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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 117 117 109
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.71% 0.78% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.92% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 13 16 19
Median salary £32,500 £31,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.83% -40.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £38,750 £53,000
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
1635 1738 1796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 89.30% 85.24% 87.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1450 1434
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 2 May 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 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 17 (54.84%) QA
2 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (45.16%) Windows
4 13 (41.94%) ISEB
4 13 (41.94%) Finance
4 13 (41.94%) Scrum
4 13 (41.94%) Software Testing
5 11 (35.48%) User Stories
6 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (29.03%) System Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
8 8 (25.81%) Functional Testing
8 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
9 7 (22.58%) .NET
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
9 7 (22.58%) Degree
9 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
10 6 (19.35%) Java
11 5 (16.13%) Oracle
11 5 (16.13%) SQL
11 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (16.13%) SDLC
12 4 (12.90%) Defect Management
12 4 (12.90%) QA Automation
12 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
12 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
12 4 (12.90%) V-Model

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 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) RDBMS
2 3 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.23%) JIRA
3 1 (3.23%) Selenium
3 1 (3.23%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (41.94%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Back Office
3 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
1 15 (48.39%) Test Analyst
2 12 (38.71%) Tester
3 7 (22.58%) Software Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Agile Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Developer in Test
5 3 (9.68%) Manual Tester
5 3 (9.68%) QA Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) QA Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Software Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Software QA Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Software Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Junior
6 2 (6.45%) QA Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) QA Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) XML
3 2 (6.45%) .NET Framework
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 2 (6.45%) WinForms
3 2 (6.45%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Data Protection Act
2 3 (9.68%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.68%) User Experience
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (45.16%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Unix
3 3 (9.68%) Android
3 3 (9.68%) Apple iOS
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Phone
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Scrum
2 13 (41.94%) Software Testing
3 11 (35.48%) User Stories
4 9 (29.03%) System Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Functional Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Regression Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Waterfall
6 6 (19.35%) Automated Testing
7 5 (16.13%) SDLC
7 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Data Migration
8 4 (12.90%) Data Protection
8 4 (12.90%) Defect Management
8 4 (12.90%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (12.90%) QA Automation
8 4 (12.90%) Software Engineering
8 4 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (12.90%) Test Planning
8 4 (12.90%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Java
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) C#
3 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (41.94%) ISEB
2 10 (32.26%) ISTQB
3 7 (22.58%) Degree
4 4 (12.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) Oracle
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago