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 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Dorset / Bournemouth
Rank 32 65 74
Rank change year-on-year +33 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 0.63% 0.23% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.25% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £45,000 £31,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +44.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bournemouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 138 403 412
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bournemouth 87.34% 91.80% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 110 258 341
Median salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.67% +3.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bournemouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bournemouth citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA

Manual Testing
Top Related 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Software Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA