Period
to 17 November 2017

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

Manual Testing
Somerset > Bath
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 73 65
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 24 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 3.08% 0.78% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.36% 0.88% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 3
Bath median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +75.00% -33.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,050 £19,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £30,200
Somerset median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year - +32.08% -11.67%

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 714 568 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bath 91.77% 88.89% 85.00%
Number of salaries quoted 610 532 466
Bath median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £63,750
Somerset median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Bath

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 8 (33.33%) QA
4 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 6 (25.00%) HTTP
4 6 (25.00%) Web Services
4 6 (25.00%) Python
4 6 (25.00%) Analytics
4 6 (25.00%) User Experience
4 6 (25.00%) Digital Analytics
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.83%) Selenium
6 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
7 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (12.50%) Test Management
7 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
8 2 (8.33%) Release Management
8 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
8 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Workload Management
8 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery

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:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.17%) ICMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (20.83%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) SpecFlow
4 1 (4.17%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.17%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (4.17%) Electronics
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.17%) Marketing
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Analyst
1 11 (45.83%) Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Junior
2 6 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Junior Test Analyst
2 6 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 4 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 3 (12.50%) Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Junior Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.33%) Software Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 2 (8.33%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Android
1 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Test Automation
2 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 6 (25.00%) Analytics
3 6 (25.00%) Digital Analytics
4 5 (20.83%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 4 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (12.50%) Defect Management
6 3 (12.50%) Test Management
6 3 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (8.33%) BDD
7 2 (8.33%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Line Management
7 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.33%) Release Management
7 2 (8.33%) SDLC
7 2 (8.33%) Software Delivery
7 2 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 2 (8.33%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (4.17%) C#
2 1 (4.17%) Java
2 1 (4.17%) VB
2 1 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ISEB
2 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.17%) SAP
2 1 (4.17%) Xamarin