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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 171 177 175
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 34 13 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.84% 0.33% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 31 12 16
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,050 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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
3256 3079 3247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 80.73% 78.05% 77.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2593 2601 2765
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +18 16 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Petersfield - 3 £32,500 - 1
Southampton +3 2 £33,750 +12.50% 2
Aldershot -4 2 £38,500 -3.75%
Fareham -10 2 - -
Havant - 2 £38,750 -
Basingstoke - 2 £28,500 - 1
Portsmouth - 2 £36,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £30,000 -
Eastleigh - 1 £28,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (63.27%) Selenium
2 26 (53.06%) Windows
3 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (48.98%) WebDriver
5 22 (44.90%) Test Automation
5 22 (44.90%) Automated Testing
5 22 (44.90%) ISEB
6 18 (36.73%) Java
6 18 (36.73%) Test Management
7 14 (28.57%) SQL
7 14 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 14 (28.57%) Unit Testing
8 13 (26.53%) TestNG
8 13 (26.53%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (26.53%) SoapUI
8 13 (26.53%) JUnit
8 13 (26.53%) Client/Server
8 13 (26.53%) N-Tier
8 13 (26.53%) HP
8 13 (26.53%) JMeter
9 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (22.45%) QA
10 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
11 9 (18.37%) Web Services
11 9 (18.37%) C#
11 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
11 9 (18.37%) JIRA
12 8 (16.33%) Automation Testing
12 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
12 8 (16.33%) MySQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.04%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (20.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.24%) Firewall
2 1 (2.04%) IMAP
2 1 (2.04%) POP3
2 1 (2.04%) SMTP
2 1 (2.04%) DHCP
2 1 (2.04%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (16.33%) MySQL
3 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (63.27%) Selenium
2 24 (48.98%) WebDriver
3 13 (26.53%) SoapUI
3 13 (26.53%) TestNG
3 13 (26.53%) JUnit
3 13 (26.53%) JMeter
4 9 (18.37%) JIRA
5 4 (8.16%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.12%) Cucumber
7 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (4.08%) WATIR
7 2 (4.08%) Subversion
7 2 (4.08%) Maven
7 2 (4.08%) Bugzilla
8 1 (2.04%) NUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.04%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (2.04%) Calabash
General
1 3 (6.12%) Retail
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 25 (51.02%) Tester
2 15 (30.61%) Analyst
3 14 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 11 (22.45%) Software Tester
5 10 (20.41%) Test Team Leader
5 10 (20.41%) Team Leader
6 7 (14.29%) Senior Tester
6 7 (14.29%) Test Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Test Leader
7 5 (10.20%) Lead Tester
7 5 (10.20%) Automated Tester
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Test Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Test Consultant
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Software Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Junior Software Tester
9 2 (4.08%) QA Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Junior Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) Web Services
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
3 2 (4.08%) HTML
3 2 (4.08%) XSL
3 2 (4.08%) J2ME
3 2 (4.08%) RESTful
4 1 (2.04%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Client/Server
1 13 (26.53%) N-Tier
2 5 (10.20%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.08%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (4.08%) Blackberry
3 2 (4.08%) IVR
3 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) iPad
4 1 (2.04%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 26 (53.06%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
3 6 (12.24%) UNIX
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (4.08%) Android
4 2 (4.08%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.90%) Automated Testing
2 22 (44.90%) Test Automation
3 18 (36.73%) Test Management
4 14 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 14 (28.57%) Unit Testing
5 11 (22.45%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (16.33%) Test Scripting
6 8 (16.33%) Automation Testing
7 6 (12.24%) ITIL
7 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 4 (8.16%) Content Management
9 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
9 3 (6.12%) Test Strategy
9 3 (6.12%) Software Engineering
9 3 (6.12%) Compatibility Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Web Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Use Case
10 2 (4.08%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.73%) Java
2 14 (28.57%) SQL
3 9 (18.37%) C#
4 5 (10.20%) C++
5 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.08%) Perl
6 2 (4.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (4.08%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (44.90%) ISEB
2 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.16%) Degree
3 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (12.24%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (26.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) HP
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.24%) VMware
4 2 (4.08%) SAP
4 2 (4.08%) CheckPoint
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension Medical
Posted: 5 days ago
Winchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago