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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 80 - 77
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.14% - 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% - 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £32,500 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
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
561 519 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 79.57% 83.31% 80.99%
Number of salaries quoted 441 457 402
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) MS Office
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) QA
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) .NET

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) MS Office
1 6 (66.67%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Tester
2 6 (66.67%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Test Leader
3 5 (55.56%) Lead Tester
3 5 (55.56%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) .NET
1 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Black-Box Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
3 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) ISEB
1 7 (77.78%) ISTQB
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) ISO 9001
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago