The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 90 84 77
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.37% 0.24% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.31% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 6
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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 Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
881 641 623
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 86.04% 76.58% 77.10%
Number of salaries quoted 734 526 551
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Gloucestershire region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Gloucester - 11 £35,000 - 1
Cheltenham -5 3 £28,500 -12.30%
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (80.00%) ISEB
1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 9 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) C
4 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (20.00%) CRM
7 3 (20.00%) IBM
7 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (20.00%) AS400
7 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 3 (20.00%) iSeries
7 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (20.00%) Banking
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
8 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) MSTest
8 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
9 1 (6.67%) Big Data
9 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (6.67%) QA
9 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (6.67%) SQL
9 1 (6.67%) SQL Server

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MSTest
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 3 (20.00%) Banking
2 3 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Analyst
1 11 (73.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Systems Tester
3 1 (6.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) AS400
1 3 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) UNIX
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (60.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (20.00%) CRM
4 3 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
5 2 (13.33%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
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