The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Somerset / Bath
Rank 34 45 44
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 13 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 3.90% 0.72% 3.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.19% 0.84% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 5
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +87.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bath with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bath
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 310 239 263
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 93.09% 86.28% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 268 222 250
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bath citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Bath

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Bath

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Bath

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Bath over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Bath

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (38.89%) ISEB
2 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (27.78%) JIRA
3 5 (27.78%) Selenium
4 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
5 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
5 3 (16.67%) BDD
5 3 (16.67%) Mingle
5 3 (16.67%) QA
5 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
6 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
6 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 2 (11.11%) Test Management
6 2 (11.11%) Zephyr
6 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) Java

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (5.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) JIRA
1 5 (27.78%) Selenium
2 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 2 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 2 (11.11%) Zephyr
4 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 1 (5.56%) Gradle
4 1 (5.56%) Maven
4 1 (5.56%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (11.11%) Banking
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Tester
3 4 (22.22%) Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) QA Automation Tester
6 1 (5.56%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) Gherkin
2 1 (5.56%) .NET
2 1 (5.56%) CSS
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) jQuery
2 1 (5.56%) RESTful
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Android
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 3 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (16.67%) Integration Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (11.11%) Change Management
5 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 2 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
5 2 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
1 2 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) ISEB
1 7 (38.89%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Sitecore
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 14 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
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