The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 71 73 90
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 5 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.76% 1.04% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 1
Average salary £47,500 £30,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.02% +0.83%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.06%
Manual Testing
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
536 641 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.83% 83.57% 74.46%
Number of salaries quoted 479 557 525
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Guildford

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Guildford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Guildford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 6 (66.67%) HTML
1 6 (66.67%) QA
2 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 5 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 3 (33.33%) Big Data
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) UNIX
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) Maven
4 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
5 2 (22.22%) Test Management
5 2 (22.22%) ISEB
5 2 (22.22%) JMeter

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Selenium
2 4 (44.44%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) Maven
3 3 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 3 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (22.22%) Zephyr
4 2 (22.22%) JMeter
General
1 3 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Tester
1 6 (66.67%) Software Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Development Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) XML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 3 (33.33%) Open Source
1 3 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (22.22%) Load Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Test Management
2 2 (22.22%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Java
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) PHP
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ISEB
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) VMware