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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Somerset / Bath
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 49 44
Rank change year-on-year +2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 2.61% 1.25% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 1.38% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% +93.75%  
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 418 289 225
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bath 91.07% 90.60% 79.23%
Number of salaries quoted 284 280 209
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Bath

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (44.00%) Selenium
3 8 (32.00%) JIRA
4 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
4 7 (28.00%) ISEB
5 5 (20.00%) Change Management
5 5 (20.00%) Web Services
5 5 (20.00%) Python
5 5 (20.00%) Finance
5 5 (20.00%) Banking
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.00%) Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) User Experience
6 4 (16.00%) Digital Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (16.00%) Wealth Management
6 4 (16.00%) Mingle
6 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.00%) HTTP
6 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
6 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
7 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
7 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
7 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
7 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) BDD

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.00%) CMS
1 2 (8.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 2 (8.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) ICMP
2 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 11 (44.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) JIRA
3 7 (28.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (16.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (16.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (12.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (12.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
6 2 (8.00%) Zephyr
7 1 (4.00%) Git (software)
7 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (20.00%) Banking
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Financial Institution
3 3 (12.00%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Tester
3 7 (28.00%) Analyst
3 7 (28.00%) Test Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Manual Tester
6 2 (8.00%) Manual Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Java Automation Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Junior
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) QA Automation Tester
7 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Greenfield Project
1 4 (16.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (8.00%) Linux
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (20.00%) Change Management
2 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (16.00%) Digital Analytics
3 4 (16.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (16.00%) Wealth Management
4 3 (12.00%) BDD
4 3 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Regression Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (12.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.00%) Content Management
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 2 (8.00%) Scrum
5 2 (8.00%) Test Management
5 2 (8.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) Python
2 2 (8.00%) C#
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) ISEB
1 7 (28.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Sitecore
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