Period
to 23 October 2018

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

Manual Testing
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 76 59 72
Rank change year-on-year -17 +13 +25
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 1.07% 0.51% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.59% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 3
Bournemouth median annual salary £29,000 £31,250 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.20% +15.74% -30.32%
10th Percentile £26,400 £27,875 £23,200
90th Percentile £30,400 £33,625 £35,600
Dorset median annual salary £29,000 £33,750 £27,000
% change year-on-year -14.07% +25.00% -10.00%

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 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 618 341 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 94.21% 87.21% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 494 307 447
Bournemouth median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,125 £56,250 £60,000
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +1.35%

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 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 Bournemouth region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
3 5 (71.43%) Strategic Thinking
3 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
4 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 1 (14.29%) System Testing
4 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) CRM
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
4 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC

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 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Analyst
1 6 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Software Analyst
2 5 (71.43%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Tester
3 1 (14.29%) QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software QA Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Test Strategy
2 5 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 5 (71.43%) Strategic Thinking
2 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Decision-Making
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) System Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (100.00%) QA