The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 94 99 95
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.32% 0.20% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.42% 0.26% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Average salary £31,000 £28,000 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +0.90%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
716 757 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 75.45% 76.46% 75.64%
Number of salaries quoted 639 651 693
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £53,800 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Manual Testing
South West

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 16 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -17 2 £31,000 +10.71%
Gloucester +17 1 £20,000 -28.57%
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Cucumber
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA