The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 109 104 92
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 16 24 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.80% 1.20% 1.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.41% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 20
Average salary £30,500 £48,750 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.43% +52.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £28,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £52,750 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Manual Testing
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1637 1705 1433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.52% 85.29% 80.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1382 1352 1244
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Bristol

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 21 (56.76%) QA
2 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) Selenium
4 16 (43.24%) Automated Testing
4 16 (43.24%) Java
5 12 (32.43%) Windows
6 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
7 10 (27.03%) C#
8 9 (24.32%) ISEB
8 9 (24.32%) Finance
9 8 (21.62%) Back Office
9 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
10 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (18.92%) Degree
11 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
11 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
11 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
12 5 (13.51%) BDD
12 5 (13.51%) Open Source
12 5 (13.51%) Wiki
12 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (13.51%) JIRA
12 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
12 5 (13.51%) TDD
12 5 (13.51%) Scrum
12 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
13 4 (10.81%) Oracle
13 4 (10.81%) C++
13 4 (10.81%) UNIX

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (45.95%) Selenium
2 5 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.41%) Calabash
4 1 (2.70%) Appium
4 1 (2.70%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (29.73%) Telecoms
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 8 (21.62%) Back Office
4 2 (5.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Analyst
1 20 (54.05%) Test Analyst
2 10 (27.03%) Test Leader
3 7 (18.92%) Tester
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Software Tester
5 4 (10.81%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Automated Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.41%) QA Tester
7 2 (5.41%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) QA Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior QA Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Wiki
1 5 (13.51%) Open Source
2 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) UNIX
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (43.24%) Automated Testing
3 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
4 7 (18.92%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Automation Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.22%) Regression Testing
6 5 (13.51%) TDD
6 5 (13.51%) Scrum
6 5 (13.51%) BDD
6 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (10.81%) Business Analysis
7 4 (10.81%) User Stories
8 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
9 2 (5.41%) Security Testing
9 2 (5.41%) OOP
9 2 (5.41%) OO
10 1 (2.70%) MVC
10 1 (2.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Java
2 10 (27.03%) C#
3 4 (10.81%) C++
4 3 (8.11%) SQL
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (24.32%) ISEB
2 7 (18.92%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (56.76%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Oracle
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