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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 38 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 3.24% 0.88% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 1.02% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 9
Average salary £20,000 £62,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.00% +150.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
258 295 332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 83.50% 86.51% 80.78%
Number of salaries quoted 241 262 311
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Spring
2 5 (31.25%) Project Planning
2 5 (31.25%) Java EE
2 5 (31.25%) QA
2 5 (31.25%) HTML
2 5 (31.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) CSS
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (31.25%) Apache CXF
2 5 (31.25%) jQuery
2 5 (31.25%) HTML5
2 5 (31.25%) CSS3
2 5 (31.25%) Backbone.js
2 5 (31.25%) LESS
3 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (12.50%) Legal
4 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium
5 1 (6.25%) ISEB
5 1 (6.25%) SQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.25%) Selenium
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Tester
2 6 (37.50%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Software Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Junior
4 3 (18.75%) Graduate
5 2 (12.50%) Trainer
5 2 (12.50%) QA Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) QA Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Agile Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) HTML
1 5 (31.25%) CSS
1 5 (31.25%) Spring
1 5 (31.25%) Java EE
1 5 (31.25%) jQuery
1 5 (31.25%) Apache CXF
1 5 (31.25%) HTML5
1 5 (31.25%) CSS3
1 5 (31.25%) Backbone.js
1 5 (31.25%) LESS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Project Planning
2 5 (31.25%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (12.50%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
1 5 (31.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle