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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 73 101 73
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -28
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 19 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.25% 0.73% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 0.87% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 9 5
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £34,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £37,800 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +5.51%
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
692 1030 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.99% 83.60% 82.08%
Number of salaries quoted 552 887 538
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Brighton

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 35 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 35 (87.50%) QA
2 33 (82.50%) Automated Testing
3 25 (62.50%) Java
4 24 (60.00%) TDD
4 24 (60.00%) HP
4 24 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
5 23 (57.50%) Compatibility Testing
5 23 (57.50%) Unit Testing
5 23 (57.50%) Integration Testing
5 23 (57.50%) Web Services
5 23 (57.50%) System Integration Testing
6 19 (47.50%) Oracle
7 17 (42.50%) Regression Testing
7 17 (42.50%) Waterfall
7 17 (42.50%) Performance Testing
8 15 (37.50%) SDLC
9 14 (35.00%) RAD
10 13 (32.50%) User Stories
11 10 (25.00%) Finance
11 10 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (25.00%) Pega
12 9 (22.50%) Selenium
13 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
13 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
14 4 (10.00%) JIRA
14 4 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
15 3 (7.50%) JUnit
15 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
15 3 (7.50%) Open Source

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Oracle Applications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MySQL
1 2 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Selenium
2 5 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 4 (10.00%) JIRA
4 3 (7.50%) JUnit
5 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (5.00%) JMeter
5 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.00%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (2.50%) Hudson
6 1 (2.50%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.50%) Gradle
6 1 (2.50%) Maven
6 1 (2.50%) HP UFT
6 1 (2.50%) Ant
6 1 (2.50%) jMock
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 30 (75.00%) QA Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
3 5 (12.50%) Tester
4 3 (7.50%) Automation Tester
4 3 (7.50%) QA Tester
4 3 (7.50%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Automated Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Manual Tester
5 2 (5.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Software Quality Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Test Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.50%) Quality Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Testing Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) XML
2 2 (5.00%) HTML
2 2 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (2.50%) REST
3 1 (2.50%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) SOAP
3 1 (2.50%) JMS
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.50%) Spring
3 1 (2.50%) Ajax
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (5.00%) Social Media
2 1 (2.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (2.50%) Learning Management System
2 1 (2.50%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
1 2 (5.00%) Android
1 2 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (82.50%) Automated Testing
3 24 (60.00%) TDD
4 23 (57.50%) Compatibility Testing
4 23 (57.50%) Unit Testing
4 23 (57.50%) Integration Testing
4 23 (57.50%) System Integration Testing
5 17 (42.50%) Performance Testing
5 17 (42.50%) Waterfall
5 17 (42.50%) Regression Testing
6 15 (37.50%) SDLC
7 14 (35.00%) RAD
8 13 (32.50%) User Stories
9 10 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (12.50%) Automation Testing
11 3 (7.50%) Open Source
11 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
12 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce
12 2 (5.00%) Scrum
13 1 (2.50%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 25 (62.50%) Java
2 2 (5.00%) PHP
2 2 (5.00%) COBOL
3 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (5.00%) ISEB
1 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (87.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) HP
2 19 (47.50%) Oracle
3 10 (25.00%) Pega
4 1 (2.50%) Atlassian
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