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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 83 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.21% 1.84% 1.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 2.12% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 13 27 31
Median salary £47,500 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.45% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £52,500 £47,500
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
895 1275 1552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 83.02% 86.68% 87.24%
Number of salaries quoted 760 1083 1204
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,773 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 10 December 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridge

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Python
2 16 (45.71%) QA
2 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
3 14 (40.00%) Scrum
3 14 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 13 (37.14%) Exploratory Testing
5 11 (31.43%) Linux
5 11 (31.43%) Perl
6 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 10 (28.57%) Degree
6 10 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 9 (25.71%) JIRA
7 9 (25.71%) Finance
7 9 (25.71%) SQL
8 7 (20.00%) Java
8 7 (20.00%) MS Office
8 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
9 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
9 6 (17.14%) Selenium
10 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.29%) TestNG
10 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
10 5 (14.29%) ISEB
10 5 (14.29%) CSS
10 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 5 (14.29%) JUnit
10 5 (14.29%) HTML
11 4 (11.43%) SQL Server

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 7 (20.00%) MS Office
2 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) 3GPP
1 3 (8.57%) Internet
1 3 (8.57%) LTE
2 1 (2.86%) DHCP
2 1 (2.86%) DNS
2 1 (2.86%) HTTP
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
2 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) JIRA
2 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 6 (17.14%) WebDriver
3 5 (14.29%) JUnit
3 5 (14.29%) TestNG
4 3 (8.57%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.86%) Gatling
5 1 (2.86%) JMeter
5 1 (2.86%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Test Engineer
2 17 (48.57%) Software Test Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 7 (20.00%) Tester
5 5 (14.29%) Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 5 (14.29%) Software Tester
5 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 4 (11.43%) Junior
6 4 (11.43%) Junior QA Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Junior Test Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Manual Tester
6 4 (11.43%) QA Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) QA Test Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (8.57%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) CSS
1 5 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (8.57%) WPF
3 2 (5.71%) Reactive Extensions
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) Qt
4 1 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Mathematics
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Statistics
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Home Automation
4 1 (2.86%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
2 4 (11.43%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) Test Automation
3 14 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 14 (40.00%) Scrum
4 13 (37.14%) Exploratory Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 10 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 7 (20.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (8.57%) Open Source
9 3 (8.57%) V-Model
10 2 (5.71%) Defect Management
10 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.71%) Usability Testing
10 2 (5.71%) Use Case
11 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Python
2 11 (31.43%) Perl
3 9 (25.71%) SQL
4 7 (20.00%) Java
5 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.57%) C#
7 2 (5.71%) C
7 2 (5.71%) C++
8 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) ISEB
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (5.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45k-55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £29000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £34000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago