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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 139 167 166
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 47 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 1.28% 0.57% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.53% 0.73% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39 22 17
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,450 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £45,000 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
3067 3151 2867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 83.48% 78.25% 80.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2494 2681 2382
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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 -11 9 £45,000 +24.13% 3
Southampton +2 6 £43,750 +45.83%
Basingstoke +22 5 £37,500 -25.00%
Fareham +16 5 £32,500 - 1
Farnborough -11 3 £30,000 -6.97%
Gosport - 1 £37,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 53 (73.61%) Automated Testing
2 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (47.22%) Test Automation
4 33 (45.83%) Software Testing
4 33 (45.83%) C#
5 29 (40.28%) Selenium
6 20 (27.78%) SQL
6 20 (27.78%) ISTQB
7 19 (26.39%) Test Strategy
8 18 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 17 (23.61%) Scrum
9 17 (23.61%) ISEB
10 16 (22.22%) .NET
10 16 (22.22%) Windows
10 16 (22.22%) WebDriver
11 15 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
11 15 (20.83%) Test Management
11 15 (20.83%) User Stories
12 14 (19.44%) Client/Server
12 14 (19.44%) N-Tier
12 14 (19.44%) NUnit
13 13 (18.06%) Continuous Delivery
14 12 (16.67%) QA
14 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
14 12 (16.67%) Unit Testing
14 12 (16.67%) Regression Testing
14 12 (16.67%) JMeter
15 11 (15.28%) Content Management
16 10 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
17 9 (12.50%) SoapUI

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.78%) MySQL
1 2 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.39%) Big Data
2 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (40.28%) Selenium
2 16 (22.22%) WebDriver
3 14 (19.44%) NUnit
4 12 (16.67%) JMeter
5 9 (12.50%) SoapUI
6 8 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (8.33%) NSubstitute
7 6 (8.33%) PyUnit
8 5 (6.94%) TestNG
8 5 (6.94%) JUnit
9 4 (5.56%) Git (software)
10 3 (4.17%) Subversion
11 2 (2.78%) Bugzilla
11 2 (2.78%) SpecFlow
11 2 (2.78%) QUnit
11 2 (2.78%) JIRA
12 1 (1.39%) TortoiseSVN
12 1 (1.39%) MSTest
12 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.39%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (8.33%) Finance
1 6 (8.33%) Publishing
2 4 (5.56%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Tester
2 16 (22.22%) Test Team Leader
2 16 (22.22%) Software Tester
2 16 (22.22%) Test Engineer
2 16 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 15 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 13 (18.06%) Analyst
4 13 (18.06%) Test Analyst
5 9 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
6 6 (8.33%) Automation Team Leader
7 4 (5.56%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.56%) Test Leader
8 2 (2.78%) QA Engineer
8 2 (2.78%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Agile Test Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Automation Analyst
8 2 (2.78%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (1.39%) QA Test Manager
9 1 (1.39%) Web Tester
9 1 (1.39%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.22%) .NET
2 5 (6.94%) HTML
3 2 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.44%) Client/Server
1 14 (19.44%) N-Tier
2 6 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.17%) iSeries
3 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.17%) AS400
4 2 (2.78%) IVR
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.78%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.22%) Windows
2 7 (9.72%) Android
2 7 (9.72%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (73.61%) Automated Testing
2 46 (63.89%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (47.22%) Test Automation
4 33 (45.83%) Software Testing
5 19 (26.39%) Test Strategy
6 18 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 17 (23.61%) Scrum
8 15 (20.83%) Test Management
8 15 (20.83%) User Stories
9 13 (18.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 12 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 12 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 12 (16.67%) Regression Testing
11 11 (15.28%) Content Management
12 10 (13.89%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (11.11%) Test Planning
13 8 (11.11%) Performance Testing
13 8 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (9.72%) Security Testing
14 7 (9.72%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 33 (45.83%) C#
2 20 (27.78%) SQL
3 9 (12.50%) Python
3 9 (12.50%) C++
4 7 (9.72%) Java
5 6 (8.33%) C
6 2 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (27.78%) ISTQB
2 17 (23.61%) ISEB
3 8 (11.11%) Degree
4 7 (9.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (20.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (6.94%) HP
1 5 (6.94%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
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