Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 148 127 119
Rank change year-on-year -21 -8 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 58 53 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.40% 1.51% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.52% 1.71% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 50 51 72
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £37,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +42.86% -2.78% +2.86%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3814 3096 3672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.13% 88.23% 87.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2917 2540 3162
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,250 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.57%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Cambridgeshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Cambridgeshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Cambridgeshire

Manual Testing
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 Testing within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -26 44 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Peterborough -8 7 £50,000 +72.41% 1
Manual Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 17 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 56 (96.55%) Test Automation
2 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (44.83%) Software Testing
4 23 (39.66%) QA
5 20 (34.48%) Python
6 18 (31.03%) Java
7 16 (27.59%) C#
7 16 (27.59%) Finance
8 15 (25.86%) Mathematics
9 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
10 13 (22.41%) WPF
10 13 (22.41%) Usability Testing
10 13 (22.41%) Statistics
10 13 (22.41%) Reactive Extensions
10 13 (22.41%) Capital Modelling
11 12 (20.69%) Degree
11 12 (20.69%) Regression Testing
12 11 (18.97%) .NET
13 10 (17.24%) Selenium
13 10 (17.24%) Exploratory Testing
13 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
14 9 (15.52%) SpecFlow
14 9 (15.52%) Cucumber
14 9 (15.52%) Scrum
15 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (13.79%) Financial Modelling
16 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
16 7 (12.07%) API Testing
16 7 (12.07%) SDET
16 7 (12.07%) JavaScript

Manual Testing
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) Big Data
2 2 (3.45%) DB2
2 2 (3.45%) MySQL
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (17.24%) Selenium
2 9 (15.52%) Cucumber
2 9 (15.52%) SpecFlow
3 4 (6.90%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.17%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.17%) NUnit
4 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.45%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
6 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 3 (5.17%) Electronics
3 2 (3.45%) Banking
3 2 (3.45%) Publishing
3 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Test Engineer
2 18 (31.03%) QA Engineer
2 18 (31.03%) Software Test Engineer
3 15 (25.86%) Senior Test Engineer
4 13 (22.41%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 12 (20.69%) Tester
6 11 (18.97%) Software Tester
7 7 (12.07%) Developer
7 7 (12.07%) Developer in Test
7 7 (12.07%) Software Developer
8 6 (10.34%) Integration Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) QA Automation Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Senior QA Engineer
8 6 (10.34%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 4 (6.90%) Test Automation Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) QA Test Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Software QA Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Embedded Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Functional QA Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Senior Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.41%) Reactive Extensions
1 13 (22.41%) WPF
2 11 (18.97%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.62%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Android
3 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (96.55%) Test Automation
2 38 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (44.83%) Software Testing
4 15 (25.86%) Mathematics
5 14 (24.14%) E-Commerce
6 13 (22.41%) Capital Modelling
6 13 (22.41%) Statistics
6 13 (22.41%) Usability Testing
7 12 (20.69%) Regression Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Exploratory Testing
9 9 (15.52%) Scrum
10 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (13.79%) Financial Modelling
11 7 (12.07%) API Testing
11 7 (12.07%) SDET
11 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
12 6 (10.34%) TDD
13 5 (8.62%) Analytics
13 5 (8.62%) Big Data Analytics
13 5 (8.62%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (34.48%) Python
2 18 (31.03%) Java
3 16 (27.59%) C#
4 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 3 (5.17%) PHP
5 3 (5.17%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) C
7 1 (1.72%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 6 (10.34%) ISEB
3 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (39.66%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) TOWER Software
2 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.45%) Oracle