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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
South West / Dorset
Rank 56 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.23% 0.12% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.14% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Median salary - £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
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
359 730 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 84.07% 90.57% 86.83%
Number of salaries quoted 303 526 600
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £56,834
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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +36 1 - -
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
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%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS

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 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Head of Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA