The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 64 61
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 20 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.17% 0.95% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 1.09% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 5
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +75.00%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 591 548 461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 93.81% 86.71% 90.39%
Number of salaries quoted 473 481 403
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Somerset

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Somerset over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Somerset

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Bath +9 13 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Street - 5 £40,000 -
Manual Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) JIRA
2 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 9 (36.00%) SDLC
4 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (28.00%) Java
5 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (24.00%) JMeter
6 6 (24.00%) ISEB
6 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
6 6 (24.00%) QA
6 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
7 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.00%) Groovy
7 5 (20.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.00%) Linux
7 5 (20.00%) JUnit
7 5 (20.00%) Data Management
7 5 (20.00%) Spock
7 5 (20.00%) Geb
7 5 (20.00%) Travis CI
7 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (20.00%) BDD
8 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
8 4 (16.00%) Scrum
9 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 (4.00%) CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 13 (52.00%) Selenium
2 10 (40.00%) JIRA
3 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
4 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
4 6 (24.00%) JMeter
5 5 (20.00%) Geb
5 5 (20.00%) JUnit
5 5 (20.00%) Spock
5 5 (20.00%) Travis CI
6 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (12.00%) Visual Studio
7 2 (8.00%) Gradle
7 2 (8.00%) Maven
7 2 (8.00%) SpecFlow
7 2 (8.00%) Zephyr
8 1 (4.00%) Ant
8 1 (4.00%) SoapUI
8 1 (4.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (44.00%) Test Engineer
2 10 (40.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 5 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Web Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Automation Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Tester
5 3 (12.00%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (4.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) CSS
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
2 1 (4.00%) jQuery
2 1 (4.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
1 5 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) Android
2 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 9 (36.00%) SDLC
3 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (24.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (20.00%) BDD
5 5 (20.00%) Data Management
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 5 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (16.00%) Scrum
6 4 (16.00%) Test Planning
7 3 (12.00%) Defect Tracking
7 3 (12.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Coaching
8 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (8.00%) Regression Testing
8 2 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Test Management
8 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) Java
2 5 (20.00%) Groovy
3 2 (8.00%) C#
4 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) ISEB
1 6 (24.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Sitecore
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Salary: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Posted: 19 days ago