The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 72 61 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.16% 2.12% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 2.55% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 6
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
491 628 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 80.49% 83.07% 78.54%
Number of salaries quoted 400 524 368
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 Somerset

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Somerset

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Wells - 1 £32,500 -
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 4 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (50.00%) Spring
2 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Java EE
2 4 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Apache CXF
2 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 4 (50.00%) CSS3
2 4 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 4 (50.00%) LESS
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Tandem
5 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 4 (50.00%) Senior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) QA Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Software Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) CSS
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
1 4 (50.00%) Java EE
1 4 (50.00%) jQuery
1 4 (50.00%) Apache CXF
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
1 4 (50.00%) CSS3
1 4 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 4 (50.00%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Data Management
5 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle