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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 93 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 44 30 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.73% 1.39% 2.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.10% 1.75% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 56
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,900 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
2098 1713 2112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.70% 79.12% 74.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1620 1356 1784
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 18 December 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 December 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 +3 36 £35,000 -13.04% 3
Peterborough - 7 £47,500 - 2
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 67 (69.79%) Automated Testing
2 55 (57.29%) QA
3 53 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (51.04%) Test Scripting
5 47 (48.96%) Selenium
6 46 (47.92%) Software Testing
7 34 (35.42%) SQL
8 33 (34.38%) Java
9 30 (31.25%) Scrum
10 28 (29.17%) ISEB
11 24 (25.00%) JIRA
12 22 (22.92%) C#
13 21 (21.88%) Regression Testing
14 20 (20.83%) ISTQB
15 19 (19.79%) Test Automation
15 19 (19.79%) Degree
15 19 (19.79%) UNIX
15 19 (19.79%) Windows
15 19 (19.79%) Linux
16 18 (18.75%) HTML
16 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
16 18 (18.75%) .NET
16 18 (18.75%) WebDriver
16 18 (18.75%) TDD
17 17 (17.71%) Internet
18 15 (15.63%) Python
19 14 (14.58%) CSS
19 14 (14.58%) JUnit
19 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (14.58%) User Stories

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

Applications
1 7 (7.29%) MS Office
2 3 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (17.71%) Internet
2 8 (8.33%) HTTP
3 2 (2.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.08%) DNS
3 2 (2.08%) SSL
3 2 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.04%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.04%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (48.96%) Selenium
2 24 (25.00%) JIRA
3 18 (18.75%) WebDriver
4 14 (14.58%) JUnit
5 9 (9.38%) TestNG
6 8 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 5 (5.21%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.21%) NUnit
8 5 (5.21%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (3.13%) WinRunner
10 3 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (2.08%) WatiN
11 2 (2.08%) Calabash
11 2 (2.08%) Hudson
11 2 (2.08%) QARun
12 1 (1.04%) QADirector
12 1 (1.04%) FitNesse
12 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
General
1 12 (12.50%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
2 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (28.13%) Tester
2 24 (25.00%) Analyst
2 24 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 23 (23.96%) Test Engineer
4 14 (14.58%) Software Engineer
5 13 (13.54%) Software Tester
5 13 (13.54%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (10.42%) QA Engineer
7 9 (9.38%) QA Tester
8 8 (8.33%) Consultant
8 8 (8.33%) Test Consultant
9 7 (7.29%) Automation Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Automated Test Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Senior QA Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Software Test Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.13%) Manual Tester
11 3 (3.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 2 (2.08%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (18.75%) HTML
1 18 (18.75%) .NET
2 14 (14.58%) CSS
3 9 (9.38%) XML
4 8 (8.33%) Web Services
5 7 (7.29%) REST
6 4 (4.17%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.08%) WinForms
7 2 (2.08%) WCF
7 2 (2.08%) WPF
7 2 (2.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 1 (1.04%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.29%) Open Source
2 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.13%) User Experience
5 3 (3.13%) iPhone
6 2 (2.08%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.04%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.04%) Biology
7 1 (1.04%) Life Science
7 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) UNIX
1 19 (19.79%) Windows
1 19 (19.79%) Linux
2 2 (2.08%) Android
2 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (69.79%) Automated Testing
2 53 (55.21%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (51.04%) Test Scripting
4 46 (47.92%) Software Testing
5 30 (31.25%) Scrum
6 21 (21.88%) Regression Testing
7 19 (19.79%) Test Automation
8 18 (18.75%) TDD
9 14 (14.58%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (14.58%) User Stories
10 11 (11.46%) Performance Testing
10 11 (11.46%) BDD
11 10 (10.42%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (8.33%) Test Strategy
13 6 (6.25%) Web Testing
13 6 (6.25%) OOP
14 5 (5.21%) Compatibility Testing
14 5 (5.21%) Black-Box Testing
14 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
15 4 (4.17%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) SQL
2 33 (34.38%) Java
3 22 (22.92%) C#
4 18 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 15 (15.63%) Python
6 9 (9.38%) Ruby
6 9 (9.38%) Perl
7 7 (7.29%) C++
8 3 (3.13%) PHP
8 3 (3.13%) Scala
9 2 (2.08%) C
9 2 (2.08%) VB
9 2 (2.08%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.04%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 28 (29.17%) ISEB
2 20 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 19 (19.79%) Degree
4 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (57.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (13.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) HP
4 2 (2.08%) VMware
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