The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 47 36 36
Rank change year-on-year
-11 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 0.96% 0.87% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 1.23% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £30,000 £32,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.97% +29.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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 Farnborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
236 162 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 75.40% 70.74% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 202 142 136
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Farnborough

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Farnborough

Manual Testing
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (25.00%) QUnit
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) QUnit
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Leader
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft