The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South West / Bristol
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 114 110
Rank change year-on-year -10 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 18 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.44% 0.95% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.06% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 17
Median salary £42,500 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.81% -14.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £23,250 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £41,500 £42,000
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 Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1655 1693 1645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 90.44% 89.77% 85.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1373 1477 1381
Median salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol 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 Bristol

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Bristol.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Bristol

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Bristol over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Automation Testing
3 9 (47.37%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
4 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
5 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 7 (36.84%) Cadence
5 7 (36.84%) .NET
6 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
7 5 (26.32%) QA
7 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
7 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
8 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
8 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
8 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
9 3 (15.79%) Marketing
9 3 (15.79%) Degree
9 3 (15.79%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) ISEB
9 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
9 3 (15.79%) SDLC
10 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
10 2 (10.53%) QA Automation
10 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (10.53%) CSS3
10 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 1 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (5.26%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Internet
1 2 (10.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
2 2 (10.53%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Ranorex
3 1 (5.26%) Redmine
3 1 (5.26%) TestRail
3 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Multimedia
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Test Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
3 2 (10.53%) QA Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Software Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Applications Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Test Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) .NET
2 2 (10.53%) CSS
2 2 (10.53%) CSS3
2 2 (10.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Automation Testing
3 8 (42.11%) Test Automation
4 7 (36.84%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) Automated Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Software Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Test Scripting
6 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
7 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Regression Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
8 3 (15.79%) SDLC
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (10.53%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (10.53%) ETL
9 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
9 2 (10.53%) QA Automation
9 2 (10.53%) Security Testing
9 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) C#
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.79%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) ISEB
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (26.32%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) WMI
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cadence
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (5.26%) Panasonic
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Automation Training
Posted: 9 days ago