The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 90 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.90% 0.10% 0.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.12% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 12
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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 Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1004 827 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 81.89% 84.56% 76.52%
Number of salaries quoted 835 681 845
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Wiltshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Swindon 0 11 £37,500 +17.18% 3
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Banking
2 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
3 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 7 (58.33%) Selenium
4 6 (50.00%) Use Case
4 6 (50.00%) Retail Banking
4 6 (50.00%) Retail
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) ISEB
5 5 (41.67%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) RESTful
5 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
5 5 (41.67%) WATIR
6 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (16.67%) Back Office
6 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
6 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 2 (16.67%) QA
6 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Management
7 1 (8.33%) EMV
7 1 (8.33%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
7 1 (8.33%) C#
7 1 (8.33%) HTML

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Selenium
2 5 (41.67%) WebDriver
2 5 (41.67%) WATIR
3 2 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (66.67%) Banking
1 8 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Retail Banking
2 6 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Analyst
2 9 (75.00%) Test Analyst
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
3 6 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Web Services
1 5 (41.67%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) EMV
1 1 (8.33%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 7 (58.33%) Scrum
4 6 (50.00%) Use Case
4 6 (50.00%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 2 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Test Management
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
2 6 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) QA
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
DP Connect
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent benefits package on offer
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago