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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 32 14 37
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +23
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.40% 5.56% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 7.14% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Median salary £31,250 £36,250 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +61.11%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
134 56 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 93.71% 77.78% 91.18%
Number of salaries quoted 122 53 133
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,000 £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 11 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy

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:

General
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Strategy Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing