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 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 97 113 105
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 35 25 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.43% 1.14% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 1.45% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 45
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £29,800 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
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
2042 1727 2196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 83.31% 79.04% 75.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1392 1850
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 November 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 27 November 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 +11 31 £35,000 -14.63% 6
Peterborough - 4 £45,000 - 2
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 67 (69.07%) Automated Testing
2 63 (64.95%) QA
3 61 (62.89%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (56.70%) Test Scripting
5 51 (52.58%) Selenium
6 43 (44.33%) Software Testing
7 41 (42.27%) ISEB
8 37 (38.14%) Java
9 34 (35.05%) Scrum
10 29 (29.90%) SQL
11 28 (28.87%) ISTQB
12 27 (27.84%) JIRA
13 24 (24.74%) HTML
14 23 (23.71%) Regression Testing
15 22 (22.68%) Internet
15 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
15 22 (22.68%) Test Automation
16 21 (21.65%) Degree
16 21 (21.65%) C#
16 21 (21.65%) WebDriver
17 20 (20.62%) Python
18 19 (19.59%) TDD
19 18 (18.56%) Linux
19 18 (18.56%) .NET
20 16 (16.49%) CSS
21 15 (15.46%) UNIX
21 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
22 14 (14.43%) Windows
23 13 (13.40%) JUnit
23 13 (13.40%) HTTP

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 (1.03%) GlassFish
Applications
1 9 (9.28%) MS Office
2 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.68%) Internet
2 13 (13.40%) HTTP
3 3 (3.09%) DHCP
4 2 (2.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.06%) DNS
4 2 (2.06%) SSL
4 2 (2.06%) X.509
4 2 (2.06%) Wireless
5 1 (1.03%) 2G
5 1 (1.03%) RNC
5 1 (1.03%) Wireshark
5 1 (1.03%) LTE
5 1 (1.03%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.03%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 51 (52.58%) Selenium
2 27 (27.84%) JIRA
3 21 (21.65%) WebDriver
4 13 (13.40%) JUnit
5 9 (9.28%) TestNG
6 7 (7.22%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.12%) NUnit
9 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
10 3 (3.09%) FitNesse
10 3 (3.09%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (3.09%) Subversion
11 2 (2.06%) Hudson
12 1 (1.03%) Calabash
12 1 (1.03%) TestLink
12 1 (1.03%) Maven
12 1 (1.03%) Bugzilla
12 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (11.34%) Finance
2 7 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.19%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (27.84%) Tester
1 27 (27.84%) Analyst
1 27 (27.84%) Test Analyst
1 27 (27.84%) Test Engineer
2 19 (19.59%) Software Engineer
3 16 (16.49%) Software Test Engineer
4 13 (13.40%) Software Tester
5 12 (12.37%) QA Engineer
6 11 (11.34%) Software Test Analyst
7 9 (9.28%) Senior QA Engineer
7 9 (9.28%) QA Tester
8 7 (7.22%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Automation Analyst
8 7 (7.22%) Automated Test Analyst
9 5 (5.15%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.09%) Test Development Engineer
10 3 (3.09%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 3 (3.09%) Development Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) Graduate Software Engineer
11 2 (2.06%) Functional Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (24.74%) HTML
2 18 (18.56%) .NET
3 16 (16.49%) CSS
4 9 (9.28%) Web Services
4 9 (9.28%) XML
5 6 (6.19%) REST
6 4 (4.12%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.03%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (1.03%) Gherkin
7 1 (1.03%) Middleware
7 1 (1.03%) WinForms
7 1 (1.03%) Java EE
7 1 (1.03%) WCF
7 1 (1.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) Open Source
2 6 (6.19%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.12%) User Experience
4 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.09%) iPhone
4 3 (3.09%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.03%) Handset
6 1 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 18 (18.56%) Linux
2 15 (15.46%) UNIX
3 14 (14.43%) Windows
4 1 (1.03%) Android
4 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (69.07%) Automated Testing
2 61 (62.89%) Agile Software Development
3 55 (56.70%) Test Scripting
4 43 (44.33%) Software Testing
5 34 (35.05%) Scrum
6 23 (23.71%) Regression Testing
7 22 (22.68%) Test Automation
8 19 (19.59%) TDD
9 13 (13.40%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (13.40%) User Stories
10 12 (12.37%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (11.34%) Performance Testing
12 9 (9.28%) Compatibility Testing
12 9 (9.28%) BDD
12 9 (9.28%) Test Strategy
13 8 (8.25%) Web Testing
14 7 (7.22%) OOP
14 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
14 7 (7.22%) Automation Testing
15 6 (6.19%) OO
Programming Languages
1 37 (38.14%) Java
2 29 (29.90%) SQL
3 22 (22.68%) JavaScript
4 21 (21.65%) C#
5 20 (20.62%) Python
6 9 (9.28%) Ruby
7 8 (8.25%) Perl
8 7 (7.22%) C++
9 3 (3.09%) PHP
9 3 (3.09%) Scala
10 2 (2.06%) C
11 1 (1.03%) Delphi
11 1 (1.03%) VB
11 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 41 (42.27%) ISEB
2 28 (28.87%) ISTQB
3 21 (21.65%) Degree
4 4 (4.12%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (64.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (15.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.19%) Oracle
3 3 (3.09%) HP
4 1 (1.03%) MKS
4 1 (1.03%) VMware
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