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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 106 98
Rank change year-on-year -5 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 27 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.41% 1.12% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.26% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 35
Median salary £50,000 £39,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.20% -11.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £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 1691 1666 1830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 88.26% 88.66% 85.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1304 1384 1533
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 28 June 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 28 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 -15 12 £45,000 +15.38% 9
Peterborough -7 3 £52,500 +100.00%
Manual Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 39 (97.50%) Test Automation
2 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (55.00%) C#
4 21 (52.50%) .NET
4 21 (52.50%) QA
5 19 (47.50%) Selenium
6 18 (45.00%) Cucumber
7 17 (42.50%) Java
8 16 (40.00%) Software Testing
9 15 (37.50%) E-Commerce
10 13 (32.50%) Scrum
10 13 (32.50%) SDET
11 12 (30.00%) ISEB
12 11 (27.50%) Python
12 11 (27.50%) SpecFlow
13 8 (20.00%) TDD
14 7 (17.50%) QA Automation
15 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
15 6 (15.00%) Degree
15 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
16 5 (12.50%) JIRA
16 5 (12.50%) BDD
17 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
17 4 (10.00%) Product Management
17 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
17 4 (10.00%) DevOps
17 4 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
17 4 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
17 4 (10.00%) Big Data
17 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SAN
1 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (47.50%) Selenium
2 18 (45.00%) Cucumber
3 11 (27.50%) SpecFlow
4 5 (12.50%) JIRA
5 4 (10.00%) HP UFT
6 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
6 3 (7.50%) WebDriver
7 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 3 (7.50%) Publishing
2 2 (5.00%) Electronics
2 2 (5.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Tester
2 15 (37.50%) Software Tester
3 12 (30.00%) Developer
3 12 (30.00%) Developer in Test
4 11 (27.50%) Software Developer
4 11 (27.50%) Test Engineer
5 8 (20.00%) QA Engineer
6 7 (17.50%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (12.50%) Analyst
7 5 (12.50%) QA Automation Engineer
8 4 (10.00%) Manual Tester
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Software Tester
8 4 (10.00%) Senior Tester
9 3 (7.50%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) Java Engineer
9 3 (7.50%) QA Analyst
9 3 (7.50%) Team Leader
9 3 (7.50%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (5.00%) QA Team Leader
10 2 (5.00%) Senior Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (52.50%) .NET
2 3 (7.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (97.50%) Test Automation
2 29 (72.50%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 15 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 13 (32.50%) Scrum
5 13 (32.50%) SDET
6 8 (20.00%) TDD
7 7 (17.50%) QA Automation
8 6 (15.00%) Regression Testing
9 5 (12.50%) BDD
10 4 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.00%) DevOps
10 4 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
10 4 (10.00%) Product Management
10 4 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (10.00%) Scenario Testing
10 4 (10.00%) User Stories
11 3 (7.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (55.00%) C#
2 17 (42.50%) Java
3 11 (27.50%) Python
4 3 (7.50%) Ruby
5 1 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.50%) C
5 1 (2.50%) C++
5 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) ISEB
2 6 (15.00%) Degree
2 6 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.00%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (52.50%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) VirtualBox
1 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) HP
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
2 1 (2.50%) SAP
2 1 (2.50%) VMware
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