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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 100 85 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.095% 0.34% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.43% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% +14.81%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
881 702 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.51% 78.88% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 715 635 636
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) QA

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA