Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 75 64
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11 +14
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 19 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.20% 1.32% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.47% 1.46% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 5
Portsmouth median annual salary £37,500 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £21,500 £20,800 £25,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £36,375 £28,750
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £30,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +31.15% -12.86% -17.65%

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 548 616 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 92.41% 90.06% 93.05%
Number of salaries quoted 476 535 544
Portsmouth median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%

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 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 19 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (94.74%) Software Testing
3 15 (78.95%) Degree
4 14 (73.68%) Web Services
4 14 (73.68%) Gherkin
5 13 (68.42%) Scenario Testing
5 13 (68.42%) Regression Testing
6 10 (52.63%) JIRA
6 10 (52.63%) Selenium
6 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
7 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
7 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
7 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
7 9 (47.37%) JMeter
7 9 (47.37%) ISEB
7 9 (47.37%) Python
7 9 (47.37%) Eclipse
7 9 (47.37%) Java
7 9 (47.37%) Robot Framework
7 9 (47.37%) SoapUI
7 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
7 9 (47.37%) WebDriver
7 9 (47.37%) Open Source
7 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
7 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
7 9 (47.37%) Kanban
7 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
7 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
8 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity

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 10 (52.63%) JIRA
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
2 9 (47.37%) Cucumber
2 9 (47.37%) Eclipse
2 9 (47.37%) Jenkins
2 9 (47.37%) JMeter
2 9 (47.37%) Robot Framework
2 9 (47.37%) SoapUI
2 9 (47.37%) Visual Studio
2 9 (47.37%) WebDriver
3 8 (42.11%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (26.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Test Automation Engineer
1 9 (47.37%) Test Engineer
2 8 (42.11%) JIRA Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Tester
4 5 (26.32%) Software Tester
5 4 (21.05%) Analyst
5 4 (21.05%) Manual Tester
5 4 (21.05%) Test Analyst
6 3 (15.79%) Web Tester
7 2 (10.53%) Manual Test Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Software Analyst
7 2 (10.53%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) Gherkin
1 14 (73.68%) Web Services
2 7 (36.84%) XML
3 2 (10.53%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 18 (94.74%) Software Testing
3 13 (68.42%) Regression Testing
3 13 (68.42%) Scenario Testing
4 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (47.37%) Kanban
5 9 (47.37%) Open Source
5 9 (47.37%) Requirements Analysis
5 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
5 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
6 8 (42.11%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Thinking
7 4 (21.05%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (21.05%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (21.05%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (21.05%) User Stories
8 2 (10.53%) Process Management
8 2 (10.53%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) Java
1 9 (47.37%) Python
2 7 (36.84%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) C#
4 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) Degree
2 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
2 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
2 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft