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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 82 93 70
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -23
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.63% 0.10% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.12% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 17
Average salary £44,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
947 833 871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 85.01% 84.91% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 754 718 802
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +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
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 27 March 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
Swindon -5 6 £44,500 -
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (90.91%) Software Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 8 (72.73%) Retail
4 7 (63.64%) Replication
4 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
4 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Degree
4 7 (63.64%) User Stories
4 7 (63.64%) Automation Testing
4 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) UNIX
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) Games
6 1 (9.09%) Google
6 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (9.09%) JIRA
6 1 (9.09%) Selenium
6 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Test Management
6 1 (9.09%) System Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Google App Engine
6 1 (9.09%) Open Source
6 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Google App Engine
1 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
General
1 8 (72.73%) Retail
2 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Analyst
1 11 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Functional Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Functional Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Functional Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Lead Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Software Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 7 (63.64%) Configuration Management
3 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
3 7 (63.64%) User Stories
3 7 (63.64%) Automation Testing
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Management
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (81.82%) ISEB
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 7 (63.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google