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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 81 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.87% 0.10% 0.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.12% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 9
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +70.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £42,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £42,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
860 868 781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 83.33% 88.03% 86.30%
Number of salaries quoted 687 757 691
Average salary £39,500 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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 May 2015.

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 May 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
Chippenham - 7 £39,500 -
Swindon -1 2 £32,000 -24.70%
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 (58.82%) Retail
1 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
3 8 (47.06%) ISEB
4 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) Replication
4 7 (41.18%) User Stories
4 7 (41.18%) Automation Testing
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 3 (17.65%) System Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Time Management
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.76%) QA
7 2 (11.76%) JMeter
7 2 (11.76%) JUnit
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
8 1 (5.88%) JIRA
8 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (5.88%) Google
8 1 (5.88%) C#

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (5.88%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) MySQL
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
2 2 (11.76%) JMeter
2 2 (11.76%) JUnit
3 1 (5.88%) JIRA
3 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 10 (58.82%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Analyst
2 12 (70.59%) Test Analyst
3 4 (23.53%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Functional Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Replication
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Test Scripting
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Scrum
3 8 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Configuration Management
4 7 (41.18%) User Stories
4 7 (41.18%) Automation Testing
5 3 (17.65%) System Testing
5 3 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Time Management
6 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.76%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 1 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
7 1 (5.88%) Business Transformation
7 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
7 1 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C#
2 1 (5.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) ISEB
2 7 (41.18%) Degree
2 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Google
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft