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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 176 182 190
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 77 81 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.22% 1.10% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.29% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 75 79 83
Median salary £34,450 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.95% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
5390 6257 6495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.62% 85.20% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4588 5268 5249
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -2 34 £40,000 +10.34% 3
Hertfordshire +16 22 £30,500 -23.75% 2
Suffolk +11 19 £30,500 +22.00% 2
Bedfordshire +12 1 £35,000 -1.40%
Essex +5 1 £45,000 +100.00%
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 67 (54.47%) QA
2 65 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (40.65%) Automated Testing
4 48 (39.02%) Automation Testing
5 41 (33.33%) SQL
6 39 (31.71%) ISEB
6 39 (31.71%) Software Testing
7 35 (28.46%) Test Scripting
7 35 (28.46%) Finance
8 27 (21.95%) Scrum
9 26 (21.14%) Selenium
10 25 (20.33%) JIRA
10 25 (20.33%) Java
11 23 (18.70%) Linux
11 23 (18.70%) ISTQB
12 22 (17.89%) Degree
12 22 (17.89%) Test Automation
12 22 (17.89%) Test Strategy
12 22 (17.89%) SDLC
13 19 (15.45%) Python
13 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
13 19 (15.45%) Regression Testing
14 18 (14.63%) C#
15 17 (13.82%) Oracle
16 14 (11.38%) Windows
17 13 (10.57%) Exploratory Testing
18 12 (9.76%) Non-Functional Testing
18 12 (9.76%) Computer Science
18 12 (9.76%) Web Testing
19 11 (8.94%) Games

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 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.44%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.63%) LTE
3 1 (0.81%) DHCP
3 1 (0.81%) DNS
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
3 1 (0.81%) SSL
3 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.81%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.81%) Big Data
3 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 26 (21.14%) Selenium
2 25 (20.33%) JIRA
3 7 (5.69%) WebDriver
4 6 (4.88%) HP UFT
4 6 (4.88%) Subversion
5 5 (4.07%) JUnit
5 5 (4.07%) TestNG
6 4 (3.25%) Cucumber
6 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.44%) Bugzilla
7 3 (2.44%) Hudson
8 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.81%) Appium
9 1 (0.81%) Calabash
9 1 (0.81%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.81%) JMeter
9 1 (0.81%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.81%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.81%) Zephyr
General
1 35 (28.46%) Finance
2 11 (8.94%) Games
3 2 (1.63%) Electronics
3 2 (1.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Automotive
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (43.90%) Tester
2 40 (32.52%) Analyst
3 39 (31.71%) Software Tester
3 39 (31.71%) Test Analyst
4 31 (25.20%) Manual Tester
4 31 (25.20%) Test Engineer
5 26 (21.14%) QA Tester
6 22 (17.89%) QA Engineer
6 22 (17.89%) Software Analyst
6 22 (17.89%) Software Test Analyst
7 19 (15.45%) Manual Test Analyst
8 18 (14.63%) Software Test Engineer
9 16 (13.01%) Automation Test Analyst
10 15 (12.20%) QA Manual Tester
10 15 (12.20%) Software QA Tester
11 13 (10.57%) QA Analyst
11 13 (10.57%) QA Test Analyst
12 12 (9.76%) Automation Tester
12 12 (9.76%) QA Test Engineer
12 12 (9.76%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.69%) Web Services
2 5 (4.07%) .NET
2 5 (4.07%) CSS
2 5 (4.07%) HTML
2 5 (4.07%) Reactive Extensions
2 5 (4.07%) WPF
3 2 (1.63%) RESTful
3 2 (1.63%) SOAP
4 1 (0.81%) REST
4 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.13%) Online Games
3 6 (4.88%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.07%) Statistics
5 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.44%) Replication
7 2 (1.63%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.70%) Linux
2 14 (11.38%) Windows
3 6 (4.88%) Unix
4 2 (1.63%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (52.85%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (40.65%) Automated Testing
3 48 (39.02%) Automation Testing
4 39 (31.71%) Software Testing
5 35 (28.46%) Test Scripting
6 27 (21.95%) Scrum
7 22 (17.89%) SDLC
7 22 (17.89%) Test Automation
7 22 (17.89%) Test Strategy
8 19 (15.45%) Regression Testing
9 13 (10.57%) Exploratory Testing
10 12 (9.76%) Non-Functional Testing
10 12 (9.76%) Web Testing
11 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (8.13%) Functional Testing
12 8 (6.50%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (6.50%) Defect Management
12 8 (6.50%) Requirements Analysis
12 8 (6.50%) System Testing
12 8 (6.50%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.33%) SQL
2 25 (20.33%) Java
3 19 (15.45%) Python
4 18 (14.63%) C#
5 10 (8.13%) Perl
6 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
6 5 (4.07%) Ruby
7 4 (3.25%) C
8 3 (2.44%) C++
9 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (31.71%) ISEB
2 23 (18.70%) ISTQB
3 22 (17.89%) Degree
4 8 (6.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (54.47%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (13.82%) Oracle
2 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.25%) HP
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