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 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 86 107
Rank change year-on-year +1 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.64% 1.71% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.93% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 1
Median salary £29,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.14% +27.27%  
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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 791 986 997
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 92.41% 88.51% 88.15%
Number of salaries quoted 642 648 779
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 3 months to 24 April 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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester - 4 £27,500 -
Cheltenham +11 3 £22,500 -52.63% 2
Cirencester - 1 - - 1
Manual Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) ISTQB
3 14 (50.00%) SQL
4 13 (46.43%) ISEB
4 13 (46.43%) JIRA
4 13 (46.43%) Scrum
4 13 (46.43%) Non-Functional Testing
5 11 (39.29%) BDD
5 11 (39.29%) Test Strategy
5 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
5 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (39.29%) Linux
6 10 (35.71%) SOAP
6 10 (35.71%) Web Services
6 10 (35.71%) Java
6 10 (35.71%) HP
6 10 (35.71%) SSH
6 10 (35.71%) Degree
6 10 (35.71%) Test Management
6 10 (35.71%) Kanban
6 10 (35.71%) REST
6 10 (35.71%) Gherkin
6 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
6 10 (35.71%) Data Transformation
6 10 (35.71%) Zephyr
6 10 (35.71%) Defect Management
7 9 (32.14%) Linux Command Line
7 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
7 9 (32.14%) Maven

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:

Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) SSH
2 2 (7.14%) FTP
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (46.43%) JIRA
2 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
2 11 (39.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (35.71%) Jenkins
3 10 (35.71%) Zephyr
4 9 (32.14%) Maven
5 8 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (28.57%) Bitbucket
5 8 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 8 (28.57%) Vagrant
6 6 (21.43%) Selenium
7 1 (3.57%) Appium
7 1 (3.57%) Gradle
7 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
General
1 8 (28.57%) Electronics
1 8 (28.57%) Finance
1 8 (28.57%) Manufacturing
1 8 (28.57%) Marketing
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Analyst
1 14 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 6 (21.43%) Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 4 (14.29%) Junior
3 4 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Junior Test Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Test Specialist
4 3 (10.71%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (10.71%) Java Automation Tester
4 3 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Test Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Manual Tester
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate
6 1 (3.57%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (35.71%) Gherkin
1 10 (35.71%) REST
1 10 (35.71%) SOAP
1 10 (35.71%) Web Services
2 8 (28.57%) XML
3 1 (3.57%) .NET
3 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Android
3 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) CentOS
4 1 (3.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Non-Functional Testing
2 13 (46.43%) Scrum
3 11 (39.29%) BDD
3 11 (39.29%) Test Strategy
4 10 (35.71%) Data Transformation
4 10 (35.71%) Defect Management
4 10 (35.71%) Kanban
4 10 (35.71%) Test Management
5 9 (32.14%) Programme Management
5 9 (32.14%) TDD
5 9 (32.14%) Test Automation
6 8 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
7 7 (25.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
9 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
10 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
11 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 8 (28.57%) Ruby
3 8 (28.57%) XPath
4 2 (7.14%) C#
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) PHP
5 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) ISTQB
2 13 (46.43%) ISEB
3 10 (35.71%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) DV Cleared
5 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) Docker
2 1 (3.57%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) HP
3 8 (28.57%) SAP
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cirencester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago