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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 179 192 175
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 89 56 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.12% 0.82% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.02% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 82 52 109
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,200 £27,500 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
6413 5473 6930
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.70% 79.91% 76.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5133 4367 5964
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -1 41 £40,000 - 5
Essex +11 23 £38,500 +18.46%
Hertfordshire -12 13 £45,000 +16.12% 3
Suffolk +12 11 £25,000 -12.28% 2
Norfolk +2 1 £25,000 -20.63% 1
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 99 (58.58%) Automated Testing
2 96 (56.80%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (50.89%) QA
4 72 (42.60%) Selenium
4 72 (42.60%) Test Scripting
5 61 (36.09%) Software Testing
6 55 (32.54%) Scrum
6 55 (32.54%) SQL
7 43 (25.44%) ISEB
8 41 (24.26%) Java
9 34 (20.12%) Test Automation
10 32 (18.93%) JIRA
11 30 (17.75%) .NET
12 29 (17.16%) Windows
12 29 (17.16%) Degree
12 29 (17.16%) Microsoft
13 28 (16.57%) ISTQB
13 28 (16.57%) Finance
14 27 (15.98%) TDD
15 26 (15.38%) C#
16 23 (13.61%) Linux
16 23 (13.61%) UNIX
16 23 (13.61%) HTML
17 21 (12.43%) JavaScript
17 21 (12.43%) Regression Testing
18 20 (11.83%) WebDriver
19 19 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
19 19 (11.24%) CSS
20 18 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (10.65%) Performance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (0.59%) SharePoint
1 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.59%) Node.js
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.06%) Internet
2 8 (4.73%) HTTP
3 4 (2.37%) IPv4
3 4 (2.37%) IPv6
3 4 (2.37%) SAN
3 4 (2.37%) Firewall
3 4 (2.37%) NAS
4 2 (1.18%) DHCP
4 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.18%) DNS
4 2 (1.18%) SSL
5 1 (0.59%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 72 (42.60%) Selenium
2 32 (18.93%) JIRA
3 20 (11.83%) WebDriver
4 14 (8.28%) JMeter
4 14 (8.28%) JUnit
5 12 (7.10%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.92%) QuickTest Pro
7 9 (5.33%) TestNG
8 8 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (4.73%) NUnit
9 5 (2.96%) Visual Studio
9 5 (2.96%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.78%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.78%) SpecFlow
10 3 (1.78%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.78%) WinRunner
10 3 (1.78%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.18%) WatiN
11 2 (1.18%) Hudson
11 2 (1.18%) QARun
General
1 28 (16.57%) Finance
2 13 (7.69%) Banking
3 12 (7.10%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.96%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.78%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.78%) Law
6 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 66 (39.05%) Analyst
2 56 (33.14%) Test Analyst
3 43 (25.44%) Tester
4 31 (18.34%) Test Engineer
5 29 (17.16%) Software Tester
6 20 (11.83%) Software Engineer
7 19 (11.24%) Software Test Engineer
8 15 (8.88%) QA Engineer
8 15 (8.88%) Software Test Analyst
9 13 (7.69%) QA Analyst
10 11 (6.51%) QA Tester
11 8 (4.73%) Test Consultant
11 8 (4.73%) Consultant
11 8 (4.73%) Test Manager
12 7 (4.14%) Junior
12 7 (4.14%) Support Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) Senior QA Engineer
12 7 (4.14%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) Automation Analyst
12 7 (4.14%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.75%) .NET
2 23 (13.61%) HTML
3 19 (11.24%) CSS
4 12 (7.10%) Web Services
5 11 (6.51%) REST
6 9 (5.33%) XML
7 7 (4.14%) SOAP
8 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.37%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.18%) WCF
9 2 (1.18%) WPF
9 2 (1.18%) WinForms
9 2 (1.18%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (0.59%) Backbone.js
10 1 (0.59%) Gherkin
10 1 (0.59%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.14%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.14%) Open Source
3 4 (2.37%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.37%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.78%) User Experience
4 3 (1.78%) iPhone
5 2 (1.18%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.59%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.59%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.59%) Biology
6 1 (0.59%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (17.16%) Windows
2 23 (13.61%) Linux
2 23 (13.61%) UNIX
3 2 (1.18%) Android
3 2 (1.18%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (58.58%) Automated Testing
2 96 (56.80%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (42.60%) Test Scripting
4 61 (36.09%) Software Testing
5 55 (32.54%) Scrum
6 34 (20.12%) Test Automation
7 27 (15.98%) TDD
8 21 (12.43%) Regression Testing
9 19 (11.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (10.65%) Performance Testing
10 18 (10.65%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (10.65%) Automation Testing
11 16 (9.47%) BDD
12 14 (8.28%) User Stories
12 14 (8.28%) Test Planning
13 8 (4.73%) Test Strategy
13 8 (4.73%) Waterfall
13 8 (4.73%) OO
14 6 (3.55%) OOP
14 6 (3.55%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.54%) SQL
2 41 (24.26%) Java
3 26 (15.38%) C#
4 21 (12.43%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.47%) Python
6 12 (7.10%) Ruby
7 10 (5.92%) C++
8 9 (5.33%) Perl
9 4 (2.37%) PHP
10 3 (1.78%) Scala
11 2 (1.18%) C
11 2 (1.18%) VB
11 2 (1.18%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.59%) Delphi
12 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (25.44%) ISEB
2 29 (17.16%) Degree
3 28 (16.57%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (50.89%) QA
2 4 (2.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (7.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (17.16%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.73%) VMware
3 7 (4.14%) HP
3 7 (4.14%) Oracle
4 3 (1.78%) IBM
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