The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East of England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 214 221 240
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 57 33 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 0.56% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 30
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £27,850 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6236 5868 6245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 78.14% 75.97% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5139 4923 5300
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +18 32 £40,000 +3.22% 5
Hertfordshire -11 14 £35,000 - 3
Norfolk +19 4 £28,750 -28.12%
Suffolk +8 3 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Essex -4 3 £33,000 +3.12% 1
Bedfordshire -4 3 £33,750 +12.50%
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 59 (49.58%) QA
2 53 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (39.50%) Degree
4 46 (38.66%) SQL
5 43 (36.13%) Test Automation
6 38 (31.93%) Automated Testing
7 36 (30.25%) Java
8 35 (29.41%) Finance
8 35 (29.41%) Software Testing
9 33 (27.73%) ISEB
9 33 (27.73%) C#
10 32 (26.89%) Test Scripting
11 29 (24.37%) Python
12 25 (21.01%) Linux
13 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
14 21 (17.65%) Selenium
14 21 (17.65%) .NET
15 20 (16.81%) Regression Testing
16 19 (15.97%) OO
16 19 (15.97%) Ruby
16 19 (15.97%) ISTQB
17 17 (14.29%) Scrum
18 16 (13.45%) RAD
19 15 (12.61%) JavaScript
19 15 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
20 14 (11.76%) Perl
21 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
21 13 (10.92%) Automotive
21 13 (10.92%) Automation Testing
22 12 (10.08%) Requirements Analysis

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (1.68%) SharePoint
1 2 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.84%) GlassFish
2 1 (0.84%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.88%) MS Office
3 4 (3.36%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) Wireless
2 2 (1.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) 3G
3 1 (0.84%) 3GPP
3 1 (0.84%) DHCP
3 1 (0.84%) 2G
3 1 (0.84%) RNC
3 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.84%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.68%) MySQL
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (0.84%) DB2
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (17.65%) Selenium
2 9 (7.56%) WebDriver
3 8 (6.72%) JIRA
4 7 (5.88%) FitNesse
5 6 (5.04%) Bugzilla
6 5 (4.20%) Subversion
6 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.36%) JUnit
7 4 (3.36%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (2.52%) FogBugz
9 2 (1.68%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.68%) TestNG
9 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.84%) Mercurial
10 1 (0.84%) MSTest
10 1 (0.84%) Moq
10 1 (0.84%) Valgrind
10 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
General
1 35 (29.41%) Finance
2 13 (10.92%) Automotive
3 8 (6.72%) Banking
3 8 (6.72%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.36%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Law
6 1 (0.84%) Publishing
6 1 (0.84%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (38.66%) Test Engineer
2 42 (35.29%) Tester
3 35 (29.41%) Analyst
4 33 (27.73%) Test Analyst
5 32 (26.89%) Software Engineer
6 26 (21.85%) Software Test Engineer
7 21 (17.65%) Software Tester
8 16 (13.45%) QA Engineer
9 10 (8.40%) QA Tester
10 8 (6.72%) Software Test Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) Development Engineer
11 4 (3.36%) Senior Tester
11 4 (3.36%) Test Development Engineer
12 3 (2.52%) Developer
13 2 (1.68%) Junior
13 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse Test Analyst
13 2 (1.68%) Automation Analyst
13 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse Analyst
13 2 (1.68%) QA Analyst
13 2 (1.68%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.65%) .NET
2 5 (4.20%) ASP.NET
3 4 (3.36%) SOAP
3 4 (3.36%) Web Services
4 3 (2.52%) HTML
5 2 (1.68%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.68%) Spring
5 2 (1.68%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.68%) XML
5 2 (1.68%) CSS
6 1 (0.84%) J2EE
6 1 (0.84%) Middleware
6 1 (0.84%) Java EE
6 1 (0.84%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.84%) Gherkin
6 1 (0.84%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.20%) Client/Server
3 4 (3.36%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.52%) Smart Meter
5 2 (1.68%) Open Source
6 1 (0.84%) AS400
6 1 (0.84%) Handset
6 1 (0.84%) Replication
6 1 (0.84%) PKI
6 1 (0.84%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.01%) Linux
2 12 (10.08%) Mac OS X
2 12 (10.08%) UNIX
3 8 (6.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (44.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (36.13%) Test Automation
3 38 (31.93%) Automated Testing
4 35 (29.41%) Software Testing
5 32 (26.89%) Test Scripting
6 20 (16.81%) Regression Testing
7 19 (15.97%) OO
8 17 (14.29%) Scrum
9 16 (13.45%) RAD
10 15 (12.61%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (10.92%) Automation Testing
12 12 (10.08%) Requirements Analysis
13 7 (5.88%) Financial Modelling
13 7 (5.88%) Test Management
14 6 (5.04%) TDD
15 5 (4.20%) E-Commerce
15 5 (4.20%) Integration Testing
15 5 (4.20%) Use Case
15 5 (4.20%) BDD
15 5 (4.20%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 46 (38.66%) SQL
2 36 (30.25%) Java
3 33 (27.73%) C#
4 29 (24.37%) Python
5 19 (15.97%) Ruby
6 15 (12.61%) JavaScript
7 14 (11.76%) Perl
8 9 (7.56%) C++
9 4 (3.36%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.84%) PowerHouse
11 1 (0.84%) VBA
11 1 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 47 (39.50%) Degree
2 33 (27.73%) ISEB
3 19 (15.97%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (49.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (18.49%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.08%) Oracle
3 2 (1.68%) Ab Initio
4 1 (0.84%) IBM
4 1 (0.84%) MKS
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k + excellent benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
St. Albans
The People Network
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Essex
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 35000 Per Annum
Posted: 20 days ago
St. Albans
The People Network
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Share options
Posted: 21 days ago
Cambridge
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Huxley Associates
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 27 days ago