Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 109 107 94
Rank change year-on-year -2 -13 +41
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 29 22 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.54% 1.28% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.44% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18 20 25
Wiltshire median annual salary £43,156 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.85% -14.29% -
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,750 £28,550
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,250 £43,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +2.74%

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 1,736 1,531 1,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 92.05% 89.32% 91.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,348 1,350 1,234
Wiltshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +10.09% -0.30%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,250 £60,000
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 22 July 2019.

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 22 July 2019. 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 -7 16 £43,156 -1.36% 1
Marlborough -1 5 £23,500 -
Salisbury -14 1 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Chippenham - 1 £36,000 - 1
Manual Testing
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2019, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) Waterfall
3 19 (65.52%) DevOps
4 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
4 14 (48.28%) SDLC
5 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
5 10 (34.48%) Test Strategy
5 10 (34.48%) ISEB
6 9 (31.03%) Data Transformation
6 9 (31.03%) Line Management
6 9 (31.03%) Monetization
7 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
8 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (20.69%) QA
9 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 6 (20.69%) Finance
10 5 (17.24%) CEH
10 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Change Management
10 5 (17.24%) Risk Management
10 5 (17.24%) Scrum
10 5 (17.24%) Ab Initio
10 5 (17.24%) Unified Process
10 5 (17.24%) Teradata
10 5 (17.24%) Quality Management
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification

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 5 (17.24%) Apache Spark
1 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) Apache Hive
1 5 (17.24%) Big Data
1 5 (17.24%) Data Lake
1 5 (17.24%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (17.24%) DataStage
1 5 (17.24%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Cucumber
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Analyst
1 17 (58.62%) Test Analyst
2 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Graduate
3 5 (17.24%) Graduate Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Graduate Software Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Graduate Software Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Graduate Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Lead Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Software Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Software Test Analyst
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Leader
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Tester
3 5 (17.24%) Tester
4 1 (3.45%) ASIC Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior ASIC Engineer
4 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (93.10%) Test Automation
2 22 (75.86%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (65.52%) DevOps
3 19 (65.52%) Waterfall
4 14 (48.28%) SDLC
4 14 (48.28%) Software Engineering
5 10 (34.48%) Test Strategy
6 9 (31.03%) Data Transformation
6 9 (31.03%) Line Management
6 9 (31.03%) Monetization
7 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
8 7 (24.14%) Functional Testing
8 7 (24.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (17.24%) Analytics
10 5 (17.24%) Data Governance
10 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
10 5 (17.24%) Process Improvement
10 5 (17.24%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (17.24%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) Python
1 5 (17.24%) R
1 5 (17.24%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISEB
1 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 5 (17.24%) CEH
2 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) DV Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) MCSA
2 5 (17.24%) MCSE
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.24%) SC Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (20.69%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO 14001
2 1 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Ab Initio
2 5 (17.24%) Informatica
2 5 (17.24%) Netezza
2 5 (17.24%) Teradata