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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 197 199 194
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 70 74 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.91% 0.90% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.12% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 67 68 69
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
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
6325 6605 6262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 81.78% 79.98% 78.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5222 5451 5323
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 2015. 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 +4 36 £40,000 +17.64% 10
Hertfordshire -2 15 £31,250 -21.87% 1
Bedfordshire +9 7 £35,500 +1.42%
Essex -2 6 £35,000 +6.06%
Suffolk +1 4 £25,500 -24.44% 1
Norfolk +1 2 £26,250 -7.89%
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 70 (55.56%) QA
2 67 (53.17%) Automated Testing
3 61 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (40.48%) Test Scripting
5 50 (39.68%) Selenium
6 35 (27.78%) ISEB
6 35 (27.78%) Java
6 35 (27.78%) Scrum
7 34 (26.98%) Degree
8 33 (26.19%) Software Testing
8 33 (26.19%) Test Automation
9 32 (25.40%) C#
9 32 (25.40%) SQL
10 31 (24.60%) C++
11 24 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
12 22 (17.46%) JIRA
12 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
12 22 (17.46%) Finance
13 21 (16.67%) Python
13 21 (16.67%) .NET
14 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
14 20 (15.87%) ISTQB
15 18 (14.29%) Linux
16 17 (13.49%) Regression Testing
16 17 (13.49%) Mentoring
17 16 (12.70%) Cucumber
17 16 (12.70%) TDD
18 15 (11.90%) Kanban
18 15 (11.90%) UNIX
18 15 (11.90%) C

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 2 (1.59%) Node.js
2 1 (0.79%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 13 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.73%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.17%) Wireless
2 3 (2.38%) Network Security
3 2 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.79%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (39.68%) Selenium
2 22 (17.46%) JIRA
3 16 (12.70%) Cucumber
4 12 (9.52%) HP UFT
5 6 (4.76%) Subversion
5 6 (4.76%) QADirector
6 5 (3.97%) LabVIEW
7 4 (3.17%) JMeter
7 4 (3.17%) WinRunner
8 3 (2.38%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.38%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.38%) QARun
8 3 (2.38%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.59%) Appium
10 1 (0.79%) Hudson
10 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.79%) Calabash
10 1 (0.79%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.79%) Android Studio
General
1 22 (17.46%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.35%) Banking
3 4 (3.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.17%) Games
4 3 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.59%) Automotive
5 2 (1.59%) Billing
5 2 (1.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.79%) French Language
6 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 54 (42.86%) Tester
2 43 (34.13%) Analyst
2 43 (34.13%) Test Analyst
3 27 (21.43%) Test Engineer
4 20 (15.87%) Software Tester
5 13 (10.32%) QA Engineer
5 13 (10.32%) Automation Tester
6 11 (8.73%) Software Test Analyst
7 9 (7.14%) Software Test Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Software Engineer
7 9 (7.14%) Lead Tester
8 8 (6.35%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (6.35%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (6.35%) QA Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Development Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Test Development Engineer
11 5 (3.97%) Automation Analyst
12 4 (3.17%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (16.67%) .NET
2 8 (6.35%) HTML
2 8 (6.35%) CSS
3 7 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (3.17%) Web Services
5 2 (1.59%) XML
6 1 (0.79%) WinForms
6 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.79%) WCF
6 1 (0.79%) WPF
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.79%) REST
6 1 (0.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 7 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.76%) Visualisation
5 5 (3.97%) Replication
6 4 (3.17%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.38%) User Experience
8 1 (0.79%) IVR
8 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (0.79%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.29%) Linux
2 15 (11.90%) UNIX
3 12 (9.52%) Windows
4 7 (5.56%) Android
5 3 (2.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.79%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (53.17%) Automated Testing
2 61 (48.41%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (40.48%) Test Scripting
4 35 (27.78%) Scrum
5 33 (26.19%) Software Testing
5 33 (26.19%) Test Automation
6 17 (13.49%) Mentoring
6 17 (13.49%) Regression Testing
7 16 (12.70%) TDD
8 15 (11.90%) Kanban
9 14 (11.11%) OO
10 13 (10.32%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (10.32%) OOP
11 11 (8.73%) SDLC
12 10 (7.94%) Test Strategy
12 10 (7.94%) User Stories
12 10 (7.94%) System Testing
13 9 (7.14%) Performance Testing
13 9 (7.14%) Software Engineering
13 9 (7.14%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (27.78%) Java
2 32 (25.40%) C#
2 32 (25.40%) SQL
3 31 (24.60%) C++
4 21 (16.67%) Python
5 15 (11.90%) C
6 10 (7.94%) Perl
7 8 (6.35%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.76%) Ruby
9 5 (3.97%) VB
10 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (27.78%) ISEB
2 34 (26.98%) Degree
3 20 (15.87%) ISTQB
4 10 (7.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.79%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (55.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (17.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.97%) Oracle
3 2 (1.59%) HP
4 1 (0.79%) WorldPay
4 1 (0.79%) IBM
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