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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 83 84 66
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -18
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 6 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 1.22% 0.68% 2.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.77% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 8
Average salary £38,750 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% +17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
711 780 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 86.39% 87.84% 88.38%
Number of salaries quoted 619 677 450
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Brighton

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 36 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (81.58%) SDLC
3 26 (68.42%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (60.53%) Automated Testing
5 22 (57.89%) Java
6 21 (55.26%) TDD
6 21 (55.26%) QA
6 21 (55.26%) Waterfall
7 20 (52.63%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (52.63%) Compatibility Testing
7 20 (52.63%) Unit Testing
7 20 (52.63%) Integration Testing
7 20 (52.63%) RAD
7 20 (52.63%) Regression Testing
7 20 (52.63%) Web Services
7 20 (52.63%) HP
7 20 (52.63%) Functional Testing
7 20 (52.63%) System Integration Testing
8 18 (47.37%) Degree
9 15 (39.47%) User Stories
10 13 (34.21%) Performance Testing
11 12 (31.58%) Oracle
11 12 (31.58%) Line Management
12 11 (28.95%) .NET
12 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
12 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
13 10 (26.32%) MVC
13 10 (26.32%) Change Management
13 10 (26.32%) ISEB
14 8 (21.05%) Selenium

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (18.42%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Selenium
1 8 (21.05%) WebDriver
2 7 (18.42%) Eclipse
2 7 (18.42%) JMeter
2 7 (18.42%) JUnit
2 7 (18.42%) LoadRunner
2 7 (18.42%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (2.63%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.63%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
1 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) QA Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Quality Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Java Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Software QA Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Software Quality Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Tester
5 4 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 4 (10.53%) Systems Tester
6 3 (7.89%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (2.63%) Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Software Tester
8 1 (2.63%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (52.63%) Web Services
2 11 (28.95%) .NET
3 7 (18.42%) HTML
3 7 (18.42%) HTML5
3 7 (18.42%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Social Media
2 7 (18.42%) Computer Science
2 7 (18.42%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.42%) Android
1 7 (18.42%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (94.74%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (81.58%) SDLC
3 26 (68.42%) Continuous Improvement
4 23 (60.53%) Automated Testing
5 21 (55.26%) TDD
5 21 (55.26%) Waterfall
6 20 (52.63%) Compatibility Testing
6 20 (52.63%) Functional Testing
6 20 (52.63%) Integration Testing
6 20 (52.63%) RAD
6 20 (52.63%) Regression Testing
6 20 (52.63%) System Integration Testing
6 20 (52.63%) Unit Testing
7 15 (39.47%) User Stories
8 13 (34.21%) Performance Testing
9 12 (31.58%) Line Management
10 10 (26.32%) Change Management
10 10 (26.32%) MVC
11 8 (21.05%) Open Source
12 3 (7.89%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) Java
2 7 (18.42%) COBOL
3 2 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (47.37%) Degree
2 11 (28.95%) ISTQB
3 10 (26.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (55.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (52.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) HP
2 12 (31.58%) Oracle
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.89%) Pega