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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 42 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -19
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 0.36% 2.39% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 3.08% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1 11 9
Average salary £20,000 £30,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -21.05%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
200 357 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 72.20% 77.61% 81.19%
Number of salaries quoted 189 315 225
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) QA
2 5 (45.45%) jQuery
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (45.45%) Apache CXF
2 5 (45.45%) HTML5
2 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
2 5 (45.45%) Java EE
2 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) CSS
2 5 (45.45%) CSS3
2 5 (45.45%) Backbone.js
2 5 (45.45%) LESS
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
4 2 (18.18%) Retail
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) SQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
General
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Tester
2 5 (45.45%) Software Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Junior
3 4 (36.36%) Junior Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Junior Software Tester
4 3 (27.27%) Graduate
5 2 (18.18%) QA Engineer
5 2 (18.18%) Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (18.18%) QA Analyst
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
6 1 (9.09%) Graduate Software Tester
6 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) CSS
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
1 5 (45.45%) Java EE
1 5 (45.45%) jQuery
1 5 (45.45%) Apache CXF
1 5 (45.45%) HTML5
1 5 (45.45%) CSS3
1 5 (45.45%) Backbone.js
1 5 (45.45%) LESS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) Project Planning
2 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Java
1 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle