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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 97 125 112
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 17 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.08% 0.62% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.70% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 17
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £22,800 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,150 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1434 1721 1708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 90.76% 88.48% 86.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1485 1343
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 June 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 23 (65.71%) QA
2 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Software Testing
3 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) ISEB
3 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (45.71%) User Stories
4 14 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (40.00%) SDLC
5 13 (37.14%) Scrum
6 12 (34.29%) Automated Testing
7 10 (28.57%) Usability Testing
7 10 (28.57%) XML
7 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (28.57%) User Experience
8 9 (25.71%) Finance
9 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
10 7 (20.00%) Degree
10 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
10 7 (20.00%) System Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
11 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Java
12 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
12 5 (14.29%) .NET
12 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (11.43%) Windows Phone
13 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
13 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
13 4 (11.43%) Android

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 (2.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (8.57%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.71%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.86%) Bugzilla
4 1 (2.86%) Capybara
4 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.86%) Hudson
4 1 (2.86%) JIRA
4 1 (2.86%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.86%) TestLink
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.86%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
2 1 (2.86%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (57.14%) Analyst
1 20 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 18 (51.43%) Tester
3 14 (40.00%) Software Tester
4 10 (28.57%) QA Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) QA Test Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) QA Tester
4 10 (28.57%) Software Analyst
4 10 (28.57%) Software QA Tester
4 10 (28.57%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Agile Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Developer in Test
6 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Junior
7 2 (5.71%) Manual Tester
7 2 (5.71%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (2.86%) CSS
3 1 (2.86%) CSS3
3 1 (2.86%) WinForms
3 1 (2.86%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) User Experience
2 4 (11.43%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (54.29%) Windows
2 10 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.43%) Android
3 4 (11.43%) Apple iOS
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Phone
4 3 (8.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Software Testing
2 16 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (45.71%) User Stories
3 14 (40.00%) SDLC
4 13 (37.14%) Scrum
5 12 (34.29%) Automated Testing
6 10 (28.57%) Usability Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Functional Testing
7 7 (20.00%) System Testing
7 7 (20.00%) Waterfall
8 6 (17.14%) Regression Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Data Protection
9 4 (11.43%) Wireframes
10 3 (8.57%) Business Analysis
10 3 (8.57%) Front End Development
10 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (8.57%) QA Automation
10 3 (8.57%) Software Engineering
11 2 (5.71%) Migration
11 2 (5.71%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.14%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (2.86%) C++
3 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) ISEB
2 8 (22.86%) ISTQB
3 7 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (65.71%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago