Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 171 170
Rank change year-on-year -33 -1 +56
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 66 103 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.03% 1.50% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.72% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 64 90 103
Hampshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £24,850 £26,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £57,550 £50,000
South East median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - -6.25% +14.29%

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5573 5978 6315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 86.67% 87.21% 87.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4773 5118 5319
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +2.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Hampshire

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Hampshire

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Hampshire

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton +13 22 £35,000 +1.45% 4
Basingstoke +3 14 £42,500 +26.87% 2
Winchester -9 13 £30,500 -23.75%
Portsmouth -14 7 £28,750 +4.55%
Farnborough +5 5 £52,500 -8.70%
Fleet +28 1 £47,500 +5.56%
Andover +7 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Fareham -11 1 £28,500 -12.31%
Aldershot - 1 £45,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 56 (84.85%) Test Automation
2 52 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (78.79%) Selenium
3 45 (68.18%) WebDriver
4 43 (65.15%) QA
5 28 (42.42%) C#
6 25 (37.88%) Software Testing
7 21 (31.82%) JUnit
8 18 (27.27%) Java
8 18 (27.27%) Unit Testing
9 15 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
9 15 (22.73%) Degree
10 14 (21.21%) .NET
10 14 (21.21%) Mobile App
10 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
10 14 (21.21%) Apple iOS
11 13 (19.70%) SaaS
11 13 (19.70%) Computer Science Degree
11 13 (19.70%) Performance Testing
12 12 (18.18%) TDD
12 12 (18.18%) React Native
12 12 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (18.18%) SoapUI
12 12 (18.18%) REST
12 12 (18.18%) Open Source
13 11 (16.67%) JMeter
14 10 (15.15%) Windows
15 9 (13.64%) HP
15 9 (13.64%) HP UFT
15 9 (13.64%) Scrum

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.52%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.70%) SaaS
2 12 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 52 (78.79%) Selenium
2 45 (68.18%) WebDriver
3 21 (31.82%) JUnit
4 12 (18.18%) SoapUI
5 11 (16.67%) JMeter
6 9 (13.64%) HP UFT
6 9 (13.64%) TestNG
7 5 (7.58%) JIRA
7 5 (7.58%) SpecFlow
8 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
9 3 (4.55%) Git (software)
9 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (1.52%) Appium
10 1 (1.52%) Ranorex
10 1 (1.52%) Trac
General
1 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
1 1 (1.52%) Electronics
1 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) QA Engineer
2 26 (39.39%) Test Engineer
3 22 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
4 18 (27.27%) QA Test Engineer
5 15 (22.73%) Analyst
5 15 (22.73%) QA Automation Engineer
6 14 (21.21%) Test Analyst
7 9 (13.64%) Testing Engineer
8 8 (12.12%) Software Analyst
8 8 (12.12%) Software Test Analyst
9 7 (10.61%) Applications Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) Software Test Engineer
11 4 (6.06%) Automation Engineer
11 4 (6.06%) QA Analyst
11 4 (6.06%) QA Test Analyst
11 4 (6.06%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 3 (4.55%) .NET Developer
12 3 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
12 3 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 3 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (21.21%) .NET
2 12 (18.18%) React Native
2 12 (18.18%) REST
3 7 (10.61%) HTML
4 3 (4.55%) Ajax
4 3 (4.55%) CSS
4 3 (4.55%) jQuery
4 3 (4.55%) JSON
4 3 (4.55%) XML
4 3 (4.55%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.73%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 14 (21.21%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.21%) Apple iOS
2 10 (15.15%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) Android
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (84.85%) Test Automation
2 52 (78.79%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (37.88%) Software Testing
4 18 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 13 (19.70%) Performance Testing
6 12 (18.18%) Open Source
6 12 (18.18%) TDD
7 9 (13.64%) Scrum
7 9 (13.64%) Test Management
8 7 (10.61%) MVC
8 7 (10.61%) Regression Testing
9 4 (6.06%) Exploratory Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Acceptance Criteria
10 3 (4.55%) Agile Testing
10 3 (4.55%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (4.55%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (4.55%) Secure Coding
10 3 (4.55%) SOLID
11 2 (3.03%) BDD
11 2 (3.03%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 28 (42.42%) C#
2 18 (27.27%) Java
3 6 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.52%) C++
5 1 (1.52%) Perl
5 1 (1.52%) Python
5 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 15 (22.73%) Degree
2 13 (19.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (7.58%) ISTQB
4 2 (3.03%) ISEB
5 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (65.15%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 9 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (13.64%) HP
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.52%) Capita