The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Sussex region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 95 106 108
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 10 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.72% 0.35% 0.072%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 0.45% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Average salary £29,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -3.03%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1060 1100 1163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 76.53% 76.44% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 929 902 984
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Manual Testing
South East

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Haywards Heath +1 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Crawley +14 1 £21,500 -38.57%
Horsham - 1 £42,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (84.21%) .NET
2 16 (84.21%) Web Services
3 15 (78.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (68.42%) .NET Framework
4 13 (68.42%) C#
4 13 (68.42%) SQL
4 13 (68.42%) Visual Studio
5 12 (63.16%) IIS
5 12 (63.16%) MVC
5 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (63.16%) WCF
5 12 (63.16%) jQuery
5 12 (63.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 11 (57.89%) Time Management
7 6 (31.58%) ISEB
8 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
9 4 (21.05%) SOAP
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (21.05%) QA
9 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
10 3 (15.79%) Web Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Selenium
10 3 (15.79%) NUnit
10 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
11 2 (10.53%) Finance

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 12 (63.16%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (78.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (63.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.79%) Selenium
2 3 (15.79%) NUnit
3 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.26%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Web Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior
3 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Software Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Trainee Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Trainee Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Trainee
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 2 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (84.21%) .NET
1 16 (84.21%) Web Services
2 13 (68.42%) .NET Framework
3 12 (63.16%) WCF
3 12 (63.16%) jQuery
3 12 (63.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) SOAP
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (63.16%) MVC
2 11 (57.89%) Time Management
3 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
4 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) Web Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
7 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (68.42%) C#
1 13 (68.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) ISEB
2 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
1 2 (10.53%) Oracle