Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 108 102
Rank change year-on-year -26 -6 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 44 39 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 1.45% 1.71% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.91% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 37 39 61
Cambridge median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £37,800 £25,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,500 £57,500 £56,250
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% +7.14%

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 2820 2039 2537
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 93.04% 89.31% 88.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2148 1674 2178
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 43 (97.73%) Test Automation
2 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) Software Testing
3 20 (45.45%) Python
4 16 (36.36%) QA
5 15 (34.09%) Mathematics
5 15 (34.09%) Finance
6 13 (29.55%) Statistics
6 13 (29.55%) WPF
6 13 (29.55%) Usability Testing
6 13 (29.55%) Reactive Extensions
6 13 (29.55%) Capital Modelling
7 12 (27.27%) Degree
8 11 (25.00%) Regression Testing
8 11 (25.00%) Java
9 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
9 10 (22.73%) Exploratory Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
11 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
12 6 (13.64%) Selenium
13 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
13 5 (11.36%) C#
13 5 (11.36%) TOWER Software
13 5 (11.36%) Big Data
13 5 (11.36%) Big Data Analytics
13 5 (11.36%) Data Analytics
13 5 (11.36%) Analytics
14 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
14 4 (9.09%) Scrum

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Big Data
2 2 (4.55%) DB2
2 2 (4.55%) MySQL
2 2 (4.55%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Selenium
2 4 (9.09%) Jenkins
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.82%) NUnit
3 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.27%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Electronics
3 2 (4.55%) Banking
3 2 (4.55%) Publishing
3 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Test Engineer
2 18 (40.91%) Software Test Engineer
3 15 (34.09%) Senior Test Engineer
4 14 (31.82%) QA Engineer
5 13 (29.55%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) QA Automation Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Senior QA Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) QA Test Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Software QA Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) Software Tester
8 3 (6.82%) Tester
9 2 (4.55%) Embedded Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Functional QA Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Performance Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 2 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Reactive Extensions
1 13 (29.55%) WPF
2 4 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (97.73%) Test Automation
2 25 (56.82%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) Software Testing
3 15 (34.09%) Mathematics
4 13 (29.55%) Capital Modelling
4 13 (29.55%) Statistics
4 13 (29.55%) Usability Testing
5 11 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 10 (22.73%) Exploratory Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (18.18%) Financial Modelling
8 7 (15.91%) Test Strategy
9 5 (11.36%) Analytics
9 5 (11.36%) Big Data Analytics
9 5 (11.36%) Data Analytics
9 5 (11.36%) Performance Testing
10 4 (9.09%) Scrum
11 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
11 3 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) Python
2 11 (25.00%) Java
3 5 (11.36%) C#
4 3 (6.82%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.82%) PHP
4 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 2 (4.55%) C
6 1 (2.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) ISEB
3 2 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (36.36%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) TOWER Software
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle