The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Brighton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 70 100 72
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -28
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 20 8 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.31% 0.65% 1.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 0.78% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 11
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £33,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Manual Testing
East Sussex

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Brighton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Brighton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
708 1023 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.85% 83.17% 83.23%
Number of salaries quoted 563 890 508
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Brighton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Brighton

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Brighton

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Brighton

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing.

1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 34 (80.95%) QA
4 24 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
4 24 (57.14%) TDD
4 24 (57.14%) Java
4 24 (57.14%) HP
5 23 (54.76%) Web Services
5 23 (54.76%) Compatibility Testing
5 23 (54.76%) Unit Testing
5 23 (54.76%) Integration Testing
5 23 (54.76%) System Integration Testing
6 20 (47.62%) Oracle
7 18 (42.86%) Regression Testing
7 18 (42.86%) Waterfall
8 17 (40.48%) Performance Testing
9 16 (38.10%) User Stories
9 16 (38.10%) SDLC
10 15 (35.71%) RAD
11 11 (26.19%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (23.81%) Pega
13 9 (21.43%) Finance
14 8 (19.05%) Selenium
15 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
15 6 (14.29%) Line Management
16 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
16 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
16 4 (9.52%) Open Source
16 4 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
16 4 (9.52%) ISTQB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Brighton region citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manual Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) MySQL
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Selenium
2 4 (9.52%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.38%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.38%) JUnit
4 1 (2.38%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.38%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.38%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.38%) JMeter
General
1 9 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (64.29%) QA Engineer
2 5 (11.90%) Tester
3 4 (9.52%) Quality Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Team Leader
4 3 (7.14%) QA Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
4 3 (7.14%) Testing Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Head of Testing
4 3 (7.14%) Quality Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Automated Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Manual Tester
6 1 (2.38%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Software Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Analyst
6 1 (2.38%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (54.76%) Web Services
2 1 (2.38%) XML
2 1 (2.38%) HTML5
2 1 (2.38%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) .NET
2 1 (2.38%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) E-Learning
1 3 (7.14%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.38%) Social Media
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (83.33%) Automated Testing
3 24 (57.14%) TDD
4 23 (54.76%) Compatibility Testing
4 23 (54.76%) Unit Testing
4 23 (54.76%) Integration Testing
4 23 (54.76%) System Integration Testing
5 18 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 18 (42.86%) Regression Testing
6 17 (40.48%) Performance Testing
7 16 (38.10%) SDLC
7 16 (38.10%) User Stories
8 15 (35.71%) RAD
9 11 (26.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 6 (14.29%) Line Management
11 4 (9.52%) Automation Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Open Source
12 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
12 3 (7.14%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (57.14%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (9.52%) ISEB
1 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (80.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) HP
2 20 (47.62%) Oracle
3 10 (23.81%) Pega