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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank - 35 31
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough - 1.14% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.47% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Average salary - £42,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +63.46%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
264 204 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 81.23% 77.57% 83.54%
Number of salaries quoted 228 161 132
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) QUnit
3 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) QUnit
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft