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 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 81 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 27 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 2.24% 1.12% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 1.35% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 1
Average salary £51,250 £32,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.15% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
992 966 748
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 82.46% 83.13% 82.11%
Number of salaries quoted 840 791 665
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 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 1 May 2015.

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 1 May 2015. 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 +2 22 £52,500 +64.06%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 31 (88.57%) QA
2 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (82.86%) Automated Testing
4 20 (57.14%) TDD
4 20 (57.14%) HP
4 20 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
5 19 (54.29%) Java
6 18 (51.43%) Web Services
6 18 (51.43%) Compatibility Testing
6 18 (51.43%) Unit Testing
6 18 (51.43%) Integration Testing
7 17 (48.57%) Performance Testing
8 15 (42.86%) Finance
9 14 (40.00%) Regression Testing
9 14 (40.00%) Waterfall
10 13 (37.14%) User Stories
10 13 (37.14%) RAD
10 13 (37.14%) Oracle
11 10 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
12 6 (17.14%) Selenium
12 6 (17.14%) Pega
13 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
13 5 (14.29%) Open Source
13 5 (14.29%) ISEB
14 4 (11.43%) SQL
14 4 (11.43%) JUnit
14 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
14 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
15 3 (8.57%) Content Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 2 (5.71%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 5 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 4 (11.43%) JUnit
4 3 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (8.57%) LoadRunner
4 3 (8.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (5.71%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (5.71%) Gradle
5 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 2 (5.71%) Hudson
5 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
5 2 (5.71%) Ant
5 2 (5.71%) Maven
5 2 (5.71%) JIRA
5 2 (5.71%) JMeter
5 2 (5.71%) jMock
6 1 (2.86%) WATIR
6 1 (2.86%) Firebug
6 1 (2.86%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (68.57%) QA Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Quality Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Tester
4 3 (8.57%) Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
4 3 (8.57%) Quality Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Testing Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Head of Testing
5 2 (5.71%) Automated Tester
5 2 (5.71%) Software Quality Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Software Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Manual Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Web Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Automation Tester
6 1 (2.86%) Senior Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) Web Services
2 3 (8.57%) Spring
2 3 (8.57%) Hibernate
3 2 (5.71%) REST
3 2 (5.71%) HTML5
3 2 (5.71%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (5.71%) JMS
3 2 (5.71%) XML
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) Java EE
3 2 (5.71%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Open Source
2 3 (8.57%) E-Learning
2 3 (8.57%) Learning Management System
2 3 (8.57%) Social Media
3 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.71%) Mainframe
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Apple iOS
1 2 (5.71%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (82.86%) Automated Testing
3 20 (57.14%) TDD
4 18 (51.43%) Compatibility Testing
4 18 (51.43%) Unit Testing
4 18 (51.43%) Integration Testing
5 17 (48.57%) Performance Testing
6 14 (40.00%) Regression Testing
6 14 (40.00%) Waterfall
7 13 (37.14%) User Stories
7 13 (37.14%) RAD
8 10 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (11.43%) Test Scripting
10 3 (8.57%) Content Management
10 3 (8.57%) Change Management
10 3 (8.57%) Line Management
11 2 (5.71%) Product Management
11 2 (5.71%) Domain-Driven Design
11 2 (5.71%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 19 (54.29%) Java
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) COBOL
4 1 (2.86%) VBScript
4 1 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (2.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (11.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.57%) IC3 Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (88.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 20 (57.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) HP
2 13 (37.14%) Oracle
3 6 (17.14%) Pega
4 2 (5.71%) Atlassian