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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 85 115 139
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +24
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 52 18 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.15% 0.82% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 1.04% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 50 15 22
Average salary £34,500 £31,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.29% +12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £27,700 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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
1961 1734 2284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.00% 78.93% 76.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1546 1497 1966
Average salary £43,450 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(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 +36 46 £33,500 +8.06% 6
Huntingdon - 4 £43,500 -
Peterborough +4 1 £50,000 +66.66% 1
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 64 (64.00%) QA
2 63 (63.00%) Automated Testing
3 62 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 47 (47.00%) ISEB
6 44 (44.00%) Software Testing
7 42 (42.00%) Selenium
8 34 (34.00%) Java
9 33 (33.00%) ISTQB
10 29 (29.00%) Regression Testing
11 28 (28.00%) Scrum
11 28 (28.00%) Degree
12 26 (26.00%) Test Automation
13 25 (25.00%) SQL
13 25 (25.00%) Python
14 23 (23.00%) JavaScript
15 21 (21.00%) C#
15 21 (21.00%) JIRA
16 20 (20.00%) HTML
17 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
17 19 (19.00%) .NET
17 19 (19.00%) Linux
18 16 (16.00%) WebDriver
19 14 (14.00%) Internet
19 14 (14.00%) Finance
20 13 (13.00%) HTTP
20 13 (13.00%) TDD
20 13 (13.00%) User Acceptance Testing
21 12 (12.00%) Performance Testing
21 12 (12.00%) CSS

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (1.00%) GlassFish
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Office
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.00%) Internet
2 13 (13.00%) HTTP
3 5 (5.00%) Wireless
4 3 (3.00%) X.509
5 1 (1.00%) 2G
5 1 (1.00%) 3G
5 1 (1.00%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.00%) DHCP
5 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.00%) SSL
5 1 (1.00%) LTE
5 1 (1.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.00%) RNC
5 1 (1.00%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (42.00%) Selenium
2 21 (21.00%) JIRA
3 16 (16.00%) WebDriver
4 7 (7.00%) JUnit
5 6 (6.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (5.00%) Subversion
6 5 (5.00%) FitNesse
7 4 (4.00%) Bugzilla
7 4 (4.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
8 3 (3.00%) Visual Studio Team System
8 3 (3.00%) TestNG
8 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.00%) NUnit
9 1 (1.00%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.00%) Valgrind
9 1 (1.00%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.00%) Hudson
9 1 (1.00%) Maven
General
1 14 (14.00%) Finance
2 6 (6.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.00%) Banking
4 4 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 36 (36.00%) Tester
2 32 (32.00%) Test Engineer
3 25 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 22 (22.00%) Analyst
4 22 (22.00%) Test Analyst
5 20 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 20 (20.00%) Software Tester
6 15 (15.00%) QA Engineer
7 12 (12.00%) Software Test Analyst
8 11 (11.00%) QA Tester
9 7 (7.00%) Senior QA Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Automated Test Analyst
11 5 (5.00%) Senior Tester
12 4 (4.00%) Test Development Engineer
12 4 (4.00%) Development Engineer
12 4 (4.00%) Test Manager
13 3 (3.00%) Senior Software Tester
14 2 (2.00%) Automation Test Analyst
14 2 (2.00%) Automation Analyst
14 2 (2.00%) Functional Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (20.00%) HTML
2 19 (19.00%) .NET
3 12 (12.00%) CSS
4 6 (6.00%) Web Services
5 4 (4.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.00%) XML
7 2 (2.00%) REST
8 1 (1.00%) Gherkin
8 1 (1.00%) Middleware
8 1 (1.00%) J2SE
8 1 (1.00%) RESTful
8 1 (1.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.00%) iPhone
5 2 (2.00%) Open Source
6 1 (1.00%) Handset
6 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.00%) Linux
2 10 (10.00%) Windows
3 9 (9.00%) UNIX
4 4 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (63.00%) Automated Testing
2 62 (62.00%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 44 (44.00%) Software Testing
5 29 (29.00%) Regression Testing
6 28 (28.00%) Scrum
7 26 (26.00%) Test Automation
8 13 (13.00%) TDD
8 13 (13.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 12 (12.00%) Performance Testing
10 11 (11.00%) Mentoring
11 10 (10.00%) Compatibility Testing
12 9 (9.00%) Test Strategy
12 9 (9.00%) Automation Testing
13 8 (8.00%) Web Testing
13 8 (8.00%) OO
14 7 (7.00%) User Stories
15 6 (6.00%) OOP
16 5 (5.00%) RAD
17 4 (4.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 34 (34.00%) Java
2 25 (25.00%) SQL
2 25 (25.00%) Python
3 23 (23.00%) JavaScript
4 21 (21.00%) C#
5 11 (11.00%) Ruby
6 9 (9.00%) Perl
7 5 (5.00%) C++
8 4 (4.00%) Scala
9 3 (3.00%) PHP
10 1 (1.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) TTCN
Qualifications
1 47 (47.00%) ISEB
2 33 (33.00%) ISTQB
3 28 (28.00%) Degree
4 4 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (64.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (19.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.00%) Oracle
3 3 (3.00%) HP
4 1 (1.00%) MKS
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