The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 48 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 2.78% 2.86% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 3.46% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 2
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Manual Testing
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
392 260 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 83.76% 82.54% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 314 244 239
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £23,600 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bath region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bath region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Bath

Manual Testing
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 11 (64.71%) Automated Testing
1 11 (64.71%) Web Testing
2 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 6 (35.29%) ISEB
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) QA
4 2 (11.76%) Selenium
4 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
4 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) CMS
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) C#
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
1 4 (23.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (11.76%) Selenium
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (76.47%) Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Test Analyst
1 13 (76.47%) Tester
2 11 (64.71%) Software Tester
3 9 (52.94%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Web Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Software Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Junior
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Automated Testing
1 11 (64.71%) Web Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Test Planning
3 2 (11.76%) Test Strategy
3 2 (11.76%) Web Application Development
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISEB
1 6 (35.29%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
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