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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 187 198 180
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 80 47 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.01% 0.66% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.84% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 77 44 94
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
6378 5594 6662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.69% 78.99% 76.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5077 4559 5702
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £29,556 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +11 39 £35,000 -6.66% 6
Essex +7 18 £38,500 +18.46% 3
Hertfordshire -3 14 £23,750 -32.14% 2
Suffolk +10 9 £25,000 -12.28% 4
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 100 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (58.64%) Automated Testing
3 90 (55.56%) QA
4 77 (47.53%) Test Scripting
5 72 (44.44%) Selenium
6 60 (37.04%) Scrum
7 55 (33.95%) ISEB
8 54 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 44 (27.16%) Java
9 44 (27.16%) SQL
10 38 (23.46%) Test Automation
11 35 (21.60%) ISTQB
12 32 (19.75%) JIRA
13 31 (19.14%) Degree
13 31 (19.14%) TDD
14 27 (16.67%) Finance
14 27 (16.67%) .NET
15 26 (16.05%) C#
16 25 (15.43%) Microsoft
17 24 (14.81%) HTML
17 24 (14.81%) Windows
18 23 (14.20%) JavaScript
18 23 (14.20%) Regression Testing
18 23 (14.20%) WebDriver
19 22 (13.58%) Python
19 22 (13.58%) Internet
20 21 (12.96%) Linux
20 21 (12.96%) Automation Testing
21 18 (11.11%) UNIX
21 18 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
1 1 (0.62%) Node.js
Applications
1 17 (10.49%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.17%) MS Office
3 3 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 22 (13.58%) Internet
2 13 (8.02%) HTTP
3 4 (2.47%) IPv4
3 4 (2.47%) IPv6
3 4 (2.47%) SAN
3 4 (2.47%) NAS
3 4 (2.47%) Firewall
4 3 (1.85%) Wireless
4 3 (1.85%) DHCP
5 2 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.23%) DNS
5 2 (1.23%) SSL
5 2 (1.23%) X.509
6 1 (0.62%) 3G
6 1 (0.62%) 2G
6 1 (0.62%) RNC
6 1 (0.62%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.62%) LTE
6 1 (0.62%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.47%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.62%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 72 (44.44%) Selenium
2 32 (19.75%) JIRA
3 23 (14.20%) WebDriver
4 14 (8.64%) JMeter
5 13 (8.02%) JUnit
6 9 (5.56%) TestNG
7 8 (4.94%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.94%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (3.70%) Jenkins
9 5 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.09%) Visual Studio
10 4 (2.47%) NUnit
10 4 (2.47%) Subversion
11 3 (1.85%) FitNesse
11 3 (1.85%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (1.23%) Hudson
13 1 (0.62%) SoapUI
13 1 (0.62%) Calabash
13 1 (0.62%) LoadUI
13 1 (0.62%) TestLink
General
1 27 (16.67%) Finance
2 14 (8.64%) Banking
3 11 (6.79%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.85%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.23%) Law
7 1 (0.62%) Automotive
7 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 63 (38.89%) Analyst
2 53 (32.72%) Test Analyst
3 40 (24.69%) Tester
4 31 (19.14%) Test Engineer
5 26 (16.05%) Software Tester
6 22 (13.58%) Software Engineer
7 19 (11.73%) Software Test Engineer
8 15 (9.26%) Software Test Analyst
9 14 (8.64%) QA Engineer
10 12 (7.41%) QA Analyst
11 11 (6.79%) QA Tester
12 9 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
13 7 (4.32%) Automation Test Analyst
13 7 (4.32%) Test Manager
13 7 (4.32%) Support Analyst
13 7 (4.32%) Automation Analyst
13 7 (4.32%) Automated Test Analyst
14 6 (3.70%) Junior
15 5 (3.09%) QA Leader
16 4 (2.47%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.67%) .NET
2 24 (14.81%) HTML
3 16 (9.88%) CSS
4 13 (8.02%) Web Services
5 10 (6.17%) REST
6 9 (5.56%) XML
7 5 (3.09%) SOAP
8 4 (2.47%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.47%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.62%) Java EE
9 1 (0.62%) WCF
9 1 (0.62%) WPF
9 1 (0.62%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 1 (0.62%) Backbone.js
9 1 (0.62%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.62%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.62%) Middleware
9 1 (0.62%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.32%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.32%) Open Source
3 4 (2.47%) User Experience
3 4 (2.47%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.85%) iPhone
4 3 (1.85%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.62%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.62%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 24 (14.81%) Windows
2 21 (12.96%) Linux
3 18 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (0.62%) Android
4 1 (0.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (61.73%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (58.64%) Automated Testing
3 77 (47.53%) Test Scripting
4 60 (37.04%) Scrum
5 54 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 38 (23.46%) Test Automation
7 31 (19.14%) TDD
8 23 (14.20%) Regression Testing
9 21 (12.96%) Automation Testing
10 18 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (11.11%) Performance Testing
11 17 (10.49%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (8.64%) Test Planning
13 13 (8.02%) BDD
14 12 (7.41%) User Stories
15 10 (6.17%) OO
16 9 (5.56%) Compatibility Testing
16 9 (5.56%) Test Strategy
17 8 (4.94%) Web Testing
18 7 (4.32%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (27.16%) Java
1 44 (27.16%) SQL
2 26 (16.05%) C#
3 23 (14.20%) JavaScript
4 22 (13.58%) Python
5 14 (8.64%) Ruby
6 10 (6.17%) C++
7 8 (4.94%) Perl
8 4 (2.47%) PHP
9 3 (1.85%) Scala
10 2 (1.23%) C
11 1 (0.62%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.62%) Delphi
11 1 (0.62%) VB
11 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 55 (33.95%) ISEB
2 35 (21.60%) ISTQB
3 31 (19.14%) Degree
4 4 (2.47%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (55.56%) QA
2 4 (2.47%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (2.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (4.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.56%) Oracle
3 6 (3.70%) VMware
4 5 (3.09%) HP
5 3 (1.85%) IBM
6 1 (0.62%) MKS
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Fantastic Base+Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Suffolk
X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 32k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Royston, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum - Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £43,000 to £60,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: 13 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £58k by experience plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Hemel Hempstead
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum + competitive Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Ipswich
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago