The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 154 171 176
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 42 18 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.05% 0.47% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 0.60% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 40 17 24
Average salary £36,750 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.50% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,750 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
Manual Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3277 3014 3320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 82.01% 78.86% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2682 2561 2838
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 Hampshire

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Hampshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Hampshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Winchester - 20 £42,500 - 1
Petersfield - 5 £32,500 - 1
Southampton 0 3 £27,500 -8.33% 2
Farnborough -6 3 £42,500 +63.46%
Fareham -6 2 - -
Andover - 2 £25,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £28,500 - 2
Portsmouth - 2 £40,500 - 1
Eastleigh +7 1 £28,000 -3.44%
Aldershot -6 1 £38,500 -3.75%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 44 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (63.64%) Selenium
3 39 (59.09%) Automated Testing
4 32 (48.48%) WebDriver
5 30 (45.45%) Windows
6 28 (42.42%) Test Automation
7 26 (39.39%) ISEB
8 24 (36.36%) Test Management
9 23 (34.85%) SQL
10 20 (30.30%) Java
10 20 (30.30%) QA
11 17 (25.76%) Software Testing
11 17 (25.76%) Unit Testing
12 16 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
12 16 (24.24%) TestNG
12 16 (24.24%) JMeter
12 16 (24.24%) C#
12 16 (24.24%) JUnit
12 16 (24.24%) HP
12 16 (24.24%) Client/Server
12 16 (24.24%) N-Tier
12 16 (24.24%) SoapUI
12 16 (24.24%) Mentoring
13 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
14 12 (18.18%) JIRA
15 11 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
15 11 (16.67%) Web Services
16 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
16 10 (15.15%) Automation Testing
17 9 (13.64%) MS Excel

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hampshire 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 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.09%) Firewall
2 1 (1.52%) IMAP
2 1 (1.52%) POP3
2 1 (1.52%) SMTP
2 1 (1.52%) DHCP
2 1 (1.52%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.12%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (63.64%) Selenium
2 32 (48.48%) WebDriver
3 16 (24.24%) TestNG
3 16 (24.24%) SoapUI
3 16 (24.24%) JUnit
3 16 (24.24%) JMeter
4 12 (18.18%) JIRA
5 6 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (4.55%) Subversion
6 3 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.03%) Maven
7 2 (3.03%) WATIR
7 2 (3.03%) Bugzilla
7 2 (3.03%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (3.03%) QUnit
7 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.52%) Calabash
8 1 (1.52%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (1.52%) NUnit
General
1 4 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (1.52%) Automotive
3 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.52%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (39.39%) Tester
2 18 (27.27%) Analyst
3 17 (25.76%) Test Analyst
4 14 (21.21%) Team Leader
5 13 (19.70%) Test Team Leader
5 13 (19.70%) Software Tester
6 9 (13.64%) Senior Tester
7 8 (12.12%) Test Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) Test Leader
8 6 (9.09%) Lead Tester
9 5 (7.58%) Automated Tester
10 4 (6.06%) Selenium Tester
10 4 (6.06%) Senior Software Tester
11 3 (4.55%) QA Engineer
11 3 (4.55%) Senior Test Engineer
11 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Software Developer
11 3 (4.55%) Developer
11 3 (4.55%) .NET Software Developer
12 2 (3.03%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.67%) Web Services
2 9 (13.64%) .NET
3 5 (7.58%) HTML
4 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.55%) CSS
5 2 (3.03%) XSL
5 2 (3.03%) J2ME
5 2 (3.03%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Client/Server
1 16 (24.24%) N-Tier
2 8 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) iPad
4 2 (3.03%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (3.03%) User Experience
4 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 2 (3.03%) IVR
5 1 (1.52%) EPoS
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (45.45%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Linux
3 6 (9.09%) UNIX
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.03%) Android
4 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (59.09%) Automated Testing
3 28 (42.42%) Test Automation
4 24 (36.36%) Test Management
5 17 (25.76%) Unit Testing
5 17 (25.76%) Software Testing
6 16 (24.24%) Mentoring
7 11 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (15.15%) Automation Testing
9 9 (13.64%) Regression Testing
10 8 (12.12%) Scrum
11 7 (10.61%) Test Scripting
12 6 (9.09%) Waterfall
12 6 (9.09%) ITIL
13 5 (7.58%) Compatibility Testing
14 4 (6.06%) TDD
14 4 (6.06%) Content Management
15 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
15 3 (4.55%) Test Strategy
15 3 (4.55%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (34.85%) SQL
2 20 (30.30%) Java
3 16 (24.24%) C#
4 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
5 5 (7.58%) C++
6 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.03%) C
7 1 (1.52%) Python
7 1 (1.52%) Ruby
7 1 (1.52%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.52%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) ISEB
2 9 (13.64%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.12%) Degree
4 6 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (30.30%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (9.09%) vSphere
2 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (24.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (24.24%) HP
2 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.09%) VMware
4 2 (3.03%) SAP
4 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £37000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum 10% Bonus + Healthcare + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension Medical
Posted: 27 days ago