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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 172 178 189
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 35 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.77% 0.55% 0.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 0.68% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 34
Average salary £33,750 £37,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +20.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
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
3772 3672 4140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 82.47% 80.60% 76.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3200 2935 3561
Average salary £47,500 £46,723 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +3.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Guildford - 8 £32,500 -
Redhill -5 6 £30,000 -23.07%
Woking - 5 £35,000 - 1
Esher - 2 £30,000 -
Camberley - 2 £32,500 -
Weybridge +4 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Reigate -21 1 £42,500 +8.97% 1
Egham - 1 £45,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 72 (61.02%) SQL
2 54 (45.76%) Selenium
3 49 (41.53%) Degree
4 48 (40.68%) Automated Testing
5 45 (38.14%) Software Testing
6 43 (36.44%) Oracle
6 43 (36.44%) ISEB
7 42 (35.59%) Test Scripting
8 40 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
9 34 (28.81%) Microsoft
10 33 (27.97%) QA
11 31 (26.27%) Windows
12 30 (25.42%) Finance
13 28 (23.73%) Software Engineering
14 27 (22.88%) Mathematics
14 27 (22.88%) Life Science
15 26 (22.03%) Oracle Database
15 26 (22.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 25 (21.19%) Java
16 25 (21.19%) Python
17 24 (20.34%) .NET
18 23 (19.49%) Test Management
19 22 (18.64%) ISTQB
20 21 (17.80%) C#
20 21 (17.80%) Perl
21 18 (15.25%) JMeter
21 18 (15.25%) Performance Testing
22 17 (14.41%) PL/SQL
22 17 (14.41%) J2EE
22 17 (14.41%) MySQL

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (4.24%) IIS
1 5 (4.24%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2010
2 4 (3.39%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (22.03%) Oracle Database
2 17 (14.41%) MySQL
3 9 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
4 7 (5.93%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 54 (45.76%) Selenium
2 18 (15.25%) JMeter
3 16 (13.56%) QuickTest Pro
4 13 (11.02%) Ant
4 13 (11.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 12 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (7.63%) WebDriver
7 6 (5.08%) MSTest
7 6 (5.08%) TestNG
7 6 (5.08%) JUnit
7 6 (5.08%) Visual Studio
8 5 (4.24%) TestDirector
8 5 (4.24%) JIRA
8 5 (4.24%) SoapUI
9 4 (3.39%) NUnit
10 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 2 (1.69%) QARun
11 2 (1.69%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (1.69%) Toad
12 1 (0.85%) Zephyr
General
1 30 (25.42%) Finance
2 4 (3.39%) Automotive
3 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (46.61%) Analyst
2 54 (45.76%) Test Analyst
3 35 (29.66%) Tester
4 26 (22.03%) Software Tester
5 23 (19.49%) Senior Tester
6 19 (16.10%) Senior Software Tester
7 18 (15.25%) Test Engineer
7 18 (15.25%) Software Engineer
8 16 (13.56%) Software Test Engineer
9 13 (11.02%) Software Test Analyst
10 9 (7.63%) Junior
10 9 (7.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 8 (6.78%) Graduate
12 7 (5.93%) Software Developer
12 7 (5.93%) Developer
13 6 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
13 6 (5.08%) Junior Software Engineer
13 6 (5.08%) Automation Analyst
13 6 (5.08%) Junior Test Engineer
14 5 (4.24%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.34%) .NET
2 17 (14.41%) J2EE
3 15 (12.71%) Web Services
4 11 (9.32%) XML
5 9 (7.63%) WPF
6 6 (5.08%) LINQ
6 6 (5.08%) HTML
6 6 (5.08%) CSS
7 3 (2.54%) WinForms
8 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.69%) WCF
8 2 (1.69%) Middleware
8 2 (1.69%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (22.88%) Mathematics
1 27 (22.88%) Life Science
2 14 (11.86%) Chemistry
2 14 (11.86%) Biology
3 13 (11.02%) Visualisation
4 12 (10.17%) Computer Science
5 10 (8.47%) Physics
6 9 (7.63%) Client/Server
6 9 (7.63%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (6.78%) Statistics
8 4 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (3.39%) Open Source
9 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.27%) Windows
2 15 (12.71%) UNIX
3 13 (11.02%) Solaris
3 13 (11.02%) Linux
3 13 (11.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.68%) Automated Testing
2 45 (38.14%) Software Testing
3 42 (35.59%) Test Scripting
4 40 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (23.73%) Software Engineering
6 23 (19.49%) Test Management
7 18 (15.25%) Performance Testing
8 12 (10.17%) TDD
9 9 (7.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.93%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.93%) CRM
11 6 (5.08%) OO
11 6 (5.08%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.08%) System Testing
11 6 (5.08%) MVVM
11 6 (5.08%) Automation Testing
12 5 (4.24%) Waterfall
12 5 (4.24%) Load Testing
12 5 (4.24%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 72 (61.02%) SQL
2 25 (21.19%) Java
2 25 (21.19%) Python
3 21 (17.80%) C#
3 21 (17.80%) Perl
4 17 (14.41%) PL/SQL
5 13 (11.02%) Shell Script
6 6 (5.08%) MATLAB
6 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (41.53%) Degree
2 43 (36.44%) ISEB
3 26 (22.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (18.64%) ISTQB
5 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
5 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
6 4 (3.39%) PhD
7 3 (2.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (27.97%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.54%) vSphere
2 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 43 (36.44%) Oracle
2 34 (28.81%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.08%) MathWorks
4 4 (3.39%) Telerik
4 4 (3.39%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.54%) VMware
6 1 (0.85%) Atlassian
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago