The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 65 83 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.08% 0.60% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 0.76% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 0
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
609 657 634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 84.35% 79.16% 86.38%
Number of salaries quoted 477 513 524
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Dorset region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Dorset

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole +19 7 £25,000 -23.07% 2
Bournemouth +5 1 £32,500 +71.05% 2
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
2 8 (42.11%) .NET
3 7 (36.84%) QA
4 6 (31.58%) Selenium
4 6 (31.58%) Security Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
4 6 (31.58%) SDLC
5 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
5 5 (26.32%) JIRA
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
6 4 (21.05%) VMware
6 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
6 4 (21.05%) NUnit
6 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
6 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
6 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (21.05%) C#
6 4 (21.05%) ISEB
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 4 (21.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
7 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
7 3 (15.79%) Test Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Selenium
2 5 (26.32%) JIRA
3 4 (21.05%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (21.05%) NUnit
3 4 (21.05%) TeamCity
4 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
4 2 (10.53%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.26%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) JUnit
5 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
5 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
5 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
5 1 (5.26%) TestNG
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) Analyst
1 15 (78.95%) Test Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Applications Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
3 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Compact Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) PMI
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
3 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Linux
2 1 (5.26%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Test Scripting
3 6 (31.58%) Test Automation
3 6 (31.58%) Security Testing
3 6 (31.58%) SDLC
4 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
6 3 (15.79%) Automation Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Management
6 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
7 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.53%) OO
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
8 1 (5.26%) Content Management
8 1 (5.26%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) C#
2 1 (5.26%) Java
2 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) VB
2 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
2 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) VMware
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
Poole
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Salary: £30000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + PLUS BENEFITS
Posted: 8 days ago
Dorset
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorset
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 days ago