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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 85 95 84
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 45 52 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.14% 2.10% 2.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.62% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 41 46 62
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1699 1983 1978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.75% 79.99% 77.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1417 1597 1722
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 26 May 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 26 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +15 37 £47,500 +37.68% 4
Peterborough +5 5 £36,000 -10.00%
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 47 (58.75%) Automated Testing
2 46 (57.50%) Test Scripting
3 41 (51.25%) Selenium
4 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (46.25%) QA
5 31 (38.75%) Java
6 29 (36.25%) C++
7 26 (32.50%) Scrum
8 25 (31.25%) C#
8 25 (31.25%) Test Automation
9 23 (28.75%) Degree
10 22 (27.50%) Software Testing
11 21 (26.25%) SQL
12 20 (25.00%) Python
13 16 (20.00%) TDD
13 16 (20.00%) Windows
13 16 (20.00%) Linux
13 16 (20.00%) Kanban
13 16 (20.00%) Cucumber
14 15 (18.75%) OO
15 14 (17.50%) OOP
15 14 (17.50%) UNIX
16 13 (16.25%) Perl
17 12 (15.00%) .NET
18 11 (13.75%) Finance
19 10 (12.50%) User Stories
19 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
19 10 (12.50%) JIRA
19 10 (12.50%) ISEB
20 9 (11.25%) C

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.00%) Wireless
2 3 (3.75%) Network Security
3 2 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) DECT
4 1 (1.25%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.50%) Big Data
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 41 (51.25%) Selenium
2 16 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 10 (12.50%) JIRA
4 6 (7.50%) QADirector
5 4 (5.00%) WebDriver
5 4 (5.00%) WinRunner
6 3 (3.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (3.75%) JMeter
6 3 (3.75%) JUnit
6 3 (3.75%) FitNesse
6 3 (3.75%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.50%) WatiN
7 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.50%) QARun
7 2 (2.50%) NUnit
7 2 (2.50%) Subversion
7 2 (2.50%) Calabash
8 1 (1.25%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.25%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.25%) Appium
General
1 11 (13.75%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Electronics
4 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.50%) Automotive
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (47.50%) Tester
2 18 (22.50%) Test Engineer
3 13 (16.25%) Software Tester
4 11 (13.75%) Automation Tester
5 8 (10.00%) Lead Tester
5 8 (10.00%) Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) Consultant
6 7 (8.75%) Test Consultant
7 6 (7.50%) Test Development Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Development Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (5.00%) QA Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Manual Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Software Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Development Engineer
10 2 (2.50%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.00%) .NET
2 4 (5.00%) CSS
3 3 (3.75%) REST
4 2 (2.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (2.50%) XML
4 2 (2.50%) WinForms
4 2 (2.50%) WCF
4 2 (2.50%) WPF
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Visualisation
1 6 (7.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.75%) User Experience
3 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Life Science
4 2 (2.50%) Chemistry
4 2 (2.50%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
1 16 (20.00%) Linux
2 14 (17.50%) UNIX
3 6 (7.50%) Android
4 4 (5.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.75%) Automated Testing
2 46 (57.50%) Test Scripting
3 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (32.50%) Scrum
5 25 (31.25%) Test Automation
6 22 (27.50%) Software Testing
7 16 (20.00%) TDD
7 16 (20.00%) Kanban
8 15 (18.75%) OO
9 14 (17.50%) OOP
10 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
10 10 (12.50%) User Stories
11 9 (11.25%) SDLC
12 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.75%) Performance Testing
13 7 (8.75%) Regression Testing
13 7 (8.75%) Web Testing
13 7 (8.75%) BDD
14 4 (5.00%) Functional Testing
14 4 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.75%) Java
2 29 (36.25%) C++
3 25 (31.25%) C#
4 21 (26.25%) SQL
5 20 (25.00%) Python
6 13 (16.25%) Perl
7 9 (11.25%) C
8 5 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 4 (5.00%) VB
10 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.75%) Ruby
11 1 (1.25%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 23 (28.75%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) ISEB
3 9 (11.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (46.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) VMware
3 1 (1.25%) WorldPay
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