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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 47 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.56% 0.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
317 264 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 88.55% 89.19% 74.84%
Number of salaries quoted 248 221 205
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,550 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 27 March 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%) Automated Testing
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
3 4 (57.14%) C#
3 4 (57.14%) Java
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) BDD
5 2 (28.57%) REST
5 2 (28.57%) Ruby
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) TDD
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) JUnit
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) CSS
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) RDBMS
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 2 (28.57%) JUnit
2 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (28.57%) JIRA
3 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) QA Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) CSS
2 2 (28.57%) REST
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) User Stories
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 2 (28.57%) C++
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft