The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 109 128 138
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 28 15 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.13% 0.63% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.83% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 15
Average salary £41,500 £34,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.28% +30.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,200 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £26,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1986 1816 2151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.44% 75.92% 76.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1575 1546 1848
Average salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
East of England

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +16 25 £41,500 -5.14% 3
Peterborough +5 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Huntingdon - 1 £35,000 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
1 44 (57.89%) QA
2 39 (51.32%) Degree
3 34 (44.74%) Test Automation
4 30 (39.47%) SQL
5 27 (35.53%) Python
5 27 (35.53%) C#
5 27 (35.53%) Java
6 25 (32.89%) Software Testing
7 23 (30.26%) Linux
7 23 (30.26%) Test Scripting
8 22 (28.95%) Automated Testing
9 20 (26.32%) Finance
10 18 (23.68%) OO
11 17 (22.37%) ISEB
11 17 (22.37%) .NET
11 17 (22.37%) Ruby
11 17 (22.37%) Selenium
12 16 (21.05%) Regression Testing
12 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
13 15 (19.74%) RAD
14 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
14 12 (15.79%) Perl
14 12 (15.79%) Scrum
15 11 (14.47%) Automation Testing
16 10 (13.16%) Mac OS X
16 10 (13.16%) UNIX
16 10 (13.16%) Automotive
16 10 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
17 9 (11.84%) Computer Science

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (1.32%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS Office
3 4 (5.26%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) Wireless
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.32%) LTE
3 1 (1.32%) 3G
3 1 (1.32%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.32%) DHCP
3 1 (1.32%) 2G
3 1 (1.32%) RNC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (1.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 17 (22.37%) Selenium
2 9 (11.84%) WebDriver
3 7 (9.21%) FitNesse
4 5 (6.58%) Subversion
5 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.95%) JUnit
7 2 (2.63%) JIRA
7 2 (2.63%) TestNG
7 2 (2.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.32%) Valgrind
8 1 (1.32%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.32%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.32%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 20 (26.32%) Finance
2 10 (13.16%) Automotive
3 2 (2.63%) Law
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 43 (56.58%) Test Engineer
2 30 (39.47%) Software Engineer
3 26 (34.21%) Tester
4 24 (31.58%) Software Test Engineer
5 16 (21.05%) QA Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Software Tester
6 11 (14.47%) Analyst
6 11 (14.47%) Test Analyst
7 10 (13.16%) QA Tester
8 5 (6.58%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Test Development Engineer
9 4 (5.26%) Development Engineer
10 2 (2.63%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (2.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 1 (1.32%) Junior Test Engineer
11 1 (1.32%) Automation Engineer
11 1 (1.32%) Test Automation Engineer
11 1 (1.32%) Junior
11 1 (1.32%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) .NET
2 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.63%) CSS
3 2 (2.63%) XML
3 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 1 (1.32%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.32%) Middleware
4 1 (1.32%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.95%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (1.32%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.32%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 23 (30.26%) Linux
2 10 (13.16%) Mac OS X
2 10 (13.16%) UNIX
3 7 (9.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.74%) Test Automation
3 25 (32.89%) Software Testing
4 23 (30.26%) Test Scripting
5 22 (28.95%) Automated Testing
6 18 (23.68%) OO
7 16 (21.05%) Regression Testing
8 15 (19.74%) RAD
9 12 (15.79%) Scrum
10 11 (14.47%) Automation Testing
11 10 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
12 7 (9.21%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (9.21%) Financial Modelling
13 5 (6.58%) OOP
14 4 (5.26%) TDD
14 4 (5.26%) BDD
14 4 (5.26%) Use Case
15 3 (3.95%) WFM
15 3 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
15 3 (3.95%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) SQL
2 27 (35.53%) Python
2 27 (35.53%) C#
2 27 (35.53%) Java
3 17 (22.37%) Ruby
4 12 (15.79%) JavaScript
4 12 (15.79%) Perl
5 8 (10.53%) C++
6 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 39 (51.32%) Degree
2 17 (22.37%) ISEB
3 8 (10.53%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (57.89%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.53%) Oracle
3 1 (1.32%) MKS
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Superb Benefits!
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