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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 145 163 168
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 49 25 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.32% 0.64% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.82% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47 24 17
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% +34.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,250 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +4.68%
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
3108 3059 2981
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 84.02% 77.70% 80.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2519 2493 2538
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 -5 13 £45,000 +12.50%
Southampton +6 11 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Farnborough -25 3 £30,000 -6.97% 1
Basingstoke +26 2 £31,750 -36.50%
Fareham +22 2 £33,750 +3.84%
Portsmouth +22 1 - - 1
Gosport - 1 £37,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 59 (69.41%) Automated Testing
2 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (45.88%) Selenium
3 39 (45.88%) C#
4 38 (44.71%) Test Automation
5 35 (41.18%) Software Testing
6 26 (30.59%) ISTQB
7 25 (29.41%) WebDriver
8 24 (28.24%) Test Strategy
9 21 (24.71%) Unit Testing
10 20 (23.53%) JMeter
10 20 (23.53%) SQL
10 20 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
11 19 (22.35%) QA
12 18 (21.18%) NUnit
12 18 (21.18%) Windows
12 18 (21.18%) Mentoring
13 17 (20.00%) ISEB
14 16 (18.82%) HP Quality Center
15 15 (17.65%) Test Management
15 15 (17.65%) Performance Testing
15 15 (17.65%) HP UFT
16 14 (16.47%) Scrum
16 14 (16.47%) Client/Server
16 14 (16.47%) N-Tier
16 14 (16.47%) Security Testing
16 14 (16.47%) TDD
17 13 (15.29%) .NET
17 13 (15.29%) NSubstitute
17 13 (15.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 (2.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) MS Office
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) CTI
2 1 (1.18%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) MySQL
2 2 (2.35%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.18%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (45.88%) Selenium
2 25 (29.41%) WebDriver
3 20 (23.53%) JMeter
4 18 (21.18%) NUnit
5 15 (17.65%) HP UFT
6 13 (15.29%) NSubstitute
7 10 (11.76%) SoapUI
8 6 (7.06%) JUnit
8 6 (7.06%) TestNG
8 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.53%) Subversion
10 2 (2.35%) JIRA
10 2 (2.35%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.35%) Bugzilla
10 2 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (2.35%) SpecFlow
10 2 (2.35%) QUnit
11 1 (1.18%) Jasmine
11 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.18%) Grunt
General
1 10 (11.76%) Publishing
2 7 (8.24%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
3 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Test Team Leader
1 24 (28.24%) Team Leader
2 19 (22.35%) Tester
3 18 (21.18%) Software Tester
4 15 (17.65%) Analyst
4 15 (17.65%) Test Analyst
5 13 (15.29%) Test Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Automation Team Leader
6 10 (11.76%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Test Manager
7 4 (4.71%) Test Leader
7 4 (4.71%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) QA Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.35%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.35%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (2.35%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (2.35%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.29%) .NET
2 7 (8.24%) HTML
3 2 (2.35%) Entity Framework
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.35%) CSS
3 2 (2.35%) Web Services
3 2 (2.35%) CGI
3 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.35%) WCF
3 2 (2.35%) RESTful
3 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.18%) HTML5
4 1 (1.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Client/Server
1 14 (16.47%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.06%) AS400
2 6 (7.06%) iSeries
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.35%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (2.35%) Replication
4 2 (2.35%) IVR
5 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.18%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Android
2 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (69.41%) Automated Testing
2 54 (63.53%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (44.71%) Test Automation
4 35 (41.18%) Software Testing
5 24 (28.24%) Test Strategy
6 21 (24.71%) Unit Testing
7 20 (23.53%) Continuous Delivery
8 18 (21.18%) Mentoring
9 15 (17.65%) Performance Testing
9 15 (17.65%) Test Management
10 14 (16.47%) Security Testing
10 14 (16.47%) TDD
10 14 (16.47%) Scrum
11 12 (14.12%) Regression Testing
11 12 (14.12%) Test Scripting
11 12 (14.12%) Coaching
11 12 (14.12%) User Stories
12 10 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 10 (11.76%) Content Management
13 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.88%) C#
2 20 (23.53%) SQL
3 9 (10.59%) Java
4 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (4.71%) C++
4 4 (4.71%) Python
5 2 (2.35%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.18%) C
6 1 (1.18%) Ruby
6 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (30.59%) ISTQB
2 17 (20.00%) ISEB
3 13 (15.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.53%) Degree
5 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (22.35%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (18.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (10.59%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.06%) HP
3 2 (2.35%) Salesforce.com
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago