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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 90 102 123
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +21
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 38 44 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.76% 1.75% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.10% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 21
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
1779 2093 1918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.48% 83.25% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1500 1655 1632
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +11 31 £37,500 +14.50% 4
Peterborough 0 2 £33,125 -33.75%
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 52 (64.20%) Automated Testing
2 43 (53.09%) QA
3 42 (51.85%) Selenium
4 34 (41.98%) Test Scripting
4 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
5 31 (38.27%) Python
6 29 (35.80%) Degree
7 28 (34.57%) Java
8 22 (27.16%) C++
9 21 (25.93%) Test Automation
10 20 (24.69%) Scrum
11 18 (22.22%) C#
12 17 (20.99%) Linux
12 17 (20.99%) Software Testing
13 15 (18.52%) SQL
14 14 (17.28%) .NET
14 14 (17.28%) ISEB
15 12 (14.81%) ISTQB
15 12 (14.81%) Cucumber
15 12 (14.81%) Kanban
15 12 (14.81%) Mobile App
16 11 (13.58%) JIRA
16 11 (13.58%) Performance Testing
16 11 (13.58%) Android
16 11 (13.58%) OO
17 10 (12.35%) Windows
17 10 (12.35%) OOP
17 10 (12.35%) TDD
17 10 (12.35%) Finance
17 10 (12.35%) User Stories

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.94%) Wireless
2 3 (3.70%) Network Security
3 1 (1.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (51.85%) Selenium
2 12 (14.81%) Cucumber
3 11 (13.58%) JIRA
4 6 (7.41%) QADirector
4 6 (7.41%) Appium
5 5 (6.17%) JMeter
6 4 (4.94%) WinRunner
6 4 (4.94%) QARun
6 4 (4.94%) WebDriver
7 3 (3.70%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.70%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.70%) Subversion
8 2 (2.47%) Calabash
8 2 (2.47%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.23%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.23%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.23%) TestNG
9 1 (1.23%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.23%) JUnit
9 1 (1.23%) Hudson
General
1 10 (12.35%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Electronics
3 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.70%) Banking
4 2 (2.47%) Marketing
4 2 (2.47%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.47%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (56.79%) Tester
2 20 (24.69%) Test Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) Analyst
3 16 (19.75%) Test Analyst
4 15 (18.52%) Software Tester
5 12 (14.81%) Automation Tester
6 9 (11.11%) Lead Tester
7 7 (8.64%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Test Development Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Development Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) QA Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Software Test Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) QA Tester
10 4 (4.94%) Selenium Tester
11 3 (3.70%) Mobile Tester
11 3 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Senior Development Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.28%) .NET
2 2 (2.47%) CSS
2 2 (2.47%) XML
3 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.23%) REST
3 1 (1.23%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.81%) Mobile App
2 6 (7.41%) Visualisation
2 6 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) User Experience
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Linux
2 11 (13.58%) Android
3 10 (12.35%) Windows
4 7 (8.64%) UNIX
5 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (64.20%) Automated Testing
2 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.98%) Test Scripting
3 21 (25.93%) Test Automation
4 20 (24.69%) Scrum
5 17 (20.99%) Software Testing
6 12 (14.81%) Kanban
7 11 (13.58%) Performance Testing
7 11 (13.58%) OO
8 10 (12.35%) TDD
8 10 (12.35%) OOP
8 10 (12.35%) User Stories
9 9 (11.11%) Web Testing
9 9 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 8 (9.88%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.41%) CRM
11 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
12 5 (6.17%) Automation Testing
13 4 (4.94%) BDD
14 3 (3.70%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 31 (38.27%) Python
2 28 (34.57%) Java
3 22 (27.16%) C++
4 18 (22.22%) C#
5 15 (18.52%) SQL
6 9 (11.11%) Perl
6 9 (11.11%) C
7 6 (7.41%) VB
8 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 29 (35.80%) Degree
2 14 (17.28%) ISEB
3 12 (14.81%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.47%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (53.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.23%) WorldPay
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