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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.44% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.51% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £31,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Manual Testing
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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
389 201 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 84.75% 79.45% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 326 163 102
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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 27 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft