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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 184 203 204
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 70 69 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.10% 0.96% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.12% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 55 67 81
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £29,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,250 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +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 6165 6784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.89% 85.57% 84.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4553 5100 5455
Median salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Hertfordshire +23 38 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +1 20 £41,000 -1.20% 3
Suffolk -4 6 £25,250 -36.07%
Essex +6 3 £30,750 +2.50%
Norfolk -18 3 £25,000 -16.66%
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 73 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (43.84%) Automated Testing
3 58 (39.73%) QA
3 58 (39.73%) Finance
4 55 (37.67%) ISEB
4 55 (37.67%) SQL
5 52 (35.62%) Selenium
6 50 (34.25%) JIRA
7 41 (28.08%) Test Scripting
8 40 (27.40%) ISTQB
9 38 (26.03%) Scrum
9 38 (26.03%) Test Automation
9 38 (26.03%) Automation Testing
10 31 (21.23%) Software Testing
11 27 (18.49%) Test Strategy
12 23 (15.75%) Linux
13 22 (15.07%) Python
13 22 (15.07%) Java
14 21 (14.38%) Oracle
15 20 (13.70%) C#
15 20 (13.70%) MS Excel
16 19 (13.01%) User Acceptance Testing
17 18 (12.33%) Degree
17 18 (12.33%) Banking
17 18 (12.33%) Ruby
17 18 (12.33%) Microsoft
17 18 (12.33%) WebDriver
17 18 (12.33%) Exploratory Testing
18 17 (11.64%) Cucumber
18 17 (11.64%) Windows

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 2 (1.37%) Confluence
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (13.70%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.96%) MS Visio
3 7 (4.79%) MS Office
4 1 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.05%) 3GPP
1 3 (2.05%) Internet
1 3 (2.05%) LTE
2 1 (0.68%) DHCP
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) FTP
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) SSL
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) Wireless
2 1 (0.68%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (11.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.05%) MySQL
3 3 (2.05%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (35.62%) Selenium
2 50 (34.25%) JIRA
3 18 (12.33%) WebDriver
4 17 (11.64%) Cucumber
5 9 (6.16%) HP UFT
6 8 (5.48%) Subversion
7 6 (4.11%) Robot Framework
8 5 (3.42%) Appium
8 5 (3.42%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.42%) JUnit
8 5 (3.42%) TestNG
8 5 (3.42%) TestRail
9 4 (2.74%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.74%) JMeter
10 3 (2.05%) Bugzilla
10 3 (2.05%) Calabash
10 3 (2.05%) TeamCity
11 2 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.68%) TestComplete
General
1 58 (39.73%) Finance
2 18 (12.33%) Banking
3 6 (4.11%) Electronics
3 6 (4.11%) Games
4 4 (2.74%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.37%) Automotive
5 2 (1.37%) Legal
5 2 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (39.04%) Analyst
1 57 (39.04%) Test Analyst
2 45 (30.82%) Tester
3 40 (27.40%) Test Engineer
4 28 (19.18%) Manual Tester
4 28 (19.18%) Software Tester
5 25 (17.12%) Manual Test Analyst
5 25 (17.12%) Software Test Engineer
6 24 (16.44%) Automation Test Analyst
7 21 (14.38%) Test Automation Engineer
8 13 (8.90%) QA Engineer
8 13 (8.90%) QA Tester
8 13 (8.90%) Software Analyst
8 13 (8.90%) Software Test Analyst
9 12 (8.22%) Automation Tester
9 12 (8.22%) QA Test Engineer
10 10 (6.85%) Linux Engineer
10 10 (6.85%) QA Manual Tester
11 8 (5.48%) QA Analyst
11 8 (5.48%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.16%) Web Services
2 6 (4.11%) CSS
2 6 (4.11%) HTML
3 5 (3.42%) WPF
4 4 (2.74%) .NET
5 3 (2.05%) Reactive Extensions
5 3 (2.05%) REST
5 3 (2.05%) SOAP
6 2 (1.37%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.68%) Middleware
7 1 (0.68%) Qt
7 1 (0.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.48%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.79%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.42%) Online Games
5 4 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.05%) Data Integration
6 3 (2.05%) Statistics
7 2 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.37%) Home Automation
7 2 (1.37%) Smart Home
8 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) iPad
8 1 (0.68%) Streaming Music
8 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.75%) Linux
2 17 (11.64%) Windows
3 9 (6.16%) Unix
4 3 (2.05%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (43.84%) Automated Testing
3 41 (28.08%) Test Scripting
4 38 (26.03%) Automation Testing
4 38 (26.03%) Scrum
4 38 (26.03%) Test Automation
5 31 (21.23%) Software Testing
6 27 (18.49%) Test Strategy
7 19 (13.01%) User Acceptance Testing
8 18 (12.33%) Exploratory Testing
9 16 (10.96%) SDLC
10 15 (10.27%) Non-Functional Testing
11 13 (8.90%) Functional Testing
12 11 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (7.53%) Regression Testing
13 9 (6.16%) Process Improvement
14 8 (5.48%) Software Engineering
15 7 (4.79%) BDD
16 6 (4.11%) Mentoring
16 6 (4.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 55 (37.67%) SQL
2 22 (15.07%) Java
2 22 (15.07%) Python
3 20 (13.70%) C#
4 18 (12.33%) Ruby
5 15 (10.27%) Perl
6 7 (4.79%) C++
7 6 (4.11%) C
8 5 (3.42%) JavaScript
8 5 (3.42%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.05%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.37%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.68%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (37.67%) ISEB
2 40 (27.40%) ISTQB
3 18 (12.33%) Degree
4 8 (5.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (39.73%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (14.38%) Oracle
2 18 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.79%) HP
4 1 (0.68%) IBM
4 1 (0.68%) SAP
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