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 12 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 140 201 207
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +6
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 79 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 1.64% 0.32% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 0.40% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 74 15 18
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -1.58%
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
3896 3737 4192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 80.75% 78.84% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3116 3002 3537
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 12 September 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 12 September 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 +14 10 £32,500 -20.24% 4
Woking +11 7 £30,000 +25.00% 2
Redhill -11 3 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Weybridge - 2 £37,500 -
Farnham - 2 £32,500 -
Camberley - 1 £32,500 -
Egham - 1 - -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 79 (58.09%) SQL
2 66 (48.53%) Software Testing
3 65 (47.79%) Selenium
4 60 (44.12%) Test Scripting
4 60 (44.12%) Automated Testing
5 59 (43.38%) ISEB
6 57 (41.91%) Degree
7 55 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
8 48 (35.29%) Oracle
9 44 (32.35%) Life Science
10 43 (31.62%) Mathematics
10 43 (31.62%) Java
11 30 (22.06%) ISTQB
11 30 (22.06%) Chemistry
11 30 (22.06%) Biology
11 30 (22.06%) Microsoft
12 27 (19.85%) JMeter
12 27 (19.85%) PL/SQL
12 27 (19.85%) Windows
12 27 (19.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 26 (19.12%) J2EE
13 26 (19.12%) Software Engineering
13 26 (19.12%) TDD
14 25 (18.38%) QuickTest Pro
15 23 (16.91%) Finance
15 23 (16.91%) MySQL
15 23 (16.91%) QA
16 22 (16.18%) Statistics
17 21 (15.44%) Physics
17 21 (15.44%) User Acceptance Testing

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 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 (2.21%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (1.47%) IIS
3 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (4.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.91%) MySQL
2 19 (13.97%) Oracle Database
3 10 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
4 6 (4.41%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 65 (47.79%) Selenium
2 27 (19.85%) JMeter
3 25 (18.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (13.97%) WebDriver
5 15 (11.03%) TestNG
5 15 (11.03%) JUnit
6 14 (10.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (10.29%) Ant
7 5 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.68%) MSTest
7 5 (3.68%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.21%) NUnit
8 3 (2.21%) JIRA
8 3 (2.21%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.47%) Moq
9 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.74%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.74%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.74%) Toad
10 1 (0.74%) TestDirector
General
1 23 (16.91%) Finance
2 2 (1.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 65 (47.79%) Tester
2 58 (42.65%) Analyst
3 53 (38.97%) Test Analyst
4 35 (25.74%) Senior Tester
5 34 (25.00%) Software Tester
6 19 (13.97%) Senior Software Tester
7 18 (13.24%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 15 (11.03%) Automation Analyst
8 15 (11.03%) Test Engineer
8 15 (11.03%) Automation Test Analyst
9 10 (7.35%) Web Tester
10 8 (5.88%) QA Engineer
10 8 (5.88%) Developer
10 8 (5.88%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.15%) Software Engineer
12 6 (4.41%) Software Test Analyst
13 5 (3.68%) Software Test Engineer
14 4 (2.94%) QA Analyst
14 4 (2.94%) Junior
15 3 (2.21%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (19.12%) J2EE
2 18 (13.24%) .NET
3 15 (11.03%) HTML
3 15 (11.03%) CSS
3 15 (11.03%) Web Services
4 7 (5.15%) WPF
4 7 (5.15%) LINQ
5 6 (4.41%) XML
6 3 (2.21%) SOAP
7 2 (1.47%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.47%) WCF
7 2 (1.47%) Qt
8 1 (0.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (32.35%) Life Science
2 43 (31.62%) Mathematics
3 30 (22.06%) Chemistry
3 30 (22.06%) Biology
4 22 (16.18%) Statistics
5 21 (15.44%) Physics
6 14 (10.29%) Visualisation
7 12 (8.82%) Computer Science
8 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (6.62%) Client/Server
10 4 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (2.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (2.21%) Open Source
12 1 (0.74%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.85%) Windows
2 14 (10.29%) Solaris
2 14 (10.29%) Linux
2 14 (10.29%) Mac OS X
2 14 (10.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (48.53%) Software Testing
2 60 (44.12%) Test Scripting
2 60 (44.12%) Automated Testing
3 55 (40.44%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (19.12%) TDD
4 26 (19.12%) Software Engineering
5 21 (15.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 19 (13.97%) Performance Testing
6 19 (13.97%) Scrum
7 17 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (11.03%) System Testing
8 15 (11.03%) Test Management
9 14 (10.29%) Test Automation
10 11 (8.09%) BDD
10 11 (8.09%) ATDD
10 11 (8.09%) Automation Testing
11 10 (7.35%) User Stories
12 9 (6.62%) V-Model
13 8 (5.88%) OO
14 7 (5.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 79 (58.09%) SQL
2 43 (31.62%) Java
3 27 (19.85%) PL/SQL
4 20 (14.71%) Python
5 17 (12.50%) C#
6 15 (11.03%) JavaScript
7 14 (10.29%) Shell Script
8 10 (7.35%) Perl
9 5 (3.68%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.47%) Ruby
10 2 (1.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.74%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (43.38%) ISEB
2 57 (41.91%) Degree
3 30 (22.06%) ISTQB
4 27 (19.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 9 (6.62%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.91%) QA
2 2 (1.47%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (2.94%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 48 (35.29%) Oracle
2 30 (22.06%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.68%) MathWorks
4 3 (2.21%) Telerik
4 3 (2.21%) Red Gate
Woking, Surrey
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oliver Bernard
Salary: Unspecified Generous Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 38,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Nakama
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
OpenBet Technology
Posted: 9 days ago