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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 106 97 84
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 28 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.34% 1.59% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.90% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 28 33 38
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
1785 1894 1712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 85.53% 83.88% 83.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1398 1500 1416
Average salary £43,627 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.05% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -2 28 £38,000 -5.00% 6
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 36 (58.06%) QA
2 30 (48.39%) Python
3 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (43.55%) Automated Testing
4 21 (33.87%) Degree
5 17 (27.42%) Java
6 16 (25.81%) Electronics
7 14 (22.58%) Automation Testing
8 13 (20.97%) ISEB
8 13 (20.97%) TDD
8 13 (20.97%) Selenium
9 12 (19.35%) V-Model
9 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
9 12 (19.35%) SDLC
10 11 (17.74%) SQL
11 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
12 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
12 9 (14.52%) Mobile App
12 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
12 9 (14.52%) C#
13 8 (12.90%) Scrum
13 8 (12.90%) Android
14 7 (11.29%) Appium
14 7 (11.29%) User Experience
15 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
15 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
15 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
15 6 (9.68%) C++
15 6 (9.68%) Windows
15 6 (9.68%) OOP

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (20.97%) Selenium
2 7 (11.29%) Appium
3 5 (8.06%) JIRA
4 4 (6.45%) Hudson
5 3 (4.84%) JMeter
6 2 (3.23%) QARun
6 2 (3.23%) Selenium IDE
6 2 (3.23%) WebDriver
6 2 (3.23%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.61%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (25.81%) Electronics
2 2 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 39 (62.90%) Test Engineer
2 23 (37.10%) Tester
3 19 (30.65%) Software Test Engineer
4 17 (27.42%) Analyst
4 17 (27.42%) Test Analyst
5 13 (20.97%) QA Tester
6 10 (16.13%) QA Analyst
6 10 (16.13%) QA Test Analyst
7 8 (12.90%) QA Engineer
7 8 (12.90%) QA Test Engineer
8 7 (11.29%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (11.29%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (9.68%) Android Engineer
9 6 (9.68%) Web Analyst
9 6 (9.68%) Web Test Analyst
9 6 (9.68%) Web Tester
10 5 (8.06%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (8.06%) Senior Penetration Tester
10 5 (8.06%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (8.06%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.29%) User Experience
3 4 (6.45%) Replication
4 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.90%) Android
2 6 (9.68%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Linux
4 4 (6.45%) Mac OS X
4 4 (6.45%) Unix
5 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Agile Software Development
1 27 (43.55%) Automated Testing
2 14 (22.58%) Automation Testing
3 13 (20.97%) TDD
4 12 (19.35%) SDLC
4 12 (19.35%) V-Model
4 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
5 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
6 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
6 9 (14.52%) Test Automation
7 8 (12.90%) Scrum
8 6 (9.68%) OO
8 6 (9.68%) OOP
8 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
8 6 (9.68%) Requirements Analysis
8 6 (9.68%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.06%) Performance Testing
9 5 (8.06%) Web Testing
10 4 (6.45%) User Stories
11 2 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 30 (48.39%) Python
2 17 (27.42%) Java
3 11 (17.74%) SQL
4 9 (14.52%) C#
5 6 (9.68%) C++
6 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (1.61%) Perl
7 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (33.87%) Degree
2 13 (20.97%) ISEB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (58.06%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (3.23%) Twitter
2 1 (1.61%) Facebook
2 1 (1.61%) SAP
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