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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 69 80 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.37% 0.89% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 0
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +5.51%
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
566 729 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 86.28% 80.91% 84.49%
Number of salaries quoted 423 575 517
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,648 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 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 +13 4 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Bournemouth +3 1 £32,500 +71.05% 1
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (60.00%) QA
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Selenium
5 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
6 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) OO
6 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) Perl
6 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
6 4 (26.67%) JIRA
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) NUnit
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
7 3 (20.00%) C#
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
7 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Selenium
2 4 (26.67%) JIRA
3 3 (20.00%) NUnit
3 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (13.33%) HP UFT
5 1 (6.67%) JMeter
5 1 (6.67%) JUnit
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (6.67%) TestNG
5 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
1 9 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Automated Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) NHS
2 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Software Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Test Scripting
3 5 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 4 (26.67%) OO
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) SDLC
6 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Content Management
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Management
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Bash Shell
2 3 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) ISEB
2 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Poole, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago