Period
to 18 February 2019

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 18 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 70 69
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +36
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 1.66% 1.10% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.28% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 1
Bournemouth median annual salary £29,000 £41,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.27% +51.85% -30.32%
10th Percentile £24,150 £33,950 £26,000
90th Percentile £53,500 £48,350 £28,000
Dorset median annual salary £29,000 £41,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -29.27% +22.39% +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 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 570 547 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 94.53% 85.74% 89.35%
Number of salaries quoted 454 467 360
Bournemouth median annual salary £42,000 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +8.57%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £60,000
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Bournemouth over the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (70.00%) QA
3 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
6 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Software Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) Junior QA Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Junior Software Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Junior Tester
2 2 (20.00%) OAT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Software QA Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 5 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) Strategic Thinking
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
6 2 (20.00%) Project Management
6 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (70.00%) QA