The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South West / Wiltshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 85 93
Rank change year-on-year +14 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.33% 0.11% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.13% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 13
Median salary £33,000 £21,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.48% -45.56%  
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 670 794 1001
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 89.33% 86.02% 88.35%
Number of salaries quoted 595 686 843
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% +7.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 Wiltshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Wiltshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Wiltshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Swindon +7 9 £33,500 +55.81%
Melksham - 1 £25,000 -
Manual Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
2 15 (71.43%) SQL
3 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (52.38%) Selenium
5 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
6 9 (42.86%) C#
7 8 (38.10%) QA
8 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
9 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
9 6 (28.57%) ISEB
10 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
10 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
10 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
10 5 (23.81%) SOAP
10 5 (23.81%) Web Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
11 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
12 3 (14.29%) Scrum
12 3 (14.29%) HP
12 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
12 3 (14.29%) System Testing
12 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
12 3 (14.29%) JIRA
12 3 (14.29%) Context-Driven Testing
12 3 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
13 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
13 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
13 2 (9.52%) WebDriver

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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:

Development Applications
1 11 (52.38%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (14.29%) JIRA
5 2 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (9.52%) WebDriver
6 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Advertising
2 1 (4.76%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) QA Analyst
2 6 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) Software Test Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Tester
5 3 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) SQL Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
6 2 (9.52%) Web Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Automation Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Junior
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Manual Tester
7 1 (4.76%) QA Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Integration Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) UAT Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Test Automation
2 12 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Regression Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Software Engineering
5 5 (23.81%) Web Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (19.05%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Context-Driven Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) System Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 2 (9.52%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) SQL
2 9 (42.86%) C#
3 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 6 (28.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (14.29%) HP