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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 46 50
Rank change year-on-year -3 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.51% 0.81% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 0.91% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 0
Median salary £32,500 £26,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.80% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 319 220 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 89.11% 89.43% 86.64%
Number of salaries quoted 293 206 215
Median salary £44,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 26 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (77.78%) Selenium
4 13 (72.22%) JIRA
5 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
5 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
5 11 (61.11%) Java
6 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Degree
7 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
7 8 (44.44%) Kanban
7 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
7 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
7 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
7 8 (44.44%) Zephyr
7 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 8 (44.44%) JIRA Agile
7 8 (44.44%) Matrix Organization
7 8 (44.44%) C
7 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
7 8 (44.44%) Web Services
7 8 (44.44%) JMS
7 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
7 8 (44.44%) IntelliJ
7 8 (44.44%) HP
7 8 (44.44%) HP UFT
7 8 (44.44%) LoadRunner
7 8 (44.44%) JMeter
8 6 (33.33%) MVC

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 (11.11%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 14 (77.78%) Selenium
2 13 (72.22%) JIRA
3 8 (44.44%) Eclipse
3 8 (44.44%) HP UFT
3 8 (44.44%) IntelliJ
3 8 (44.44%) JIRA Agile
3 8 (44.44%) JMeter
3 8 (44.44%) LoadRunner
3 8 (44.44%) SoapUI
3 8 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 8 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 8 (44.44%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Analyst
1 8 (44.44%) Test Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Software Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) SQL Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) QA Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
5 2 (11.11%) Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) JMS
1 8 (44.44%) Web Services
2 6 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (61.11%) Test Strategy
4 10 (55.56%) Software Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Kanban
5 8 (44.44%) Matrix Organization
5 8 (44.44%) Performance Testing
5 8 (44.44%) Unit Testing
6 6 (33.33%) MVC
7 5 (27.78%) Agile Testing
7 5 (27.78%) Defect Tracking
7 5 (27.78%) Logistics
8 3 (16.67%) Regression Testing
9 2 (11.11%) B2B
9 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (5.56%) Lead Generation
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) C
3 6 (33.33%) C#
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (22.22%) Ruby
5 2 (11.11%) Perl
5 2 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (61.11%) ISTQB
2 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 8 (44.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) HP