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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 110 109 96
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 29 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.76% 1.34% 1.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 1.52% 1.84%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 30
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% -12.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £31,800
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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1521 1913 1741
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.38% 88.56% 84.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1172 1482 1431
Median salary £46,614 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.75% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 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 -14 6 £42,500 +10.38% 4
Peterborough - 2 £45,000 -
Manual Testing
East of England

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 21 (63.64%) QA
2 20 (60.61%) Automated Testing
2 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (51.52%) C#
4 16 (48.48%) Python
4 16 (48.48%) Test Automation
5 15 (45.45%) Scrum
6 13 (39.39%) Selenium
6 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
7 9 (27.27%) Ruby
7 9 (27.27%) Degree
8 7 (21.21%) Linux
8 7 (21.21%) Perl
9 6 (18.18%) Finance
9 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
9 6 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
10 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
10 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
10 5 (15.15%) C++
10 5 (15.15%) .NET
10 5 (15.15%) ISEB
11 4 (12.12%) C
11 4 (12.12%) Electronics
11 4 (12.12%) JIRA
11 4 (12.12%) TDD
11 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
11 4 (12.12%) Big Data
11 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
11 4 (12.12%) BDD
11 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis

Manual Testing
Top Related 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) Big Data
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Selenium
2 4 (12.12%) Cucumber
2 4 (12.12%) JIRA
3 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.06%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.06%) TestComplete
4 1 (3.03%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.03%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Electronics
3 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
4 2 (6.06%) Marketing
4 2 (6.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Test Engineer
2 16 (48.48%) Software Test Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Test Automation Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Analyst
4 6 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Developer in Test
5 4 (12.12%) Development Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) QA Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) QA Test Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Test Automation Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Test Development Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Software Tester
6 3 (9.09%) Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Manual Tester
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) .NET
2 2 (6.06%) Qt
3 1 (3.03%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.06%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.03%) Home Automation
3 1 (3.03%) Smart Home
3 1 (3.03%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (60.61%) Agile Software Development
1 20 (60.61%) Automated Testing
2 16 (48.48%) Test Automation
3 15 (45.45%) Scrum
4 13 (39.39%) Software Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Exploratory Testing
5 6 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 5 (15.15%) Automation Testing
7 4 (12.12%) BDD
7 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
7 4 (12.12%) TDD
8 3 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (9.09%) Test Scripting
9 2 (6.06%) Case Management
9 2 (6.06%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
9 2 (6.06%) Performance Engineering
9 2 (6.06%) QA Automation
9 2 (6.06%) SDLC
9 2 (6.06%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) C#
2 16 (48.48%) Python
3 9 (27.27%) Ruby
4 7 (21.21%) Perl
5 5 (15.15%) C++
6 4 (12.12%) C
7 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (6.06%) MATLAB
7 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.06%) VBScript
8 1 (3.03%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (27.27%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) ISEB
2 5 (15.15%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.03%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (63.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.06%) HP
1 2 (6.06%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.06%) Oracle
1 2 (6.06%) SAP
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
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