The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Winchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 51 38 25
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 2.61% 2.31% 3.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 2.67% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 8
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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 Winchester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Winchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
212 150 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Winchester 79.10% 86.71% 78.22%
Number of salaries quoted 200 145 154
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Winchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Winchester

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Winchester

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Winchester

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Winchester 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 22 (100.00%) Selenium
1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (95.45%) Mentoring
3 20 (90.91%) Windows
3 20 (90.91%) Client/Server
3 20 (90.91%) N-Tier
4 19 (86.36%) Automated Testing
4 19 (86.36%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (86.36%) Test Management
5 14 (63.64%) WebDriver
6 13 (59.09%) Continuous Delivery
6 13 (59.09%) C#
7 12 (54.55%) JMeter
7 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
7 12 (54.55%) SoapUI
8 11 (50.00%) HP
9 10 (45.45%) JUnit
9 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
9 10 (45.45%) Content Management
9 10 (45.45%) TestNG
10 9 (40.91%) SQL
11 8 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
12 3 (13.64%) NUnit
12 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
13 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
13 2 (9.09%) Banking
13 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
13 2 (9.09%) Finance
13 2 (9.09%) OOD

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Winchester 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 22 (100.00%) Selenium
2 14 (63.64%) WebDriver
3 12 (54.55%) JMeter
3 12 (54.55%) SoapUI
4 10 (45.45%) JUnit
4 10 (45.45%) TestNG
5 8 (36.36%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (13.64%) NUnit
7 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
8 1 (4.55%) MSTest
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Tester
1 9 (40.91%) Software Tester
2 8 (36.36%) Team Leader
2 8 (36.36%) Test Team Leader
3 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
4 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (90.91%) Client/Server
1 20 (90.91%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 21 (95.45%) Mentoring
2 21 (95.45%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (86.36%) Automated Testing
3 19 (86.36%) Test Management
4 13 (59.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 12 (54.55%) Unit Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Software Testing
6 10 (45.45%) Content Management
7 2 (9.09%) OO
7 2 (9.09%) OOD
7 2 (9.09%) User Stories
7 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
8 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.55%) Automation Testing
8 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 19 (86.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) HP