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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 70 89 77
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 4 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.56% 0.34% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.72% 0.41% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 9
Average salary £38,750 £38,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% -18.94%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
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
559 734 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 77.64% 82.01% 80.59%
Number of salaries quoted 525 622 563
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 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 17 April 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 5 (83.33%) QA
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
3 3 (50.00%) JIRA
3 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
5 1 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) JMeter
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) SOA
5 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (16.67%) Zephyr
3 1 (16.67%) TestDirector
3 1 (16.67%) JMeter
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
1 4 (66.67%) Software Tester
2 3 (50.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) QA Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) XML
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) SOA
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center