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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 88 83 97
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +14
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 11 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.93% 0.37% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% 0.48% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 12
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -1.61%
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
967 831 1202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 81.74% 76.52% 82.10%
Number of salaries quoted 840 744 1036
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
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 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 19 September 2014.

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 19 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
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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
Worthing - 4 £40,000 -
Crawley +1 3 £37,500 +70.45%
Gatwick - 2 £38,750 - 1
Haywards Heath -3 1 £30,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (90.48%) Software Testing
2 13 (61.90%) SQL
3 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
5 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
5 8 (38.10%) QA
6 7 (33.33%) Selenium
6 7 (33.33%) Web Development
6 7 (33.33%) ColdFusion
6 7 (33.33%) ISEB
6 7 (33.33%) PHP
7 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (23.81%) C#
9 4 (19.05%) C++
9 4 (19.05%) C
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Front Office
9 4 (19.05%) IBM
9 4 (19.05%) Validation
9 4 (19.05%) LabVIEW
9 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
9 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
9 4 (19.05%) JIRA
9 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
9 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
9 4 (19.05%) VectorCAST

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 7 (33.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (19.05%) LabVIEW
3 4 (19.05%) JIRA
3 4 (19.05%) VectorCAST
4 1 (4.76%) Redmine
General
1 4 (19.05%) Front Office
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Analyst
1 14 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 11 (52.38%) Test Engineer
3 9 (42.86%) Tester
4 7 (33.33%) QA Tester
4 7 (33.33%) QA Engineer
4 7 (33.33%) QA Analyst
4 7 (33.33%) Web Tester
4 7 (33.33%) Web Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Trainee Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Trainee Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Trainee
6 2 (9.52%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Tester
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 1 (4.76%) WCF
1 1 (4.76%) jQuery
1 1 (4.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Software Testing
2 10 (47.62%) Automated Testing
3 7 (33.33%) Web Development
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (19.05%) Validation
5 4 (19.05%) Software Engineering
5 4 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Integration Testing
5 4 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (19.05%) Test Automation
5 4 (19.05%) Waterfall
5 4 (19.05%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.76%) Time Management
6 1 (4.76%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) ETL
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) C#
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (14.29%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 1 (4.76%) Informatica
Gatwick, West Sussex
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