Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 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
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 74 99
Rank change year-on-year +12 +25 -3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 0.43% 0.52% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% 0.61% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Bournemouth median annual salary £31,250 £27,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.74% -16.92% +71.05%
10th Percentile £27,875 £23,200 £31,250
90th Percentile £33,625 £35,600 £44,750
Dorset median annual salary £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +4.84% +3.33% -7.69%

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 Bournemouth with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bournemouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 383 495 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 82.01% 85.94% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 345 430 578
Bournemouth median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -8.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,225 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £52,000
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £38,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year -1.96% +4.79% -4.40%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Bournemouth

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Bournemouth

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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
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%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bournemouth 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA