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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 163 160 175
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 19 40 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.56% 1.07% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.28% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 17
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,900 £30,100 £28,100
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £47,500 £46,850
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
2822 3128 3405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 83.74% 83.37% 84.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2467 2565 2888
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,447 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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 +21 7 £35,000 +7.69%
Farnborough -8 6 £37,500 -
Eastleigh - 4 - -
Portsmouth - 2 £24,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 (68.89%) Automated Testing
2 29 (64.44%) Test Automation
2 29 (64.44%) C#
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (57.78%) Selenium
4 19 (42.22%) QA
5 17 (37.78%) SQL
6 14 (31.11%) Test Strategy
7 13 (28.89%) Waterfall
7 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
7 13 (28.89%) .NET
7 13 (28.89%) Windows
7 13 (28.89%) HP UFT
8 12 (26.67%) ISEB
8 12 (26.67%) Test Planning
9 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
9 11 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
10 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
10 9 (20.00%) V-Model
10 9 (20.00%) Regression Testing
11 8 (17.78%) JMeter
11 8 (17.78%) HTML
11 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
11 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (17.78%) SDLC
11 8 (17.78%) Defect Management
12 7 (15.56%) Testopia
12 7 (15.56%) Ranorex
12 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
12 7 (15.56%) Risk Analysis

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 5 (11.11%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) MySQL
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (57.78%) Selenium
2 13 (28.89%) HP UFT
3 9 (20.00%) WebDriver
4 8 (17.78%) JMeter
5 7 (15.56%) Bugzilla
5 7 (15.56%) Ranorex
5 7 (15.56%) Testopia
6 6 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 5 (11.11%) NUnit
8 3 (6.67%) MSTest
9 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
9 2 (4.44%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (4.44%) Toad
9 2 (4.44%) Visual Studio
10 1 (2.22%) JUnit
10 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
10 1 (2.22%) TestNG
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Banking
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.89%) Publishing
4 3 (6.67%) Games
5 1 (2.22%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Tester
2 9 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Analyst
3 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
4 6 (13.33%) Automation Team Leader
4 6 (13.33%) Automation Test Lead
4 6 (13.33%) Software Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Team Leader
4 6 (13.33%) Test Team Leader
5 5 (11.11%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.67%) Development Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Junior
7 2 (4.44%) QA Tester
7 2 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.89%) .NET
2 8 (17.78%) HTML
3 5 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 4 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (4.44%) Ajax
6 2 (4.44%) CSS
6 2 (4.44%) jQuery
6 2 (4.44%) JSON
6 2 (4.44%) Web Services
6 2 (4.44%) XML
6 2 (4.44%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 6 (13.33%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.89%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (68.89%) Automated Testing
2 29 (64.44%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) Test Automation
3 14 (31.11%) Test Strategy
4 13 (28.89%) Software Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Waterfall
5 12 (26.67%) Test Planning
6 9 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 9 (20.00%) V-Model
7 8 (17.78%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (17.78%) Defect Management
7 8 (17.78%) SDLC
7 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
8 7 (15.56%) Mentoring
8 7 (15.56%) Project Management
8 7 (15.56%) Risk Analysis
8 7 (15.56%) RUP
9 5 (11.11%) Content Management
9 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 5 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (64.44%) C#
2 17 (37.78%) SQL
3 7 (15.56%) Java
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) ISEB
2 11 (24.44%) ISTQB
3 7 (15.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (42.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) SAP
2 2 (4.44%) T-Plan
3 1 (2.22%) HP