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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 210 207 212
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 46 69 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.70% 0.92% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% 1.11% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45 65 71
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £50,000 £42,500
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
5714 6215 6865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 86.52% 83.22% 81.18%
Number of salaries quoted 4744 5077 5646
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -28 19 £37,500 -16.66% 10
Suffolk +24 17 £35,000 +37.25% 1
Essex +9 5 £40,000 -3.03%
Hertfordshire +12 4 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Bedfordshire +8 1 - -
Manual Testing
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 71 (58.20%) QA
2 64 (52.46%) Automated Testing
3 58 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (34.43%) Selenium
4 42 (34.43%) Software Testing
4 42 (34.43%) Automation Testing
5 38 (31.15%) SQL
6 34 (27.87%) Java
6 34 (27.87%) ISEB
6 34 (27.87%) Test Scripting
7 29 (23.77%) Regression Testing
7 29 (23.77%) SDLC
8 25 (20.49%) JIRA
9 23 (18.85%) Degree
9 23 (18.85%) Finance
10 21 (17.21%) Scrum
11 20 (16.39%) ISTQB
11 20 (16.39%) Python
12 19 (15.57%) Test Automation
13 17 (13.93%) Web Testing
14 16 (13.11%) TDD
14 16 (13.11%) Unix
15 15 (12.30%) C#
15 15 (12.30%) Functional Testing
16 14 (11.48%) V-Model
16 14 (11.48%) Waterfall
16 14 (11.48%) .NET
16 14 (11.48%) Linux
16 14 (11.48%) HP UFT
17 13 (10.66%) Requirements Analysis

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 (2.46%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 6 (4.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.28%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.92%) SSH
1 6 (4.92%) Telnet
2 4 (3.28%) PuTTY
3 3 (2.46%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.82%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) Oracle Database
2 7 (5.74%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.82%) Big Data
3 1 (0.82%) MySQL
3 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (34.43%) Selenium
2 25 (20.49%) JIRA
3 14 (11.48%) HP UFT
4 9 (7.38%) Hudson
5 8 (6.56%) JMeter
6 6 (4.92%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.92%) Toad
7 5 (4.10%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.28%) Bugzilla
8 4 (3.28%) JIRA Agile
8 4 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.46%) Fiddler
9 3 (2.46%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.46%) MSTest
9 3 (2.46%) NCover
9 3 (2.46%) NCrunch
9 3 (2.46%) NUnit
9 3 (2.46%) TeamCity
9 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (18.85%) Finance
2 4 (3.28%) Electronics
2 4 (3.28%) Games
3 2 (1.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.82%) Banking
4 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (36.89%) Tester
2 42 (34.43%) Analyst
2 42 (34.43%) Test Analyst
3 31 (25.41%) Test Engineer
4 23 (18.85%) Software Tester
5 22 (18.03%) QA Tester
5 22 (18.03%) Software Test Engineer
6 18 (14.75%) QA Engineer
7 16 (13.11%) QA Analyst
7 16 (13.11%) QA Test Analyst
8 14 (11.48%) Software Analyst
8 14 (11.48%) Software Test Analyst
9 10 (8.20%) Manual Tester
9 10 (8.20%) Software QA Tester
10 9 (7.38%) Manual Test Analyst
10 9 (7.38%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (7.38%) Senior Test Analyst
10 9 (7.38%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (5.74%) QA Test Engineer
12 6 (4.92%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.48%) .NET
2 7 (5.74%) SOAP
3 6 (4.92%) REST
4 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET
5 4 (3.28%) CSS
5 4 (3.28%) HTML
5 4 (3.28%) RESTful
5 4 (3.28%) Web Services
5 4 (3.28%) XML
6 3 (2.46%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.46%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (2.46%) Entity Framework
6 3 (2.46%) HTML5
6 3 (2.46%) jQuery
6 3 (2.46%) MSMQ
6 3 (2.46%) Ninject
6 3 (2.46%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.46%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (2.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (2.46%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (7.38%) Replication
2 7 (5.74%) iPad
3 6 (4.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.28%) Online Games
5 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.46%) User Experience
6 2 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.64%) Statistics
7 1 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.11%) Unix
2 14 (11.48%) Linux
3 6 (4.92%) Mac OS X
3 6 (4.92%) Windows
4 1 (0.82%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (52.46%) Automated Testing
2 58 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (34.43%) Automation Testing
3 42 (34.43%) Software Testing
4 34 (27.87%) Test Scripting
5 29 (23.77%) Regression Testing
5 29 (23.77%) SDLC
6 21 (17.21%) Scrum
7 19 (15.57%) Test Automation
8 17 (13.93%) Web Testing
9 16 (13.11%) TDD
10 15 (12.30%) Functional Testing
11 14 (11.48%) V-Model
11 14 (11.48%) Waterfall
12 13 (10.66%) Requirements Analysis
13 11 (9.02%) Performance Testing
14 10 (8.20%) Test Strategy
15 9 (7.38%) Test Management
15 9 (7.38%) User Stories
16 7 (5.74%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.15%) SQL
2 34 (27.87%) Java
3 20 (16.39%) Python
4 15 (12.30%) C#
5 8 (6.56%) PL/SQL
6 5 (4.10%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.46%) Perl
7 3 (2.46%) Ruby
7 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.64%) C++
8 2 (1.64%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.82%) C
Qualifications
1 34 (27.87%) ISEB
2 23 (18.85%) Degree
3 20 (16.39%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (58.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (7.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.66%) Oracle
2 10 (8.20%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.74%) IBM
4 4 (3.28%) HP
5 3 (2.46%) Twitter
6 2 (1.64%) SAP
7 1 (0.82%) Facebook
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