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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 72 73 65
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.15% 0.16% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.20% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 16
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £32,500 £31,250
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
630 502 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 90.26% 82.30% 85.05%
Number of salaries quoted 549 411 537
Median salary £40,000 £39,336 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.68% -7.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Somerset

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 £23,500 -
Taunton - 1 £57,500 - 1
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 5 (33.33%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (26.67%) QA
4 4 (26.67%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
4 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 2 (13.33%) JIRA
6 2 (13.33%) Selenium
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) SQL
6 2 (13.33%) Windows
6 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
6 2 (13.33%) Mingle
6 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Mingle
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 7 (46.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) Selenium
2 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Manager
4 1 (6.67%) SAP Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 5 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (13.33%) QA Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (13.33%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.67%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (6.67%) Scrum
5 1 (6.67%) Service Management
5 1 (6.67%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
5 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C#
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) ISEB
2 5 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) SAP
Taunton, Somerset
Searchability
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