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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 88 83 116
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +33
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 44 62 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.08% 2.50% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 3.05% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 44 58 15
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
1752 2035 1809
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 82.95% 82.19% 80.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1513 1611 1533
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 £31,250 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 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 28 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 -6 35 £37,500 +11.94% 4
Peterborough -4 2 £33,125 -33.75%
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 57 (68.67%) Automated Testing
2 45 (54.22%) QA
3 43 (51.81%) Selenium
4 34 (40.96%) Python
5 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (33.73%) Degree
6 28 (33.73%) Test Scripting
7 23 (27.71%) Java
8 19 (22.89%) Software Testing
9 18 (21.69%) Test Automation
10 17 (20.48%) Scrum
11 16 (19.28%) Linux
12 15 (18.07%) .NET
12 15 (18.07%) C#
12 15 (18.07%) C++
12 15 (18.07%) Mobile App
13 14 (16.87%) Android
14 13 (15.66%) ISEB
15 12 (14.46%) SQL
15 12 (14.46%) Windows
16 11 (13.25%) ISTQB
16 11 (13.25%) Performance Testing
17 10 (12.05%) User Stories
17 10 (12.05%) JIRA
18 9 (10.84%) Regression Testing
18 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
18 9 (10.84%) Appium
18 9 (10.84%) Kanban
18 9 (10.84%) Cucumber
19 8 (9.64%) Web Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 3 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.61%) Wireless
2 2 (2.41%) Network Security
3 1 (1.20%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (51.81%) Selenium
2 10 (12.05%) JIRA
3 9 (10.84%) Cucumber
3 9 (10.84%) Appium
4 7 (8.43%) QARun
4 7 (8.43%) WinRunner
5 5 (6.02%) QADirector
6 4 (4.82%) JMeter
7 3 (3.61%) Subversion
7 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
7 3 (3.61%) WebDriver
8 2 (2.41%) FitNesse
8 2 (2.41%) Calabash
8 2 (2.41%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.20%) Android Studio
9 1 (1.20%) Hudson
9 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.20%) JUnit
9 1 (1.20%) TestNG
General
1 8 (9.64%) Electronics
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 3 (3.61%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.61%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.61%) Banking
3 2 (2.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.41%) Automotive
4 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 48 (57.83%) Tester
2 25 (30.12%) Test Engineer
3 17 (20.48%) Analyst
3 17 (20.48%) Test Analyst
3 17 (20.48%) Software Tester
4 10 (12.05%) Lead Tester
5 9 (10.84%) Automation Tester
6 7 (8.43%) QA Engineer
7 6 (7.23%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) Software Test Engineer
8 5 (6.02%) QA Tester
8 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Test Development Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Selenium Tester
9 4 (4.82%) Development Engineer
10 3 (3.61%) Agile Test Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) QA Leader
10 3 (3.61%) Software Test Analyst
10 3 (3.61%) Mobile Tester
10 3 (3.61%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.07%) .NET
2 1 (1.20%) CSS
2 1 (1.20%) XML
2 1 (1.20%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.20%) REST
2 1 (1.20%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.07%) Mobile App
2 9 (10.84%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.02%) Visualisation
4 3 (3.61%) User Experience
4 3 (3.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.20%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.28%) Linux
2 14 (16.87%) Android
3 12 (14.46%) Windows
4 5 (6.02%) UNIX
5 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (68.67%) Automated Testing
2 33 (39.76%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (33.73%) Test Scripting
4 19 (22.89%) Software Testing
5 18 (21.69%) Test Automation
6 17 (20.48%) Scrum
7 11 (13.25%) Performance Testing
8 10 (12.05%) User Stories
9 9 (10.84%) Kanban
9 9 (10.84%) Regression Testing
10 8 (9.64%) Web Testing
11 7 (8.43%) TDD
12 6 (7.23%) OOP
12 6 (7.23%) OO
12 6 (7.23%) CRM
12 6 (7.23%) Mentoring
13 5 (6.02%) Automation Testing
14 4 (4.82%) BDD
14 4 (4.82%) User Acceptance Testing
15 3 (3.61%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (40.96%) Python
2 23 (27.71%) Java
3 15 (18.07%) C#
3 15 (18.07%) C++
4 12 (14.46%) SQL
5 7 (8.43%) VB
5 7 (8.43%) C
5 7 (8.43%) Perl
6 2 (2.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 28 (33.73%) Degree
2 13 (15.66%) ISEB
3 11 (13.25%) ISTQB
4 4 (4.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.61%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (54.22%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.41%) Xamarin
3 1 (1.20%) WorldPay
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