Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 130 109 101
Rank change year-on-year -21 -8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 50 37 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.59% 1.68% 2.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.86% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 38 37 61
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +8.43% +18.57%
10th Percentile £40,325 £27,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,375 £57,500 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09% +10.00%

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 2,945 1,986 2,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.67% 90.03% 89.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,169 1,683 2,205
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +9.76%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £29,600
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £65,000
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +3.53%

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 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 49 (98.00%) Test Automation
2 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (54.00%) Software Testing
4 23 (46.00%) QA
5 22 (44.00%) Finance
6 21 (42.00%) Mathematics
7 20 (40.00%) Statistics
7 20 (40.00%) WPF
7 20 (40.00%) Usability Testing
7 20 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
7 20 (40.00%) Capital Modelling
8 18 (36.00%) Python
9 16 (32.00%) Degree
10 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
11 10 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
12 9 (18.00%) Exploratory Testing
13 8 (16.00%) Test Strategy
13 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
14 7 (14.00%) JIRA
14 7 (14.00%) Java
15 5 (10.00%) Ruby
15 5 (10.00%) Maven
15 5 (10.00%) Selenium
15 5 (10.00%) Test Management
15 5 (10.00%) Confluence
15 5 (10.00%) Cucumber
15 5 (10.00%) BDD
15 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
15 5 (10.00%) PHP
15 5 (10.00%) HP

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 5 (10.00%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.00%) MySQL
2 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.00%) JIRA
3 5 (10.00%) Appium
3 5 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 5 (10.00%) eggPlant
3 5 (10.00%) Maven
3 5 (10.00%) Selenium
3 5 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (6.00%) HP UFT
5 2 (4.00%) NUnit
5 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.00%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 22 (44.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Electronics
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (54.00%) Test Engineer
2 23 (46.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 21 (42.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 20 (40.00%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 19 (38.00%) QA Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Senior QA Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Quality Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Software QA Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) QA Automation Engineer
9 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
10 2 (4.00%) Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Automation Test Lead
10 2 (4.00%) Functional QA Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) QA Test Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Performance Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Test Analyst
10 2 (4.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
10 2 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (40.00%) Reactive Extensions
1 20 (40.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Fintech
2 5 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (98.00%) Test Automation
2 37 (74.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (54.00%) Software Testing
4 21 (42.00%) Mathematics
5 20 (40.00%) Capital Modelling
5 20 (40.00%) Statistics
5 20 (40.00%) Usability Testing
6 10 (20.00%) Financial Modelling
7 9 (18.00%) Exploratory Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Test Strategy
9 5 (10.00%) Analytics
9 5 (10.00%) API Testing
9 5 (10.00%) BDD
9 5 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
9 5 (10.00%) Data Analytics
9 5 (10.00%) Scrum
9 5 (10.00%) Test Management
10 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (8.00%) Performance Testing
11 3 (6.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) Python
2 7 (14.00%) Java
3 5 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (10.00%) PHP
3 5 (10.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (32.00%) Degree
2 1 (2.00%) ISEB
2 1 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (46.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (10.00%) HP
1 5 (10.00%) TOWER Software
1 5 (10.00%) WorldPay
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.00%) Oracle