The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 99 97 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 18 28 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.11% 1.42% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.65% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 28 35
Median salary £41,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.20% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Manual Testing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1349 1693 2153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 83.48% 86.16% 85.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1459 1675
Median salary £46,614 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.75% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,684 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £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 Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridgeshire 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 Cambridgeshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Cambridgeshire region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 13 £47,500 +14.45% 5
Peterborough -4 3 £42,000 +52.72%
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 9 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.00%) QA
3 23 (46.00%) Automated Testing
4 20 (40.00%) Python
5 18 (36.00%) Scrum
5 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
6 15 (30.00%) Degree
7 14 (28.00%) Software Testing
7 14 (28.00%) Perl
8 13 (26.00%) SQL
8 13 (26.00%) Exploratory Testing
9 12 (24.00%) Finance
10 11 (22.00%) Linux
10 11 (22.00%) C#
11 10 (20.00%) Java
11 10 (20.00%) Selenium
11 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
12 9 (18.00%) JIRA
13 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
13 7 (14.00%) MS Office
13 7 (14.00%) WebDriver
13 7 (14.00%) Automation Testing
14 6 (12.00%) C++
14 6 (12.00%) Electronics
14 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
15 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
15 5 (10.00%) HTML
15 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
15 5 (10.00%) C

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (14.00%) MS Office
2 4 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (6.00%) Internet
1 3 (6.00%) LTE
2 1 (2.00%) DHCP
2 1 (2.00%) DNS
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
2 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) Wireless
2 1 (2.00%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Selenium
2 9 (18.00%) JIRA
3 7 (14.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (10.00%) JUnit
4 5 (10.00%) TestNG
5 3 (6.00%) Bugzilla
6 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.00%) Gatling
7 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.00%) JMeter
7 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (24.00%) Finance
2 6 (12.00%) Electronics
3 3 (6.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (66.00%) Test Engineer
2 20 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 16 (32.00%) Test Automation Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Tester
5 10 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (16.00%) Manual Tester
7 7 (14.00%) Python Software Engineer
7 7 (14.00%) Software Engineer
8 6 (12.00%) QA Engineer
8 6 (12.00%) QA Test Engineer
9 5 (10.00%) Analyst
9 5 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (10.00%) QA Tester
9 5 (10.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 5 (10.00%) Software Tester
9 5 (10.00%) Test Analyst
10 4 (8.00%) Junior
10 4 (8.00%) Junior QA Engineer
10 4 (8.00%) Junior Test Engineer
10 4 (8.00%) QA Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) CSS
1 5 (10.00%) HTML
2 4 (8.00%) WPF
3 3 (6.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 2 (4.00%) .NET
4 2 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.00%) Qt
5 1 (2.00%) REST
5 1 (2.00%) RESTful
5 1 (2.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (8.00%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.00%) Statistics
5 2 (4.00%) Home Automation
5 2 (4.00%) Smart Home
6 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.00%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Linux
2 5 (10.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Unix
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Automated Testing
3 18 (36.00%) Scrum
3 18 (36.00%) Test Automation
4 14 (28.00%) Software Testing
5 13 (26.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 10 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 10 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 7 (14.00%) Automation Testing
7 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.00%) Regression Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Defect Management
9 3 (6.00%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (6.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Open Source
9 3 (6.00%) Usability Testing
9 3 (6.00%) V-Model
10 2 (4.00%) BDD
10 2 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.00%) Python
2 14 (28.00%) Perl
3 13 (26.00%) SQL
4 11 (22.00%) C#
5 10 (20.00%) Java
6 6 (12.00%) C++
7 5 (10.00%) C
7 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (10.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.00%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Degree
2 5 (10.00%) ISEB
3 3 (6.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (48.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle
1 1 (2.00%) SAP
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