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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 164 180 193
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 52 32 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.22% 0.70% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 0.81% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 30
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average 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
3627 3947 4490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 85.04% 85.80% 86.03%
Number of salaries quoted 3065 3322 3681
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
(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
Walton-on-Thames - 14 £27,500 - 3
Reigate -12 6 £27,500 -35.29%
Leatherhead +22 4 £33,750 -3.57%
Woking +9 4 £32,500 -
Guildford 0 3 £37,500 -3.22%
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (46.24%) ISEB
3 41 (44.09%) QA
4 39 (41.94%) Selenium
5 38 (40.86%) Automation Testing
6 36 (38.71%) Test Automation
7 35 (37.63%) SQL
8 32 (34.41%) Software Testing
9 31 (33.33%) Finance
10 30 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 29 (31.18%) ISTQB
12 28 (30.11%) Automated Testing
12 28 (30.11%) User Acceptance Testing
13 27 (29.03%) Test Strategy
13 27 (29.03%) JIRA
14 25 (26.88%) Scrum
15 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
16 20 (21.51%) .NET
16 20 (21.51%) Performance Testing
17 19 (20.43%) Web Testing
18 18 (19.35%) Windows
19 17 (18.28%) C#
19 17 (18.28%) Python
19 17 (18.28%) Test Scripting
19 17 (18.28%) SoapUI
19 17 (18.28%) Non-Functional Testing
20 16 (17.20%) BDD
21 15 (16.13%) Time Management
21 15 (16.13%) Unix
21 15 (16.13%) Perl

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1 (1.08%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (5.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (41.94%) Selenium
2 30 (32.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (29.03%) JIRA
4 17 (18.28%) SoapUI
5 12 (12.90%) SpecFlow
5 12 (12.90%) Visual Studio
5 12 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 10 (10.75%) WebDriver
7 6 (6.45%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.23%) InstallShield
9 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.08%) JMeter
General
1 31 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Automotive
3 7 (7.53%) Back Office
4 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.23%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.08%) Billing
6 1 (1.08%) Games
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 71 (76.34%) Analyst
1 71 (76.34%) Test Analyst
2 31 (33.33%) Tester
3 25 (26.88%) Manual Test Analyst
4 23 (24.73%) Test Engineer
5 22 (23.66%) Agile Test Analyst
6 20 (21.51%) QA Analyst
6 20 (21.51%) QA Test Analyst
7 17 (18.28%) Automation Test Analyst
8 16 (17.20%) QA Engineer
9 15 (16.13%) QA Test Engineer
10 14 (15.05%) Junior
11 12 (12.90%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 11 (11.83%) Senior Analyst
12 11 (11.83%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (11.83%) Systems Tester
13 10 (10.75%) Junior Analyst
13 10 (10.75%) Junior Test Analyst
13 10 (10.75%) Junior Tester
13 10 (10.75%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (21.51%) .NET
2 13 (13.98%) XML
3 9 (9.68%) Middleware
4 2 (2.15%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.90%) Mathematics
2 11 (11.83%) Client/Server
3 8 (8.60%) AS400
3 8 (8.60%) iSeries
4 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.15%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.08%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.08%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Windows
2 15 (16.13%) Unix
3 3 (3.23%) Linux
3 3 (3.23%) Solaris
4 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (50.54%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.86%) Automation Testing
3 36 (38.71%) Test Automation
4 32 (34.41%) Software Testing
5 28 (30.11%) Automated Testing
5 28 (30.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 27 (29.03%) Test Strategy
7 25 (26.88%) Scrum
8 20 (21.51%) Performance Testing
9 19 (20.43%) Web Testing
10 17 (18.28%) Non-Functional Testing
10 17 (18.28%) Test Scripting
11 16 (17.20%) BDD
12 15 (16.13%) SDLC
12 15 (16.13%) Time Management
13 12 (12.90%) Project Planning
14 10 (10.75%) Waterfall
15 9 (9.68%) Load Testing
15 9 (9.68%) SOA
15 9 (9.68%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 35 (37.63%) SQL
2 17 (18.28%) C#
2 17 (18.28%) Python
3 15 (16.13%) Perl
4 10 (10.75%) PL/SQL
5 8 (8.60%) Java
6 5 (5.38%) Ruby
7 3 (3.23%) C
7 3 (3.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (46.24%) ISEB
2 29 (31.18%) ISTQB
3 13 (13.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (6.45%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (44.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (9.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 12 (12.90%) MKS
2 12 (12.90%) TOWER Software
3 11 (11.83%) Oracle
4 9 (9.68%) HP
5 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.08%) CODA
Redhill, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Walton-On-Thames
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago