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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 106 124 113
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 25 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.26% 0.63% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 0.73% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 9
Average salary £26,000 £33,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,200 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £40,000 £33,200
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
1666 1651 1297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.80% 86.30% 76.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1361 1101
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 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 December 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 19 (38.00%) QA
2 15 (30.00%) Selenium
3 13 (26.00%) Test Scripting
3 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (26.00%) Automated Testing
4 12 (24.00%) ISEB
4 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 9 (18.00%) Finance
5 9 (18.00%) Degree
5 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Java
6 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (16.00%) Automation Testing
7 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
8 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
8 5 (10.00%) SQL
8 5 (10.00%) C
8 5 (10.00%) C#
8 5 (10.00%) MS Office
8 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
9 4 (8.00%) Open Source
9 4 (8.00%) BDD
9 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (8.00%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (8.00%) ETL
9 4 (8.00%) Scrum
9 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
9 4 (8.00%) UNIX

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (10.00%) MS Office
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Intranet
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (30.00%) Selenium
2 4 (8.00%) JIRA
2 4 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.00%) Calabash
4 2 (4.00%) JMeter
5 1 (2.00%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.00%) Appium
5 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.00%) WatiN
5 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.00%) WATIR
5 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 31 (62.00%) Analyst
1 31 (62.00%) Test Analyst
2 8 (16.00%) Tester
3 6 (12.00%) Junior
4 5 (10.00%) Test Leader
5 4 (8.00%) QA Leader
5 4 (8.00%) Junior Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) QA Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) QA Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Test Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Junior Software Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Automated Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.00%) CSS3
2 1 (2.00%) HTML
2 1 (2.00%) .NET
2 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (8.00%) Wiki
2 4 (8.00%) Open Source
3 3 (6.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) UNIX
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (26.00%) Automated Testing
1 13 (26.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (24.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (18.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.00%) Automation Testing
5 4 (8.00%) Black-Box Testing
5 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
5 4 (8.00%) BDD
5 4 (8.00%) TDD
5 4 (8.00%) ETL
5 4 (8.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (8.00%) Scrum
6 3 (6.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (6.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (6.00%) User Stories
6 3 (6.00%) Line Management
7 2 (4.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) Java
2 5 (10.00%) C
2 5 (10.00%) C#
2 5 (10.00%) SQL
3 3 (6.00%) C++
4 2 (4.00%) Ruby
4 2 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.00%) Python
5 1 (2.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) ISEB
2 9 (18.00%) Degree
3 7 (14.00%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (38.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle
2 1 (2.00%) IBM
2 1 (2.00%) Compuware
2 1 (2.00%) HP
2 1 (2.00%) Empirix
2 1 (2.00%) New Relic
Bristol, Avon
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