
12 4 (5.88%) TDD
12 4 (5.88%) BDD
12 4 (5.88%) Performance Testing
12 4 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 27 (39.71%) Java
1 27 (39.71%) Python
2 26 (38.24%) C#
2 26 (38.24%) SQL
3 14 (20.59%) Ruby
4 9 (13.24%) JavaScript
5 8 (11.76%) Perl
6 7 (10.29%) C++
7 3 (4.41%) Scala
7 3 (4.41%) PHP
8 1 (1.47%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (47.06%) Degree
2 17 (25.00%) ISEB
3 7 (10.29%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (55.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle
3 3 (4.41%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) MKS
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