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

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
England / East of England
Rank 182 192 205
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 61 75 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.04% 1.05% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.21% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 59 71 59
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 £32,900 £30,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
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
5093 6212 6165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 87.04% 87.01% 84.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4178 4979 4971
Median salary £46,614 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £68,500
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 February 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 February 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 +20 35 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Cambridgeshire -14 14 £43,750 +15.13% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £42,500 -
Essex +19 4 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Norfolk - 3 £25,000 - 1
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 (55.97%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (54.48%) Automated Testing
3 69 (51.49%) Finance
4 65 (48.51%) Selenium
5 58 (43.28%) ISEB
6 56 (41.79%) QA
7 54 (40.30%) ISTQB
8 48 (35.82%) JIRA
9 47 (35.07%) SQL
10 38 (28.36%) User Acceptance Testing
11 37 (27.61%) Test Automation
12 34 (25.37%) Scrum
13 31 (23.13%) Test Scripting
14 27 (20.15%) Banking
14 27 (20.15%) Microsoft
14 27 (20.15%) MS Excel
15 26 (19.40%) MS Visio
16 24 (17.91%) Automation Testing
17 23 (17.16%) Software Testing
18 21 (15.67%) Cucumber
19 20 (14.93%) Ruby
20 18 (13.43%) Python
20 18 (13.43%) C#
20 18 (13.43%) Test Strategy
20 18 (13.43%) SDLC
21 17 (12.69%) WebDriver
22 16 (11.94%) Java
23 13 (9.70%) Regression Testing
23 13 (9.70%) Test Management
23 13 (9.70%) 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 2 (1.49%) Confluence
1 2 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.75%) CMS
2 1 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 27 (20.15%) MS Excel
2 26 (19.40%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) 3GPP
1 2 (1.49%) LTE
2 1 (0.75%) FTP
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
2 1 (0.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.48%) Oracle Database
1 6 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) MySQL
2 3 (2.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (48.51%) Selenium
2 48 (35.82%) JIRA
3 21 (15.67%) Cucumber
4 17 (12.69%) WebDriver
5 9 (6.72%) HP UFT
6 8 (5.97%) Git (software)
7 7 (5.22%) Robot Framework
7 7 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (4.48%) Subversion
9 5 (3.73%) TestRail
10 4 (2.99%) Appium
11 3 (2.24%) Bugzilla
11 3 (2.24%) JMeter
11 3 (2.24%) JUnit
11 3 (2.24%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.49%) JBehave
12 2 (1.49%) Maven
12 2 (1.49%) SoapUI
12 2 (1.49%) TeamCity
12 2 (1.49%) TestComplete
General
1 69 (51.49%) Finance
2 27 (20.15%) Banking
3 5 (3.73%) Electronics
4 3 (2.24%) Marketing
4 3 (2.24%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.49%) Automotive
5 2 (1.49%) Legal
5 2 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 62 (46.27%) Analyst
2 60 (44.78%) Test Analyst
3 29 (21.64%) Test Engineer
4 25 (18.66%) Automation Test Analyst
4 25 (18.66%) Tester
5 23 (17.16%) Manual Test Analyst
6 19 (14.18%) Software Test Engineer
7 16 (11.94%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (6.72%) Linux Engineer
8 9 (6.72%) QA Engineer
8 9 (6.72%) Software Tester
9 8 (5.97%) Manual Tester
9 8 (5.97%) QA Leader
9 8 (5.97%) Test Leader
10 7 (5.22%) Agile Test Analyst
10 7 (5.22%) QA Test Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Automation Tester
11 6 (4.48%) QA Automation Engineer
11 6 (4.48%) Test Manager
12 5 (3.73%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.72%) .NET
2 7 (5.22%) Gherkin
3 4 (2.99%) Web Services
4 2 (1.49%) CSS
4 2 (1.49%) Hibernate
4 2 (1.49%) HTML
4 2 (1.49%) Qt
4 2 (1.49%) REST
4 2 (1.49%) RESTful
4 2 (1.49%) SOAP
4 2 (1.49%) Spring
4 2 (1.49%) WPF
5 1 (0.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.22%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.99%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.49%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.49%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.49%) Home Automation
3 2 (1.49%) Smart Home
4 1 (0.75%) iPad
4 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.75%) Streaming Music
4 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.96%) Linux
2 7 (5.22%) Unix
3 6 (4.48%) Windows
4 1 (0.75%) Android
4 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.97%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (54.48%) Automated Testing
3 38 (28.36%) User Acceptance Testing
4 37 (27.61%) Test Automation
5 34 (25.37%) Scrum
6 31 (23.13%) Test Scripting
7 24 (17.91%) Automation Testing
8 23 (17.16%) Software Testing
9 18 (13.43%) SDLC
9 18 (13.43%) Test Strategy
10 13 (9.70%) Exploratory Testing
10 13 (9.70%) Functional Testing
10 13 (9.70%) Regression Testing
10 13 (9.70%) Test Management
11 12 (8.96%) Non-Functional Testing
12 10 (7.46%) BDD
12 10 (7.46%) Waterfall
13 9 (6.72%) Defect Management
13 9 (6.72%) TDD
14 7 (5.22%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 47 (35.07%) SQL
2 20 (14.93%) Ruby
3 18 (13.43%) C#
3 18 (13.43%) Python
4 16 (11.94%) Java
5 11 (8.21%) Perl
6 8 (5.97%) C++
7 6 (4.48%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.73%) C
9 4 (2.99%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.24%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.49%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.49%) VBScript
12 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (43.28%) ISEB
2 54 (40.30%) ISTQB
3 11 (8.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (7.46%) Degree
5 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (41.79%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (2.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (20.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.21%) Oracle
3 7 (5.22%) HP
4 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.49%) SAP
5 1 (0.75%) IBM
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