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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 83 85 82
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 22 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 2.16% 1.29% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.66% 1.54% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 12 1
Average salary £52,500 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.06% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
826 845 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 81.06% 83.58% 81.38%
Number of salaries quoted 715 711 579
Average salary £43,300 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Brighton

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 26 (89.66%) QA
2 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (82.76%) Automated Testing
3 15 (51.72%) TDD
3 15 (51.72%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (51.72%) HP
4 14 (48.28%) Web Services
4 14 (48.28%) Compatibility Testing
4 14 (48.28%) Unit Testing
4 14 (48.28%) Integration Testing
5 13 (44.83%) Performance Testing
5 13 (44.83%) Java
6 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
6 10 (34.48%) Finance
6 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
7 9 (31.03%) User Stories
7 9 (31.03%) Oracle
7 9 (31.03%) RAD
8 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (17.24%) Open Source
9 5 (17.24%) Pega
9 5 (17.24%) Selenium
10 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
10 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (13.79%) ISEB
10 4 (13.79%) JUnit
11 3 (10.34%) Change Management
11 3 (10.34%) E-Learning
11 3 (10.34%) Learning Management System
11 3 (10.34%) ISTQB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (6.90%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Selenium
2 4 (13.79%) WebDriver
2 4 (13.79%) JUnit
3 2 (6.90%) Hudson
3 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.90%) Gradle
3 2 (6.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (6.90%) Maven
3 2 (6.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.90%) jMock
3 2 (6.90%) JMeter
3 2 (6.90%) Ant
3 2 (6.90%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.45%) WATIR
General
1 10 (34.48%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) QA Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Quality Engineer
3 3 (10.34%) Tester
3 3 (10.34%) Test Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Quality Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Testing Manager
3 3 (10.34%) Head of Testing
4 2 (6.90%) Software Quality Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Automated Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Manual Tester
4 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Senior Web Tester
5 1 (3.45%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) REST
2 2 (6.90%) HTML5
2 2 (6.90%) Spring
2 2 (6.90%) Ajax
2 2 (6.90%) Java EE
2 2 (6.90%) Hibernate
2 2 (6.90%) HTML
2 2 (6.90%) JMS
2 2 (6.90%) XML
2 2 (6.90%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Open Source
2 3 (10.34%) E-Learning
2 3 (10.34%) Learning Management System
2 3 (10.34%) Social Media
3 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (6.90%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
1 2 (6.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (82.76%) Agile Software Development
1 24 (82.76%) Automated Testing
2 15 (51.72%) TDD
3 14 (48.28%) Compatibility Testing
3 14 (48.28%) Unit Testing
3 14 (48.28%) Integration Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Performance Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Regression Testing
5 10 (34.48%) Waterfall
6 9 (31.03%) User Stories
6 9 (31.03%) RAD
7 7 (24.14%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (10.34%) Change Management
9 3 (10.34%) Content Management
9 3 (10.34%) Line Management
10 2 (6.90%) Requirements Management
10 2 (6.90%) Product Management
10 2 (6.90%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Java
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) ISEB
2 3 (10.34%) ISTQB
3 2 (6.90%) Degree
4 1 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (89.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 15 (51.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) HP
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Pega
4 2 (6.90%) Atlassian