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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 41 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.50% 0.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.42% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
273 239 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 81.98% 81.57% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 201 191 237
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 (87.50%) Automated Testing
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 6 (75.00%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) QA
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Web Testing
4 4 (50.00%) User Stories
4 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 4 (50.00%) ISEB
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 3 (37.50%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) C++
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) JUnit
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (25.00%) Scrum
6 2 (25.00%) Ruby
6 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) TDD
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) BDD
6 2 (25.00%) REST
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Selenium
2 4 (50.00%) JIRA
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
4 1 (12.50%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Selenium Tester
3 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 4 (50.00%) User Stories
3 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (75.00%) QA