The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Manual Testing
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.64% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £34,500 - -
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 Southampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 551 648 807
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 88.44% 81.10% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 506 615 622
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -1.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Southampton

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Southampton over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Southampton

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (80.00%) C#
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (60.00%) Degree
4 2 (40.00%) Ruby
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Android
4 2 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
4 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (20.00%) Case Management
5 1 (20.00%) TestRail
5 1 (20.00%) YouTrack
5 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (20.00%) Xamarin
5 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Moq
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) TestRail
3 1 (20.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) QA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Quality Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software QA Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Quality Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Graduate
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior QA Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Automated Testing
3 3 (60.00%) OOP
3 3 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) OO
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Case Management
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) SDLC
5 1 (20.00%) SOA
5 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Xamarin