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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 147 190 153
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -37
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 42 28 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.22% 0.64% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 0.75% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 68
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,250 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
2899 3745 4153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 84.03% 85.97% 85.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2416 3251 3365
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reigate +15 9 £40,000 -30.43%
Redhill - 6 £40,000 -
Horley - 5 £35,000 -
Walton-on-Thames - 5 £31,500 -
Guildford +17 3 £43,000 -9.47%
Leatherhead - 3 £35,000 -
Weybridge - 2 £27,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Surrey region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 55 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.86%) QA
3 39 (36.45%) SQL
4 38 (35.51%) Software Testing
5 37 (34.58%) Test Automation
6 34 (31.78%) Selenium
7 33 (30.84%) ISTQB
8 32 (29.91%) ISEB
8 32 (29.91%) Test Strategy
8 32 (29.91%) Automation Testing
9 30 (28.04%) Regression Testing
9 30 (28.04%) C#
10 28 (26.17%) Finance
11 27 (25.23%) Scrum
12 26 (24.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 26 (24.30%) Windows
13 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
13 23 (21.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 22 (20.56%) Unix
14 22 (20.56%) Python
14 22 (20.56%) Perl
14 22 (20.56%) Automotive
15 21 (19.63%) Non-Functional Testing
16 19 (17.76%) BDD
16 19 (17.76%) Test Scripting
16 19 (17.76%) C
17 18 (16.82%) Client/Server
17 18 (16.82%) Automated Testing
18 17 (15.89%) Time Management
18 17 (15.89%) Degree

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.74%) Confluence
2 1 (0.93%) Apache
2 1 (0.93%) ColdFusion
2 1 (0.93%) IIS
2 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Applications
1 15 (14.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Dynamics NAV
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (3.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.93%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (21.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.93%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 34 (31.78%) Selenium
2 23 (21.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.15%) JIRA
4 12 (11.21%) SpecFlow
4 12 (11.21%) WebDriver
5 11 (10.28%) Subversion
5 11 (10.28%) Visual Studio
5 11 (10.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (9.35%) InstallShield
6 10 (9.35%) TestComplete
7 9 (8.41%) SoapUI
8 6 (5.61%) HP UFT
9 5 (4.67%) Git (software)
10 3 (2.80%) JMeter
11 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.87%) JUnit
11 2 (1.87%) PHPUnit
12 1 (0.93%) Burp Suite
12 1 (0.93%) MSTest
12 1 (0.93%) WatiN
General
1 28 (26.17%) Finance
2 22 (20.56%) Automotive
3 14 (13.08%) Telecoms
4 10 (9.35%) Aerospace
5 8 (7.48%) Back Office
6 4 (3.74%) Games
7 2 (1.87%) Billing
8 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (47.66%) Analyst
2 49 (45.79%) Test Analyst
3 31 (28.97%) Test Engineer
4 30 (28.04%) Tester
5 19 (17.76%) Junior
6 18 (16.82%) Automation Tester
7 14 (13.08%) Automation Test Analyst
7 14 (13.08%) QA Engineer
7 14 (13.08%) Software Test Engineer
8 13 (12.15%) QA Analyst
9 12 (11.21%) Junior Tester
9 12 (11.21%) QA Test Analyst
9 12 (11.21%) QA Test Engineer
10 11 (10.28%) Developer
11 10 (9.35%) Junior Analyst
11 10 (9.35%) Junior Test Analyst
11 10 (9.35%) Manual Test Analyst
11 10 (9.35%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 10 (9.35%) Systems Tester
12 8 (7.48%) Junior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.15%) .NET
2 10 (9.35%) XML
3 7 (6.54%) Spring
3 7 (6.54%) Swing
4 3 (2.80%) Web Services
5 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.93%) Ajax
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.93%) CSS
6 1 (0.93%) HTML
6 1 (0.93%) LAMP
6 1 (0.93%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Client/Server
2 11 (10.28%) Mathematics
3 9 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.54%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (24.30%) Windows
2 22 (20.56%) Unix
3 11 (10.28%) Linux
4 10 (9.35%) Solaris
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (51.40%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (35.51%) Software Testing
3 37 (34.58%) Test Automation
4 32 (29.91%) Automation Testing
4 32 (29.91%) Test Strategy
5 30 (28.04%) Regression Testing
6 27 (25.23%) Scrum
7 26 (24.30%) User Acceptance Testing
8 21 (19.63%) Non-Functional Testing
9 19 (17.76%) BDD
9 19 (17.76%) Test Scripting
10 18 (16.82%) Automated Testing
11 17 (15.89%) Time Management
12 14 (13.08%) Functional Testing
13 12 (11.21%) Project Planning
13 12 (11.21%) SDLC
13 12 (11.21%) Software Engineering
14 11 (10.28%) Web Testing
15 10 (9.35%) Issue Tracking
15 10 (9.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (36.45%) SQL
2 30 (28.04%) C#
3 22 (20.56%) Perl
3 22 (20.56%) Python
4 19 (17.76%) C
5 16 (14.95%) Java
6 13 (12.15%) C++
7 12 (11.21%) Ruby
8 9 (8.41%) PL/SQL
9 7 (6.54%) VB
10 5 (4.67%) PHP
11 3 (2.80%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.80%) VC++
Qualifications
1 33 (30.84%) ISTQB
2 32 (29.91%) ISEB
3 17 (15.89%) Degree
4 14 (13.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) CSSLP
6 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (44.86%) QA
2 2 (1.87%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 17 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 12 (11.21%) Oracle
3 10 (9.35%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.67%) TOWER Software
5 4 (3.74%) Demandware
6 1 (0.93%) CODA
6 1 (0.93%) MKS
6 1 (0.93%) Netsparker