Period
to 20 July 2018

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 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 57 70
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 28 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 0.79% 3.46% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.84% 3.72% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 6
Bath median annual salary £25,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.21% +1.33% +87.50%
10th Percentile £20,800 £21,825 £33,750
90th Percentile £36,200 £46,250 £46,250
Somerset median annual salary £25,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -37.50% +6.67% +87.50%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bath
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 476 752 576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 93.70% 92.95% 91.43%
Number of salaries quoted 427 562 556
Bath median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,197 £27,500 £29,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £68,750 £57,500
Somerset median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - +11.11%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bath

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bath.

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 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Bath

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Bath region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management

Manual Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Junior
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Software Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA