Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Dorset > Bournemouth
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 55 75
Rank change year-on-year -26 +20 +20
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 0.57% 0.56% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 0.63% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Bournemouth median annual salary £29,750 £30,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.83% - -7.69%
10th Percentile £28,150 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £34,725 £32,500 £36,500
Dorset median annual salary £29,750 £38,750 £30,000
% change year-on-year -23.23% +29.17% -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 662 320 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bournemouth 95.11% 89.89% 87.31%
Number of salaries quoted 548 289 408
Bournemouth median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,425 £27,500 £24,875
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,250 £61,250
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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) QA
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) HP ALM
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center

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 (25.00%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Strategic Thinking
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Management
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP ALM
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) HP