Period
to 16 October 2018

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 6 months to 16 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 137 113
Rank change year-on-year +73 -24 -14
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 82 36 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.66% 1.31% 1.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 1.42% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 69 30 43
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £43,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.86% +9.38% -3.61%
10th Percentile £34,700 £37,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,125 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year -10.00% +30.72% +2.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,096 2,544 2,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.45% 92.88% 90.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1,571 1,981 1,725
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £67,500
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 75 (91.46%) Test Automation
2 40 (48.78%) QA
3 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (40.24%) Selenium
5 32 (39.02%) Software Testing
6 27 (32.93%) C#
7 26 (31.71%) Python
8 25 (30.49%) Degree
9 23 (28.05%) Computer Science
9 23 (28.05%) Finance
10 20 (24.39%) Cucumber
11 19 (23.17%) BDD
11 19 (23.17%) JIRA
12 16 (19.51%) Gherkin
12 16 (19.51%) SDLC
13 15 (18.29%) Capital Modelling
13 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
13 15 (18.29%) Reactive Extensions
13 15 (18.29%) WPF
13 15 (18.29%) Usability Testing
14 14 (17.07%) Risk Management
14 14 (17.07%) Test Management
14 14 (17.07%) Mathematics
14 14 (17.07%) Statistics
14 14 (17.07%) Reinsurance
15 13 (15.85%) Exploratory Testing
15 13 (15.85%) Scrum
16 12 (14.63%) Windows
16 12 (14.63%) Linux
16 12 (14.63%) Functional Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (7.32%) Confluence
2 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Wireless
2 2 (2.44%) Internet
3 1 (1.22%) HTTP
3 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (40.24%) Selenium
2 20 (24.39%) Cucumber
3 19 (23.17%) JIRA
4 15 (18.29%) Jenkins
5 11 (13.41%) SpecFlow
6 10 (12.20%) WebDriver
7 8 (9.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (7.32%) Appium
8 6 (7.32%) eggPlant
8 6 (7.32%) Maven
8 6 (7.32%) Ranorex
8 6 (7.32%) Sonatype Nexus
8 6 (7.32%) TestComplete
9 5 (6.10%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
10 4 (4.88%) HP UFT
11 3 (3.66%) NUnit
11 3 (3.66%) TeamCity
12 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (28.05%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Electronics
2 2 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.22%) Games
3 1 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (59.76%) Test Engineer
2 30 (36.59%) QA Engineer
3 22 (26.83%) Software Test Engineer
4 15 (18.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 15 (18.29%) Senior Test Engineer
5 14 (17.07%) QA Test Engineer
6 12 (14.63%) Test Automation Engineer
7 10 (12.20%) Tester
8 9 (10.98%) QA Automation Engineer
9 7 (8.54%) Quality Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) IT Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) Python Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) Senior IT Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Test Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) Software Tester
10 4 (4.88%) Test Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) Web Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (19.51%) Gherkin
2 15 (18.29%) Reactive Extensions
2 15 (18.29%) WPF
3 5 (6.10%) .NET
4 2 (2.44%) CSS
4 2 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (1.22%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.22%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.22%) CSS3
5 1 (1.22%) HTML5
5 1 (1.22%) RESTful
5 1 (1.22%) WebSockets
5 1 (1.22%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.05%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.07%) Reinsurance
3 11 (13.41%) Mobile App
4 5 (6.10%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.44%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.22%) FMCG
7 1 (1.22%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (14.63%) Linux
1 12 (14.63%) Windows
2 10 (12.20%) Android
3 9 (10.98%) Apple iOS
4 7 (8.54%) Unix
5 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (91.46%) Test Automation
2 37 (45.12%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (39.02%) Software Testing
4 19 (23.17%) BDD
5 16 (19.51%) SDLC
6 15 (18.29%) Capital Modelling
6 15 (18.29%) Usability Testing
7 14 (17.07%) Mathematics
7 14 (17.07%) Risk Management
7 14 (17.07%) Statistics
7 14 (17.07%) Test Management
8 13 (15.85%) Exploratory Testing
8 13 (15.85%) Scrum
9 12 (14.63%) Functional Testing
10 11 (13.41%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (10.98%) QA Automation
13 8 (9.76%) OOP
13 8 (9.76%) TDD
14 7 (8.54%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (32.93%) C#
2 26 (31.71%) Python
3 8 (9.76%) JavaScript
3 8 (9.76%) SQL
4 7 (8.54%) Java
5 5 (6.10%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.66%) C++
7 2 (2.44%) C
8 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (30.49%) Degree
2 8 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
2 8 (9.76%) ISEB
2 8 (9.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (48.78%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.32%) HP ALM
2 4 (4.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.98%) WorldPay
2 6 (7.32%) HP
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft