The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 101 101 138
Rank change year-on-year
0 +37
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 47 50 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.86% 1.79% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 2.40% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 43 47 18
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2012 2080 2271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.49% 74.66% 73.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1668 1779 1866
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Manual Testing
East of England

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 April 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 April 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
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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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 45 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 50 (64.94%) QA
2 44 (57.14%) Degree
3 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (55.84%) Test Automation
4 33 (42.86%) SQL
5 32 (41.56%) Finance
6 25 (32.47%) C#
7 24 (31.17%) Software Testing
8 23 (29.87%) Automated Testing
8 23 (29.87%) Java
8 23 (29.87%) RAD
9 22 (28.57%) Python
10 20 (25.97%) OO
10 20 (25.97%) Computer Science
11 18 (23.38%) Linux
12 16 (20.78%) Mac OS X
13 15 (19.48%) Regression Testing
14 14 (18.18%) Perl
14 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
15 13 (16.88%) Ruby
16 12 (15.58%) .NET
17 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
18 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
18 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
18 10 (12.99%) Automotive
19 8 (10.39%) Banking
20 7 (9.09%) Scrum
20 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
20 7 (9.09%) ISEB
20 7 (9.09%) Financial Modelling

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) S-PLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) 2G
1 1 (1.30%) 3G
1 1 (1.30%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.30%) DB2
2 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Selenium
2 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (3.90%) FitNesse
3 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
4 1 (1.30%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.30%) QADirector
General
1 32 (41.56%) Finance
2 10 (12.99%) Automotive
3 8 (10.39%) Banking
4 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.60%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (61.04%) Test Engineer
2 28 (36.36%) Software Engineer
3 26 (33.77%) Software Test Engineer
4 25 (32.47%) Tester
5 21 (27.27%) QA Engineer
6 10 (12.99%) QA Tester
7 9 (11.69%) Software Tester
8 7 (9.09%) Analyst
9 6 (7.79%) Test Analyst
10 4 (5.19%) Software Test Analyst
11 3 (3.90%) Senior QA Engineer
11 3 (3.90%) Senior Test Engineer
12 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Test Engineer
12 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
13 1 (1.30%) Quality Analyst
13 1 (1.30%) Junior Tester
13 1 (1.30%) Performance Engineer
13 1 (1.30%) Senior Analyst
13 1 (1.30%) Manual Tester
13 1 (1.30%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) .NET
2 4 (5.19%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.97%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.90%) Smart Meter
3 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.30%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.38%) Linux
2 16 (20.78%) Mac OS X
3 5 (6.49%) UNIX
4 3 (3.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.84%) Agile Software Development
1 43 (55.84%) Test Automation
2 24 (31.17%) Software Testing
3 23 (29.87%) Automated Testing
3 23 (29.87%) RAD
4 20 (25.97%) OO
5 15 (19.48%) Regression Testing
6 14 (18.18%) Test Scripting
7 10 (12.99%) Requirements Analysis
8 7 (9.09%) Scrum
8 7 (9.09%) Financial Modelling
9 6 (7.79%) Security Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Automation Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Black-Box Testing
9 6 (7.79%) Software Engineering
10 4 (5.19%) Test Strategy
11 3 (3.90%) WFM
11 3 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.60%) Integration Testing
12 2 (2.60%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (42.86%) SQL
2 25 (32.47%) C#
3 23 (29.87%) Java
4 22 (28.57%) Python
5 14 (18.18%) Perl
6 13 (16.88%) Ruby
7 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
8 6 (7.79%) C++
9 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.60%) VBA
10 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 44 (57.14%) Degree
2 7 (9.09%) ISEB
3 3 (3.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (64.94%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.79%) Oracle
3 5 (6.49%) Red Gate
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