The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Hampshire / Basingstoke
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 71 60
Rank change year-on-year +11 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Basingstoke 1.02% 0.38% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.24% 0.45% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Median salary £40,000 £31,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% -0.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

Manual Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Basingstoke
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 482 441 414
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Basingstoke 82.25% 84.00% 86.97%
Number of salaries quoted 415 376 355
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £64,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Basingstoke

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Basingstoke citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Basingstoke

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 Basingstoke region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
4 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) QA
4 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
5 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
5 4 (50.00%) TDD
6 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (25.00%) C#
7 2 (25.00%) C++
7 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (12.50%) Selenium
8 1 (12.50%) V-Model
8 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
8 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
8 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
8 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 1 (12.50%) MySQL
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (12.50%) Migration
8 1 (12.50%) Banking

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basingstoke 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:

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Selenium
1 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
1 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) Test Automation
3 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (50.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) V-Model
6 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C#
1 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
3 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle