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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 201 207 211
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 46 72 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.94% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.11% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 46 68 66
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
5661 6473 6769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 85.81% 84.33% 82.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4789 5352 5592
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -9 21 £39,000 -11.36% 5
Suffolk +17 13 £35,000 +37.25%
Hertfordshire +18 8 £50,000 +60.00% 2
Essex +10 4 £41,250 +17.85%
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 69 (57.98%) QA
2 63 (52.94%) Automated Testing
3 59 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (36.97%) Automation Testing
5 39 (32.77%) Software Testing
6 37 (31.09%) Selenium
7 35 (29.41%) Java
8 34 (28.57%) SQL
8 34 (28.57%) ISEB
9 31 (26.05%) Test Scripting
10 28 (23.53%) Finance
11 27 (22.69%) Regression Testing
11 27 (22.69%) Degree
12 24 (20.17%) JIRA
13 23 (19.33%) ISTQB
13 23 (19.33%) Scrum
13 23 (19.33%) SDLC
14 19 (15.97%) C#
14 19 (15.97%) Python
15 17 (14.29%) Linux
16 16 (13.45%) Web Testing
16 16 (13.45%) Test Automation
17 15 (12.61%) Functional Testing
17 15 (12.61%) HP UFT
18 14 (11.76%) Unix
18 14 (11.76%) TDD
18 14 (11.76%) Test Strategy
19 13 (10.92%) Requirements Analysis
20 12 (10.08%) .NET
20 12 (10.08%) Oracle

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 (2.52%) Confluence
2 1 (0.84%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.36%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.04%) SSH
1 6 (5.04%) Telnet
2 4 (3.36%) PuTTY
3 1 (0.84%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.84%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.56%) Oracle Database
1 9 (7.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 37 (31.09%) Selenium
2 24 (20.17%) JIRA
3 15 (12.61%) HP UFT
4 8 (6.72%) Cucumber
4 8 (6.72%) Hudson
5 6 (5.04%) Toad
6 5 (4.20%) JMeter
7 4 (3.36%) Bugzilla
7 4 (3.36%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.36%) JIRA Agile
7 4 (3.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (2.52%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.52%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.68%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.84%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.84%) MSTest
10 1 (0.84%) NCover
10 1 (0.84%) NUnit
10 1 (0.84%) Subversion
10 1 (0.84%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (23.53%) Finance
2 9 (7.56%) Games
3 2 (1.68%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.84%) Banking
4 1 (0.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (40.34%) Tester
2 42 (35.29%) Analyst
3 41 (34.45%) Test Analyst
4 29 (24.37%) Software Tester
5 26 (21.85%) QA Tester
6 25 (21.01%) Test Engineer
7 19 (15.97%) Software Test Engineer
8 18 (15.13%) QA Analyst
8 18 (15.13%) QA Test Analyst
8 18 (15.13%) Software Analyst
8 18 (15.13%) Software Test Analyst
9 16 (13.45%) Manual Tester
10 15 (12.61%) QA Engineer
10 15 (12.61%) Software QA Tester
11 14 (11.76%) Manual Test Analyst
12 11 (9.24%) Automation Tester
13 10 (8.40%) Automation Test Analyst
13 10 (8.40%) QA Manual Tester
14 9 (7.56%) QA Automation Analyst
14 9 (7.56%) QA Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.08%) .NET
2 5 (4.20%) Reactive Extensions
2 5 (4.20%) SOAP
2 5 (4.20%) WPF
3 4 (3.36%) REST
4 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.68%) CSS
5 2 (1.68%) HTML
5 2 (1.68%) RESTful
5 2 (1.68%) XML
6 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.84%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.84%) HTML5
6 1 (0.84%) MSMQ
6 1 (0.84%) Ninject
6 1 (0.84%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (0.84%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.84%) WCF
6 1 (0.84%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
1 9 (7.56%) Online Games
2 8 (6.72%) Replication
3 7 (5.88%) iPad
4 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.20%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.20%) Statistics
6 4 (3.36%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.52%) User Experience
8 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 17 (14.29%) Linux
2 14 (11.76%) Unix
3 9 (7.56%) Windows
4 6 (5.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (52.94%) Automated Testing
2 59 (49.58%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (36.97%) Automation Testing
4 39 (32.77%) Software Testing
5 31 (26.05%) Test Scripting
6 27 (22.69%) Regression Testing
7 23 (19.33%) Scrum
7 23 (19.33%) SDLC
8 16 (13.45%) Test Automation
8 16 (13.45%) Web Testing
9 15 (12.61%) Functional Testing
10 14 (11.76%) TDD
10 14 (11.76%) Test Strategy
11 13 (10.92%) Requirements Analysis
12 11 (9.24%) User Stories
13 10 (8.40%) V-Model
13 10 (8.40%) Waterfall
14 9 (7.56%) Performance Testing
14 9 (7.56%) Test Management
15 8 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.41%) Java
2 34 (28.57%) SQL
3 19 (15.97%) C#
3 19 (15.97%) Python
4 6 (5.04%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.20%) Perl
6 2 (1.68%) C++
6 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.84%) C
7 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (28.57%) ISEB
2 27 (22.69%) Degree
3 23 (19.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (57.98%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.08%) Oracle
2 10 (8.40%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.04%) IBM
4 5 (4.20%) HP
5 3 (2.52%) Twitter
6 2 (1.68%) SAP
7 1 (0.84%) Facebook
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