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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 163 193 190
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 81 72 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.29% 0.99% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.17% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 75 72 77
Median salary £30,750 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
5436 6179 6372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.57% 84.93% 83.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4493 5220 5099
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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
Cambridgeshire 0 34 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Hertfordshire +20 25 £30,500 -28.23% 2
Suffolk +13 18 £30,500 -23.75% 1
Essex +12 3 £34,500 -1.42%
Bedfordshire +13 1 £35,000 - 1
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 62 (49.21%) QA
2 61 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (36.51%) Automated Testing
4 42 (33.33%) ISEB
4 42 (33.33%) Automation Testing
5 39 (30.95%) SQL
6 37 (29.37%) Finance
7 36 (28.57%) Software Testing
8 33 (26.19%) JIRA
9 31 (24.60%) Test Scripting
10 27 (21.43%) ISTQB
11 26 (20.63%) Java
12 25 (19.84%) Scrum
13 24 (19.05%) Test Automation
13 24 (19.05%) Selenium
13 24 (19.05%) Test Strategy
14 23 (18.25%) Degree
15 22 (17.46%) Linux
16 21 (16.67%) C#
17 20 (15.87%) Python
17 20 (15.87%) SDLC
18 18 (14.29%) Oracle
19 16 (12.70%) Windows
20 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
21 14 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
21 14 (11.11%) Regression Testing
22 13 (10.32%) Perl
22 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
23 12 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
24 11 (8.73%) Computer Science

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 3 (2.38%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 7 (5.56%) MS Office
2 3 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.79%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.38%) 3GPP
1 3 (2.38%) Internet
1 3 (2.38%) LTE
2 1 (0.79%) DHCP
2 1 (0.79%) DNS
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.79%) SSL
2 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.79%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.79%) Big Data
3 1 (0.79%) MySQL
3 1 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (26.19%) JIRA
2 24 (19.05%) Selenium
3 8 (6.35%) WebDriver
4 7 (5.56%) Subversion
5 6 (4.76%) HP UFT
6 5 (3.97%) JUnit
6 5 (3.97%) TestNG
7 4 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.17%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.17%) Robot Framework
8 3 (2.38%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.38%) TestRail
9 2 (1.59%) Appium
9 2 (1.59%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.59%) JMeter
10 1 (0.79%) Calabash
10 1 (0.79%) FitNesse
10 1 (0.79%) Gatling
10 1 (0.79%) Hudson
10 1 (0.79%) TeamCity
General
1 37 (29.37%) Finance
2 11 (8.73%) Games
3 5 (3.97%) Banking
4 4 (3.17%) Electronics
5 2 (1.59%) Legal
5 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (38.10%) Tester
2 43 (34.13%) Analyst
3 42 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 34 (26.98%) Test Engineer
5 33 (26.19%) Manual Tester
5 33 (26.19%) Software Tester
6 23 (18.25%) QA Tester
7 21 (16.67%) Software Analyst
7 21 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
8 20 (15.87%) QA Engineer
8 20 (15.87%) Software Test Engineer
9 19 (15.08%) Manual Test Analyst
10 16 (12.70%) Automation Test Analyst
11 15 (11.90%) QA Manual Tester
12 14 (11.11%) Software QA Tester
12 14 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
13 13 (10.32%) QA Test Engineer
14 12 (9.52%) Automation Tester
14 12 (9.52%) QA Analyst
14 12 (9.52%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.14%) Web Services
2 5 (3.97%) CSS
2 5 (3.97%) HTML
2 5 (3.97%) Reactive Extensions
2 5 (3.97%) WPF
3 3 (2.38%) .NET
3 3 (2.38%) SOAP
4 2 (1.59%) REST
4 2 (1.59%) RESTful
5 1 (0.79%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.32%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (8.73%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.94%) Online Games
4 6 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 5 (3.97%) Statistics
6 4 (3.17%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.59%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.59%) Home Automation
7 2 (1.59%) Smart Home
7 2 (1.59%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.46%) Linux
2 16 (12.70%) Windows
3 6 (4.76%) Unix
4 3 (2.38%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (36.51%) Automated Testing
3 42 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 36 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 31 (24.60%) Test Scripting
6 25 (19.84%) Scrum
7 24 (19.05%) Test Automation
7 24 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 20 (15.87%) SDLC
9 14 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
9 14 (11.11%) Regression Testing
10 12 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (7.94%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.14%) Functional Testing
13 7 (5.56%) Defect Management
13 7 (5.56%) Software Engineering
14 6 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (4.76%) System Testing
14 6 (4.76%) Usability Testing
14 6 (4.76%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 39 (30.95%) SQL
2 26 (20.63%) Java
3 21 (16.67%) C#
4 20 (15.87%) Python
5 13 (10.32%) Perl
6 8 (6.35%) Ruby
7 6 (4.76%) C
8 5 (3.97%) C++
8 5 (3.97%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.59%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.79%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (33.33%) ISEB
2 27 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 23 (18.25%) Degree
4 9 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (49.21%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (14.29%) Oracle
2 4 (3.17%) HP
2 4 (3.17%) Microsoft
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