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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 85 77 77
Rank change year-on-year
-8 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 43 73 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.03% 2.94% 2.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 3.71% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 39 66 72
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
1724 1969 2064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.55% 79.43% 75.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1622 1767
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 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 1 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
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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 -10 36 £47,500 +39.70% 5
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 1 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 48 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 45 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 43 (53.75%) Selenium
4 38 (47.50%) QA
5 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (37.50%) Java
7 28 (35.00%) C++
8 26 (32.50%) C#
8 26 (32.50%) SQL
9 24 (30.00%) Software Testing
10 23 (28.75%) Test Automation
10 23 (28.75%) Scrum
11 21 (26.25%) Degree
12 18 (22.50%) Windows
13 17 (21.25%) Linux
13 17 (21.25%) Python
13 17 (21.25%) TDD
14 16 (20.00%) Cucumber
14 16 (20.00%) UNIX
15 15 (18.75%) OO
15 15 (18.75%) Kanban
16 14 (17.50%) JIRA
16 14 (17.50%) .NET
17 13 (16.25%) Perl
17 13 (16.25%) OOP
18 12 (15.00%) Finance
19 11 (13.75%) User Stories
20 10 (12.50%) ISEB
20 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
21 9 (11.25%) ISTQB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 Office
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) Network Security
1 3 (3.75%) Internet
1 3 (3.75%) Wireless
2 1 (1.25%) TETRA
2 1 (1.25%) DECT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.50%) Big Data
2 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (53.75%) Selenium
2 16 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 14 (17.50%) JIRA
4 6 (7.50%) QADirector
4 6 (7.50%) WebDriver
5 5 (6.25%) WinRunner
6 4 (5.00%) JUnit
6 4 (5.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (3.75%) WatiN
7 3 (3.75%) QARun
7 3 (3.75%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.75%) NUnit
7 3 (3.75%) JMeter
7 3 (3.75%) Calabash
8 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.50%) Subversion
8 2 (2.50%) TestNG
8 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.25%) eggPlant
General
1 12 (15.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Banking
2 5 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.50%) Automotive
3 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 34 (42.50%) Tester
2 19 (23.75%) Test Engineer
3 11 (13.75%) Software Tester
4 10 (12.50%) Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 10 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 8 (10.00%) Consultant
5 8 (10.00%) Test Consultant
6 7 (8.75%) Lead Tester
7 6 (7.50%) Test Development Engineer
7 6 (7.50%) Development Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (5.00%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.00%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Junior Test Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Development Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Senior Test Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Manual Tester
9 3 (3.75%) Junior
10 2 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) .NET
2 5 (6.25%) CSS
3 3 (3.75%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 3 (3.75%) WCF
3 3 (3.75%) WPF
3 3 (3.75%) WinForms
3 3 (3.75%) XML
4 2 (2.50%) HTML
4 2 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (1.25%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Visualisation
2 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Chemistry
5 2 (2.50%) Biology
5 2 (2.50%) Life Science
5 2 (2.50%) Open Source
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.50%) Windows
2 17 (21.25%) Linux
3 16 (20.00%) UNIX
4 3 (3.75%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.75%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 45 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 36 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 23 (28.75%) Test Automation
5 23 (28.75%) Scrum
6 17 (21.25%) TDD
7 15 (18.75%) OO
7 15 (18.75%) Kanban
8 13 (16.25%) OOP
9 11 (13.75%) User Stories
10 10 (12.50%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.25%) Regression Testing
12 8 (10.00%) BDD
12 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
13 7 (8.75%) Performance Testing
13 7 (8.75%) Web Testing
14 5 (6.25%) Functional Testing
15 4 (5.00%) Validation
15 4 (5.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.50%) Java
2 28 (35.00%) C++
3 26 (32.50%) C#
3 26 (32.50%) SQL
4 17 (21.25%) Python
5 13 (16.25%) Perl
6 9 (11.25%) C
7 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.25%) VB
9 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.75%) Ruby
11 1 (1.25%) TTCN
11 1 (1.25%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 21 (26.25%) Degree
2 10 (12.50%) ISEB
3 9 (11.25%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (47.50%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) WorldPay
2 2 (2.50%) VMware
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