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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 88 91 90
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 12 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.13% 0.98% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.15% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 1
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.18%
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 Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
979 1040 841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 84.98% 84.83% 85.99%
Number of salaries quoted 858 866 694
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,500
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 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
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 31 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
Chippenham - 9 £34,000 -
Swindon +2 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 8 (36.36%) Selenium
3 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
3 7 (31.82%) System Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
3 7 (31.82%) JUnit
3 7 (31.82%) QA
3 7 (31.82%) JMeter
4 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (22.73%) Time Management
5 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
5 5 (22.73%) Retail
5 5 (22.73%) ISEB
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
7 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 3 (13.64%) HTML
8 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
9 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Open Source

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 (4.55%) MS Office
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Google App Engine
1 1 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Selenium
2 7 (31.82%) JUnit
2 7 (31.82%) JMeter
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.55%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.55%) HP UFT
General
1 5 (22.73%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (95.45%) Analyst
2 14 (63.64%) Test Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Business Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (31.82%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Performance Testing
2 7 (31.82%) System Testing
2 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
3 6 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (22.73%) Time Management
4 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 4 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 3 (13.64%) Test Scripting
7 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Scrum
8 1 (4.55%) Load Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Business Transformation
8 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) C#
3 1 (4.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.55%) HP
1 1 (4.55%) Google