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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 36 30 37
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 3 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.12% 2.86% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 3.55% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £42,500 £26,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -28.76%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -3.17%
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
201 141 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 75.00% 80.57% 71.00%
Number of salaries quoted 163 134 118
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) QUnit
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) POP3
3 1 (20.00%) SMTP
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) ISEB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) POP3
1 1 (20.00%) SMTP
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) QUnit
1 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Tester
3 1 (20.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft