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

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manual Testing
Rank 102 90 104
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 9 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.73% 0.17% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.24% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 2
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £27,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +17.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,500 £28,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
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
1026 851 1168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 82.88% 73.81% 80.33%
Number of salaries quoted 900 734 975
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £29,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Worthing - 4 £40,000 -
Crawley - 2 £36,250 -
Haywards Heath -15 1 £30,000 -14.28%
Gatwick - 1 £40,000 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 9 (56.25%) ISEB
3 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
4 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
4 6 (37.50%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) C#
5 5 (31.25%) Web Services
5 5 (31.25%) QA
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 3 (18.75%) Validation
7 3 (18.75%) LabVIEW
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) C
7 3 (18.75%) SOAP
7 3 (18.75%) IBM
7 3 (18.75%) C++
7 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
7 3 (18.75%) Degree
7 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
7 3 (18.75%) NUnit
7 3 (18.75%) Web Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
7 3 (18.75%) Selenium
7 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
7 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (18.75%) VectorCAST

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 2 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) LabVIEW
2 3 (18.75%) NUnit
2 3 (18.75%) Selenium
2 3 (18.75%) VectorCAST
3 2 (12.50%) JIRA
4 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (6.25%) Redmine
General
1 2 (12.50%) Front Office
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Test Engineer
1 6 (37.50%) Software Test Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Junior
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Test Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Trainee Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Trainee Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Trainee
5 2 (12.50%) Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 5 (31.25%) Web Services
3 3 (18.75%) .NET Framework
3 3 (18.75%) SOAP
4 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (12.50%) WCF
4 2 (12.50%) jQuery
4 2 (12.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) Automated Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) Web Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
3 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
3 3 (18.75%) Validation
3 3 (18.75%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 2 (12.50%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) MVC
4 2 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) C#
3 3 (18.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.25%) Informatica