The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 85 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 1 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.12% 0.22% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.30% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 11
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.68% -8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
697 676 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.24% 74.45% 79.29%
Number of salaries quoted 613 633 657
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
Hampshire

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
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA