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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 82 63 80
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.77% 2.19% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.91% 2.55% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £33,050 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,100 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
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
767 589 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 84.85% 85.86% 79.27%
Number of salaries quoted 661 470 565
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
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 30 January 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Brighton

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (86.96%) QA
2 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
3 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
5 7 (30.43%) .NET
5 7 (30.43%) C#
5 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (30.43%) ISEB
5 7 (30.43%) Product Management
5 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
5 7 (30.43%) Time Management
6 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
7 5 (21.74%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Content Management
8 3 (13.04%) E-Learning
8 3 (13.04%) Finance
8 3 (13.04%) Change Management
8 3 (13.04%) HP
8 3 (13.04%) TDD
8 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (13.04%) Learning Management System
8 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (13.04%) Open Source
8 3 (13.04%) Line Management
9 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
9 2 (8.70%) Selenium
9 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Mingle
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Cucumber
2 9 (39.13%) SpecFlow
3 2 (8.70%) WebDriver
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
4 1 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (4.35%) Ant
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) jMock
4 1 (4.35%) WATIR
4 1 (4.35%) JIRA
4 1 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Gradle
4 1 (4.35%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (13.04%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Test Analyst
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 12 (52.17%) 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%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (17.39%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (17.39%) Manual Tester
8 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
8 3 (13.04%) Quality Manager
8 3 (13.04%) Testing Manager
8 3 (13.04%) Head of Testing
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
9 1 (4.35%) Web Tester
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
2 1 (4.35%) JMS
2 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.35%) Spring
2 1 (4.35%) Ajax
2 1 (4.35%) Java EE
2 1 (4.35%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) E-Learning
1 3 (13.04%) Learning Management System
1 3 (13.04%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.35%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Automated Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Product Management
2 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
2 7 (30.43%) Time Management
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Test Strategy
3 5 (21.74%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Content Management
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (4.35%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (4.35%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 7 (30.43%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) ISEB
2 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (86.96%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) HP
2 1 (4.35%) Atlassian