The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Surrey region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 164 199 203
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +4
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 54 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.06% 0.26% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.32% 0.34% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 52 13 23
Average salary £36,250 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -7.14%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4076 3812 4379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 79.84% 75.23% 77.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3325 3018 3735
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Manual Testing
South East

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +15 8 £30,250 +0.83%
Egham +6 1 - -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 46 (60.53%) SQL
2 37 (48.68%) Software Testing
2 37 (48.68%) Selenium
3 36 (47.37%) ISEB
4 33 (43.42%) Test Scripting
5 30 (39.47%) Java
6 25 (32.89%) Oracle
6 25 (32.89%) Life Science
6 25 (32.89%) Degree
7 24 (31.58%) Mathematics
8 20 (26.32%) Automated Testing
9 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 17 (22.37%) JMeter
10 17 (22.37%) J2EE
10 17 (22.37%) PL/SQL
10 17 (22.37%) Statistics
10 17 (22.37%) Chemistry
10 17 (22.37%) Biology
11 16 (21.05%) WebDriver
11 16 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 16 (21.05%) MySQL
12 15 (19.74%) Windows
12 15 (19.74%) QA
12 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (18.42%) ISTQB
14 13 (17.11%) TestNG
14 13 (17.11%) JUnit
14 13 (17.11%) CSS
14 13 (17.11%) HTML
14 13 (17.11%) JavaScript

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (2.63%) IIS
3 1 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.21%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) MySQL
2 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.89%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 37 (48.68%) Selenium
2 17 (22.37%) JMeter
3 16 (21.05%) WebDriver
4 13 (17.11%) TestNG
4 13 (17.11%) JUnit
5 9 (11.84%) QuickTest Pro
6 8 (10.53%) Ant
6 8 (10.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (7.89%) Visual Studio
7 6 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.63%) MSTest
9 2 (2.63%) Moq
9 2 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.32%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Analyst
2 34 (44.74%) Test Analyst
2 34 (44.74%) Tester
3 20 (26.32%) Software Tester
4 17 (22.37%) Senior Tester
5 13 (17.11%) Automation Test Analyst
5 13 (17.11%) Automation Analyst
5 13 (17.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 12 (15.79%) Test Engineer
7 8 (10.53%) QA Engineer
8 7 (9.21%) Senior Software Tester
9 6 (7.89%) QA Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Manual Test Analyst
12 1 (1.32%) QA Automation Engineer
12 1 (1.32%) Automation Engineer
12 1 (1.32%) Automation Tester
12 1 (1.32%) Junior Analyst
12 1 (1.32%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.37%) J2EE
2 13 (17.11%) CSS
2 13 (17.11%) HTML
3 9 (11.84%) Web Services
4 5 (6.58%) .NET
5 3 (3.95%) SOAP
5 3 (3.95%) WPF
5 3 (3.95%) LINQ
6 2 (2.63%) Qt
6 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.32%) XML
7 1 (1.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (32.89%) Life Science
2 24 (31.58%) Mathematics
3 17 (22.37%) Chemistry
3 17 (22.37%) Biology
3 17 (22.37%) Statistics
4 9 (11.84%) Physics
5 8 (10.53%) Visualisation
6 7 (9.21%) Computer Science
7 4 (5.26%) Client/Server
8 3 (3.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.32%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Solaris
2 8 (10.53%) Linux
2 8 (10.53%) Mac OS X
2 8 (10.53%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (48.68%) Software Testing
2 33 (43.42%) Test Scripting
3 20 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 11 (14.47%) TDD
8 10 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (13.16%) Scrum
8 10 (13.16%) Automation Testing
9 8 (10.53%) Test Management
9 8 (10.53%) V-Model
10 4 (5.26%) OO
11 3 (3.95%) Data Analysis
11 3 (3.95%) MVVM
12 2 (2.63%) Configuration Management
12 2 (2.63%) Refactoring
12 2 (2.63%) System Testing
13 1 (1.32%) Financial Modelling
13 1 (1.32%) Scalability Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (60.53%) SQL
2 30 (39.47%) Java
3 17 (22.37%) PL/SQL
4 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.53%) C#
5 8 (10.53%) Python
5 8 (10.53%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.63%) Ruby
6 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.32%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.32%) C++
Qualifications
1 36 (47.37%) ISEB
2 25 (32.89%) Degree
3 16 (21.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 14 (18.42%) ISTQB
5 8 (10.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (19.74%) QA
2 2 (2.63%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Oracle
2 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.63%) VMware
4 1 (1.32%) MathWorks