Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 126 154 142
Rank change year-on-year +28 -12 -25
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 87 38 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 2.06% 1.06% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.18% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 60 38 51
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -14.77%
10th Percentile £37,375 £36,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,525 £45,000
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +13.33% +4.17%

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 3,918 3,216 3,601
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 92.56% 89.46% 89.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,519 2,467 2,874
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +2.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +43 79 £50,000 +17.65% 9
Manual Testing
East of England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 86 (98.85%) Test Automation
2 58 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (62.07%) QA
4 31 (35.63%) Selenium
5 30 (34.48%) Software Testing
5 30 (34.48%) Python
6 29 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 29 (33.33%) BDD
7 27 (31.03%) JIRA
8 26 (29.89%) Jenkins
9 25 (28.74%) Test Management
10 23 (26.44%) Degree
11 19 (21.84%) SDLC
11 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
12 17 (19.54%) HP
12 17 (19.54%) Maven
12 17 (19.54%) Appium
12 17 (19.54%) WorldPay
12 17 (19.54%) Sonatype Nexus
12 17 (19.54%) eggPlant
12 17 (19.54%) Mobile App
12 17 (19.54%) Confluence
12 17 (19.54%) HP ALM
13 15 (17.24%) Exploratory Testing
13 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (16.09%) WPF
14 14 (16.09%) Reactive Extensions
14 14 (16.09%) TDD
14 14 (16.09%) Usability Testing
14 14 (16.09%) Finance

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 17 (19.54%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) Wireless
2 1 (1.15%) Internet
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.30%) Big Data
2 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (35.63%) Selenium
2 29 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 27 (31.03%) JIRA
4 26 (29.89%) Jenkins
5 17 (19.54%) Appium
5 17 (19.54%) eggPlant
5 17 (19.54%) Maven
5 17 (19.54%) Sonatype Nexus
6 12 (13.79%) SpecFlow
7 10 (11.49%) HP UFT
8 9 (10.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (9.20%) WebDriver
10 7 (8.05%) NUnit
10 7 (8.05%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.45%) Ranorex
11 3 (3.45%) TestComplete
12 2 (2.30%) Bugzilla
12 2 (2.30%) TestLink
13 1 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (16.09%) Finance
2 2 (2.30%) Electronics
3 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 61 (70.11%) Test Engineer
2 34 (39.08%) QA Engineer
3 25 (28.74%) Software Test Engineer
4 20 (22.99%) QA Test Engineer
5 19 (21.84%) Quality Engineer
6 17 (19.54%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 17 (19.54%) Senior Test Engineer
7 13 (14.94%) Automation Test Lead
8 9 (10.34%) Test Leader
9 7 (8.05%) Test Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.90%) Python Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Applications Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Integration Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Lead Software Engineer
11 5 (5.75%) Test and Integration Engineer
12 4 (4.60%) QA Automation Engineer
13 3 (3.45%) Functional QA Engineer
13 3 (3.45%) Product Engineer
13 3 (3.45%) Product Test Engineer
13 3 (3.45%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.09%) Reactive Extensions
1 14 (16.09%) WPF
2 11 (12.64%) Gherkin
3 5 (5.75%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.15%) .NET
4 1 (1.15%) CSS
4 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.84%) Computer Science
2 17 (19.54%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.75%) Fintech
3 5 (5.75%) Replication
3 5 (5.75%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.79%) Android
1 12 (13.79%) Apple iOS
2 7 (8.05%) Linux
3 6 (6.90%) Windows
4 5 (5.75%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (98.85%) Test Automation
2 58 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (34.48%) Software Testing
4 29 (33.33%) BDD
5 25 (28.74%) Test Management
6 19 (21.84%) SDLC
7 15 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (17.24%) Exploratory Testing
8 14 (16.09%) Capital Modelling
8 14 (16.09%) TDD
8 14 (16.09%) Usability Testing
9 13 (14.94%) Mathematics
9 13 (14.94%) Statistics
10 12 (13.79%) Regression Testing
11 11 (12.64%) System Testing
12 10 (11.49%) High Availability
12 10 (11.49%) Test Strategy
13 8 (9.20%) Acceptance Criteria
14 7 (8.05%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (8.05%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) Python
2 9 (10.34%) C#
3 8 (9.20%) Java
4 5 (5.75%) Bash Shell
5 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.45%) C
6 3 (3.45%) C++
7 2 (2.30%) SQL
8 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (26.44%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.60%) ISEB
3 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (62.07%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 17 (19.54%) HP ALM
2 10 (11.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (19.54%) HP
1 17 (19.54%) WorldPay
2 2 (2.30%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.15%) Microsoft