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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 93 98 107
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 15 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.28% 0.81% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 1.01% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 5
Average salary £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
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
1030 1091 1138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.73% 80.28% 75.92%
Number of salaries quoted 911 963 935
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,667
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +14 11 £25,000 -41.17%
Haywards Heath -8 3 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 20 (90.91%) Test Scripting
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) Automated Testing
4 14 (63.64%) QA
5 13 (59.09%) Selenium
6 12 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 11 (50.00%) Java
8 10 (45.45%) PHP
8 10 (45.45%) Automation Testing
9 6 (27.27%) Degree
10 5 (22.73%) Open Source
10 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (18.18%) User Experience
11 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
11 4 (18.18%) SQL
11 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
11 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
12 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (13.64%) Project Management
12 3 (13.64%) Finance
12 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
12 3 (13.64%) .NET
12 3 (13.64%) Oracle
12 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
12 3 (13.64%) IIS
12 3 (13.64%) C#
12 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
12 3 (13.64%) Windows
12 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
12 3 (13.64%) Project Planning

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (13.64%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (59.09%) Selenium
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (4.55%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (4.55%) TestDirector
3 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.55%) SilkTest
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Analyst
1 15 (68.18%) Test Analyst
2 13 (59.09%) Test Engineer
3 11 (50.00%) QA Engineer
4 10 (45.45%) QA Analyst
5 3 (13.64%) Tester
5 3 (13.64%) Software Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.55%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
1 3 (13.64%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) jQuery
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) User Experience
3 2 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
1 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) UNIX
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Test Scripting
2 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (77.27%) Automated Testing
4 12 (54.55%) Requirements Analysis
5 10 (45.45%) Automation Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Open Source
7 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Regression Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Project Management
8 3 (13.64%) Project Planning
8 3 (13.64%) User Stories
8 3 (13.64%) SDLC
9 2 (9.09%) Test Management
9 2 (9.09%) UX Design
9 2 (9.09%) BDD
9 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
9 2 (9.09%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 2 (9.09%) Usability Testing
9 2 (9.09%) CRM
9 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 10 (45.45%) PHP
3 4 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 3 (13.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) ISEB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (63.64%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VirtualBox
1 2 (9.09%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) Apple
3 2 (9.09%) Google
4 1 (4.55%) HP
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + bonuses + 25 days holiday
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex and West Sussex-Burgess...
American Express
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago