The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 57 64 83
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +19
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.31% 0.88% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.14% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 12
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +35.41%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
Manual Testing
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
418 437 774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 78.42% 76.53% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 327 306 552
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) ISEB
2 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 8 (72.73%) Android
2 8 (72.73%) Apple iOS
2 8 (72.73%) Test Strategy
2 8 (72.73%) User Stories
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) C++
3 7 (63.64%) .NET
3 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
4 6 (54.55%) NUnit
4 6 (54.55%) C
4 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
4 6 (54.55%) PyUnit
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
6 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
6 4 (36.36%) JIRA
6 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
6 4 (36.36%) Electronics
7 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
7 3 (27.27%) J2ME

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) NUnit
1 6 (54.55%) PyUnit
2 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 3 (27.27%) Maven
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
4 1 (9.09%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (36.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Test Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Software Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Applications Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Mobile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 3 (27.27%) J2ME
2 3 (27.27%) XSL
2 3 (27.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Computer Science
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
3 3 (27.27%) Blackberry
3 3 (27.27%) iPad
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (9.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Android
1 8 (72.73%) Apple iOS
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
2 8 (72.73%) Test Strategy
2 8 (72.73%) User Stories
3 7 (63.64%) Test Automation
3 7 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (45.45%) Test Planning
5 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) Web Testing
6 1 (9.09%) E-Commerce
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Python
1 7 (63.64%) C#
1 7 (63.64%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) C
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) ISEB
1 8 (72.73%) ISTQB
2 7 (63.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago