The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 81 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.28% 1.04% 0.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 1.26% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Median salary £45,750 £43,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.57% +45.83%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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 Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
586 637 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 80.83% 82.94% 86.07%
Number of salaries quoted 559 512 679
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,325
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Southampton

Manual Testing
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 June 2016, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) MSTest
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (50.00%) NSubstitute
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) JMeter
1 1 (50.00%) MSTest
1 1 (50.00%) NSubstitute
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (50.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer in Test
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB