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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 100 88 81
Rank change year-on-year -12 -7  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 27 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.49% 1.82% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 2.02% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 6 27 27
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 1116 1336 1206
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 91.55% 90.27% 83.75%
Number of salaries quoted 835 1021 987
Median salary £46,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Cambridge

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (66.67%) QA
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
2 11 (52.38%) Python
3 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 8 (38.10%) C#
6 7 (33.33%) Perl
6 7 (33.33%) Linux
6 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (28.57%) Degree
7 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 6 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
8 5 (23.81%) ISEB
9 4 (19.05%) C
9 4 (19.05%) JIRA
9 4 (19.05%) Selenium
9 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
10 3 (14.29%) SaaS
10 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 3 (14.29%) .NET
10 3 (14.29%) C++
11 2 (9.52%) Oracle
11 2 (9.52%) Retail
11 2 (9.52%) Finance
11 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
11 2 (9.52%) TestComplete
11 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis

Manual Testing
Top Related 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 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) Big Data
1 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
1 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.52%) TestComplete
3 1 (4.76%) Bugzilla
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 11 (52.38%) Software Test Engineer
3 6 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Analyst
5 4 (19.05%) Development Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Manual Tester
7 2 (9.52%) QA Analyst
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Automation Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Manual Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Software Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Senior Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 1 (4.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Qt
3 1 (4.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Home Automation
1 1 (4.76%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (52.38%) Scrum
3 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
4 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 7 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 6 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
6 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
7 4 (19.05%) Automation Testing
8 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
9 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 2 (9.52%) Case Management
9 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.52%) QA Automation
10 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
10 1 (4.76%) Product Management
10 1 (4.76%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
10 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) Python
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) Perl
4 4 (19.05%) C
5 3 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) Java
6 1 (4.76%) Ruby
6 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.76%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VirtualBox
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) VMware
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