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 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 / Dorset
Rank 66 88 87
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.22% 0.25% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.29% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £28,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +13.04%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
360 686 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 80.90% 86.51% 83.42%
Number of salaries quoted 311 524 531
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset 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 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 26 Related IT Skills in Dorset

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 Dorset region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Head of Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA