The median annual salary for a Manual Tester was £31,500 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Tester
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 126 131
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5  
Permanent jobs requiring a Manual Tester 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.26% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 4
Median salary £31,500 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +6.55% +1.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1874 1788 2135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 97.05% 96.91% 97.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1438 1507 1768
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Manual Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire that featured Manual Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Tester in Cambridgeshire

Manual Tester
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Tester in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for Manual Tester in Cambridgeshire

Manual Tester
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Tester in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Tester in Cambridgeshire

Manual Tester
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Tester within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -11 3 £31,500 -16.00%
Manual Tester
East of England

Manual Tester Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Manual Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Manual Tester in the job title.

1 5 (71.43%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 4 (57.14%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Open Source
4 2 (28.57%) Selenium
4 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
4 2 (28.57%) SDET
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) BDD

Manual Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) JIRA
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (14.29%) SpecFlow
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 3 (42.86%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
3 2 (28.57%) Scrum
3 2 (28.57%) SDET
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft