The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 103 100 113
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 19 26 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.96% 1.43% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 1.80% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 6
Average salary £52,500 £27,500 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% -2.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £38,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1650 1444 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 82.96% 79.69% 76.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1316 1235 1211
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Manual Testing
South West

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 24 April 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 18 (64.29%) QA
2 16 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 12 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 11 (39.29%) System Testing
4 11 (39.29%) Stress Testing
4 11 (39.29%) Unit Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
5 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
5 9 (32.14%) Middleware
5 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
5 9 (32.14%) BDD
6 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 8 (28.57%) Digital Media
6 8 (28.57%) FitNesse
6 8 (28.57%) Web Services
7 7 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 7 (25.00%) Wireshark
7 7 (25.00%) HTTP
7 7 (25.00%) Fiddler
7 7 (25.00%) SpecFlow
7 7 (25.00%) ATDD
7 7 (25.00%) REST
8 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
9 5 (17.86%) ISEB
9 5 (17.86%) SQL
9 5 (17.86%) Selenium
10 4 (14.29%) Scrum
11 3 (10.71%) TDD
11 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 7 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 8 (28.57%) FitNesse
2 7 (25.00%) Fiddler
2 7 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 5 (17.86%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.57%) WATIR
4 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Analyst
2 13 (46.43%) Test Analyst
3 10 (35.71%) QA Analyst
4 9 (32.14%) QA Engineer
4 9 (32.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 8 (28.57%) Test Engineer
6 7 (25.00%) Software Engineer
7 3 (10.71%) Tester
8 2 (7.14%) QA Leader
8 2 (7.14%) Mobile Test Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Author
8 2 (7.14%) Junior
8 2 (7.14%) Junior Test Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
8 2 (7.14%) QA Tester
8 2 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (7.14%) Software Tester
9 1 (3.57%) Quality Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) Middleware
2 8 (28.57%) Web Services
3 7 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (3.57%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Digital Media
2 2 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) IPTV
3 1 (3.57%) DTV
3 1 (3.57%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) FMCG
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Android
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) UNIX
2 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 12 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 11 (39.29%) System Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Stress Testing
3 11 (39.29%) Unit Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
4 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
4 9 (32.14%) BDD
5 7 (25.00%) Pair Programming
5 7 (25.00%) ATDD
6 6 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Scrum
8 3 (10.71%) TDD
8 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Test Management
9 2 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 2 (7.14%) V-Model
9 2 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.86%) SQL
2 2 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) ISEB
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
3 2 (7.14%) HND
3 2 (7.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (64.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) HP
1 1 (3.57%) SAP
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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