The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hampshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 168 172 166
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 23 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.58% 0.36% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.46% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 22 14 18
Average salary £38,500 £28,750 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.91% -16.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,350 £29,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3074 3019 3056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 77.22% 76.68% 77.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2457 2560 2608
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
South East

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 +10 8 £41,250 +50.00% 2
Havant - 6 £38,750 -
Aldershot -5 2 £38,500 -3.75%
Portsmouth -15 2 £36,500 +58.69%
Southampton +3 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Farnborough - 1 £38,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 22 (62.86%) Selenium
2 21 (60.00%) Windows
3 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (45.71%) ISEB
5 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
5 14 (40.00%) WebDriver
6 12 (34.29%) Java
7 11 (31.43%) SQL
7 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
8 10 (28.57%) QA
8 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
9 9 (25.71%) Test Management
9 9 (25.71%) Automated Testing
10 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
11 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
11 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
11 7 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
11 7 (20.00%) TestNG
11 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
11 7 (20.00%) N-Tier
11 7 (20.00%) HP
11 7 (20.00%) .NET
11 7 (20.00%) C#
11 7 (20.00%) Linux
11 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
11 7 (20.00%) JUnit
11 7 (20.00%) Scrum
11 7 (20.00%) JMeter
12 6 (17.14%) VMware

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (2.86%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 22 (62.86%) Selenium
2 14 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 7 (20.00%) TestNG
3 7 (20.00%) JUnit
3 7 (20.00%) JMeter
4 4 (11.43%) JIRA
5 2 (5.71%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.71%) WATIR
5 2 (5.71%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.86%) WiX
6 1 (2.86%) Calabash
6 1 (2.86%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.86%) NUnit
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (51.43%) Tester
2 15 (42.86%) Analyst
2 15 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Lead Tester
4 5 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 5 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Tester
5 4 (11.43%) Automated Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Technical Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
7 2 (5.71%) Consultant
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) XSL
3 2 (5.71%) J2ME
3 2 (5.71%) RESTful
4 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.86%) J2EE
4 1 (2.86%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 7 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 21 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (20.00%) Linux
3 6 (17.14%) UNIX
4 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.71%) Android
4 2 (5.71%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 11 (31.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 11 (31.43%) Software Testing
4 9 (25.71%) Test Management
4 9 (25.71%) Automated Testing
5 8 (22.86%) Unit Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Automation Testing
6 7 (20.00%) Scrum
7 6 (17.14%) ITIL
7 6 (17.14%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.57%) Content Management
8 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.71%) Service Management
9 2 (5.71%) TDD
9 2 (5.71%) User Stories
9 2 (5.71%) Use Case
10 1 (2.86%) Release Management
10 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) C#
4 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) Python
6 4 (11.43%) Perl
6 4 (11.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) ISEB
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (17.14%) vSphere
2 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) HP
2 6 (17.14%) VMware
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.71%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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