The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey 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 175 189 185
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 35 32 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.75% 0.61% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.92% 0.73% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 35 29 37
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £29,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Manual Testing
South East

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3801 4384 4218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 81.95% 83.06% 78.90%
Number of salaries quoted 3173 3565 3269
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 Surrey

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

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Manual Testing Salary Trend in Surrey

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in Surrey

Manual Testing
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dorking - 6 £57,500 -
Reigate +12 5 £42,500 -5.02%
Weybridge - 5 £31,500 -
Guildford +19 4 £38,750 +0.64%
Woking 0 4 £32,500 -13.33%
Chertsey +8 1 £25,000 -13.79%
Farnham 0 1 £37,500 +10.29%
Godalming - 1 £30,000 -
Leatherhead - 1 £35,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 30 (52.63%) Selenium
2 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (42.11%) Automated Testing
3 24 (42.11%) Test Scripting
4 22 (38.60%) Automation Testing
4 22 (38.60%) ISEB
5 21 (36.84%) Finance
5 21 (36.84%) ISTQB
6 19 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 19 (33.33%) QA
6 19 (33.33%) SQL
7 18 (31.58%) WebDriver
8 16 (28.07%) C#
9 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
10 14 (24.56%) TDD
11 12 (21.05%) Degree
12 11 (19.30%) JIRA
12 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
12 11 (19.30%) XML
12 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
13 10 (17.54%) QuickTest Pro
13 10 (17.54%) .NET
14 9 (15.79%) Java
14 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
14 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce
14 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
15 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (14.04%) C++
15 8 (14.04%) Perl
15 8 (14.04%) Python

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 (5.26%) IIS
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.75%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (15.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database
3 3 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (52.63%) Selenium
2 18 (31.58%) WebDriver
3 11 (19.30%) JIRA
4 10 (17.54%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.26%) JMeter
6 3 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (5.26%) Zephyr
6 3 (5.26%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.51%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (3.51%) Toad
7 2 (3.51%) QARun
General
1 21 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 2 (3.51%) Automotive
4 1 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (45.61%) Tester
2 24 (42.11%) Analyst
3 18 (31.58%) Test Analyst
4 11 (19.30%) Web Tester
5 8 (14.04%) Software Tester
5 8 (14.04%) Test Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Software Test Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Software Engineer
6 7 (12.28%) Web Analyst
6 7 (12.28%) Web Test Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) QA Analyst
7 6 (10.53%) Developer
7 6 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 5 (8.77%) C# Developer
8 5 (8.77%) C# Software Developer
9 4 (7.02%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (7.02%) QA Tester
10 2 (3.51%) Test Manager
10 2 (3.51%) Selenium Tester
11 1 (1.75%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.30%) XML
2 10 (17.54%) .NET
3 3 (5.26%) WinForms
3 3 (5.26%) HTML
3 3 (5.26%) WPF
4 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.75%) SOAP
4 1 (1.75%) Web Services
4 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.51%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.51%) iDTV
4 1 (1.75%) Open Source
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (45.61%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) Automated Testing
2 24 (42.11%) Test Scripting
3 22 (38.60%) Automation Testing
4 19 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 15 (26.32%) Test Automation
6 14 (24.56%) TDD
7 9 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 9 (15.79%) Waterfall
8 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.28%) Test Management
9 7 (12.28%) V-Model
10 6 (10.53%) Financial Modelling
10 6 (10.53%) OO
10 6 (10.53%) Performance Testing
10 6 (10.53%) Risk Analytics
10 6 (10.53%) Analytics
11 5 (8.77%) Test Planning
11 5 (8.77%) Load Testing
12 4 (7.02%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) SQL
2 16 (28.07%) C#
3 9 (15.79%) Java
4 8 (14.04%) C++
4 8 (14.04%) Perl
4 8 (14.04%) Python
5 6 (10.53%) VB
6 5 (8.77%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.26%) PHP
7 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.51%) VC++
Qualifications
1 22 (38.60%) ISEB
2 21 (36.84%) ISTQB
3 12 (21.05%) Degree
4 7 (12.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (5.26%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Atlassian
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
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