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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 75 69 91
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 18 23 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.87% 2.73% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 3.21% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 4
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
770 717 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 79.88% 84.95% 78.47%
Number of salaries quoted 677 618 632
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Brighton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Brighton region over the 3 months to 26 November 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Brighton

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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 16 (69.57%) QA
2 12 (52.17%) Automated Testing
3 11 (47.83%) .NET
3 11 (47.83%) C#
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
4 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
5 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
6 7 (30.43%) ISEB
6 7 (30.43%) Time Management
7 6 (26.09%) Product Management
7 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
7 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
8 5 (21.74%) Selenium
8 5 (21.74%) Black-Box Testing
8 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
9 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
9 4 (17.39%) NUnit
9 4 (17.39%) Scrum
9 4 (17.39%) HP
10 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
10 3 (13.04%) TDD
11 2 (8.70%) Finance
11 2 (8.70%) Web Services
11 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 2 (8.70%) Compatibility Testing
11 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
11 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Cucumber
1 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
2 5 (21.74%) Selenium
3 4 (17.39%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.35%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Analyst
1 18 (78.26%) Test Analyst
2 11 (47.83%) Tester
3 10 (43.48%) QA Test Analyst
3 10 (43.48%) QA Analyst
4 9 (39.13%) QA Engineer
5 7 (30.43%) QA Tester
6 6 (26.09%) Test Engineer
7 4 (17.39%) Manual Tester
7 4 (17.39%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (17.39%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) .NET
2 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
3 2 (8.70%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Automated Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) Time Management
4 6 (26.09%) Product Management
4 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
5 5 (21.74%) Black-Box Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
7 3 (13.04%) Regression Testing
7 3 (13.04%) TDD
8 2 (8.70%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
9 1 (4.35%) BDD
9 1 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (4.35%) User Stories
9 1 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.35%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) SQL
3 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (69.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Informatica