The first table below looks at the demand for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank - - 34
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton - - 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
123 110 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 77.85% 65.48% 73.25%
Number of salaries quoted 104 103 110
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £19,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,300 £40,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
Manchester

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) COM+
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Web Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) COM+
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Twitter