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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 97 66 82
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +16
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 33 68 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.57% 3.10% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 3.77% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 31 60 55
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £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
1729 1804 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.25% 82.26% 73.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1389 1516 1595
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 March 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 March 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 -29 29 £42,500 +12.58% 4
Peterborough +3 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 45 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 38 (52.78%) Test Scripting
3 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (51.39%) Selenium
4 36 (50.00%) QA
5 29 (40.28%) Java
6 28 (38.89%) SQL
7 26 (36.11%) C#
8 24 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 21 (29.17%) Scrum
10 19 (26.39%) Degree
11 18 (25.00%) C++
11 18 (25.00%) Windows
12 17 (23.61%) Linux
12 17 (23.61%) UNIX
12 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
13 16 (22.22%) TDD
14 15 (20.83%) JIRA
14 15 (20.83%) Python
15 14 (19.44%) .NET
16 13 (18.06%) Perl
16 13 (18.06%) Cucumber
17 11 (15.28%) ISEB
17 11 (15.28%) OO
17 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (13.89%) WebDriver
18 10 (13.89%) Internet
18 10 (13.89%) User Stories
19 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
19 9 (12.50%) OOP

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 6 (8.33%) MS Office
2 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.39%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) DHCP
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.78%) DNS
2 2 (2.78%) SSL
3 1 (1.39%) Wireless
3 1 (1.39%) TETRA
3 1 (1.39%) Network Security
3 1 (1.39%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.78%) Big Data
2 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (51.39%) Selenium
2 15 (20.83%) JIRA
3 13 (18.06%) Cucumber
4 10 (13.89%) WebDriver
5 8 (11.11%) JUnit
6 7 (9.72%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (8.33%) TestNG
8 5 (6.94%) WinRunner
9 3 (4.17%) JMeter
9 3 (4.17%) NUnit
9 3 (4.17%) QARun
9 3 (4.17%) QADirector
9 3 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.17%) WatiN
9 3 (4.17%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.17%) Calabash
10 2 (2.78%) Eclipse
11 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.39%) eggPlant
11 1 (1.39%) Hudson
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.56%) Banking
2 4 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Test Engineer
2 18 (25.00%) Tester
3 12 (16.67%) Analyst
3 12 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 8 (11.11%) Consultant
4 8 (11.11%) Test Consultant
5 7 (9.72%) Software Test Engineer
5 7 (9.72%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) QA Engineer
7 5 (6.94%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Automation Tester
7 5 (6.94%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (6.94%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.56%) Manual Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Junior
9 3 (4.17%) Development Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Senior QA Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Test Development Engineer
9 3 (4.17%) Lead Tester
9 3 (4.17%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.44%) .NET
2 8 (11.11%) CSS
3 7 (9.72%) XML
4 6 (8.33%) REST
4 6 (8.33%) HTML
5 4 (5.56%) Web Services
5 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.17%) WinForms
6 3 (4.17%) WCF
6 3 (4.17%) WPF
6 3 (4.17%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.94%) Open Source
3 4 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.56%) User Experience
3 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.17%) Visualisation
5 2 (2.78%) Life Science
5 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.78%) Chemistry
5 2 (2.78%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 18 (25.00%) Windows
2 17 (23.61%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) UNIX
3 3 (4.17%) Android
3 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 38 (52.78%) Test Scripting
3 37 (51.39%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 21 (29.17%) Scrum
6 17 (23.61%) Test Automation
7 16 (22.22%) TDD
8 11 (15.28%) OO
8 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (13.89%) User Stories
10 9 (12.50%) BDD
10 9 (12.50%) Regression Testing
10 9 (12.50%) OOP
11 8 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 8 (11.11%) Kanban
12 5 (6.94%) Functional Testing
13 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 4 (5.56%) Usability Testing
14 3 (4.17%) Performance Testing
14 3 (4.17%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) Java
2 28 (38.89%) SQL
3 26 (36.11%) C#
4 18 (25.00%) C++
5 15 (20.83%) Python
6 13 (18.06%) Perl
7 8 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 7 (9.72%) Ruby
9 5 (6.94%) C
9 5 (6.94%) VB
10 4 (5.56%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.39%) Delphi
11 1 (1.39%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 19 (26.39%) Degree
2 11 (15.28%) ISEB
3 7 (9.72%) ISTQB
4 3 (4.17%) VCP4
5 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) VMware
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