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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 86 80 81
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 20 26 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.69% 1.86% 2.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 2.13% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 39
Median salary £39,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,750 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
1002 1218 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 84.84% 87.00% 84.83%
Number of salaries quoted 827 1024 1175
Median salary £47,500 £44,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.74% +7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
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 24 July 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 26 (65.00%) Automated Testing
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) QA
4 21 (52.50%) Degree
5 18 (45.00%) Python
6 15 (37.50%) Software Testing
7 14 (35.00%) Linux
7 14 (35.00%) Regression Testing
8 13 (32.50%) Automation Testing
9 11 (27.50%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (25.00%) Finance
11 9 (22.50%) Scrum
11 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
12 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 7 (17.50%) Web Testing
13 7 (17.50%) User Stories
13 7 (17.50%) SDLC
13 7 (17.50%) Exploratory Testing
13 7 (17.50%) ISEB
14 6 (15.00%) Perl
14 6 (15.00%) JIRA
14 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
14 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
15 5 (12.50%) Usability Testing
15 5 (12.50%) V-Model
15 5 (12.50%) Hudson
15 5 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
15 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
15 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
15 5 (12.50%) Mathematics

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:

Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.50%) MS Office
1 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) 3GPP
1 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
1 1 (2.50%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (15.00%) JIRA
2 5 (12.50%) Hudson
2 5 (12.50%) Selenium
3 4 (10.00%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.50%) JUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) TestNG
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (52.50%) Test Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
3 12 (30.00%) Analyst
4 11 (27.50%) Test Analyst
5 10 (25.00%) Tester
6 9 (22.50%) QA Tester
7 6 (15.00%) QA Analyst
7 6 (15.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 5 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
8 5 (12.50%) QA Engineer
8 5 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
8 5 (12.50%) Software Analyst
8 5 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Linux Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Manual Test Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Python Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Software Developer
9 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) Reactive Extensions
1 5 (12.50%) WPF
2 2 (5.00%) RESTful
2 2 (5.00%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) CSS
3 1 (2.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 5 (12.50%) Replication
2 5 (12.50%) Statistics
3 4 (10.00%) iPad
4 3 (7.50%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Mac OS X
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Automated Testing
2 23 (57.50%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 14 (35.00%) Regression Testing
5 13 (32.50%) Automation Testing
6 11 (27.50%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (22.50%) Scrum
7 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
8 7 (17.50%) Exploratory Testing
8 7 (17.50%) SDLC
8 7 (17.50%) User Stories
8 7 (17.50%) Web Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Performance Testing
9 6 (15.00%) Test Scripting
10 5 (12.50%) Defect Management
10 5 (12.50%) Test Strategy
10 5 (12.50%) Usability Testing
10 5 (12.50%) V-Model
11 4 (10.00%) TDD
11 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (45.00%) Python
2 6 (15.00%) Perl
3 5 (12.50%) Java
3 5 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (52.50%) Degree
2 7 (17.50%) ISEB
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (55.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Twitter
2 1 (2.50%) Facebook
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