Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 78 77 65
Rank change year-on-year -1 -12 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.27% 0.34% 2.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.28% 0.36% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Portsmouth median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +35.71% +40.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £43,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £38,750 £51,250 £42,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +9.59% -2.67%

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 711 559 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 94.80% 93.95% 90.81%
Number of salaries quoted 527 437 507
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £57,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Portsmouth region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Gherkin
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Thinking
1 2 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Smoke Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft