Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 126 121
Rank change year-on-year +6 -5 +15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 14 39 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.97% 1.72% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.90% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 40 16
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £24,875 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £38,750
South West median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1274 2053 1780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 88.47% 90.64% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1039 1685 1420
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,850 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +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 14 December 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 14 December 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
Gloucester +27 3 £25,000 -12.28%
Cheltenham +8 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Cirencester -12 3 £32,000 +6.67%
Manual Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (42.86%) JIRA
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 6 (42.86%) ISEB
5 5 (35.71%) Java
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Test Management
5 5 (35.71%) HP
5 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Zephyr
6 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (28.57%) Docker
6 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
6 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (28.57%) REST
6 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
6 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
6 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
6 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
6 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
6 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (42.86%) JIRA
2 5 (35.71%) Zephyr
3 4 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (28.57%) Bitbucket
3 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 4 (28.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (28.57%) Maven
3 4 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (28.57%) Vagrant
4 2 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (7.14%) Concordion
5 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Electronics
2 4 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Analyst
1 7 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Java Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Software Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Software Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Gherkin
1 4 (28.57%) REST
1 4 (28.57%) SOAP
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
1 4 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (50.00%) Test Strategy
4 6 (42.86%) Scrum
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (35.71%) Test Management
6 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) Data Transformation
6 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
6 4 (28.57%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (28.57%) Functional Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Kanban
6 4 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 4 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 4 (28.57%) TDD
7 3 (21.43%) Software Delivery
7 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) Java
3 4 (28.57%) Ruby
3 4 (28.57%) XPath
4 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (42.86%) ISEB
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) HP
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) SAP