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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 14 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 5.33% 2.53% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.41% 2.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £36,250 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
54 144 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 72.00% 91.14% 84.38%
Number of salaries quoted 51 123 128
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bolton

Manual Testing
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Head of Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification