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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 115 110 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 16 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.77% 0.80% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 0.95% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 19
Average salary £31,000 £48,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.41% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,100 £53,750 £38,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
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
1583 1691 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 81.26% 84.63% 81.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1362 1240
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 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 20 (57.14%) QA
2 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Java
3 15 (42.86%) Selenium
4 13 (37.14%) Automated Testing
5 12 (34.29%) Windows
6 11 (31.43%) ISEB
7 9 (25.71%) Finance
8 8 (22.86%) Back Office
8 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
8 8 (22.86%) C#
9 7 (20.00%) Degree
10 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
11 5 (14.29%) Scrum
11 5 (14.29%) SQL
11 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
11 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
11 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (11.43%) User Stories
12 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
12 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
12 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
12 4 (11.43%) Oracle
12 4 (11.43%) C++
12 4 (11.43%) UNIX
13 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
13 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (8.57%) BDD

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Selenium
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.71%) JIRA
2 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.71%) Calabash
3 1 (2.86%) Appium
3 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Back Office
2 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
1 17 (48.57%) Test Analyst
2 9 (25.71%) Tester
2 9 (25.71%) Test Leader
3 6 (17.14%) Software Tester
4 4 (11.43%) QA Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Test Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) QA Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior
7 1 (2.86%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Junior Tester
7 1 (2.86%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) .NET
1 2 (5.71%) Middleware
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Open Source
2 2 (5.71%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Automated Testing
3 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
4 5 (14.29%) Scrum
4 5 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 4 (11.43%) User Stories
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
5 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) BDD
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) Security Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.71%) OOP
7 2 (5.71%) OO
8 1 (2.86%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (22.86%) C#
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (31.43%) ISEB
2 7 (20.00%) Degree
3 5 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (11.43%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
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