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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 60 75 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.98% 0.52% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 0.72% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 7
Average salary £32,500 £40,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.24% +13.19%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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
505 555 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 83.33% 71.89% 79.66%
Number of salaries quoted 440 484 553
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 10 (52.63%) QA
2 8 (42.11%) Selenium
3 6 (31.58%) Finance
3 6 (31.58%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) .NET
3 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
4 5 (26.32%) XML
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
5 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 4 (21.05%) ISEB
5 4 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (21.05%) Degree
5 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
6 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
6 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
6 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
7 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
7 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
7 2 (10.53%) Open Source
7 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) SoapUI
3 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Test Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) QA Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.53%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Manual Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Agile Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Development Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Test Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Graduate
6 1 (5.26%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Junior
6 1 (5.26%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) .NET
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 3 (15.79%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 4 (21.05%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.53%) Open Source
3 1 (5.26%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Automation Testing
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Automated Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Software Engineering
4 3 (15.79%) Test Scripting
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Load Testing
5 2 (10.53%) System Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (31.58%) C#
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 2 (10.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ISTQB
2 4 (21.05%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (52.63%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Unspecified Generous Salary
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