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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 100 72 74
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 7 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 0.57% 1.78% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 2.19% 1.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 11
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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
956 548 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Brighton 77.72% 81.31% 67.46%
Number of salaries quoted 830 495 522
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,296 £52,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Brighton

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (81.82%) Selenium
2 14 (63.64%) C#
2 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
3 13 (59.09%) NUnit
3 13 (59.09%) .NET Framework
3 13 (59.09%) Scrum
4 7 (31.82%) ISEB
4 7 (31.82%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
5 6 (27.27%) V-Model
5 6 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 6 (27.27%) Finance
5 6 (27.27%) JIRA
6 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
6 5 (22.73%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) QA
8 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
8 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
8 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
9 1 (4.55%) Black-Box Testing
9 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
9 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.55%) Time Management
9 1 (4.55%) Product Management
9 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
9 1 (4.55%) SQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Brighton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 18 (81.82%) Selenium
2 13 (59.09%) NUnit
3 6 (27.27%) JIRA
3 6 (27.27%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 2 (9.09%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (27.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Analyst
2 20 (90.91%) Test Analyst
3 7 (31.82%) Tester
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) QA Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Senior Tester
5 3 (13.64%) QA Tester
6 2 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Senior QA Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Senior QA Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Software Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Web Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Manual Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Automated Testing
2 13 (59.09%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) V-Model
4 5 (22.73%) Regression Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.55%) Time Management
5 1 (4.55%) Product Management
5 1 (4.55%) Test Strategy
5 1 (4.55%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) Java
3 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) ISEB
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) HP
Brighton, East Sussex
NST Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus + pension + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus an excellent bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago