Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 61 76
Rank change year-on-year +6 +15 -11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 0.48% 3.80% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 4.04% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 26 5
Bath median annual salary £31,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.23% +11.43% +75.00%
10th Percentile £26,200 £21,250 £26,650
90th Percentile £37,600 £52,500 £49,000
Somerset median annual salary £31,500 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% -3.75% +60.00%

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 388 767 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 92.60% 94.00% 92.02%
Number of salaries quoted 337 635 570
Bath median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,650 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,775
Somerset median annual salary £43,972 £41,377 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.27% +3.44% +6.67%

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Java

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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Junior Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA