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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 125 94 78
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -16
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 26 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.52% 1.36% 2.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.58% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 30
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,650 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £37,900 £50,000 £40,250
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
1671 1648 1370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 86.22% 86.06% 83.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1428 1299 1210
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £61,500
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 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 July 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 19 (65.52%) QA
2 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (44.83%) Selenium
3 13 (44.83%) Java
4 12 (41.38%) Windows
5 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
6 8 (27.59%) ISEB
6 8 (27.59%) Back Office
6 8 (27.59%) Finance
7 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
8 6 (20.69%) C#
8 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
9 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
9 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
9 5 (17.24%) SQL
9 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle
10 4 (13.79%) Degree
10 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.34%) User Stories
11 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
11 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
11 3 (10.34%) UNIX
11 3 (10.34%) C++
11 3 (10.34%) Scrum
12 2 (6.90%) Advertising
12 2 (6.90%) Middleware
12 2 (6.90%) HTTP

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.45%) IIS
1 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.90%) Calabash
3 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Bugzilla
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 8 (27.59%) Back Office
1 8 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (24.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) Analyst
1 13 (44.83%) Test Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Test Leader
4 6 (20.69%) Software Tester
5 4 (13.79%) QA Tester
6 3 (10.34%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Developer
7 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Tester
7 2 (6.90%) Mobile Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Junior Tester
8 1 (3.45%) Solutions Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Software Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Junior
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) .NET
1 2 (6.90%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 3 (10.34%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (37.93%) Automated Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.24%) Software Testing
5 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
6 3 (10.34%) User Stories
6 3 (10.34%) Software Engineering
6 3 (10.34%) Business Analysis
6 3 (10.34%) Scrum
7 2 (6.90%) OOP
7 2 (6.90%) OO
7 2 (6.90%) Regression Testing
7 2 (6.90%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Security Testing
7 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 1 (3.45%) Agile Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.45%) MVC
8 1 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) C#
3 5 (17.24%) SQL
4 3 (10.34%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (65.52%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (13.79%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
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