The table below looks at the statistics for Manual Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 91 94 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +12
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 12 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.00% 1.15% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.46% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 8
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
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 West Sussex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1001 1025 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 83.63% 78.85% 76.31%
Number of salaries quoted 866 897 896
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,667
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Manual Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the West Sussex region.

Manual Testing Salary Trend in West Sussex

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manual Testing across the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Manual Testing Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Manual Testing
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
Horsham +11 9 £30,000 -29.41%
Worthing - 1 £35,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
2 8 (61.54%) QA
3 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (46.15%) Selenium
4 5 (38.46%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 5 (38.46%) Open Source
5 4 (30.77%) PHP
5 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
6 3 (23.08%) ISEB
6 3 (23.08%) User Stories
6 3 (23.08%) User Experience
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 2 (15.38%) Usability Testing
7 2 (15.38%) UX Design
7 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (7.69%) C
8 1 (7.69%) C#
8 1 (7.69%) C++

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) MSTest
2 1 (7.69%) VectorCAST
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) TestDirector
2 1 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (7.69%) LabVIEW
2 1 (7.69%) SilkTest
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
1 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Test Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) QA Engineer
4 4 (30.77%) QA Analyst
5 2 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Quality Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) HTML5
1 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Open Source
2 3 (23.08%) User Experience
3 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Test Scripting
2 8 (61.54%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (30.77%) Software Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Automation Testing
5 3 (23.08%) User Stories
6 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
6 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 2 (15.38%) CRM
6 2 (15.38%) UX Design
6 2 (15.38%) Usability Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Compatibility Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Test Management
7 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Java
2 4 (30.77%) PHP
3 1 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (7.69%) C
3 1 (7.69%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (61.54%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VirtualBox
1 1 (7.69%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) HP
2 1 (7.69%) Apple
2 1 (7.69%) Google
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000 Per Annum + great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago