Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 155 127
Rank change year-on-year +41 -28 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 85 47 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.29% 1.28% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 1.40% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 67 42 53
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £37,000 £37,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £51,250
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +28.57% -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 3,431 3,355 3,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.33% 91.52% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2,209 2,586 2,639
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +1.16%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,250 £66,250
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +67 78 £45,000 +2.86% 14
Manual Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 80 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 49 (57.65%) QA
3 46 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (48.24%) Selenium
5 35 (41.18%) Software Testing
6 26 (30.59%) Python
7 25 (29.41%) C#
8 23 (27.06%) Degree
8 23 (27.06%) JIRA
8 23 (27.06%) Cucumber
8 23 (27.06%) BDD
9 20 (23.53%) Computer Science
10 18 (21.18%) Finance
10 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (21.18%) Jenkins
11 17 (20.00%) SpecFlow
11 17 (20.00%) Gherkin
12 16 (18.82%) SDLC
12 16 (18.82%) Test Management
12 16 (18.82%) WebDriver
13 15 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
14 14 (16.47%) Capital Modelling
14 14 (16.47%) WPF
14 14 (16.47%) Usability Testing
14 14 (16.47%) Reactive Extensions
14 14 (16.47%) Regression Testing
15 13 (15.29%) Mathematics
15 13 (15.29%) Statistics
15 13 (15.29%) Functional Testing
16 11 (12.94%) TDD

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 7 (8.24%) Confluence
2 1 (1.18%) Elasticsearch
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) Wireless
2 2 (2.35%) Internet
3 1 (1.18%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (48.24%) Selenium
2 23 (27.06%) Cucumber
2 23 (27.06%) JIRA
3 18 (21.18%) Jenkins
4 17 (20.00%) SpecFlow
5 16 (18.82%) WebDriver
6 10 (11.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 9 (10.59%) NUnit
7 9 (10.59%) TeamCity
8 7 (8.24%) Appium
8 7 (8.24%) eggPlant
8 7 (8.24%) Maven
8 7 (8.24%) Sonatype Nexus
9 6 (7.06%) HP UFT
9 6 (7.06%) Ranorex
9 6 (7.06%) TestComplete
10 5 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Electronics
3 1 (1.18%) Games
3 1 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (60.00%) Test Engineer
2 35 (41.18%) QA Engineer
3 18 (21.18%) QA Test Engineer
4 17 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 14 (16.47%) Senior Software Test Engineer
5 14 (16.47%) Senior Test Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) QA Automation Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Quality Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Test Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Tester
8 4 (4.71%) Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) IT Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Senior IT Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Senior Test Consultant
8 4 (4.71%) Software Tester
8 4 (4.71%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Test Consultant
9 3 (3.53%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Gherkin
2 14 (16.47%) Reactive Extensions
2 14 (16.47%) WPF
3 5 (5.88%) .NET
4 4 (4.71%) X-Windows
5 2 (2.35%) CSS
5 2 (2.35%) HTML
6 1 (1.18%) Angular 2
6 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.18%) CSS3
6 1 (1.18%) HTML5
6 1 (1.18%) RESTful
6 1 (1.18%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.53%) Computer Science
2 10 (11.76%) Reinsurance
3 8 (9.41%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) Replication
5 4 (4.71%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.35%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.59%) Android
2 8 (9.41%) Apple iOS
2 8 (9.41%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) Windows
3 4 (4.71%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (94.12%) Test Automation
2 46 (54.12%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (41.18%) Software Testing
4 23 (27.06%) BDD
5 18 (21.18%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (18.82%) SDLC
6 16 (18.82%) Test Management
7 15 (17.65%) Exploratory Testing
8 14 (16.47%) Capital Modelling
8 14 (16.47%) Regression Testing
8 14 (16.47%) Usability Testing
9 13 (15.29%) Functional Testing
9 13 (15.29%) Mathematics
9 13 (15.29%) Statistics
10 11 (12.94%) TDD
11 10 (11.76%) Acceptance Criteria
11 10 (11.76%) Risk Management
11 10 (11.76%) System Testing
12 9 (10.59%) QA Automation
12 9 (10.59%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) Python
2 25 (29.41%) C#
3 9 (10.59%) Java
4 8 (9.41%) JavaScript
5 6 (7.06%) SQL
6 5 (5.88%) VB.NET
7 4 (4.71%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.35%) C
8 2 (2.35%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (27.06%) Degree
2 7 (8.24%) ISEB
2 7 (8.24%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (57.65%) QA
2 1 (1.18%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Firmware
2 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (8.24%) HP ALM
2 6 (7.06%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (11.76%) WorldPay
2 7 (8.24%) HP
3 2 (2.35%) Microsoft