The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 183 168 162
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 69 73 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.95% 1.11% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% 1.37% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 62 59 99
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,650 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Manual Testing
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 East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5884 5317 6597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.35% 80.52% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4681 4281 5674
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the East of England region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in the East of England

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in the East of England

Manual Testing
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 January 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
Cambridgeshire +3 36 £40,000 - 5
Essex -16 13 £35,000 -2.77%
Suffolk +3 10 £26,250 -7.89% 2
Hertfordshire -13 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Norfolk +1 1 £25,000 -10.71%
Bedfordshire +1 1 £40,000 +45.45%
Manual Testing
England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 89 (56.33%) Automated Testing
2 86 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (50.00%) QA
4 69 (43.67%) Test Scripting
5 67 (42.41%) Selenium
6 57 (36.08%) Software Testing
7 52 (32.91%) Scrum
7 52 (32.91%) SQL
8 37 (23.42%) ISEB
8 37 (23.42%) Test Automation
9 34 (21.52%) Java
10 30 (18.99%) Windows
11 29 (18.35%) .NET
12 28 (17.72%) JIRA
13 26 (16.46%) Degree
13 26 (16.46%) Microsoft
14 25 (15.82%) C#
14 25 (15.82%) ISTQB
15 22 (13.92%) Finance
15 22 (13.92%) TDD
16 21 (13.29%) Linux
16 21 (13.29%) UNIX
17 20 (12.66%) Regression Testing
18 19 (12.03%) HTML
19 18 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
20 16 (10.13%) JavaScript
20 16 (10.13%) SQL Server
20 16 (10.13%) MS Excel
20 16 (10.13%) CSS
20 16 (10.13%) Continuous Integration

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (0.63%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 16 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.63%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.59%) Internet
2 5 (3.16%) HTTP
3 4 (2.53%) IPv4
3 4 (2.53%) IPv6
3 4 (2.53%) SAN
3 4 (2.53%) Firewall
3 4 (2.53%) NAS
4 3 (1.90%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.27%) DNS
5 2 (1.27%) SSL
5 2 (1.27%) DHCP
6 1 (0.63%) DECT
6 1 (0.63%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.27%) Big Data
3 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (42.41%) Selenium
2 28 (17.72%) JIRA
3 16 (10.13%) WebDriver
4 14 (8.86%) JMeter
5 13 (8.23%) QuickTest Pro
6 12 (7.59%) JUnit
6 12 (7.59%) Cucumber
7 9 (5.70%) NUnit
8 8 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (4.43%) TestNG
10 5 (3.16%) WinRunner
11 4 (2.53%) SoapUI
11 4 (2.53%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.53%) Visual Studio
12 3 (1.90%) QARun
12 3 (1.90%) TeamCity
12 3 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
12 3 (1.90%) WatiN
12 3 (1.90%) Calabash
12 3 (1.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 22 (13.92%) Finance
2 10 (6.33%) Banking
3 9 (5.70%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.16%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.90%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.90%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 63 (39.87%) Analyst
2 53 (33.54%) Test Analyst
3 40 (25.32%) Tester
4 32 (20.25%) Test Engineer
5 24 (15.19%) Software Tester
6 17 (10.76%) Software Test Engineer
6 17 (10.76%) Software Engineer
7 16 (10.13%) QA Analyst
8 15 (9.49%) Software Test Analyst
9 13 (8.23%) QA Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) QA Tester
10 8 (5.06%) Test Consultant
10 8 (5.06%) Consultant
10 8 (5.06%) Test Manager
11 7 (4.43%) Junior
11 7 (4.43%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.43%) Automation Analyst
12 6 (3.80%) Automated Test Analyst
12 6 (3.80%) Manual Tester
12 6 (3.80%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.35%) .NET
2 19 (12.03%) HTML
3 16 (10.13%) CSS
4 13 (8.23%) Web Services
5 10 (6.33%) REST
6 8 (5.06%) SOAP
7 7 (4.43%) XML
8 4 (2.53%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.53%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.90%) WCF
9 3 (1.90%) WPF
9 3 (1.90%) WinForms
9 3 (1.90%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.80%) Computer Science
3 5 (3.16%) Open Source
4 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.53%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.90%) iPhone
5 3 (1.90%) User Experience
5 3 (1.90%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.27%) Life Science
6 2 (1.27%) Chemistry
6 2 (1.27%) Biology
7 1 (0.63%) Replication
7 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (18.99%) Windows
2 21 (13.29%) Linux
2 21 (13.29%) UNIX
3 3 (1.90%) Android
3 3 (1.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (56.33%) Automated Testing
2 86 (54.43%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (43.67%) Test Scripting
4 57 (36.08%) Software Testing
5 52 (32.91%) Scrum
6 37 (23.42%) Test Automation
7 22 (13.92%) TDD
8 20 (12.66%) Regression Testing
9 18 (11.39%) User Acceptance Testing
10 16 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (9.49%) Automation Testing
11 15 (9.49%) Test Planning
12 14 (8.86%) BDD
13 13 (8.23%) Performance Testing
14 11 (6.96%) Test Strategy
14 11 (6.96%) User Stories
15 9 (5.70%) Waterfall
15 9 (5.70%) OO
16 7 (4.43%) OOP
16 7 (4.43%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.91%) SQL
2 34 (21.52%) Java
3 25 (15.82%) C#
4 16 (10.13%) JavaScript
5 15 (9.49%) Python
6 11 (6.96%) C++
7 10 (6.33%) Ruby
8 9 (5.70%) Perl
9 3 (1.90%) PHP
9 3 (1.90%) VB
9 3 (1.90%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.90%) Scala
10 2 (1.27%) C
11 1 (0.63%) TTCN
11 1 (0.63%) Delphi
11 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (23.42%) ISEB
2 26 (16.46%) Degree
3 25 (15.82%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (50.00%) QA
2 4 (2.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (8.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (16.46%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.70%) HP
3 8 (5.06%) VMware
4 6 (3.80%) Oracle
5 2 (1.27%) IBM
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