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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 39 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.93% 0.34% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 0.42% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -
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
269 240 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 83.54% 81.36% 79.84%
Number of salaries quoted 210 216 242
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) QA
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Bug Management
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) QA Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior QA Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
2 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Bug Management
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft