The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 27 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.69% 2.38% 4.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 2.86% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Median salary - £36,250 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +61.11%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Manual Testing
Manchester

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
129 70 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 88.97% 83.33% 92.68%
Number of salaries quoted 111 67 108
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,091 £25,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Bolton

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) iPad
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) SQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Strategy Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) System Testing
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
4 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C#
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA