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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 151 197 209
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 62 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.27% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 0.32% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 60 12 18
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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
3920 3743 4217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.18% 77.70% 77.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3167 2934 3566
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +16 6 £31,750 -20.62%
Woking - 4 £35,750 - 2
Redhill - 2 £33,750 -
Weybridge - 2 £37,500 -
Egham +1 1 - -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 65 (67.01%) SQL
2 49 (50.52%) Software Testing
3 47 (48.45%) Selenium
4 44 (45.36%) ISEB
5 42 (43.30%) Test Scripting
6 39 (40.21%) Oracle
7 37 (38.14%) Java
7 37 (38.14%) Degree
8 31 (31.96%) Life Science
9 30 (30.93%) Mathematics
9 30 (30.93%) Automated Testing
10 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
11 24 (24.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 22 (22.68%) JMeter
12 22 (22.68%) PL/SQL
12 22 (22.68%) J2EE
12 22 (22.68%) Windows
13 21 (21.65%) MySQL
13 21 (21.65%) Software Engineering
14 20 (20.62%) Finance
15 19 (19.59%) Statistics
15 19 (19.59%) Chemistry
15 19 (19.59%) Biology
15 19 (19.59%) QA
15 19 (19.59%) WebDriver
16 17 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
16 17 (17.53%) ISTQB
17 16 (16.49%) Python
18 15 (15.46%) CSS
18 15 (15.46%) JUnit

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.03%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) MySQL
2 15 (15.46%) Oracle Database
3 10 (10.31%) Relational Database
3 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.12%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (48.45%) Selenium
2 22 (22.68%) JMeter
3 19 (19.59%) WebDriver
4 15 (15.46%) JUnit
4 15 (15.46%) TestNG
5 12 (12.37%) Ant
5 12 (12.37%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (12.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.19%) Visual Studio
7 4 (4.12%) MSTest
8 3 (3.09%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.06%) NUnit
9 2 (2.06%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.06%) Moq
10 1 (1.03%) LoadRunner
General
1 20 (20.62%) Finance
2 2 (2.06%) Billing
Job Titles
1 49 (50.52%) Analyst
2 44 (45.36%) Test Analyst
3 41 (42.27%) Tester
4 26 (26.80%) Software Tester
5 22 (22.68%) Senior Tester
6 15 (15.46%) Automation Test Analyst
6 15 (15.46%) Automation Analyst
6 15 (15.46%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 12 (12.37%) Test Engineer
8 11 (11.34%) Senior Software Tester
9 7 (7.22%) QA Engineer
10 5 (5.15%) Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
11 4 (4.12%) QA Analyst
11 4 (4.12%) Software Engineer
12 3 (3.09%) Software Test Engineer
12 3 (3.09%) Junior
12 3 (3.09%) Junior Test Analyst
12 3 (3.09%) Junior Analyst
13 2 (2.06%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (22.68%) J2EE
2 15 (15.46%) CSS
2 15 (15.46%) HTML
3 13 (13.40%) .NET
3 13 (13.40%) Web Services
4 5 (5.15%) WPF
4 5 (5.15%) LINQ
5 4 (4.12%) XML
6 3 (3.09%) SOAP
7 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.06%) Qt
8 1 (1.03%) Middleware
8 1 (1.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.96%) Life Science
2 30 (30.93%) Mathematics
3 19 (19.59%) Statistics
3 19 (19.59%) Chemistry
3 19 (19.59%) Biology
4 12 (12.37%) Visualisation
5 10 (10.31%) Physics
6 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
7 6 (6.19%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
9 1 (1.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Windows
2 12 (12.37%) Solaris
2 12 (12.37%) Linux
2 12 (12.37%) UNIX
2 12 (12.37%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (50.52%) Software Testing
2 42 (43.30%) Test Scripting
3 30 (30.93%) Automated Testing
4 21 (21.65%) Software Engineering
5 17 (17.53%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (13.40%) Test Management
6 13 (13.40%) TDD
7 11 (11.34%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (11.34%) Automation Testing
8 9 (9.28%) V-Model
9 8 (8.25%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Scrum
10 6 (6.19%) Performance Testing
10 6 (6.19%) OO
11 5 (5.15%) MVVM
11 5 (5.15%) Data Analysis
12 3 (3.09%) Scalability Testing
12 3 (3.09%) System Testing
13 2 (2.06%) Refactoring
13 2 (2.06%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (67.01%) SQL
2 37 (38.14%) Java
3 22 (22.68%) PL/SQL
4 16 (16.49%) Python
5 15 (15.46%) JavaScript
6 13 (13.40%) C#
7 12 (12.37%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.22%) Perl
9 3 (3.09%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.06%) Ruby
10 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 44 (45.36%) ISEB
2 37 (38.14%) Degree
3 24 (24.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (17.53%) ISTQB
5 9 (9.28%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.59%) QA
2 2 (2.06%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 39 (40.21%) Oracle
2 26 (26.80%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.09%) MathWorks
4 2 (2.06%) Telerik
4 2 (2.06%) Red Gate
Woking, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Woking, Surrey
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Salary: 38,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago