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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
England / East of England
Rank 171 182 190
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 68 75 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.17% 1.09% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 1.27% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 62 71 71
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,575 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
5070 5898 6107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.26% 85.74% 84.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4834 4867
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +17 38 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Cambridgeshire -1 20 £43,750 +13.63% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £42,500 -
Essex +8 2 £37,500 +25.00%
Norfolk - 2 £24,750 - 2
Suffolk +2 1 £35,000 +14.75%
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 75 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (48.61%) Automated Testing
3 69 (47.92%) Finance
4 62 (43.06%) ISEB
4 62 (43.06%) Selenium
5 58 (40.28%) SQL
6 53 (36.81%) JIRA
6 53 (36.81%) QA
6 53 (36.81%) ISTQB
7 39 (27.08%) Test Scripting
7 39 (27.08%) Test Automation
8 37 (25.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 35 (24.31%) Scrum
10 29 (20.14%) MS Excel
10 29 (20.14%) Automation Testing
11 28 (19.44%) Microsoft
12 27 (18.75%) Banking
13 26 (18.06%) Software Testing
13 26 (18.06%) MS Visio
14 22 (15.28%) Ruby
15 20 (13.89%) Test Strategy
16 19 (13.19%) Python
17 18 (12.50%) Oracle
17 18 (12.50%) Cucumber
17 18 (12.50%) SDLC
18 17 (11.81%) WebDriver
18 17 (11.81%) C#
18 17 (11.81%) Linux
19 16 (11.11%) Java
19 16 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing

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 1 (0.69%) CMS
1 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (20.14%) MS Excel
2 26 (18.06%) MS Visio
3 6 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) Internet
2 2 (1.39%) 3GPP
2 2 (1.39%) LTE
3 1 (0.69%) DHCP
3 1 (0.69%) DNS
3 1 (0.69%) FTP
3 1 (0.69%) HTTP
3 1 (0.69%) SSL
3 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.69%) Wireless
3 1 (0.69%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.17%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.08%) MySQL
3 3 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 62 (43.06%) Selenium
2 53 (36.81%) JIRA
3 18 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 17 (11.81%) WebDriver
5 9 (6.25%) HP UFT
6 7 (4.86%) Subversion
7 6 (4.17%) Robot Framework
8 5 (3.47%) Git (software)
8 5 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.47%) TestRail
9 4 (2.78%) Appium
9 4 (2.78%) JMeter
9 4 (2.78%) JUnit
9 4 (2.78%) TestNG
10 2 (1.39%) Bugzilla
10 2 (1.39%) Calabash
10 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.39%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.39%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.69%) Zephyr
General
1 69 (47.92%) Finance
2 27 (18.75%) Banking
3 5 (3.47%) Electronics
4 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.08%) Marketing
4 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.39%) Automotive
5 2 (1.39%) Legal
5 2 (1.39%) Retail
6 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 68 (47.22%) Analyst
2 66 (45.83%) Test Analyst
3 33 (22.92%) Tester
4 32 (22.22%) Test Engineer
5 28 (19.44%) Automation Test Analyst
5 28 (19.44%) Manual Test Analyst
6 22 (15.28%) Software Test Engineer
7 18 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
8 16 (11.11%) Manual Tester
8 16 (11.11%) Software Tester
9 12 (8.33%) QA Engineer
10 11 (7.64%) QA Test Engineer
11 10 (6.94%) Linux Engineer
12 8 (5.56%) QA Automation Engineer
13 7 (4.86%) Automation Tester
13 7 (4.86%) Junior
13 7 (4.86%) QA Leader
13 7 (4.86%) Software Analyst
13 7 (4.86%) Software QA Engineer
13 7 (4.86%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.86%) .NET
1 7 (4.86%) Web Services
2 5 (3.47%) CSS
2 5 (3.47%) HTML
3 3 (2.08%) Gherkin
3 3 (2.08%) REST
4 2 (1.39%) Qt
4 2 (1.39%) SOAP
4 2 (1.39%) WPF
5 1 (0.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.56%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.78%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.08%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.39%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.39%) Home Automation
5 2 (1.39%) Smart Home
6 1 (0.69%) iPad
6 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.69%) Statistics
6 1 (0.69%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.81%) Linux
2 12 (8.33%) Windows
3 10 (6.94%) Unix
4 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (52.08%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (48.61%) Automated Testing
3 39 (27.08%) Test Automation
3 39 (27.08%) Test Scripting
4 37 (25.69%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (24.31%) Scrum
6 29 (20.14%) Automation Testing
7 26 (18.06%) Software Testing
8 20 (13.89%) Test Strategy
9 18 (12.50%) SDLC
10 16 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
11 15 (10.42%) Functional Testing
12 14 (9.72%) Regression Testing
13 13 (9.03%) Non-Functional Testing
14 8 (5.56%) Process Improvement
15 7 (4.86%) BDD
15 7 (4.86%) System Testing
16 6 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (4.17%) Mentoring
16 6 (4.17%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (40.28%) SQL
2 22 (15.28%) Ruby
3 19 (13.19%) Python
4 17 (11.81%) C#
5 16 (11.11%) Java
6 12 (8.33%) Perl
7 6 (4.17%) C++
7 6 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.47%) C
9 4 (2.78%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.08%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.39%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.39%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.39%) VBScript
12 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 62 (43.06%) ISEB
2 53 (36.81%) ISTQB
3 10 (6.94%) Degree
3 10 (6.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (36.81%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.50%) Oracle
3 7 (4.86%) HP
4 2 (1.39%) SAP
5 1 (0.69%) IBM
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