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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
South West / Bristol
Rank 115 110 107
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.56% 1.08% 1.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% 1.20% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 18 23
Median salary £70,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+115.38% -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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
1486 1583 1691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 92.18% 90.30% 86.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1427 1362
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £67,500
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 21 January 2017.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Bristol

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (65.22%) Selenium
3 13 (56.52%) Scrum
4 12 (52.17%) Finance
5 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
5 11 (47.83%) Automation Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Cadence
6 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
7 8 (34.78%) QA
8 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
8 7 (30.43%) C#
9 5 (21.74%) .NET
10 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
10 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
10 4 (17.39%) BDD
10 4 (17.39%) SDLC
11 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
11 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
11 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
11 3 (13.04%) Open Source
11 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
11 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
11 3 (13.04%) Degree
11 3 (13.04%) JIRA
11 3 (13.04%) ISEB
12 2 (8.70%) Intranet
12 2 (8.70%) Internet
12 2 (8.70%) CSS
12 2 (8.70%) Windows

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (4.35%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Internet
1 2 (8.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (65.22%) Selenium
2 3 (13.04%) JIRA
2 3 (13.04%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.70%) Bugzilla
3 2 (8.70%) Capybara
3 2 (8.70%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Hudson
3 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.70%) NUnit
3 2 (8.70%) TeamCity
3 2 (8.70%) TestLink
4 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
4 1 (4.35%) Redmine
4 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.35%) TestRail
General
1 12 (52.17%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Test Manager
2 7 (30.43%) Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software Tester
3 4 (17.39%) Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) QA Tester
4 3 (13.04%) Web Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Developer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Agile Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Manual Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Mobile Tester
6 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Security Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Software QA Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Web Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) CSS3
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Handset
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) Scrum
3 11 (47.83%) Automation Testing
3 11 (47.83%) Test Automation
4 9 (39.13%) Automated Testing
5 7 (30.43%) Regression Testing
6 4 (17.39%) BDD
6 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (17.39%) SDLC
6 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
6 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.04%) Functional Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Open Source
7 3 (13.04%) Security Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Waterfall
8 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.70%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (30.43%) C#
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Degree
1 3 (13.04%) ISEB
1 3 (13.04%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (4.35%) WMI
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cadence
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (4.35%) Panasonic