Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 122 123
Rank change year-on-year +42 +1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 41 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 2.63% 0.059% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.00% 0.070% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 43 1 16
Wiltshire median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -4.41% -1.45%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £33,750 £40,750
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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1368 1423 1947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 87.64% 83.51% 89.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1136 1208 1706
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,625 £57,500 £60,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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
Swindon - 21 £35,000 -
Melksham - 7 £32,000 -
Salisbury - 7 £45,000 -
Chippenham - 3 £32,500 -
Manual Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) Test Automation
3 21 (51.22%) ISTQB
4 19 (46.34%) QA
4 19 (46.34%) Scrum
4 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
5 17 (41.46%) User Acceptance Testing
6 16 (39.02%) ISEB
6 16 (39.02%) SQL
7 14 (34.15%) JIRA
8 13 (31.71%) Software Testing
9 12 (29.27%) Regression Testing
9 12 (29.27%) Functional Testing
10 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
10 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (24.39%) Selenium
11 10 (24.39%) Test Management
11 10 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
11 10 (24.39%) Test Strategy
12 9 (21.95%) Scenario Testing
12 9 (21.95%) Finance
13 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
13 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
13 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
14 7 (17.07%) Stress Testing
14 7 (17.07%) Release Management
14 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
14 7 (17.07%) System Testing
14 7 (17.07%) OpenUP

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (17.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 14 (34.15%) JIRA
2 11 (26.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (24.39%) Selenium
4 7 (17.07%) Zephyr
5 5 (12.20%) SoapUI
6 4 (9.76%) WebDriver
7 3 (7.32%) TestRail
7 3 (7.32%) Visual Studio
8 1 (2.44%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.44%) GitLab
8 1 (2.44%) Gradle
8 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.44%) JMeter
8 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
8 1 (2.44%) Maven
8 1 (2.44%) Rational Robot
8 1 (2.44%) Robot Framework
8 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.44%) Back Office
4 1 (2.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Analyst
1 16 (39.02%) Tester
2 11 (26.83%) Test Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Lead Tester
3 7 (17.07%) Manual Test Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Software Tester
3 7 (17.07%) Technical Leader
3 7 (17.07%) Technical Tester
4 5 (12.20%) QA Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (7.32%) Web Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Developer in Test
6 2 (4.88%) SQL Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) HTML
1 4 (9.76%) SOAP
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.88%) CSS
2 2 (4.88%) WinForms
3 1 (2.44%) CSS3
3 1 (2.44%) HTML5
3 1 (2.44%) jQuery
3 1 (2.44%) Node.js
3 1 (2.44%) Web Services
3 1 (2.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (4.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.44%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (73.17%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (63.41%) Test Automation
3 19 (46.34%) Scrum
4 17 (41.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (31.71%) Software Testing
6 12 (29.27%) Functional Testing
6 12 (29.27%) Regression Testing
7 11 (26.83%) Test Scripting
8 10 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (24.39%) Test Management
8 10 (24.39%) Test Strategy
9 9 (21.95%) Scenario Testing
10 8 (19.51%) Data Protection
10 8 (19.51%) Integration Testing
10 8 (19.51%) Test Planning
11 7 (17.07%) OpenUP
11 7 (17.07%) Release Management
11 7 (17.07%) Stress Testing
11 7 (17.07%) System Testing
11 7 (17.07%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 16 (39.02%) SQL
2 4 (9.76%) C#
3 3 (7.32%) Java
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) ISTQB
2 16 (39.02%) ISEB
3 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (17.07%) CEH
4 7 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (17.07%) MCSA
4 7 (17.07%) MCSE
4 7 (17.07%) Security Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) DV Cleared
5 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (46.34%) QA
2 7 (17.07%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Google