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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 188 190 164
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 78 73 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.11% 1.00% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.19% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 74 66 73
Average salary £39,250 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
5981 6111 5624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.14% 83.42% 83.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4849 4887 4520
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Hertfordshire +28 32 £41,250 -8.33% 5
Cambridgeshire +1 31 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Essex -6 9 £32,500 -7.14%
Suffolk -20 6 £28,000 +2.75%
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 75 (51.37%) QA
2 74 (50.68%) Automated Testing
3 65 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (33.56%) Selenium
5 44 (30.14%) Java
6 42 (28.77%) SQL
6 42 (28.77%) Software Testing
7 38 (26.03%) JIRA
8 35 (23.97%) ISEB
9 31 (21.23%) Python
10 30 (20.55%) Test Scripting
11 28 (19.18%) Degree
11 28 (19.18%) Automation Testing
12 27 (18.49%) Test Automation
13 25 (17.12%) SDLC
14 23 (15.75%) Functional Testing
14 23 (15.75%) Scrum
15 22 (15.07%) C#
15 22 (15.07%) Test Strategy
16 21 (14.38%) Regression Testing
16 21 (14.38%) ISTQB
17 20 (13.70%) TDD
17 20 (13.70%) JMeter
18 18 (12.33%) REST
18 18 (12.33%) SOAP
19 17 (11.64%) Unix
19 17 (11.64%) Electronics
19 17 (11.64%) V-Model
20 16 (10.96%) Performance Testing
20 16 (10.96%) Waterfall

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 7 (4.79%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (2.05%) MS Office
2 1 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.85%) PuTTY
1 10 (6.85%) SSH
1 10 (6.85%) Telnet
2 7 (4.79%) Wireshark
3 1 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.22%) Oracle Database
2 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.42%) MySQL
3 5 (3.42%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (33.56%) Selenium
2 38 (26.03%) JIRA
3 20 (13.70%) JMeter
4 16 (10.96%) HP UFT
5 12 (8.22%) Appium
5 12 (8.22%) Toad
6 8 (5.48%) WebDriver
7 7 (4.79%) Fiddler
7 7 (4.79%) JIRA Agile
7 7 (4.79%) MSTest
7 7 (4.79%) NCover
7 7 (4.79%) NUnit
8 5 (3.42%) Hudson
9 4 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.74%) Cucumber
9 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
9 4 (2.74%) NCrunch
9 4 (2.74%) Subversion
9 4 (2.74%) TeamCity
10 3 (2.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (11.64%) Electronics
2 15 (10.27%) Finance
3 3 (2.05%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.37%) Automotive
4 2 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (39.04%) Test Engineer
2 55 (37.67%) Analyst
3 54 (36.99%) Test Analyst
4 42 (28.77%) Tester
5 28 (19.18%) Software Test Engineer
6 19 (13.01%) Automation Engineer
6 19 (13.01%) QA Analyst
6 19 (13.01%) Test Automation Engineer
7 18 (12.33%) QA Test Analyst
8 16 (10.96%) QA Engineer
8 16 (10.96%) Software Tester
9 15 (10.27%) QA Tester
9 15 (10.27%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (10.27%) Senior Test Analyst
10 14 (9.59%) QA Test Engineer
11 11 (7.53%) Developer
12 9 (6.16%) Manual Tester
13 8 (5.48%) Java Engineer
14 7 (4.79%) Software Analyst
14 7 (4.79%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.33%) REST
1 18 (12.33%) SOAP
2 13 (8.90%) Web Services
3 12 (8.22%) .NET
3 12 (8.22%) HTML
4 11 (7.53%) XML
5 9 (6.16%) CSS
6 7 (4.79%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.79%) Ajax
6 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET
6 7 (4.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (4.79%) Entity Framework
6 7 (4.79%) HTML5
6 7 (4.79%) jQuery
6 7 (4.79%) JSON
6 7 (4.79%) MSMQ
6 7 (4.79%) RabbitMQ
6 7 (4.79%) RESTful
6 7 (4.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (4.79%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (8.22%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.79%) User Experience
4 5 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 5 (3.42%) Replication
5 4 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (2.05%) iPad
7 2 (1.37%) IVR
8 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.68%) iPhone
8 1 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.64%) Unix
2 10 (6.85%) Linux
3 9 (6.16%) Android
4 5 (3.42%) Windows
5 4 (2.74%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (50.68%) Automated Testing
2 65 (44.52%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (28.77%) Software Testing
4 30 (20.55%) Test Scripting
5 28 (19.18%) Automation Testing
6 27 (18.49%) Test Automation
7 25 (17.12%) SDLC
8 23 (15.75%) Functional Testing
8 23 (15.75%) Scrum
9 22 (15.07%) Test Strategy
10 21 (14.38%) Regression Testing
11 20 (13.70%) TDD
12 17 (11.64%) V-Model
13 16 (10.96%) Performance Testing
13 16 (10.96%) Waterfall
14 12 (8.22%) CRM
15 11 (7.53%) Project Management
16 9 (6.16%) Web Testing
17 8 (5.48%) Test Management
17 8 (5.48%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.14%) Java
2 42 (28.77%) SQL
3 31 (21.23%) Python
4 22 (15.07%) C#
5 11 (7.53%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.16%) JavaScript
7 7 (4.79%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.11%) C++
9 5 (3.42%) Ruby
10 2 (1.37%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 35 (23.97%) ISEB
2 28 (19.18%) Degree
3 21 (14.38%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.37%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (51.37%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.05%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (10.96%) Oracle
2 11 (7.53%) HP
3 8 (5.48%) IBM
4 4 (2.74%) SAP
5 3 (2.05%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.37%) Cisco
6 2 (1.37%) Twitter
6 2 (1.37%) Verint
7 1 (0.68%) Facebook
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