The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Guildford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 75 91 64
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -27
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 8 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.02% 0.11% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.16% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 9
Average salary £30,250 £30,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.83% -17.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £30,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
637 645 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.46% 73.13% 72.85%
Number of salaries quoted 551 522 415
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Manual Testing
Surrey

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 22 July 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Manual Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
2 5 (45.45%) ISEB
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
3 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 3 (27.27%) SOAP
4 3 (27.27%) SharePoint
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
4 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
6 1 (9.09%) Office 365

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
1 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
1 3 (27.27%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Automation Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) ISEB
1 5 (45.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft