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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 95 87 104
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 33 50 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.53% 2.10% 1.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 2.56% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 33 46 35
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -19.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £46,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
1763 1954 1868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.96% 82.24% 78.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1481 1583 1611
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 -6 27 £40,000 +23.07% 10
Peterborough +2 2 £38,000 -24.00% 1
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 42 (58.33%) Automated Testing
2 41 (56.94%) Test Scripting
3 37 (51.39%) Selenium
4 36 (50.00%) QA
5 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (37.50%) Java
7 25 (34.72%) C++
8 24 (33.33%) Degree
8 24 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 23 (31.94%) Scrum
10 22 (30.56%) Python
11 21 (29.17%) C#
12 15 (20.83%) Software Testing
12 15 (20.83%) SQL
12 15 (20.83%) Kanban
13 13 (18.06%) TDD
13 13 (18.06%) Linux
13 13 (18.06%) OO
13 13 (18.06%) Cucumber
14 12 (16.67%) JIRA
14 12 (16.67%) OOP
14 12 (16.67%) ISEB
14 12 (16.67%) .NET
15 11 (15.28%) Finance
15 11 (15.28%) ISTQB
15 11 (15.28%) Windows
16 10 (13.89%) Perl
16 10 (13.89%) User Stories
17 9 (12.50%) Performance Testing
17 9 (12.50%) Web Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) Wireless
2 3 (4.17%) Network Security
3 2 (2.78%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (51.39%) Selenium
2 13 (18.06%) Cucumber
3 12 (16.67%) JIRA
4 6 (8.33%) QADirector
5 4 (5.56%) WinRunner
5 4 (5.56%) JMeter
6 3 (4.17%) QARun
6 3 (4.17%) FitNesse
6 3 (4.17%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.17%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.78%) Appium
7 2 (2.78%) Subversion
8 1 (1.39%) JUnit
8 1 (1.39%) NUnit
8 1 (1.39%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.39%) WatiN
8 1 (1.39%) TestNG
8 1 (1.39%) Hudson
8 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.39%) Calabash
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.17%) Electronics
4 2 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.78%) Automotive
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (56.94%) Tester
2 16 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 14 (19.44%) Software Tester
4 13 (18.06%) Automation Tester
5 12 (16.67%) Analyst
5 12 (16.67%) Test Analyst
6 9 (12.50%) Lead Tester
7 6 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Test Development Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Development Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 4 (5.56%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) QA Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Software Test Analyst
9 3 (4.17%) Senior Development Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Agile Test Analyst
10 2 (2.78%) Developer
10 2 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.78%) CSS
2 2 (2.78%) XML
3 1 (1.39%) WinForms
3 1 (1.39%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.39%) WCF
3 1 (1.39%) WPF
3 1 (1.39%) REST
3 1 (1.39%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (1.39%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.39%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.72%) Mobile App
2 6 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) User Experience
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 11 (15.28%) Windows
3 7 (9.72%) UNIX
3 7 (9.72%) Android
4 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (58.33%) Automated Testing
2 41 (56.94%) Test Scripting
3 34 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 23 (31.94%) Scrum
6 15 (20.83%) Software Testing
6 15 (20.83%) Kanban
7 13 (18.06%) TDD
7 13 (18.06%) OO
8 12 (16.67%) OOP
9 10 (13.89%) User Stories
10 9 (12.50%) Performance Testing
10 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 9 (12.50%) Web Testing
11 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 8 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 5 (6.94%) Automation Testing
12 5 (6.94%) BDD
13 4 (5.56%) Security Testing
14 3 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (37.50%) Java
2 25 (34.72%) C++
3 22 (30.56%) Python
4 21 (29.17%) C#
5 15 (20.83%) SQL
6 10 (13.89%) Perl
7 9 (12.50%) C
8 5 (6.94%) VB
9 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
10 2 (2.78%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.39%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 24 (33.33%) Degree
2 12 (16.67%) ISEB
3 11 (15.28%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.39%) WorldPay
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