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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 112 115 114
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.87% 0.82% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.97% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 18
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -29.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £22,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £37,500 £53,250
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
1532 1658 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.28% 85.38% 86.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1352 1448 1396
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 27 May 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 19 (59.38%) QA
2 17 (53.13%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
5 14 (43.75%) User Stories
6 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
6 13 (40.63%) ISEB
6 13 (40.63%) Scrum
7 11 (34.38%) Finance
8 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (28.13%) SDLC
10 8 (25.00%) Functional Testing
10 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
11 7 (21.88%) Degree
11 7 (21.88%) System Testing
11 7 (21.88%) Java
12 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
12 6 (18.75%) XML
12 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
12 6 (18.75%) Usability Testing
12 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
12 6 (18.75%) User Experience
13 5 (15.63%) .NET
14 4 (12.50%) Oracle
14 4 (12.50%) Unix
14 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
14 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
14 4 (12.50%) Data Protection Act

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 (3.13%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (34.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Analyst
1 17 (53.13%) Test Analyst
2 15 (46.88%) Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Software Tester
4 6 (18.75%) QA Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) QA Tester
4 6 (18.75%) Software Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Software QA Tester
4 6 (18.75%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Tester
5 4 (12.50%) Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Developer in Test
6 3 (9.38%) Manual Tester
6 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Junior
7 2 (6.25%) QA Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) QA Test Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) Agile Test Analyst
8 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) XML
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) CSS3
3 1 (3.13%) WinForms
3 1 (3.13%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) User Experience
2 4 (12.50%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 6 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Android
3 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (12.50%) Unix
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
3 14 (43.75%) User Stories
4 13 (40.63%) Scrum
5 9 (28.13%) SDLC
6 8 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Functional Testing
7 7 (21.88%) System Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Regression Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Usability Testing
8 6 (18.75%) Waterfall
9 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 4 (12.50%) Data Protection
9 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (12.50%) QA Automation
9 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
9 4 (12.50%) Wireframes
10 3 (9.38%) Front End Development
11 2 (6.25%) Defect Management
11 2 (6.25%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) ISEB
2 7 (21.88%) Degree
2 7 (21.88%) ISTQB
3 4 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (59.38%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.50%) Oracle