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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 159 153 172
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +19
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 34 15 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.88% 0.45% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.57% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 34 14 27
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £22,700 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £36,100 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £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
3080 2649 3292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 79.71% 79.55% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2647 2167 2801
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +20 17 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Basingstoke +5 8 £41,000 +26.15%
Petersfield - 3 £32,500 -
Southampton +6 2 £40,000 +77.77%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 60 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (76.32%) Automated Testing
2 58 (76.32%) Selenium
3 51 (67.11%) WebDriver
3 51 (67.11%) Test Automation
4 40 (52.63%) Test Management
5 38 (50.00%) Windows
6 32 (42.11%) Mentoring
7 31 (40.79%) SoapUI
7 31 (40.79%) Client/Server
7 31 (40.79%) N-Tier
7 31 (40.79%) HP Quality Center
8 30 (39.47%) JMeter
8 30 (39.47%) Unit Testing
8 30 (39.47%) HP
9 29 (38.16%) JUnit
9 29 (38.16%) TestNG
10 26 (34.21%) C#
11 24 (31.58%) ISEB
12 22 (28.95%) Java
13 21 (27.63%) Software Testing
14 20 (26.32%) QA
15 18 (23.68%) ISTQB
16 17 (22.37%) SQL
17 13 (17.11%) Regression Testing
17 13 (17.11%) JIRA
18 11 (14.47%) Web Services
19 10 (13.16%) Degree
19 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
20 8 (10.53%) Scrum

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 4 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (2.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.32%) POP3
1 1 (1.32%) SMTP
1 1 (1.32%) DHCP
1 1 (1.32%) DNS
1 1 (1.32%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.95%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (1.32%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 58 (76.32%) Selenium
2 51 (67.11%) WebDriver
3 31 (40.79%) SoapUI
4 30 (39.47%) JMeter
5 29 (38.16%) JUnit
5 29 (38.16%) TestNG
6 13 (17.11%) JIRA
7 7 (9.21%) Git (software)
8 6 (7.89%) NUnit
9 5 (6.58%) PyUnit
10 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
10 4 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (3.95%) Maven
11 3 (3.95%) Eclipse
12 2 (2.63%) Bugzilla
12 2 (2.63%) SilkTest
12 2 (2.63%) Subversion
12 2 (2.63%) Rational Functional Tester
12 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.63%) QUnit
General
1 3 (3.95%) Electronics
1 3 (3.95%) Finance
1 3 (3.95%) Banking
1 3 (3.95%) Retail
2 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (36.84%) Tester
2 23 (30.26%) Test Team Leader
2 23 (30.26%) Team Leader
3 18 (23.68%) Software Tester
4 13 (17.11%) Test Leader
5 11 (14.47%) Senior Tester
6 10 (13.16%) Analyst
7 9 (11.84%) Test Analyst
8 7 (9.21%) Test Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Senior Software Tester
9 6 (7.89%) Selenium Tester
10 5 (6.58%) Automated Tester
10 5 (6.58%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.95%) Applications Tester
11 3 (3.95%) Mobile Tester
11 3 (3.95%) Lead Tester
12 2 (2.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 2 (2.63%) Junior Software Tester
12 2 (2.63%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.47%) Web Services
2 5 (6.58%) .NET
3 3 (3.95%) HTML
3 3 (3.95%) XSL
3 3 (3.95%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 31 (40.79%) Client/Server
1 31 (40.79%) N-Tier
2 8 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.58%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.95%) iPad
4 3 (3.95%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.63%) IVR
5 2 (2.63%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (2.63%) User Experience
6 1 (1.32%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 38 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (7.89%) Android
2 6 (7.89%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.95%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (76.32%) Automated Testing
3 51 (67.11%) Test Automation
4 40 (52.63%) Test Management
5 32 (42.11%) Mentoring
6 30 (39.47%) Unit Testing
7 21 (27.63%) Software Testing
8 13 (17.11%) Regression Testing
9 10 (13.16%) Waterfall
10 8 (10.53%) Scrum
11 7 (9.21%) Test Strategy
11 7 (9.21%) Compatibility Testing
12 6 (7.89%) User Stories
12 6 (7.89%) Automation Testing
12 6 (7.89%) Content Management
13 5 (6.58%) Test Scripting
13 5 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (6.58%) Test Planning
14 4 (5.26%) Functional Testing
15 3 (3.95%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (34.21%) C#
2 22 (28.95%) Java
3 17 (22.37%) SQL
4 7 (9.21%) C
5 6 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.58%) C++
6 5 (6.58%) Python
7 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (31.58%) ISEB
2 18 (23.68%) ISTQB
3 10 (13.16%) Degree
4 8 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 2 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 31 (40.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (39.47%) HP
2 8 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) SAP
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle
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