The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Hampshire / Farnborough
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 50 54
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Farnborough 1.56% 1.39% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.00% 1.65% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +25.00%  
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 Farnborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Farnborough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 200 303 279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Farnborough 78.13% 84.40% 79.49%
Number of salaries quoted 171 243 234
Median salary £45,000 £44,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% -6.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Farnborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Farnborough 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 Farnborough

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 27 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 Farnborough region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
4 4 (50.00%) C#
5 3 (37.50%) .NET
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) QA
5 3 (37.50%) Selenium
6 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) ISEB
6 2 (25.00%) Middleware
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) XSL
6 2 (25.00%) Python
7 1 (12.50%) Electronics
7 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 1 (12.50%) Finance
7 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) SAP
7 1 (12.50%) Java
7 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 1 (12.50%) TDD
7 1 (12.50%) Ruby
7 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (12.50%) Marketing

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Farnborough 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware Developer
2 2 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Middleware Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software QA Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Quality Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) BDD
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
3 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 2 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) SAP