Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 154 134
Rank change year-on-year +63 -20 -16
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 95 61 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 3.08% 1.43% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 1.52% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 71 51 47
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £35,250 £37,500 £25,450
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £54,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +42.86% -6.67%

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 2,831 4,012 3,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 91.77% 93.76% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,040 3,047 2,519
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 +80 91 £45,000 -12.20% 12
Manual Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 85 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (48.42%) QA
4 40 (42.11%) Software Testing
5 35 (36.84%) Selenium
6 28 (29.47%) Finance
6 28 (29.47%) JIRA
7 27 (28.42%) Python
8 25 (26.32%) C#
9 22 (23.16%) Degree
9 22 (23.16%) Computer Science
10 20 (21.05%) BDD
11 19 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 19 (20.00%) Linux
11 19 (20.00%) WorldPay
11 19 (20.00%) SDLC
12 18 (18.95%) Scrum
12 18 (18.95%) Mobile App
12 18 (18.95%) Cucumber
13 17 (17.89%) Android
14 16 (16.84%) Mathematics
14 16 (16.84%) WPF
14 16 (16.84%) Usability Testing
14 16 (16.84%) Statistics
14 16 (16.84%) Apple iOS
14 16 (16.84%) Reactive Extensions
14 16 (16.84%) Capital Modelling
15 14 (14.74%) Exploratory Testing
15 14 (14.74%) Reinsurance
15 14 (14.74%) Functional Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.68%) Confluence
2 1 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.21%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.11%) Wireless
2 1 (1.05%) HTTP
2 1 (1.05%) Internet
2 1 (1.05%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.32%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.11%) Big Data
3 2 (2.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 35 (36.84%) Selenium
2 28 (29.47%) JIRA
3 19 (20.00%) Jenkins
4 18 (18.95%) Cucumber
5 13 (13.68%) Appium
5 13 (13.68%) eggPlant
5 13 (13.68%) Maven
5 13 (13.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 13 (13.68%) WebDriver
6 11 (11.58%) SpecFlow
7 6 (6.32%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (6.32%) Visual Studio Coded UI
8 5 (5.26%) NUnit
8 5 (5.26%) TeamCity
9 4 (4.21%) Git (software)
9 4 (4.21%) HP UFT
9 4 (4.21%) Ranorex
9 4 (4.21%) TestComplete
10 1 (1.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.05%) Visual Studio
General
1 28 (29.47%) Finance
2 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.05%) Electronics
3 1 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (52.63%) Test Engineer
2 34 (35.79%) QA Engineer
3 25 (26.32%) Software Test Engineer
4 18 (18.95%) QA Test Engineer
4 18 (18.95%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 18 (18.95%) Senior Test Engineer
4 18 (18.95%) Tester
5 14 (14.74%) Test Automation Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) QA Automation Engineer
6 8 (8.42%) Quality Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Analyst
7 7 (7.37%) Test Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Mobile Tester
8 6 (6.32%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (5.26%) Automation Tester
9 5 (5.26%) Python Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Software Tester
10 4 (4.21%) IT Consultant
10 4 (4.21%) Senior Consultant
10 4 (4.21%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.84%) Reactive Extensions
1 16 (16.84%) WPF
2 7 (7.37%) Gherkin
3 6 (6.32%) .NET
4 1 (1.05%) Angular 2
4 1 (1.05%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.05%) CSS
4 1 (1.05%) CSS3
4 1 (1.05%) HTML
4 1 (1.05%) HTML5
4 1 (1.05%) RESTful
4 1 (1.05%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.95%) Mobile App
2 14 (14.74%) Reinsurance
3 8 (8.42%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.05%) FMCG
6 1 (1.05%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.05%) IPTV
6 1 (1.05%) Media Streaming
6 1 (1.05%) Over-the-Top Content
6 1 (1.05%) Replication
6 1 (1.05%) STB
6 1 (1.05%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 19 (20.00%) Linux
2 17 (17.89%) Android
3 16 (16.84%) Apple iOS
4 12 (12.63%) Windows
5 8 (8.42%) Unix
6 2 (2.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (89.47%) Test Automation
2 55 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (42.11%) Software Testing
4 22 (23.16%) Computer Science
5 20 (21.05%) BDD
6 19 (20.00%) SDLC
7 18 (18.95%) Scrum
8 16 (16.84%) Capital Modelling
8 16 (16.84%) Mathematics
8 16 (16.84%) Statistics
8 16 (16.84%) Usability Testing
9 14 (14.74%) Exploratory Testing
9 14 (14.74%) Functional Testing
9 14 (14.74%) Non-Functional Testing
9 14 (14.74%) Risk Management
9 14 (14.74%) Test Management
10 10 (10.53%) ERP
10 10 (10.53%) Logistics
11 8 (8.42%) Regression Testing
12 7 (7.37%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (28.42%) Python
2 25 (26.32%) C#
3 7 (7.37%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.37%) SQL
4 6 (6.32%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.26%) Java
6 4 (4.21%) C++
7 2 (2.11%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (23.16%) Degree
2 6 (6.32%) ISEB
2 6 (6.32%) ISTQB
3 5 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (48.42%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.16%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (13.68%) HP ALM
2 4 (4.21%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (20.00%) WorldPay
2 13 (13.68%) HP
3 4 (4.21%) SAP
4 1 (1.05%) Microsoft