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

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 159 191 190
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -1
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 44 23 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.14% 0.51% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.59% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 43 22 15
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,750 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
3369 3893 3701
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 86.96% 86.88% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2906 3266 2911
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,209
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +0.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 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
Reigate -5 8 £27,500 -35.29%
Woking -2 4 £33,750 -
Staines - 2 £32,500 -
Walton-on-Thames - 2 £27,500 - 2
Guildford - 1 - -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (52.70%) ISEB
3 32 (43.24%) QA
4 30 (40.54%) Selenium
4 30 (40.54%) Test Automation
5 29 (39.19%) SQL
6 27 (36.49%) Scrum
6 27 (36.49%) Automation Testing
7 26 (35.14%) Automated Testing
8 24 (32.43%) Software Testing
9 23 (31.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 23 (31.08%) Finance
10 22 (29.73%) Test Strategy
11 21 (28.38%) ISTQB
12 20 (27.03%) JIRA
13 19 (25.68%) Performance Testing
13 19 (25.68%) Team Foundation Server
14 15 (20.27%) .NET
14 15 (20.27%) Test Scripting
15 13 (17.57%) Web Testing
15 13 (17.57%) BDD
15 13 (17.57%) SoapUI
15 13 (17.57%) Mathematics
15 13 (17.57%) TOWER Software
15 13 (17.57%) Non-Functional Testing
16 12 (16.22%) AS400
16 12 (16.22%) XML
16 12 (16.22%) Windows
16 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
16 12 (16.22%) Time Management

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 2 (2.70%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (4.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (12.16%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.35%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 30 (40.54%) Selenium
2 20 (27.03%) JIRA
3 19 (25.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (17.57%) SoapUI
5 10 (13.51%) SpecFlow
5 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio
5 10 (13.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 9 (12.16%) WebDriver
7 7 (9.46%) HP UFT
8 2 (2.70%) InstallShield
9 1 (1.35%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.35%) Maven
General
1 23 (31.08%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Automotive
3 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.35%) Legal
4 1 (1.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (72.97%) Analyst
2 52 (70.27%) Test Analyst
3 27 (36.49%) Tester
4 24 (32.43%) Agile Test Analyst
5 21 (28.38%) Manual Test Analyst
6 19 (25.68%) Test Engineer
7 12 (16.22%) QA Analyst
7 12 (16.22%) QA Engineer
8 11 (14.86%) QA Test Engineer
9 10 (13.51%) Lead Test Analyst
9 10 (13.51%) QA Test Analyst
9 10 (13.51%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (13.51%) Senior Test Analyst
9 10 (13.51%) Test Leader
10 9 (12.16%) Agile Tester
11 8 (10.81%) QA Tester
12 6 (8.11%) Systems Test Engineer
12 6 (8.11%) Systems Tester
12 6 (8.11%) Web Tester
13 5 (6.76%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) .NET
2 12 (16.22%) XML
3 9 (12.16%) Middleware
4 3 (4.05%) HTML
4 3 (4.05%) Web Services
5 2 (2.70%) SOAP
6 1 (1.35%) HTML5
6 1 (1.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Mathematics
2 12 (16.22%) AS400
2 12 (16.22%) iSeries
3 8 (10.81%) Client/Server
4 7 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.05%) Mainframe
6 3 (4.05%) Telematics
7 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
7 2 (2.70%) iDTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.22%) Windows
2 10 (13.51%) Unix
3 3 (4.05%) Linux
4 2 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (63.51%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (40.54%) Test Automation
3 27 (36.49%) Automation Testing
3 27 (36.49%) Scrum
4 26 (35.14%) Automated Testing
5 24 (32.43%) Software Testing
6 23 (31.08%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (29.73%) Test Strategy
8 19 (25.68%) Performance Testing
9 15 (20.27%) Test Scripting
10 13 (17.57%) BDD
10 13 (17.57%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (17.57%) Web Testing
11 12 (16.22%) Time Management
12 11 (14.86%) SDLC
13 9 (12.16%) Load Testing
13 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
13 9 (12.16%) Project Planning
13 9 (12.16%) V-Model
13 9 (12.16%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) SQL
2 10 (13.51%) C#
3 9 (12.16%) Perl
3 9 (12.16%) PL/SQL
3 9 (12.16%) Python
4 6 (8.11%) Java
5 4 (5.41%) C++
6 3 (4.05%) Delphi
7 2 (2.70%) C
7 2 (2.70%) Ruby
7 2 (2.70%) VC++
Qualifications
1 39 (52.70%) ISEB
2 21 (28.38%) ISTQB
3 10 (13.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (10.81%) Degree
5 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (43.24%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) TOWER Software
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 10 (13.51%) MKS
4 9 (12.16%) HP
4 9 (12.16%) Oracle
5 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.35%) VMware
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