The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 43 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.59% 0.33% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.38% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £33,125 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.75% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
Manual Testing
Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
254 262 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 75.15% 85.90% 81.06%
Number of salaries quoted 205 231 245
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Peterborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Peterborough region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Peterborough

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 6 (85.71%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) ISEB
4 4 (57.14%) Web Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) Calabash
5 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
5 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 1 (14.29%) Open Source
6 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Android
6 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (14.29%) JMeter
6 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) Linux

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) Calabash
3 2 (28.57%) Ranorex
4 1 (14.29%) JMeter
4 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Tester
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Performance Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Regression Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Web Testing
3 4 (57.14%) User Stories
4 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
4 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Xamarin
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft