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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 109 101 106
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 18 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.94% 1.11% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.29% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 15
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +51.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £27,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £52,500 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +7.03%
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
1593 1473 1361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 83.49% 86.29% 78.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1308 1172 1195
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 27 February 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (51.11%) QA
2 18 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (37.78%) Selenium
4 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 12 (26.67%) ISEB
5 10 (22.22%) Automation Testing
6 8 (17.78%) C#
6 8 (17.78%) Java
7 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (15.56%) ISTQB
8 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
9 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
9 5 (11.11%) Middleware
9 5 (11.11%) Degree
9 5 (11.11%) JIRA
9 5 (11.11%) TDD
9 5 (11.11%) Wiki
9 5 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (11.11%) Open Source
9 5 (11.11%) Calabash
9 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
9 5 (11.11%) BDD
10 4 (8.89%) Black-Box Testing
10 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
10 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
10 4 (8.89%) Windows
10 4 (8.89%) Scrum

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 17 (37.78%) Selenium
2 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 5 (11.11%) Calabash
2 5 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (2.22%) Appium
3 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.22%) JMeter
3 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (60.00%) Analyst
1 27 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (20.00%) Tester
3 8 (17.78%) Test Leader
4 5 (11.11%) Mobile Tester
4 5 (11.11%) Junior
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) QA Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Junior Test Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Junior Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Automated Test Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.67%) Test Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Senior QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior QA Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Middleware
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Wiki
1 5 (11.11%) Open Source
2 3 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 2 (4.44%) Android
3 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (26.67%) Test Scripting
4 10 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 7 (15.56%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 5 (11.11%) TDD
7 5 (11.11%) BDD
8 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
9 3 (6.67%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.67%) User Stories
9 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
10 1 (2.22%) Data Management
10 1 (2.22%) MVC
10 1 (2.22%) ITIL
10 1 (2.22%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) C#
1 8 (17.78%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) C++
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.22%) Ruby
3 1 (2.22%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) ISEB
2 7 (15.56%) ISTQB
3 5 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (2.22%) VCP4
4 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (51.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) New Relic
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
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