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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 61 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 +8
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 16 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.22% 0.35% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 0.47% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 6
Average salary £32,500 £40,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.24% +16.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,150 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,350 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
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
586 427 551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 81.39% 73.88% 77.28%
Number of salaries quoted 534 386 526
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £56,050 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 21 November 2014.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Guildford

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 16 (72.73%) QA
2 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 11 (50.00%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) .NET
3 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
3 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
3 9 (40.91%) XML
3 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 9 (40.91%) Degree
3 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
3 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (22.73%) Finance
6 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
6 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
7 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
7 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 3 (13.64%) SOA
7 3 (13.64%) ISEB
7 3 (13.64%) TestDirector
7 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
7 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
8 2 (9.09%) Windows
8 2 (9.09%) Java
8 2 (9.09%) Open Source
8 2 (9.09%) System Testing
8 2 (9.09%) Test Automation

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 11 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) SoapUI
2 3 (13.64%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (22.73%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Test Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Junior Software Engineer
4 6 (27.27%) Graduate
4 6 (27.27%) Junior
4 6 (27.27%) Junior Test Engineer
5 5 (22.73%) Analyst
5 5 (22.73%) Test Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Test Leader
6 3 (13.64%) QA Engineer
6 3 (13.64%) QA Leader
7 2 (9.09%) Agile Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (9.09%) QA Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Manual Test Analyst
8 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.55%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Computer Science
1 9 (40.91%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (18.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (9.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
1 9 (40.91%) Software Engineering
2 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (18.18%) Automation Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Test Scripting
4 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
4 3 (13.64%) SOA
5 2 (9.09%) System Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
6 1 (4.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (40.91%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) ISEB
2 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (72.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (13.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft