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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank - 41 36
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath - 3.52% 2.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.36% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 6
Average salary - £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
225 344 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 74.26% 80.75% 82.25%
Number of salaries quoted 215 294 225
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 4 (66.67%) Java EE
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (66.67%) Apache CXF
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 4 (66.67%) LESS
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Tester
2 4 (66.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
1 4 (66.67%) Spring
1 4 (66.67%) Java EE
1 4 (66.67%) Apache CXF
1 4 (66.67%) HTML5
1 4 (66.67%) jQuery
1 4 (66.67%) CSS3
1 4 (66.67%) Backbone.js
1 4 (66.67%) LESS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle