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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 84 67 90
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +23
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 6 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.65% 2.12% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 2.52% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 4
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £28,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £43,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
769 634 677
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 82.96% 84.08% 79.27%
Number of salaries quoted 671 542 625
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 £52,500 £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 24 December 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Brighton

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 17 (80.95%) QA
2 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
3 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 9 (42.86%) Cucumber
3 9 (42.86%) SpecFlow
4 8 (38.10%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) .NET
5 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 7 (33.33%) ISEB
5 7 (33.33%) Time Management
6 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
6 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
6 6 (28.57%) Product Management
7 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
7 5 (23.81%) Black-Box Testing
8 4 (19.05%) HP
8 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
9 3 (14.29%) TDD
10 2 (9.52%) Web Services
10 2 (9.52%) Finance
10 2 (9.52%) Selenium
10 2 (9.52%) Compatibility Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
11 1 (4.76%) RAD
11 1 (4.76%) ETL
11 1 (4.76%) B2B

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (42.86%) Cucumber
1 9 (42.86%) SpecFlow
2 2 (9.52%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
3 1 (4.76%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Analyst
1 15 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) Tester
3 10 (47.62%) QA Test Analyst
3 10 (47.62%) QA Analyst
4 9 (42.86%) QA Engineer
5 7 (33.33%) QA Tester
6 6 (28.57%) Test Engineer
7 4 (19.05%) Manual Tester
7 4 (19.05%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (19.05%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Testing Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Head of Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Quality Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) E-Learning
1 1 (4.76%) Learning Management System
1 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Time Management
3 6 (28.57%) Product Management
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
4 5 (23.81%) Black-Box Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) TDD
5 3 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
6 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) BDD
7 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Content Management
7 1 (4.76%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISEB
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (80.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) HP
2 1 (4.76%) Informatica
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