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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 94 80 93
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +13
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 2 9 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.19% 0.91% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 1.11% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 17
Average salary £33,750 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £32,500 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £37,325 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £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
776 808 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 75.56% 82.03% 80.92%
Number of salaries quoted 678 739 1006
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £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 26 January 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
Worthing - 1 £37,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) ISEB
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Front Office
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) QA
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) LabVIEW
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) C#
5 2 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (25.00%) VectorCAST
5 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (12.50%) Redmine
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (25.00%) LabVIEW
2 2 (25.00%) VectorCAST
3 1 (12.50%) TestDirector
3 1 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) Redmine
General
1 3 (37.50%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Junior
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (37.50%) Integration Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (25.00%) Validation
5 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (12.50%) ETL
6 1 (12.50%) Load Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
3 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Informatica