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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 69 79 89
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.44% 0.58% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.70% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 1
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,750 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +5.46%
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
620 719 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.26% 82.74% 80.20%
Number of salaries quoted 501 642 651
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Southampton

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (54.55%) ISEB
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
3 3 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) CTI
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) CGI
4 2 (18.18%) NUnit
4 2 (18.18%) Replication
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
4 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
4 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (18.18%) RESTful
4 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Network Security

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) CTI
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
1 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) NUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Moq
2 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
2 1 (9.09%) Grunt
2 1 (9.09%) Bower
2 1 (9.09%) gulp
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Test Team Leader
1 4 (36.36%) Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) CGI
1 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
1 2 (18.18%) WCF
1 2 (18.18%) RESTful
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
1 2 (18.18%) Entity Framework
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Software Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Test Scripting
3 2 (18.18%) Test Planning
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
4 1 (9.09%) E-business
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) User Stories
4 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 3 (27.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago