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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 199 206 232
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +26
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 53 37 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.69% 0.51% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.66% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 45
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -2.36%
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
6017 5571 6690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.40% 76.87% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4858 4698 5637
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 2014.

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 August 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
Cambridgeshire +16 36 £42,000 +29.23% 6
Essex +13 6 £38,500 +20.31% 2
Hertfordshire -12 6 £29,500 -9.23% 2
Norfolk +12 3 £27,750 -30.62%
Bedfordshire -14 2 £31,750 +1.60%
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 51 (45.54%) QA
2 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 40 (35.71%) SQL
5 39 (34.82%) Degree
5 39 (34.82%) Test Automation
6 38 (33.93%) Test Scripting
7 36 (32.14%) Java
8 35 (31.25%) Software Testing
9 31 (27.68%) C#
10 29 (25.89%) Finance
11 28 (25.00%) Python
11 28 (25.00%) ISEB
11 28 (25.00%) Selenium
12 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
12 26 (23.21%) Regression Testing
13 23 (20.54%) .NET
14 22 (19.64%) Scrum
15 20 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
15 20 (17.86%) Linux
16 15 (13.39%) Ruby
16 15 (13.39%) ISTQB
17 14 (12.50%) Automation Testing
18 13 (11.61%) OO
18 13 (11.61%) Oracle
19 12 (10.71%) UNIX
20 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
20 11 (9.82%) WebDriver
21 10 (8.93%) Banking
21 10 (8.93%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (1.79%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.89%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.89%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.25%) MS Office
3 4 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.57%) Wireless
2 2 (1.79%) Internet
3 1 (0.89%) 3G
3 1 (0.89%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.89%) DHCP
3 1 (0.89%) 2G
3 1 (0.89%) RNC
3 1 (0.89%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.89%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.04%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.79%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.89%) DB2
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (25.00%) Selenium
2 11 (9.82%) WebDriver
3 9 (8.04%) JIRA
4 8 (7.14%) JUnit
5 7 (6.25%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (5.36%) FitNesse
7 5 (4.46%) JMeter
7 5 (4.46%) Subversion
7 5 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.57%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.68%) NUnit
9 3 (2.68%) Visual Studio Team System
9 3 (2.68%) TestNG
9 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.79%) FogBugz
10 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.89%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.89%) Maven
11 1 (0.89%) MSTest
General
1 29 (25.89%) Finance
2 10 (8.93%) Banking
2 10 (8.93%) Telecoms
3 8 (7.14%) Automotive
4 1 (0.89%) Law
4 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.89%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (39.29%) Tester
2 35 (31.25%) Analyst
2 35 (31.25%) Test Engineer
3 33 (29.46%) Test Analyst
4 24 (21.43%) Software Engineer
5 20 (17.86%) Software Tester
6 18 (16.07%) Software Test Engineer
7 14 (12.50%) QA Tester
8 12 (10.71%) QA Engineer
9 11 (9.82%) Software Test Analyst
10 5 (4.46%) Senior Tester
11 4 (3.57%) Test Development Engineer
11 4 (3.57%) Development Engineer
12 3 (2.68%) QA Analyst
12 3 (2.68%) Developer
12 3 (2.68%) Automated Tester
13 2 (1.79%) Selenium Test Analyst
13 2 (1.79%) Junior
13 2 (1.79%) Automation Test Analyst
13 2 (1.79%) Data Warehouse Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.54%) .NET
2 6 (5.36%) Web Services
3 4 (3.57%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.68%) XML
4 3 (2.68%) HTML
5 2 (1.79%) CSS
5 2 (1.79%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.79%) Spring
6 1 (0.89%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.89%) Java EE
6 1 (0.89%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.89%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.89%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.89%) SOAP
6 1 (0.89%) J2EE
6 1 (0.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.82%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.68%) iPhone
4 2 (1.79%) Open Source
4 2 (1.79%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.89%) Handset
5 1 (0.89%) PKI
5 1 (0.89%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.89%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (17.86%) Linux
2 12 (10.71%) UNIX
3 10 (8.93%) Windows
4 7 (6.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.18%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (37.50%) Automated Testing
3 39 (34.82%) Test Automation
4 38 (33.93%) Test Scripting
5 35 (31.25%) Software Testing
6 26 (23.21%) Regression Testing
7 22 (19.64%) Scrum
8 20 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (12.50%) Automation Testing
10 13 (11.61%) OO
11 10 (8.93%) RAD
12 8 (7.14%) Test Strategy
13 7 (6.25%) OOP
13 7 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (5.36%) TDD
15 5 (4.46%) Use Case
15 5 (4.46%) Performance Testing
15 5 (4.46%) Financial Modelling
15 5 (4.46%) Test Management
16 4 (3.57%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 40 (35.71%) SQL
2 36 (32.14%) Java
3 31 (27.68%) C#
4 28 (25.00%) Python
5 15 (13.39%) Ruby
6 10 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 8 (7.14%) Perl
7 8 (7.14%) C++
8 4 (3.57%) PHP
8 4 (3.57%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.68%) Scala
10 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.89%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 39 (34.82%) Degree
2 28 (25.00%) ISEB
3 15 (13.39%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (45.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.61%) Oracle
3 3 (2.68%) HP
4 2 (1.79%) Ab Initio
5 1 (0.89%) MKS
5 1 (0.89%) IBM
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