Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 115 148
Rank change year-on-year -9 +33 -22
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 21 41 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.23% 1.95% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 2.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 18 32 4
Gloucestershire median annual salary £28,750 £45,000 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.11% +47.54% -1.61%
10th Percentile £21,250 £32,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £46,325 £54,750 £37,925
South West median annual salary £37,500 £37,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +1.35% +13.85% -

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1537 1852 1813
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 90.31% 88.27% 87.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1234 1308 1470
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +8.43% +5.06%
10th Percentile £25,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £64,550
South West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Gloucestershire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Gloucestershire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Gloucestershire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 20 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +8 6 £22,500 -52.63%
Gloucester - 4 £27,500 -
Cirencester - 2 £29,000 -
Tewkesbury - 1 £22,500 -
Manual Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
3 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (33.33%) SQL
5 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 5 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) ISEB
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
8 3 (14.29%) SSH
8 3 (14.29%) Maven
8 3 (14.29%) Marketing
8 3 (14.29%) JIRA
8 3 (14.29%) XPath
8 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (14.29%) Test Management
8 3 (14.29%) Kanban
8 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
8 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 3 (14.29%) Electronics
8 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
8 3 (14.29%) Linux

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) SSH
2 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (14.29%) Bitbucket
1 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 3 (14.29%) JIRA
1 3 (14.29%) Maven
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (14.29%) Vagrant
1 3 (14.29%) Zephyr
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) Codeception
3 1 (4.76%) Concordion
General
1 4 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Electronics
2 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
2 3 (14.29%) Marketing
2 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (61.90%) Analyst
1 13 (61.90%) Test Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Junior
3 5 (23.81%) Junior Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Junior Test Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Graduate
5 3 (14.29%) Graduate Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Graduate Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Test Specialist
5 3 (14.29%) Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Automation Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Java Automation Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate Software Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Graduate Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Software Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Gherkin
1 3 (14.29%) REST
1 3 (14.29%) SOAP
1 3 (14.29%) Web Services
1 3 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (14.29%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
2 9 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (38.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 6 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 5 (23.81%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (19.05%) Scrum
7 4 (19.05%) TDD
8 3 (14.29%) BDD
8 3 (14.29%) Data Transformation
8 3 (14.29%) Defect Management
8 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (14.29%) Kanban
8 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
8 3 (14.29%) Test Management
9 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
9 2 (9.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (14.29%) Java
2 3 (14.29%) XPath
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby
4 1 (4.76%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (38.10%) ISTQB
2 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 5 (23.81%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) HP
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
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