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 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 96 73 91
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +18
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.73% 1.76% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 2.05% 0.83%
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
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
914 730 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 83.70% 85.48% 78.52%
Number of salaries quoted 757 578 661
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -19 7 £37,500 +7.14%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 20 (83.33%) QA
2 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 11 (45.83%) Cucumber
4 10 (41.67%) SpecFlow
4 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 8 (33.33%) C#
5 8 (33.33%) ISEB
5 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 7 (29.17%) Time Management
6 7 (29.17%) Product Management
6 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
6 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
6 7 (29.17%) .NET
7 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
8 5 (20.83%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (16.67%) TDD
9 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 3 (12.50%) Selenium
10 3 (12.50%) Content Management
10 3 (12.50%) Learning Management System
10 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
10 3 (12.50%) Open Source
10 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Change Management
10 3 (12.50%) E-Learning
10 3 (12.50%) HP
10 3 (12.50%) Line Management
11 2 (8.33%) BDD

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Mingle
Development Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Cucumber
2 10 (41.67%) SpecFlow
3 3 (12.50%) Selenium
3 3 (12.50%) WebDriver
4 2 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (4.17%) Ant
5 1 (4.17%) JUnit
5 1 (4.17%) WATIR
5 1 (4.17%) Maven
5 1 (4.17%) jMock
5 1 (4.17%) Firebug
5 1 (4.17%) JIRA
5 1 (4.17%) Hudson
5 1 (4.17%) Gradle
5 1 (4.17%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
1 14 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 13 (54.17%) Tester
3 10 (41.67%) QA Analyst
3 10 (41.67%) QA Test Analyst
4 9 (37.50%) QA Engineer
5 7 (29.17%) QA Tester
6 6 (25.00%) Test Engineer
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Tester
7 4 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
7 4 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (12.50%) Quality Manager
8 3 (12.50%) Test Manager
8 3 (12.50%) Testing Manager
8 3 (12.50%) Head of Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Tester
9 1 (4.17%) Senior Web Tester
9 1 (4.17%) Web Tester
9 1 (4.17%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) JMS
2 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (4.17%) Spring
2 1 (4.17%) Ajax
2 1 (4.17%) Java EE
2 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Learning Management System
1 3 (12.50%) Open Source
1 3 (12.50%) E-Learning
2 1 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (4.17%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 7 (29.17%) Time Management
3 7 (29.17%) Product Management
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.83%) Test Strategy
5 5 (20.83%) Black-Box Testing
6 4 (16.67%) TDD
7 3 (12.50%) Content Management
7 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Change Management
7 3 (12.50%) Line Management
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
8 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Scrum
9 1 (4.17%) Extreme Programming
9 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Compatibility Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) C#
3 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (4.17%) VBScript
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) ISEB
2 7 (29.17%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (4.17%) Atlassian