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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
South East > Hampshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 170 143
Rank change year-on-year +39 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 37 22 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 1.27% 0.63% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 0.74% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 33 20 48
Hampshire median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -16.66%  
10th Percentile £19,750 £26,125 £30,350
90th Percentile £42,500 £59,750 £51,250
South East median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.66% -6.25%  

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 Hampshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2510 2992 3205
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 86.31% 86.10% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 8455 10031 10289
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
10th Percentile £26,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £66,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

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 3 months to 29 June 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 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth -8 8 £32,500 +23.80%
Winchester +4 7 £30,500 -39.00% 1
Southampton +18 6 £24,500 -46.44%
Basingstoke +3 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Farnborough +6 4 £40,000 +6.66%
Fareham +18 1 £28,000 -32.12%
Eastleigh -16 1 - -
Aldershot - 1 £35,000 -
Bordon - 1 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

For the 6 months to 29 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 82 (95.35%) Test Automation
2 56 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (50.00%) Selenium
4 34 (39.53%) Software Testing
5 32 (37.21%) Java
6 31 (36.05%) Test Strategy
7 29 (33.72%) ISTQB
8 25 (29.07%) C#
8 25 (29.07%) QA
9 24 (27.91%) Unit Testing
9 24 (27.91%) JIRA
10 23 (26.74%) JMeter
10 23 (26.74%) Degree
11 22 (25.58%) WebDriver
11 22 (25.58%) SoapUI
11 22 (25.58%) HP UFT
12 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
12 19 (22.09%) HP
12 19 (22.09%) Web Services
13 18 (20.93%) Regression Testing
14 17 (19.77%) SQL
14 17 (19.77%) LoadRunner
15 15 (17.44%) Eclipse
15 15 (17.44%) IntelliJ
15 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
15 15 (17.44%) Performance Testing
16 14 (16.28%) JIRA Agile
17 13 (15.12%) Finance
18 11 (12.79%) Test Scripting
18 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing

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 4 (4.65%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (5.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP CAR
1 2 (2.33%) SAP HR
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.65%) SaaS
2 2 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.33%) G Suite
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.16%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Firewall
2 1 (1.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) MySQL
1 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (50.00%) Selenium
2 24 (27.91%) JIRA
3 23 (26.74%) JMeter
4 22 (25.58%) HP UFT
4 22 (25.58%) SoapUI
4 22 (25.58%) WebDriver
5 17 (19.77%) LoadRunner
6 15 (17.44%) Eclipse
6 15 (17.44%) IntelliJ
6 15 (17.44%) Visual Studio
7 14 (16.28%) JIRA Agile
8 11 (12.79%) Zephyr
9 5 (5.81%) Cucumber
10 4 (4.65%) Ant
10 4 (4.65%) JUnit
10 4 (4.65%) TestNG
11 3 (3.49%) Maven
11 3 (3.49%) Subversion
12 2 (2.33%) Gradle
12 2 (2.33%) Redmine
General
1 13 (15.12%) Finance
2 4 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.49%) Electronics
3 3 (3.49%) Retail
3 3 (3.49%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.33%) Front Office
4 2 (2.33%) Games
4 2 (2.33%) Marketing
5 1 (1.16%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (33.72%) Analyst
2 28 (32.56%) Test Engineer
3 19 (22.09%) Test Analyst
4 12 (13.95%) Test Automation Engineer
5 11 (12.79%) Tester
6 9 (10.47%) Software Analyst
7 8 (9.30%) Software Test Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) Manual Test Analyst
8 6 (6.98%) QA Engineer
9 5 (5.81%) Automation Test Lead
9 5 (5.81%) Developer
9 5 (5.81%) QA Analyst
9 5 (5.81%) Software Tester
9 5 (5.81%) Test Manager
10 4 (4.65%) Business Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) SQL Analyst
10 4 (4.65%) Testing Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) Web Services
2 11 (12.79%) JMS
3 8 (9.30%) .NET
3 8 (9.30%) HTML
4 5 (5.81%) SOAP
5 4 (4.65%) J2EE
5 4 (4.65%) REST
5 4 (4.65%) XML
6 3 (3.49%) CSS
7 2 (2.33%) Gherkin
7 2 (2.33%) JAXB
7 2 (2.33%) Middleware
7 2 (2.33%) XSL
8 1 (1.16%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.47%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (6.98%) Replication
4 2 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.63%) Linux
2 7 (8.14%) Windows
3 5 (5.81%) Android
3 5 (5.81%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (95.35%) Test Automation
2 56 (65.12%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (39.53%) Software Testing
4 31 (36.05%) Test Strategy
5 24 (27.91%) Unit Testing
6 18 (20.93%) Regression Testing
7 15 (17.44%) Performance Testing
8 11 (12.79%) Kanban
8 11 (12.79%) Test Scripting
8 11 (12.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 10 (11.63%) Matrix Organization
9 10 (11.63%) Scrum
10 9 (10.47%) TDD
11 8 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (8.14%) MVC
12 7 (8.14%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.98%) Stress Testing
14 5 (5.81%) Agile Testing
14 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
14 5 (5.81%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.21%) Java
2 25 (29.07%) C#
3 17 (19.77%) SQL
4 8 (9.30%) C
5 7 (8.14%) Ruby
6 4 (4.65%) Python
7 3 (3.49%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.33%) C++
8 2 (2.33%) Perl
8 2 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (33.72%) ISTQB
2 23 (26.74%) Degree
3 11 (12.79%) Security Cleared
4 8 (9.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 6 (6.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (6.98%) ISEB
6 3 (3.49%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (1.16%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (29.07%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (22.09%) HP
1 19 (22.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.65%) Oracle
2 4 (4.65%) SAP
3 2 (2.33%) Dynatrace
3 2 (2.33%) F5
3 2 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (1.16%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix
4 1 (1.16%) Xamarin
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £36000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago