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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 186 215 198
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 61 65 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.93% 0.85% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.00% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 59 63 72
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +2.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,500 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
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
5605 6504 6525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.21% 84.96% 82.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4715 5375 5374
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire 0 29 £39,000 +4.00% 3
Suffolk +14 16 £35,000 +38.61% 1
Hertfordshire +14 13 £30,500 -2.40% 2
Essex +5 2 £45,000 +24.13%
Bedfordshire +14 1 £35,000 -1.40% 1
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East of England region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 72 (60.50%) QA
2 58 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (48.74%) Automated Testing
3 47 (39.50%) Automation Testing
4 40 (33.61%) Software Testing
5 36 (30.25%) SQL
6 35 (29.41%) ISEB
7 34 (28.57%) Selenium
8 29 (24.37%) Test Scripting
8 29 (24.37%) Finance
9 27 (22.69%) Degree
9 27 (22.69%) Java
10 25 (21.01%) Scrum
11 23 (19.33%) Regression Testing
11 23 (19.33%) ISTQB
12 21 (17.65%) JIRA
12 21 (17.65%) Python
13 20 (16.81%) Linux
13 20 (16.81%) SDLC
14 19 (15.97%) C#
15 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
16 16 (13.45%) Web Testing
16 16 (13.45%) Test Strategy
17 13 (10.92%) Oracle
18 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
18 12 (10.08%) HP UFT
18 12 (10.08%) TDD
18 12 (10.08%) Functional Testing
19 11 (9.24%) Games
19 11 (9.24%) Requirements Analysis

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.20%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) SSH
1 3 (2.52%) Telnet
2 1 (0.84%) 3GPP
2 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.84%) LTE
2 1 (0.84%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.04%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 34 (28.57%) Selenium
2 21 (17.65%) JIRA
3 12 (10.08%) HP UFT
4 8 (6.72%) Cucumber
5 6 (5.04%) Hudson
6 4 (3.36%) Bugzilla
6 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.52%) Subversion
7 3 (2.52%) Toad
7 3 (2.52%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.68%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.68%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.84%) Calabash
9 1 (0.84%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.84%) JUnit
9 1 (0.84%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.84%) TestNG
9 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (24.37%) Finance
2 11 (9.24%) Games
3 2 (1.68%) Banking
3 2 (1.68%) Electronics
3 2 (1.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.84%) Automotive
4 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (41.18%) Tester
2 39 (32.77%) Analyst
3 38 (31.93%) Test Analyst
4 30 (25.21%) Software Tester
5 28 (23.53%) QA Tester
5 28 (23.53%) Test Engineer
6 22 (18.49%) Manual Tester
7 19 (15.97%) QA Engineer
7 19 (15.97%) Software Analyst
7 19 (15.97%) Software Test Analyst
8 17 (14.29%) QA Analyst
8 17 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
8 17 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
9 16 (13.45%) Manual Test Analyst
10 15 (12.61%) Software QA Tester
11 13 (10.92%) Automation Test Analyst
11 13 (10.92%) QA Manual Tester
12 11 (9.24%) Automation Tester
13 10 (8.40%) QA Automation Analyst
13 10 (8.40%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.56%) .NET
2 5 (4.20%) Reactive Extensions
2 5 (4.20%) WPF
3 3 (2.52%) Web Services
4 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.68%) CSS
4 2 (1.68%) HTML
4 2 (1.68%) RESTful
4 2 (1.68%) SOAP
5 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.24%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.40%) Online Games
3 8 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.88%) iPad
5 6 (5.04%) Replication
6 5 (4.20%) Mathematics
6 5 (4.20%) Statistics
7 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.84%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.81%) Linux
2 11 (9.24%) Windows
3 9 (7.56%) Unix
4 4 (3.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (48.74%) Agile Software Development
1 58 (48.74%) Automated Testing
2 47 (39.50%) Automation Testing
3 40 (33.61%) Software Testing
4 29 (24.37%) Test Scripting
5 25 (21.01%) Scrum
6 23 (19.33%) Regression Testing
7 20 (16.81%) SDLC
8 17 (14.29%) Test Automation
9 16 (13.45%) Test Strategy
9 16 (13.45%) Web Testing
10 12 (10.08%) Functional Testing
10 12 (10.08%) TDD
11 11 (9.24%) Requirements Analysis
12 10 (8.40%) V-Model
13 9 (7.56%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (7.56%) User Stories
13 9 (7.56%) Waterfall
14 8 (6.72%) Defect Management
14 8 (6.72%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.25%) SQL
2 27 (22.69%) Java
3 21 (17.65%) Python
4 19 (15.97%) C#
5 8 (6.72%) Perl
6 4 (3.36%) C
7 3 (2.52%) C++
7 3 (2.52%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.68%) Ruby
9 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (29.41%) ISEB
2 27 (22.69%) Degree
3 23 (19.33%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (60.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (5.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.92%) Oracle
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.20%) HP
4 3 (2.52%) IBM
4 3 (2.52%) Twitter
5 1 (0.84%) Facebook
5 1 (0.84%) SAP
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