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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 110 123 132
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 30 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.22% 0.72% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 0.95% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 15
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% +32.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,400 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £26,800
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1972 1798 2089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 80.33% 75.71% 76.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1582 1523 1797
Average salary £44,500 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.32% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,762 £32,000 £28,125
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 25 July 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 25 July 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
(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 27 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Peterborough 0 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Huntingdon - 1 £35,000 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
1 46 (58.97%) QA
2 41 (52.56%) Degree
3 36 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 30 (38.46%) SQL
5 28 (35.90%) C#
5 28 (35.90%) Java
6 27 (34.62%) Python
7 26 (33.33%) Software Testing
8 24 (30.77%) Linux
9 23 (29.49%) Automated Testing
9 23 (29.49%) Test Scripting
10 20 (25.64%) Finance
11 19 (24.36%) OO
12 18 (23.08%) ISEB
13 17 (21.79%) .NET
13 17 (21.79%) Regression Testing
13 17 (21.79%) Ruby
14 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
14 16 (20.51%) Selenium
15 15 (19.23%) RAD
16 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
16 13 (16.67%) Perl
16 13 (16.67%) Scrum
17 11 (14.10%) Automotive
17 11 (14.10%) Mac OS X
17 11 (14.10%) Requirements Analysis
17 11 (14.10%) Automation Testing
18 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
18 10 (12.82%) UNIX

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.28%) GlassFish
Applications
1 7 (8.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.69%) MS Office
3 4 (5.13%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) Wireless
2 2 (2.56%) Internet
3 1 (1.28%) 3G
3 1 (1.28%) 3GPP
3 1 (1.28%) DHCP
3 1 (1.28%) 2G
3 1 (1.28%) RNC
3 1 (1.28%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.28%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.28%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (20.51%) Selenium
2 8 (10.26%) WebDriver
3 7 (8.97%) FitNesse
4 5 (6.41%) Subversion
5 4 (5.13%) Visual Studio
5 4 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (3.85%) JUnit
7 2 (2.56%) JIRA
7 2 (2.56%) TestNG
7 2 (2.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.28%) Valgrind
8 1 (1.28%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.28%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.28%) Maven
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 11 (14.10%) Automotive
3 2 (2.56%) Law
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (56.41%) Test Engineer
2 30 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 27 (34.62%) Tester
4 24 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
5 16 (20.51%) QA Engineer
6 12 (15.38%) Analyst
6 12 (15.38%) Test Analyst
7 11 (14.10%) Software Tester
8 10 (12.82%) QA Tester
9 6 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Test Development Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Development Engineer
11 2 (2.56%) Automation Analyst
11 2 (2.56%) Automation Test Analyst
11 2 (2.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 1 (1.28%) Automation Engineer
12 1 (1.28%) Test Automation Engineer
12 1 (1.28%) Junior Test Engineer
12 1 (1.28%) Junior Tester
12 1 (1.28%) Senior QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (21.79%) .NET
2 5 (6.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.56%) CSS
3 2 (2.56%) XML
3 2 (2.56%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.56%) HTML
4 1 (1.28%) Java EE
4 1 (1.28%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.28%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.82%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.85%) Smart Meter
4 2 (2.56%) Open Source
5 1 (1.28%) Handset
5 1 (1.28%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (30.77%) Linux
2 11 (14.10%) Mac OS X
3 10 (12.82%) UNIX
4 7 (8.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (58.97%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (46.15%) Test Automation
3 26 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 23 (29.49%) Automated Testing
4 23 (29.49%) Test Scripting
5 19 (24.36%) OO
6 17 (21.79%) Regression Testing
7 15 (19.23%) RAD
8 13 (16.67%) Scrum
9 11 (14.10%) Automation Testing
9 11 (14.10%) Requirements Analysis
10 7 (8.97%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (6.41%) OOP
12 4 (5.13%) Use Case
12 4 (5.13%) TDD
12 4 (5.13%) BDD
13 3 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (3.85%) Software Engineering
13 3 (3.85%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 30 (38.46%) SQL
2 28 (35.90%) C#
2 28 (35.90%) Java
3 27 (34.62%) Python
4 17 (21.79%) Ruby
5 13 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 13 (16.67%) Perl
6 9 (11.54%) C++
7 2 (2.56%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 41 (52.56%) Degree
2 18 (23.08%) ISEB
3 8 (10.26%) ISTQB
4 4 (5.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (58.97%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.26%) Oracle
3 1 (1.28%) MKS
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ECM Selection
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