The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 92 83
Rank change year-on-year -19 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.81% 1.61% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 1.81% 2.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 29
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,650 £33,420 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1194 1052 1260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 88.31% 89.00% 86.66%
Number of salaries quoted 906 867 1064
Median salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Cambridge

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Cambridge

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Cambridge over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 13 (76.47%) QA
3 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
3 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) ISEB
4 11 (64.71%) Selenium
5 9 (52.94%) Scrum
6 8 (47.06%) .NET
7 7 (41.18%) QA Automation
8 6 (35.29%) C#
9 5 (29.41%) Python
9 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
9 5 (29.41%) JIRA
9 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
10 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
10 4 (23.53%) Product Management
10 4 (23.53%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 4 (23.53%) Java
10 4 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (23.53%) User Stories
10 4 (23.53%) DevOps
10 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
11 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
11 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
11 3 (17.65%) Web Design
11 3 (17.65%) Publishing
11 3 (17.65%) Cucumber

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) SAN
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) Big Data
1 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (64.71%) Selenium
2 5 (29.41%) JIRA
3 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.88%) Bugzilla
4 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 3 (17.65%) Publishing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Software Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Senior Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Software Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Tester
3 3 (17.65%) Automation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) QA Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Tester
4 2 (11.76%) QA Leader
4 2 (11.76%) QA Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Manual Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 12 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
3 9 (52.94%) Scrum
4 7 (41.18%) QA Automation
5 5 (29.41%) Regression Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (23.53%) DevOps
6 4 (23.53%) Performance Testing
6 4 (23.53%) Product Management
6 4 (23.53%) Scenario Testing
6 4 (23.53%) User Stories
7 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
7 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Web Design
8 2 (11.76%) Exploratory Testing
9 1 (5.88%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) Python
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) ISEB
2 5 (29.41%) ISTQB
3 4 (23.53%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (76.47%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) VMware
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