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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 90 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 36 39 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.59% 1.86% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.29% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 33 33 59
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £44,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1855 1704 1967
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.86% 81.38% 73.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1463 1398 1684
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,240 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -13 30 £40,000 - 5
Peterborough - 4 £47,500 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 60 (68.97%) Automated Testing
2 47 (54.02%) QA
3 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (50.57%) Test Scripting
4 43 (49.43%) Selenium
5 39 (44.83%) Software Testing
6 30 (34.48%) SQL
7 28 (32.18%) Java
8 26 (29.89%) Scrum
9 23 (26.44%) C#
10 21 (24.14%) ISEB
11 20 (22.99%) JIRA
12 19 (21.84%) Test Automation
12 19 (21.84%) Regression Testing
12 19 (21.84%) Windows
13 17 (19.54%) .NET
13 17 (19.54%) Degree
14 16 (18.39%) TDD
14 16 (18.39%) Linux
14 16 (18.39%) UNIX
15 15 (17.24%) Python
15 15 (17.24%) ISTQB
15 15 (17.24%) WebDriver
16 13 (14.94%) HTML
16 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
17 12 (13.79%) JUnit
17 12 (13.79%) Internet
17 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
18 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
18 11 (12.64%) User Stories

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 (6.90%) MS Office
2 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (13.79%) Internet
2 5 (5.75%) HTTP
3 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.30%) DNS
3 2 (2.30%) SSL
3 2 (2.30%) DHCP
4 1 (1.15%) DECT
4 1 (1.15%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.30%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.30%) Big Data
2 2 (2.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (49.43%) Selenium
2 20 (22.99%) JIRA
3 15 (17.24%) WebDriver
4 12 (13.79%) JUnit
5 9 (10.34%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
7 7 (8.05%) TestNG
8 6 (6.90%) NUnit
9 5 (5.75%) WinRunner
10 4 (4.60%) Jenkins
10 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
11 3 (3.45%) QARun
11 3 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (3.45%) Calabash
11 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (3.45%) WatiN
12 2 (2.30%) Hudson
12 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
13 1 (1.15%) QADirector
General
1 8 (9.20%) Finance
2 6 (6.90%) Banking
2 6 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.15%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (27.59%) Tester
2 22 (25.29%) Test Engineer
3 19 (21.84%) Analyst
3 19 (21.84%) Test Analyst
4 9 (10.34%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Software Tester
4 9 (10.34%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (9.20%) Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) Test Consultant
5 8 (9.20%) QA Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) Automated Test Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Senior QA Engineer
6 6 (6.90%) QA Tester
7 5 (5.75%) Test Manager
7 5 (5.75%) Software Test Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (5.75%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Junior Test Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) Junior
8 3 (3.45%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (19.54%) .NET
2 13 (14.94%) HTML
3 10 (11.49%) CSS
4 7 (8.05%) Web Services
4 7 (8.05%) XML
5 6 (6.90%) REST
6 3 (3.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (3.45%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.45%) WinForms
6 3 (3.45%) WCF
6 3 (3.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.75%) Open Source
3 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.45%) User Experience
4 3 (3.45%) iPhone
5 2 (2.30%) Life Science
5 2 (2.30%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.30%) Chemistry
5 2 (2.30%) Biology
6 1 (1.15%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.84%) Windows
2 16 (18.39%) Linux
2 16 (18.39%) UNIX
3 3 (3.45%) Android
3 3 (3.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (68.97%) Automated Testing
2 44 (50.57%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (50.57%) Test Scripting
3 39 (44.83%) Software Testing
4 26 (29.89%) Scrum
5 19 (21.84%) Regression Testing
5 19 (21.84%) Test Automation
6 16 (18.39%) TDD
7 12 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (12.64%) User Stories
9 10 (11.49%) BDD
10 9 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (9.20%) Test Strategy
12 7 (8.05%) Performance Testing
12 7 (8.05%) OOP
13 5 (5.75%) OO
13 5 (5.75%) Functional Testing
13 5 (5.75%) Black-Box Testing
14 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
14 4 (4.60%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) SQL
2 28 (32.18%) Java
3 23 (26.44%) C#
4 15 (17.24%) Python
5 13 (14.94%) JavaScript
6 9 (10.34%) Perl
6 9 (10.34%) C++
7 8 (9.20%) Ruby
8 3 (3.45%) Scala
8 3 (3.45%) VB
8 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.45%) PHP
9 2 (2.30%) C
10 1 (1.15%) TTCN
10 1 (1.15%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 21 (24.14%) ISEB
2 17 (19.54%) Degree
3 15 (17.24%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (54.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.45%) HP
2 3 (3.45%) Oracle
3 2 (2.30%) VMware
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