The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 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 Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 76 53 64
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.63% 1.39% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.84% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Average salary £27,500 £39,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.48% +36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £37,100 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £40,000 £31,700
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
641 434 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 80.73% 75.22% 76.78%
Number of salaries quoted 562 382 379
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
South West

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 29 July 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
(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
Bath -22 4 £27,500 -29.48% 2
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Degree

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Automation Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Scrum
1 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISEB
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 to £22000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 35k per year
Posted: 5 days ago