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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 92 88 71
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.24% 0.66% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.29% 0.79% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +62.79%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
701 634 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.49% 84.08% 88.91%
Number of salaries quoted 504 564 433
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 5 February 2016. 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
Bournemouth +5 2 £32,500 - 1
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Test Management
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) ISEB
4 4 (36.36%) PMI
4 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
4 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) HP
6 2 (18.18%) C#
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) .NET
6 2 (18.18%) JUnit
6 2 (18.18%) JMeter
6 2 (18.18%) CMS
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
6 2 (18.18%) Content Management
6 2 (18.18%) TestNG

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) HP UFT
1 2 (18.18%) JMeter
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
1 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
1 2 (18.18%) TestNG
1 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 1 (9.09%) SpecFlow
2 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Software Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Automated Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Development Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Compact Framework
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (36.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Test Automation
2 6 (54.55%) Test Management
3 5 (45.45%) Functional Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
3 5 (45.45%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Automation Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) Automated Testing
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Content Management
7 1 (9.09%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) OO
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum
7 1 (9.09%) Security Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISEB
1 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
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