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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 185 159 205
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +46
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 30 65 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.65% 1.23% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.49% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 30 63 17
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £28,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +7.20%
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
3870 4363 3951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.78% 82.37% 75.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3260 3586 3167
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 2 July 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 2 July 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
(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
Camberley - 21 £40,000 - 1
Reigate +20 4 £50,000 +11.73%
Guildford +5 2 £40,250 +15.00% 2
Godalming - 2 £32,500 - 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 44 (64.71%) Automation Testing
2 40 (58.82%) ISTQB
3 38 (55.88%) Automated Testing
4 37 (54.41%) ISEB
5 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (41.18%) Selenium
7 20 (29.41%) WebDriver
8 19 (27.94%) iSeries
8 19 (27.94%) AS400
9 18 (26.47%) Finance
9 18 (26.47%) Test Scripting
10 17 (25.00%) C#
11 15 (22.06%) SQL
11 15 (22.06%) Software Testing
11 15 (22.06%) Degree
11 15 (22.06%) SDLC
12 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
12 14 (20.59%) Scrum
13 13 (19.12%) Java
13 13 (19.12%) QA
14 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
14 11 (16.18%) JIRA
14 11 (16.18%) TDD
15 9 (13.24%) HP UFT
15 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
16 8 (11.76%) OO
16 8 (11.76%) .NET
16 8 (11.76%) XML
16 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
16 8 (11.76%) C++

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (1.47%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 6 (8.82%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 28 (41.18%) Selenium
2 20 (29.41%) WebDriver
3 11 (16.18%) JIRA
4 9 (13.24%) HP UFT
5 5 (7.35%) JMeter
5 5 (7.35%) Zephyr
6 1 (1.47%) Maven
6 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.47%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (57.35%) Analyst
2 33 (48.53%) Test Analyst
3 28 (41.18%) Tester
4 14 (20.59%) Agile Test Analyst
5 12 (17.65%) Web Tester
6 8 (11.76%) Software Tester
7 7 (10.29%) Web Analyst
7 7 (10.29%) Web Test Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Software Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) Systems Test Analyst
8 6 (8.82%) QA Analyst
9 5 (7.35%) C# Developer
9 5 (7.35%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Test Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) QA Tester
11 2 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) .NET
1 8 (11.76%) XML
2 4 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (2.94%) Web Services
4 1 (1.47%) HTML5
4 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.94%) AS400
1 19 (27.94%) iSeries
2 4 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.94%) Telematics
4 2 (2.94%) iDTV
4 2 (2.94%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.41%) Windows
2 1 (1.47%) Linux
2 1 (1.47%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (64.71%) Automation Testing
2 38 (55.88%) Automated Testing
3 35 (51.47%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (26.47%) Test Scripting
5 15 (22.06%) SDLC
5 15 (22.06%) Software Testing
6 14 (20.59%) Scrum
6 14 (20.59%) Test Automation
7 11 (16.18%) TDD
8 9 (13.24%) E-Commerce
9 8 (11.76%) OO
9 8 (11.76%) Waterfall
9 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.29%) V-Model
11 6 (8.82%) Financial Modelling
11 6 (8.82%) Risk Analytics
11 6 (8.82%) Analytics
12 5 (7.35%) Load Testing
12 5 (7.35%) Test Management
13 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.00%) C#
2 15 (22.06%) SQL
3 13 (19.12%) Java
4 8 (11.76%) JavaScript
4 8 (11.76%) C++
5 6 (8.82%) VB
6 5 (7.35%) Perl
6 5 (7.35%) Python
7 3 (4.41%) PHP
8 2 (2.94%) VC++
8 2 (2.94%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 40 (58.82%) ISTQB
2 37 (54.41%) ISEB
3 15 (22.06%) Degree
4 5 (7.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (19.12%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.94%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.47%) VMware
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X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Godalming, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Chertsey, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Proactive Appointments
Salary: £40,000 per annum £40k Package including Company Car + Excellent Benef
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
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Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Surrey
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 15% Bonus
Posted: 15 days ago