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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 173 174 168
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 19 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.49% 0.42% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 0.54% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 18 16 24
Average salary £38,500 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £42,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hampshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2954 2941 2982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 75.86% 77.19% 77.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2371 2508 2542
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 10 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 10 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
Havant - 6 £38,750 -
Winchester +7 5 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Portsmouth -21 2 £36,500 +58.69%
Southampton +5 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Aldershot -7 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £38,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 20 (58.82%) Selenium
2 19 (55.88%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) ISEB
4 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (35.29%) SQL
5 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
6 11 (32.35%) QA
6 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
6 11 (32.35%) WebDriver
7 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 9 (26.47%) .NET
8 9 (26.47%) C#
8 9 (26.47%) Java
8 9 (26.47%) Scrum
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 8 (23.53%) Automation Testing
10 7 (20.59%) Linux
11 6 (17.65%) VMware
11 6 (17.65%) Firewall
11 6 (17.65%) ITIL
11 6 (17.65%) UNIX
11 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
11 6 (17.65%) MySQL
11 6 (17.65%) vSphere
11 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
11 6 (17.65%) Test Management
11 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
12 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
12 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (58.82%) Selenium
2 11 (32.35%) WebDriver
3 4 (11.76%) SoapUI
3 4 (11.76%) TestNG
3 4 (11.76%) JUnit
3 4 (11.76%) JMeter
3 4 (11.76%) JIRA
4 3 (8.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (5.88%) WATIR
5 2 (5.88%) Subversion
5 2 (5.88%) Maven
5 2 (5.88%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.88%) WiX
5 2 (5.88%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.94%) Calabash
6 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.94%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.94%) NUnit
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Tester
2 15 (44.12%) Analyst
2 15 (44.12%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Test Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Senior Tester
4 5 (14.71%) Lead Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Test Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Automated Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Test Team Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) XSL
3 2 (5.88%) J2ME
3 2 (5.88%) WinForms
3 2 (5.88%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Client/Server
1 4 (11.76%) N-Tier
2 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 2 (5.88%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 19 (55.88%) Windows
2 7 (20.59%) Linux
3 6 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (5.88%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (5.88%) Android
4 2 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 11 (32.35%) Software Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Scrum
5 8 (23.53%) Automation Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Test Management
6 6 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 6 (17.65%) ITIL
7 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
7 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.82%) Regression Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Use Case
9 2 (5.88%) Release Management
9 2 (5.88%) Service Management
9 2 (5.88%) Quality Management
9 2 (5.88%) Change Management
9 2 (5.88%) TDD
9 2 (5.88%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 9 (26.47%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) Java
3 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) C++
5 4 (11.76%) Perl
5 4 (11.76%) Python
5 4 (11.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) ISEB
2 4 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (17.65%) vSphere
2 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) VMware
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle
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