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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 71 - 54
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 0.56% - 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% - 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £40,500 - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
Manual Testing
Hampshire

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
304 289 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 85.15% 74.29% 70.71%
Number of salaries quoted 234 259 204
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) WATIR
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) SilkTest
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
1 4 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) WATIR
3 1 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (25.00%) SilkTest
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) Rational Functional Tester
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft