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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 185 148 197
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +49
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 29 70 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.65% 1.44% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 1.74% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 29 68 14
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
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
3708 4021 3815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 83.68% 82.45% 79.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3218 3252 2994
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 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 28 August 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 +16 12 £40,000 +23.07%
Guildford -2 4 £47,500 +49.60% 4
Reigate - 4 £57,500 -
Godalming - 3 £32,500 -
Chertsey - 2 £25,000 -
Esher - 2 £25,000 - 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 35 (61.40%) Automated Testing
2 32 (56.14%) ISTQB
3 31 (54.39%) Automation Testing
4 30 (52.63%) ISEB
5 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (33.33%) AS400
6 19 (33.33%) iSeries
7 17 (29.82%) Selenium
8 16 (28.07%) Degree
9 15 (26.32%) SQL
9 15 (26.32%) Finance
10 14 (24.56%) Scrum
10 14 (24.56%) Java
11 13 (22.81%) C#
11 13 (22.81%) Software Testing
12 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
12 12 (21.05%) QA
13 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
14 9 (15.79%) WebDriver
15 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
15 8 (14.04%) .NET
15 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
15 8 (14.04%) OO
16 7 (12.28%) Windows
16 7 (12.28%) JIRA
17 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
17 6 (10.53%) Load Testing
17 6 (10.53%) Test Management
17 6 (10.53%) Zephyr
17 6 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (29.82%) Selenium
2 9 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 7 (12.28%) JIRA
4 6 (10.53%) Zephyr
4 6 (10.53%) JMeter
5 5 (8.77%) HP UFT
6 3 (5.26%) Maven
6 3 (5.26%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.51%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.75%) JUnit
8 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.75%) TestNG
8 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (26.32%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Automotive
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (50.88%) Analyst
2 27 (47.37%) Test Analyst
3 16 (28.07%) Tester
4 14 (24.56%) Agile Test Analyst
5 9 (15.79%) Test Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Software Tester
6 6 (10.53%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (10.53%) Systems Test Analyst
7 5 (8.77%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) C# Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.02%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (7.02%) Senior Software Test Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) Web Tester
9 3 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
9 3 (5.26%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) .NET
2 5 (8.77%) HTML
3 4 (7.02%) Web Services
3 4 (7.02%) XML
4 3 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (1.75%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.75%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (33.33%) AS400
1 19 (33.33%) iSeries
2 6 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.02%) Telematics
3 4 (7.02%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
5 2 (3.51%) iDTV
6 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) UNIX
3 4 (7.02%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (61.40%) Automated Testing
2 31 (54.39%) Automation Testing
3 27 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (24.56%) Scrum
5 13 (22.81%) Software Testing
6 12 (21.05%) Test Automation
7 8 (14.04%) OO
7 8 (14.04%) Test Scripting
8 6 (10.53%) Load Testing
8 6 (10.53%) Software Engineering
8 6 (10.53%) Test Management
8 6 (10.53%) Test Strategy
8 6 (10.53%) SDLC
9 5 (8.77%) User Stories
9 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
9 5 (8.77%) TDD
10 4 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.02%) Compatibility Testing
10 4 (7.02%) Risk Analytics
10 4 (7.02%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (26.32%) SQL
2 14 (24.56%) Java
3 13 (22.81%) C#
4 8 (14.04%) JavaScript
5 6 (10.53%) C++
6 4 (7.02%) Delphi
6 4 (7.02%) VB
6 4 (7.02%) Perl
6 4 (7.02%) Python
7 2 (3.51%) PHP
7 2 (3.51%) VC++
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
8 1 (1.75%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (56.14%) ISTQB
2 30 (52.63%) ISEB
3 16 (28.07%) Degree
4 6 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.02%) TOWER Software
2 3 (5.26%) VMware
Esher, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £600000 per annum + company car
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Modis International - London
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Guildford
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago