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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 116 159 176
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 63 38 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.71% 0.96% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.99% 1.17% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 56 36 16
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +32.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
3160 3260 3097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 85.87% 82.39% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2628 2616 2626
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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
Southampton +35 28 £42,500 +54.54% 4
Winchester 0 15 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Portsmouth +18 3 - -
Aldershot -1 3 £25,000 -35.06%
Eastleigh -13 3 - -
Basingstoke +23 1 £35,000 +22.80%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 75 (70.09%) Automated Testing
2 71 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (52.34%) C#
4 50 (46.73%) Selenium
5 37 (34.58%) Test Automation
6 35 (32.71%) NUnit
7 34 (31.78%) Software Testing
8 31 (28.97%) ISTQB
8 31 (28.97%) QA
8 31 (28.97%) WebDriver
9 29 (27.10%) Unit Testing
10 28 (26.17%) JMeter
10 28 (26.17%) Windows
11 24 (22.43%) .NET
11 24 (22.43%) Test Strategy
11 24 (22.43%) Continuous Delivery
12 21 (19.63%) ISEB
13 20 (18.69%) Git (software)
14 18 (16.82%) HP UFT
15 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
15 17 (15.89%) Visual Studio
15 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET
15 17 (15.89%) MVC
15 17 (15.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (15.89%) RESTful
15 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
15 17 (15.89%) Entity Framework
15 17 (15.89%) Performance Testing
15 17 (15.89%) WCF

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (1.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.41%) CTI
1 9 (8.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.93%) Big Data
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 50 (46.73%) Selenium
2 35 (32.71%) NUnit
3 31 (28.97%) WebDriver
4 28 (26.17%) JMeter
5 20 (18.69%) Git (software)
6 18 (16.82%) HP UFT
7 17 (15.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 17 (15.89%) Visual Studio
8 15 (14.02%) SoapUI
8 15 (14.02%) NSubstitute
9 10 (9.35%) JUnit
9 10 (9.35%) TestNG
10 9 (8.41%) gulp
10 9 (8.41%) Grunt
10 9 (8.41%) Bower
10 9 (8.41%) Jasmine
11 8 (7.48%) Moq
12 4 (3.74%) JIRA
13 3 (2.80%) WATIR
13 3 (2.80%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (10.28%) Publishing
2 10 (9.35%) Finance
3 4 (3.74%) Banking
4 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (28.04%) Test Team Leader
1 30 (28.04%) Team Leader
2 19 (17.76%) Test Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Developer
4 15 (14.02%) Automation Team Leader
4 15 (14.02%) C# Developer
5 14 (13.08%) Tester
6 11 (10.28%) Software Tester
7 10 (9.35%) Test Analyst
7 10 (9.35%) Analyst
8 9 (8.41%) Web Developer
8 9 (8.41%) Senior Test Engineer
9 8 (7.48%) QA Engineer
9 8 (7.48%) C# Software Developer
9 8 (7.48%) Software Developer
10 7 (6.54%) C# Web Developer
11 6 (5.61%) Software Engineer
12 5 (4.67%) Test Leader
13 4 (3.74%) Test Manager
14 3 (2.80%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.43%) .NET
2 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET
2 17 (15.89%) .NET Framework
2 17 (15.89%) WCF
2 17 (15.89%) RESTful
2 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (15.89%) Entity Framework
3 15 (14.02%) HTML
4 12 (11.21%) CSS
5 9 (8.41%) HTML5
5 9 (8.41%) CGI
5 9 (8.41%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.93%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.08%) Client/Server
1 14 (13.08%) N-Tier
2 9 (8.41%) Replication
3 6 (5.61%) AS400
3 6 (5.61%) iSeries
4 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (0.93%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 28 (26.17%) Windows
2 2 (1.87%) Linux
2 2 (1.87%) Android
2 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (70.09%) Automated Testing
2 71 (66.36%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (34.58%) Test Automation
4 34 (31.78%) Software Testing
5 29 (27.10%) Unit Testing
6 24 (22.43%) Test Strategy
6 24 (22.43%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (15.89%) Performance Testing
7 17 (15.89%) MVC
8 16 (14.95%) TDD
8 16 (14.95%) Security Testing
8 16 (14.95%) Test Management
8 16 (14.95%) Mentoring
9 15 (14.02%) Test Planning
10 13 (12.15%) Coaching
11 12 (11.21%) Scrum
12 10 (9.35%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (8.41%) Web Development
13 9 (8.41%) Regression Testing
14 7 (6.54%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 56 (52.34%) C#
2 14 (13.08%) SQL
3 12 (11.21%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.48%) Java
5 3 (2.80%) PHP
5 3 (2.80%) Ruby
6 2 (1.87%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.87%) C++
6 2 (1.87%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (28.97%) ISTQB
2 21 (19.63%) ISEB
3 14 (13.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.80%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.80%) Degree
5 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (28.97%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (14.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.35%) HP
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