Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 60 99
Rank change year-on-year -14 +39 +3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 1.07% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 0.51% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Bournemouth median annual salary £41,000 £27,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.85% -30.32% +19.23%
10th Percentile £33,950 £26,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,350 £28,000 £51,000
Dorset median annual salary £41,000 £33,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +22.39% +11.67% -14.29%

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 553 394 891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 84.30% 88.34% 87.96%
Number of salaries quoted 476 344 625
Bournemouth median annual salary £37,875 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.33% +8.57% -6.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £23,675
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £55,000
Dorset median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 24 February 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%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
2 6 (85.71%) JMeter
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) SpecFlow
2 6 (85.71%) Gherkin
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) API Testing
3 2 (28.57%) npm
3 2 (28.57%) User Experience
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Bower
3 2 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) NuGet
3 2 (28.57%) Confluence
3 2 (28.57%) HTML5
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) IIS

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (28.57%) Confluence
1 2 (28.57%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) npm
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) JMeter
2 6 (85.71%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Bower
3 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
3 2 (28.57%) NuGet
3 2 (28.57%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
4 1 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) QA Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
1 6 (85.71%) Gherkin
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) API Testing
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Regression Testing
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) ISEB
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
1 2 (28.57%) Sitecore