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

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 114 117 105
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.70% 0.53% 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 0.60% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 22
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £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
1510 1672 1577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 88.62% 88.94% 85.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1314 1447 1300
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 £67,500 £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 September 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 20 (68.97%) QA
2 18 (62.07%) SDLC
3 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
3 15 (51.72%) Software Testing
4 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (44.83%) Windows
6 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
6 12 (41.38%) ISEB
6 12 (41.38%) Scrum
7 11 (37.93%) XML
7 11 (37.93%) Selenium
7 11 (37.93%) Usability Testing
7 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (37.93%) User Experience
8 9 (31.03%) User Stories
9 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
10 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
11 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
11 5 (17.24%) Test Management
11 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
11 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
11 5 (17.24%) BDD
12 4 (13.79%) Hudson
12 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
12 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
12 4 (13.79%) Open Source
12 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
12 4 (13.79%) Capybara

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:

Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) Selenium
1 11 (37.93%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
3 4 (13.79%) Bugzilla
3 4 (13.79%) Capybara
3 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
3 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (13.79%) Hudson
3 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.79%) JIRA
3 4 (13.79%) TeamCity
3 4 (13.79%) TestLink
4 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (13.79%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Analyst
1 16 (55.17%) Test Analyst
2 14 (48.28%) Software Tester
2 14 (48.28%) Tester
3 11 (37.93%) QA Analyst
3 11 (37.93%) QA Test Analyst
3 11 (37.93%) QA Tester
3 11 (37.93%) Software Analyst
3 11 (37.93%) Software QA Tester
3 11 (37.93%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) QA Leader
5 3 (10.34%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) Developer in Test
5 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
6 2 (6.90%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Web Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (37.93%) XML
2 4 (13.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) User Experience
2 4 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (13.79%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) SDLC
2 15 (51.72%) Automated Testing
2 15 (51.72%) Software Testing
3 14 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (41.38%) Scrum
5 11 (37.93%) Usability Testing
6 9 (31.03%) User Stories
7 7 (24.14%) Test Automation
8 6 (20.69%) Regression Testing
9 5 (17.24%) BDD
9 5 (17.24%) Test Management
9 5 (17.24%) Waterfall
10 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (13.79%) Defect Tracking
10 4 (13.79%) Open Source
10 4 (13.79%) Test Strategy
11 3 (10.34%) Automation Testing
11 3 (10.34%) Front End Development
11 3 (10.34%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.34%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) ISEB
2 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 4 (13.79%) Degree
3 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (68.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.34%) Cadence
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
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