Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 149 116
Rank change year-on-year +55 -33 -14
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 76 24 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.73% 0.88% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.90% 0.97% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 52 19 40
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -15.56%
10th Percentile £31,525 £36,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,000 £51,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -6.25%

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 2,625 2,468 2,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 94.42% 90.77% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,775 1,861 1,845
Cambridge median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £66,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 73 (96.05%) Test Automation
2 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (57.89%) QA
4 28 (36.84%) Python
5 26 (34.21%) Selenium
5 26 (34.21%) BDD
6 25 (32.89%) Cucumber
7 22 (28.95%) Software Testing
8 21 (27.63%) Jenkins
9 20 (26.32%) Test Management
10 19 (25.00%) SDLC
11 18 (23.68%) Degree
12 16 (21.05%) JIRA
13 14 (18.42%) TDD
13 14 (18.42%) WorldPay
13 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
14 13 (17.11%) Android
14 13 (17.11%) Gherkin
14 13 (17.11%) C#
15 12 (15.79%) HP ALM
15 12 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
15 12 (15.79%) Finance
15 12 (15.79%) Maven
15 12 (15.79%) HP
15 12 (15.79%) Appium
15 12 (15.79%) Mobile App
15 12 (15.79%) eggPlant
15 12 (15.79%) Apple iOS
15 12 (15.79%) Confluence
16 11 (14.47%) System 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 12 (15.79%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.84%) Wireless
2 2 (2.63%) Internet
3 1 (1.32%) HTTP
3 1 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (34.21%) Selenium
2 25 (32.89%) Cucumber
3 21 (27.63%) Jenkins
4 16 (21.05%) JIRA
5 12 (15.79%) Appium
5 12 (15.79%) eggPlant
5 12 (15.79%) Maven
5 12 (15.79%) Sonatype Nexus
6 9 (11.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 8 (10.53%) HP UFT
8 7 (9.21%) SpecFlow
9 4 (5.26%) Ranorex
9 4 (5.26%) TestComplete
10 3 (3.95%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.63%) Bugzilla
11 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.63%) TestLink
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Electronics
3 1 (1.32%) Games
Job Titles
1 50 (65.79%) Test Engineer
2 24 (31.58%) QA Engineer
3 21 (27.63%) Software Test Engineer
4 14 (18.42%) Quality Engineer
5 13 (17.11%) QA Test Engineer
5 13 (17.11%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 13 (17.11%) Senior Test Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Automation Test Lead
7 8 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Test Leader
9 6 (7.89%) Python Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) QA Automation Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Applications Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Integration Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Lead Software Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 4 (5.26%) Tester
12 3 (3.95%) Product Engineer
12 3 (3.95%) Software Tester
12 3 (3.95%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) Gherkin
2 10 (13.16%) Reactive Extensions
2 10 (13.16%) WPF
3 5 (6.58%) X-Windows
4 2 (2.63%) .NET
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
5 1 (1.32%) Angular 2
5 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.32%) CSS3
5 1 (1.32%) HTML5
5 1 (1.32%) RESTful
5 1 (1.32%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.58%) Replication
3 5 (6.58%) Virtual Team
4 4 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.63%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.11%) Android
2 12 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 8 (10.53%) Linux
4 6 (7.89%) Windows
5 5 (6.58%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (96.05%) Test Automation
2 45 (59.21%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (34.21%) BDD
4 22 (28.95%) Software Testing
5 20 (26.32%) Test Management
6 19 (25.00%) SDLC
7 14 (18.42%) TDD
8 11 (14.47%) System Testing
8 11 (14.47%) Test Strategy
9 10 (13.16%) Capital Modelling
9 10 (13.16%) Usability Testing
10 9 (11.84%) Acceptance Criteria
10 9 (11.84%) Functional Testing
10 9 (11.84%) Mathematics
10 9 (11.84%) Statistics
11 8 (10.53%) High Availability
11 8 (10.53%) Scrum
11 8 (10.53%) User Stories
12 7 (9.21%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 28 (36.84%) Python
2 13 (17.11%) C#
3 8 (10.53%) Java
4 5 (6.58%) Bash Shell
4 5 (6.58%) JavaScript
5 4 (5.26%) SQL
6 3 (3.95%) C
6 3 (3.95%) C++
7 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (23.68%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (6.58%) ISEB
3 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (57.89%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (3.95%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (15.79%) HP ALM
2 8 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.42%) WorldPay
2 12 (15.79%) HP
3 2 (2.63%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft