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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 32 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.42% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £30,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
130 85 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 89.04% 80.95% 85.91%
Number of salaries quoted 104 79 109
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
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 27 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Selenium
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) iPad
4 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing

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 (20.00%) Selenium
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) SDLC
1 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Process Improvement
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA