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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 162 167 166
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 33 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.88% 0.56% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 0.70% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 31
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £44,750 £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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
3045 3159 3157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hampshire 81.03% 80.81% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2532 2618 2536
Average salary £42,692 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.45% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -12 8 £32,500 -3.70%
Fareham +12 5 £30,500 +10.90% 1
Basingstoke +10 5 £37,500 -2.91% 3
Farnborough - 1 £37,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 50 (81.97%) Automated Testing
2 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (60.66%) Test Automation
4 33 (54.10%) Selenium
5 30 (49.18%) C#
6 25 (40.98%) Software Testing
6 25 (40.98%) Mentoring
7 22 (36.07%) Test Management
7 22 (36.07%) Windows
8 21 (34.43%) Client/Server
8 21 (34.43%) N-Tier
8 21 (34.43%) HP Quality Center
8 21 (34.43%) WebDriver
9 18 (29.51%) SQL
10 17 (27.87%) ISEB
10 17 (27.87%) ISTQB
10 17 (27.87%) SoapUI
11 15 (24.59%) Scrum
11 15 (24.59%) User Stories
12 14 (22.95%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (21.31%) JMeter
13 13 (21.31%) .NET
13 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
14 12 (19.67%) Test Strategy
14 12 (19.67%) Java
14 12 (19.67%) HP
14 12 (19.67%) Regression Testing
14 12 (19.67%) Content Management
15 11 (18.03%) JUnit
15 11 (18.03%) TestNG

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) MySQL
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 33 (54.10%) Selenium
2 21 (34.43%) WebDriver
3 17 (27.87%) SoapUI
4 13 (21.31%) JMeter
5 11 (18.03%) JUnit
5 11 (18.03%) TestNG
6 9 (14.75%) QuickTest Pro
6 9 (14.75%) NUnit
7 6 (9.84%) PyUnit
8 4 (6.56%) Eclipse
9 3 (4.92%) JIRA
10 2 (3.28%) Git (software)
10 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
11 1 (1.64%) Cucumber
11 1 (1.64%) MSTest
11 1 (1.64%) Rational Functional Tester
11 1 (1.64%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.64%) Subversion
11 1 (1.64%) Maven
11 1 (1.64%) SilkTest
General
1 4 (6.56%) Electronics
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Tester
2 16 (26.23%) Software Tester
3 15 (24.59%) Software Engineer
4 14 (22.95%) Test Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Analyst
5 10 (16.39%) Test Analyst
6 9 (14.75%) Test Team Leader
6 9 (14.75%) Software Test Engineer
6 9 (14.75%) Team Leader
7 6 (9.84%) Test Leader
8 4 (6.56%) Senior Tester
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Tester
9 2 (3.28%) Automation Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Lead Tester
9 2 (3.28%) QA Tester
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Analyst
10 1 (1.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (21.31%) .NET
2 5 (8.20%) HTML
3 2 (3.28%) Web Services
4 1 (1.64%) XSL
4 1 (1.64%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) Client/Server
1 21 (34.43%) N-Tier
2 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.28%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.64%) iPad
4 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 22 (36.07%) Windows
2 8 (13.11%) Android
2 8 (13.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (81.97%) Automated Testing
2 46 (75.41%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (60.66%) Test Automation
4 25 (40.98%) Mentoring
4 25 (40.98%) Software Testing
5 22 (36.07%) Test Management
6 15 (24.59%) User Stories
6 15 (24.59%) Scrum
7 14 (22.95%) Continuous Delivery
8 13 (21.31%) Unit Testing
9 12 (19.67%) Regression Testing
9 12 (19.67%) Content Management
9 12 (19.67%) Test Strategy
10 10 (16.39%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (13.11%) Test Scripting
11 8 (13.11%) Test Planning
12 7 (11.48%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
14 4 (6.56%) Project Management
15 3 (4.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 30 (49.18%) C#
2 18 (29.51%) SQL
3 12 (19.67%) Java
4 9 (14.75%) C++
4 9 (14.75%) Python
5 6 (9.84%) C
6 2 (3.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) ISEB
1 17 (27.87%) ISTQB
2 7 (11.48%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) QA
Systems Management
1 21 (34.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (19.67%) HP
2 2 (3.28%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle
Hampshire
Stott & May
Salary: £25000 - £50000 Per Annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago