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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 90 - 92
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.22% - 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% - 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £38,750 - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
798 844 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 88.08% 86.03% 78.59%
Number of salaries quoted 542 704 621
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +10.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016. 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
Cheltenham - 1 £42,500 -
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (53.85%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
3 6 (46.15%) ISEB
4 5 (38.46%) C
4 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
6 3 (23.08%) Selenium
6 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (15.38%) CITP
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
7 2 (15.38%) iSeries
7 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
7 2 (15.38%) DevOps
7 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Line Management
7 2 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) Operational Acceptance Testing
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) IBM

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Selenium
2 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
2 2 (15.38%) SpecFlow
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) MSTest
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
1 10 (76.92%) Test Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Manual Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
4 1 (7.69%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) AS400
1 2 (15.38%) iSeries
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) VMS
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Test Scripting
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (53.85%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) Scrum
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Testing
6 2 (15.38%) BDD
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) DevOps
6 2 (15.38%) Line Management
6 2 (15.38%) TDD
6 2 (15.38%) Test Automation
6 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
6 2 (15.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C
2 1 (7.69%) Perl
2 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) ISEB
2 5 (38.46%) ISTQB
3 2 (15.38%) CITP
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP
1 2 (15.38%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Oracle