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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 96 - 74
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.95% - 1.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% - 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 15
Average salary £30,500 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 - £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
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
1064 943 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 84.65% 85.03% 77.38%
Number of salaries quoted 881 787 728
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 - 12 £30,500 -
Manual Testing
South West

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 8 (50.00%) ISEB
4 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 7 (43.75%) Banking
5 6 (37.50%) Retail
5 6 (37.50%) Retail Banking
5 6 (37.50%) Degree
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) Selenium
5 6 (37.50%) Use Case
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
6 5 (31.25%) Web Services
6 5 (31.25%) WATIR
6 5 (31.25%) RESTful
6 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
7 4 (25.00%) Back Office
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (18.75%) UNIX
8 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
10 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
10 1 (6.25%) C#
10 1 (6.25%) HTML
10 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (6.25%) EMV
10 1 (6.25%) Chip and PIN

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
2 5 (31.25%) WATIR
2 5 (31.25%) WebDriver
3 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.25%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
1 7 (43.75%) Banking
2 6 (37.50%) Retail
2 6 (37.50%) Retail Banking
3 4 (25.00%) Back Office
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
1 14 (87.50%) Test Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
3 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Web Services
1 5 (31.25%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) EMV
1 1 (6.25%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Test Scripting
3 6 (37.50%) Use Case
3 6 (37.50%) TDD
3 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Software Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Management
6 1 (6.25%) System Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
2 6 (37.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 5 days ago