The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 80 95 73
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -22
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 7 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.15% 0.63% 1.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.74% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 9
Average salary £38,750 £41,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.06% +17.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £36,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £45,000 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Manual Testing
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
822 950 746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 86.07% 86.13% 88.18%
Number of salaries quoted 725 795 581
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £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 East Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the East Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in East Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the East Sussex region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in East Sussex

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in East Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in East Sussex

Manual Testing
Job Locations in East Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the East Sussex region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Brighton +6 11 £38,750 -6.06%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (79.49%) SDLC
3 26 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (61.54%) Automated Testing
5 22 (56.41%) Java
6 21 (53.85%) TDD
6 21 (53.85%) QA
6 21 (53.85%) Waterfall
7 20 (51.28%) HP Quality Center
7 20 (51.28%) Compatibility Testing
7 20 (51.28%) Unit Testing
7 20 (51.28%) Integration Testing
7 20 (51.28%) Web Services
7 20 (51.28%) HP
7 20 (51.28%) RAD
7 20 (51.28%) Regression Testing
7 20 (51.28%) Functional Testing
7 20 (51.28%) System Integration Testing
8 18 (46.15%) Degree
9 16 (41.03%) User Stories
10 13 (33.33%) Performance Testing
10 13 (33.33%) Line Management
11 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
11 12 (30.77%) Oracle
12 11 (28.21%) ISEB
12 11 (28.21%) .NET
12 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
13 10 (25.64%) MVC
13 10 (25.64%) Change Management
14 8 (20.51%) Selenium

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Sussex 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 (17.95%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.95%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Selenium
1 8 (20.51%) WebDriver
2 7 (17.95%) Eclipse
2 7 (17.95%) JMeter
2 7 (17.95%) JUnit
2 7 (17.95%) LoadRunner
2 7 (17.95%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.56%) JIRA
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.13%) Finance
1 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) QA Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Quality Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Java Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Software QA Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Quality Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Tester
5 4 (10.26%) QA Tester
5 4 (10.26%) Systems Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Test Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.56%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (51.28%) Web Services
2 11 (28.21%) .NET
3 7 (17.95%) HTML
3 7 (17.95%) HTML5
3 7 (17.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (20.51%) Social Media
2 7 (17.95%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.95%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Android
1 7 (17.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (79.49%) SDLC
3 26 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 24 (61.54%) Automated Testing
5 21 (53.85%) TDD
5 21 (53.85%) Waterfall
6 20 (51.28%) Compatibility Testing
6 20 (51.28%) Functional Testing
6 20 (51.28%) Integration Testing
6 20 (51.28%) RAD
6 20 (51.28%) Regression Testing
6 20 (51.28%) System Integration Testing
6 20 (51.28%) Unit Testing
7 16 (41.03%) User Stories
8 13 (33.33%) Line Management
8 13 (33.33%) Performance Testing
9 10 (25.64%) Change Management
9 10 (25.64%) MVC
10 8 (20.51%) Open Source
11 4 (10.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) COBOL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
4 1 (2.56%) C#
4 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (46.15%) Degree
2 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
3 11 (28.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (53.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (51.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (51.28%) HP
2 12 (30.77%) Oracle
3 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
4 3 (7.69%) Pega