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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 115 136 93
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -43
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 2 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.83% 0.11% 1.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.12% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 23
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £33,000 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £37,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1501 1668 1592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.13% 89.87% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1285 1438 1253
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 18 (69.23%) QA
2 17 (65.38%) SDLC
3 16 (61.54%) Software Testing
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 13 (50.00%) Windows
5 13 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 12 (46.15%) ISEB
6 12 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (42.31%) Usability Testing
7 11 (42.31%) XML
7 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (42.31%) User Experience
8 10 (38.46%) User Stories
8 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (30.77%) Scrum
10 6 (23.08%) Selenium
11 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
11 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
11 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
12 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
12 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
12 4 (15.38%) Test Management
12 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (11.54%) TestLink
13 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
13 3 (11.54%) Defect Tracking
13 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
13 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
13 3 (11.54%) Degree

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (46.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (23.08%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) WebDriver
4 3 (11.54%) Bugzilla
4 3 (11.54%) Capybara
4 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.54%) Hudson
4 3 (11.54%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.54%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) TeamCity
4 3 (11.54%) TestLink
5 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Analyst
1 16 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 14 (53.85%) Tester
3 13 (50.00%) Software Tester
4 11 (42.31%) QA Analyst
4 11 (42.31%) QA Test Analyst
4 11 (42.31%) QA Tester
4 11 (42.31%) Software Analyst
4 11 (42.31%) Software QA Tester
4 11 (42.31%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Developer in Test
5 3 (11.54%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Tester
6 1 (3.85%) Junior
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Manual Test Analyst
6 1 (3.85%) Test Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (42.31%) XML
2 3 (11.54%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) User Experience
2 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Handset
3 1 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) SDLC
2 16 (61.54%) Software Testing
3 13 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 11 (42.31%) Usability Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) User Stories
6 8 (30.77%) Scrum
7 5 (19.23%) Regression Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
8 4 (15.38%) Test Automation
8 4 (15.38%) Test Management
9 3 (11.54%) BDD
9 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (11.54%) Defect Tracking
9 3 (11.54%) Front End Development
9 3 (11.54%) Open Source
9 3 (11.54%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
11 1 (3.85%) System Testing
11 1 (3.85%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) Java
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) ISEB
2 5 (19.23%) ISTQB
3 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (69.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Cadence
Bristol Area
Resource Group
Salary: £50-65K + 20% Non-Contributory Pension & 10% Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
n-tier selection limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago