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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 95 92 89
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 4 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.19% 0.36% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.24% 0.43% 1.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 25
Average salary £40,000 £38,875 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.89% +11.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £33,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £42,750 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
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
818 920 1330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 76.16% 82.96% 85.26%
Number of salaries quoted 722 826 1190
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 December 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
Gatwick - 1 £42,500 -
Worthing - 1 £37,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 11 (84.62%) Software Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
5 5 (38.46%) JIRA
5 5 (38.46%) Front Office
5 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
5 5 (38.46%) C#
5 5 (38.46%) ISEB
5 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
6 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
6 4 (30.77%) IBM
6 4 (30.77%) Validation
6 4 (30.77%) C++
6 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 4 (30.77%) LabVIEW
6 4 (30.77%) C
6 4 (30.77%) VectorCAST
7 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
8 2 (15.38%) QA
9 1 (7.69%) .NET
9 1 (7.69%) Web Services
9 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 1 (7.69%) WCF
9 1 (7.69%) jQuery

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 5 (38.46%) JIRA
3 4 (30.77%) LabVIEW
3 4 (30.77%) VectorCAST
4 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.69%) MSTest
4 1 (7.69%) Redmine
General
1 5 (38.46%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
1 5 (38.46%) Test Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Test Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Junior
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Software Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) .NET Framework
1 1 (7.69%) WCF
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Software Testing
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (46.15%) Test Automation
4 5 (38.46%) Waterfall
4 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
4 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Automated Testing
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) Validation
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Time Management
7 1 (7.69%) ETL
7 1 (7.69%) MVC
7 1 (7.69%) Load Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Informatica