The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 47 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.52% 0.59% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.69% 0.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Median salary - £27,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
236 301 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 89.39% 88.53% 89.15%
Number of salaries quoted 207 277 315
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Portsmouth region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
3 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA
3 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (57.14%) Kanban
4 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Zephyr
4 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Logistics
4 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
4 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
4 4 (57.14%) JMeter
4 4 (57.14%) Java
4 4 (57.14%) C
4 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (57.14%) JMS
4 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (57.14%) IntelliJ
4 4 (57.14%) Web Services
4 4 (57.14%) HP

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) SoapUI
3 5 (71.43%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) Eclipse
4 4 (57.14%) HP UFT
4 4 (57.14%) IntelliJ
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA Agile
4 4 (57.14%) JMeter
4 4 (57.14%) LoadRunner
4 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
4 4 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 4 (57.14%) Zephyr
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) Robot Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (28.57%) Toad
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Test Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) JMS
1 4 (57.14%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
1 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
1 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 5 (71.43%) Automated Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Kanban
3 4 (57.14%) Logistics
3 4 (57.14%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Case Management
4 2 (28.57%) Decision Table
4 2 (28.57%) Exploratory Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISTQB
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) ISEB
3 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) T-Plan