Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 70 87
Rank change year-on-year -10 +17 +23
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.31% 0.75% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 0.81% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 0
Portsmouth median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
Hampshire median annual salary £33,750 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -15.63% -5.88% +6.25%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 606 617 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 88.47% 92.50% 88.81%
Number of salaries quoted 528 593 622
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £27,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.66% -3.53% +1.19%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Portsmouth

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Portsmouth

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Selenium
3 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 6 (66.67%) C#
3 6 (66.67%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) SQL
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Defect Tracking
5 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
6 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
6 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
7 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (22.22%) SaaS
7 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (22.22%) B2B
7 2 (22.22%) ISEB
7 2 (22.22%) .NET
7 2 (22.22%) Java
7 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 1 (11.11%) Ruby
8 1 (11.11%) Degree
8 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Perl
8 1 (11.11%) Windows
8 1 (11.11%) Linux

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Selenium
2 6 (66.67%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
3 1 (11.11%) Trac
General
1 1 (11.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
1 5 (55.56%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Manual Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Software Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Test Automation
2 7 (77.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) MVC
4 5 (55.56%) Agile Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (33.33%) Acceptance Criteria
5 3 (33.33%) Regression Testing
5 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 2 (22.22%) B2B
6 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 1 (11.11%) BDD
7 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (11.11%) Lead Generation
7 1 (11.11%) Project Management
7 1 (11.11%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 2 (22.22%) ISEB
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared