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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 197 156 165
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 62 103 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.85% 1.46% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 1.82% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 56 84 99
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,150 £27,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
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
5904 5653 6355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.80% 80.28% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4712 4569 5451
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
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 February 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 February 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
(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 -25 36 £42,000 +12.00% 11
Suffolk +1 9 £27,500 -8.33% 3
Essex -15 8 £35,000 -25.13% 1
Hertfordshire -13 7 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Bedfordshire +7 1 £40,000 +42.85%
Norfolk -1 1 £25,000 +1.01%
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 76 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (49.64%) Automated Testing
3 65 (46.76%) QA
4 56 (40.29%) Selenium
4 56 (40.29%) Test Scripting
5 50 (35.97%) Software Testing
6 49 (35.25%) SQL
7 44 (31.65%) Scrum
8 33 (23.74%) Java
9 32 (23.02%) Test Automation
10 31 (22.30%) ISEB
11 29 (20.86%) Windows
12 27 (19.42%) C#
12 27 (19.42%) .NET
12 27 (19.42%) Degree
13 25 (17.99%) JIRA
14 24 (17.27%) Microsoft
15 23 (16.55%) Finance
16 22 (15.83%) TDD
16 22 (15.83%) UNIX
17 21 (15.11%) Linux
18 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
18 19 (13.67%) MS Excel
19 16 (11.51%) C++
19 16 (11.51%) ISTQB
19 16 (11.51%) Cucumber
20 15 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
20 15 (10.79%) CSS
21 14 (10.07%) OO
21 14 (10.07%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 2 (1.44%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.44%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 19 (13.67%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.04%) MS Office
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.91%) Internet
2 4 (2.88%) Firewall
2 4 (2.88%) IPv4
2 4 (2.88%) IPv6
2 4 (2.88%) SAN
2 4 (2.88%) TCP/IP
2 4 (2.88%) NAS
3 3 (2.16%) HTTP
4 2 (1.44%) DNS
4 2 (1.44%) SSL
4 2 (1.44%) DHCP
5 1 (0.72%) DECT
5 1 (0.72%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.44%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.44%) Big Data
3 2 (1.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (40.29%) Selenium
2 25 (17.99%) JIRA
3 16 (11.51%) Cucumber
4 12 (8.63%) QuickTest Pro
4 12 (8.63%) JMeter
4 12 (8.63%) WebDriver
5 8 (5.76%) JUnit
5 8 (5.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.32%) TestNG
6 6 (4.32%) NUnit
7 5 (3.60%) WinRunner
8 4 (2.88%) SoapUI
9 3 (2.16%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.16%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.16%) Calabash
9 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.16%) QARun
9 3 (2.16%) WatiN
10 2 (1.44%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.44%) Subversion
General
1 23 (16.55%) Finance
2 10 (7.19%) Banking
3 8 (5.76%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.60%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (2.16%) Law
6 2 (1.44%) Billing
6 2 (1.44%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.72%) Electronics
7 1 (0.72%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (39.57%) Analyst
2 46 (33.09%) Test Analyst
3 34 (24.46%) Tester
4 32 (23.02%) Test Engineer
5 21 (15.11%) Software Tester
6 15 (10.79%) Software Engineer
6 15 (10.79%) Software Test Engineer
7 14 (10.07%) QA Analyst
8 13 (9.35%) QA Engineer
8 13 (9.35%) Software Test Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) Test Consultant
9 8 (5.76%) Manual Tester
9 8 (5.76%) Consultant
10 7 (5.04%) Support Analyst
10 7 (5.04%) Automation Analyst
11 5 (3.60%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (3.60%) Junior
12 4 (2.88%) Test Manager
12 4 (2.88%) Technical Architect
12 4 (2.88%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.42%) .NET
2 15 (10.79%) CSS
3 14 (10.07%) HTML
4 10 (7.19%) Web Services
4 10 (7.19%) REST
5 8 (5.76%) SOAP
6 7 (5.04%) XML
7 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.88%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.16%) WCF
9 3 (2.16%) WPF
9 3 (2.16%) WinForms
9 3 (2.16%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 1 (0.72%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.60%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.60%) Open Source
3 4 (2.88%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.88%) User Experience
3 4 (2.88%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.16%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.44%) Chemistry
5 2 (1.44%) Biology
5 2 (1.44%) Life Science
6 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 29 (20.86%) Windows
2 22 (15.83%) UNIX
3 21 (15.11%) Linux
4 3 (2.16%) Android
4 3 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.72%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (54.68%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (49.64%) Automated Testing
3 56 (40.29%) Test Scripting
4 50 (35.97%) Software Testing
5 44 (31.65%) Scrum
6 32 (23.02%) Test Automation
7 22 (15.83%) TDD
8 15 (10.79%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (10.07%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (10.07%) OO
10 13 (9.35%) BDD
10 13 (9.35%) Automation Testing
11 12 (8.63%) Test Planning
12 11 (7.91%) Regression Testing
13 10 (7.19%) Waterfall
14 9 (6.47%) User Stories
15 8 (5.76%) OOP
16 7 (5.04%) Software Engineering
16 7 (5.04%) Functional Testing
16 7 (5.04%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 49 (35.25%) SQL
2 33 (23.74%) Java
3 27 (19.42%) C#
4 16 (11.51%) C++
5 13 (9.35%) JavaScript
6 11 (7.91%) Python
7 10 (7.19%) Perl
8 9 (6.47%) Ruby
9 5 (3.60%) VB
10 4 (2.88%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.44%) C
12 1 (0.72%) TTCN
12 1 (0.72%) Delphi
12 1 (0.72%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (22.30%) ISEB
2 27 (19.42%) Degree
3 16 (11.51%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.72%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (46.76%) QA
2 4 (2.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (8.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (17.27%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.76%) VMware
3 6 (4.32%) HP
4 4 (2.88%) Oracle
5 2 (1.44%) IBM
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Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
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Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Share options
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Salary: £40k - 50k per year
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Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + bonus + extensive package
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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