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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manual Testing over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 92 92 107
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 20 15 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 1.64% 1.28% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.42% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 9
Median salary £40,000 £25,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £29,600 £36,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
1071 1055 1143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 88.08% 89.79% 82.89%
Number of salaries quoted 998 933 1014
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manual Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

The demand trend of job ads across the West Sussex region citing Manual Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chichester - 9 £40,000 -
Burgess Hill - 4 £35,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £35,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing Manual Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (56.82%) Selenium
3 22 (50.00%) QA
3 22 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 21 (47.73%) Functional Testing
5 20 (45.45%) SDLC
6 19 (43.18%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (43.18%) C#
7 18 (40.91%) .NET
7 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET
7 18 (40.91%) Regression Testing
8 17 (38.64%) MVC
8 17 (38.64%) NUnit
8 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (36.36%) WCF
10 15 (34.09%) TDD
10 15 (34.09%) RAD
10 15 (34.09%) System Integration Testing
10 15 (34.09%) Waterfall
10 15 (34.09%) Unit Testing
10 15 (34.09%) Integration Testing
11 14 (31.82%) User Stories
12 13 (29.55%) HP
12 13 (29.55%) HP Quality Center
13 12 (27.27%) Java
14 11 (25.00%) Web Services
14 11 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
15 10 (22.73%) SQL Server

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (13.64%) ColdFusion
1 6 (13.64%) IIS
2 4 (9.09%) CICS
Applications
1 6 (13.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (43.18%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (22.73%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.82%) DB2
Development Applications
1 25 (56.82%) Selenium
2 17 (38.64%) NUnit
3 3 (6.82%) JUnit
4 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.27%) JMeter
4 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.27%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (2.27%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (61.36%) Analyst
1 27 (61.36%) Test Analyst
2 16 (36.36%) QA Engineer
3 14 (31.82%) QA Tester
3 14 (31.82%) Tester
4 9 (20.45%) QA Test Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Test Analyst
4 9 (20.45%) Test Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Junior
5 6 (13.64%) Junior Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Junior Test Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) QA Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) QA Test Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Web Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Web Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Web Test Analyst
5 6 (13.64%) Web Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Agile Tester
6 4 (9.09%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) .NET
1 18 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET MVC
2 17 (38.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 16 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (36.36%) WCF
4 11 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (6.82%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (6.82%) XML
5 3 (6.82%) XML Schema
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (2.27%) CSS
6 1 (2.27%) HTML
6 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 4 (9.09%) Mainframe
1 4 (9.09%) VSAM
2 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 21 (47.73%) Functional Testing
4 20 (45.45%) SDLC
5 18 (40.91%) Regression Testing
6 17 (38.64%) MVC
7 15 (34.09%) Integration Testing
7 15 (34.09%) RAD
7 15 (34.09%) System Integration Testing
7 15 (34.09%) TDD
7 15 (34.09%) Unit Testing
7 15 (34.09%) Waterfall
8 14 (31.82%) User Stories
9 11 (25.00%) Compatibility Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Performance Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Software Testing
10 6 (13.64%) Web Development
11 4 (9.09%) Test Scripting
12 3 (6.82%) Test Management
12 3 (6.82%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (43.18%) C#
2 12 (27.27%) Java
3 10 (22.73%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) PHP
5 4 (9.09%) COBOL
5 4 (9.09%) JCL
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) ISEB
1 7 (15.91%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (29.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) HP
2 7 (15.91%) Oracle
3 3 (6.82%) Pega