The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 64 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.45% 0.21% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £19,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Manual Testing
Dorset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
375 368 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 83.71% 77.97% 82.39%
Number of salaries quoted 277 264 258
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) HP
4 1 (25.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 1 (25.00%) C
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Selenium
4 1 (25.00%) JMeter
4 1 (25.00%) Web Services
4 1 (25.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) VB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) JUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) JMeter
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) TestNG
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Security Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Management
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP