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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manual Testing
Rank 75 83 88
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 38 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.90% 1.15% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.45% 1.38% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35 14 4
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
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
1103 1016 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 84.07% 83.55% 76.94%
Number of salaries quoted 959 889 748
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 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
Haywards Heath +15 15 £27,500 -8.33%
Crawley -7 7 £32,500 -7.14%
Horsham - 3 £40,000 -
Burgess Hill - 1 - - 4
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 48 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 38 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (61.11%) QA
4 29 (53.70%) Regression Testing
5 28 (51.85%) Test Scripting
6 27 (50.00%) Finance
7 25 (46.30%) SQL
8 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
9 22 (40.74%) MS Excel
10 21 (38.89%) Java
11 20 (37.04%) Selenium
11 20 (37.04%) SDLC
12 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (27.78%) User Stories
13 15 (27.78%) PHP
14 14 (25.93%) T-SQL
14 14 (25.93%) Oracle
14 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
14 14 (25.93%) Performance Testing
14 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
15 13 (24.07%) HP Quality Center
15 13 (24.07%) Waterfall
15 13 (24.07%) System Integration Testing
15 13 (24.07%) Compatibility Testing
15 13 (24.07%) Unit Testing
15 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
15 13 (24.07%) Project Management
15 13 (24.07%) Project Planning
15 13 (24.07%) TDD

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (24.07%) IIS
2 8 (14.81%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 22 (40.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.85%) Mingle
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (42.59%) SQL Server
2 13 (24.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (37.04%) Selenium
2 14 (25.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 3 (5.56%) JIRA
3 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.56%) TestComplete
4 2 (3.70%) HP UFT
4 2 (3.70%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.85%) Gradle
5 1 (1.85%) Maven
5 1 (1.85%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.85%) Ant
5 1 (1.85%) JUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.85%) Hudson
5 1 (1.85%) jMock
General
1 27 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 21 (38.89%) Tester
3 19 (35.19%) Analyst
3 19 (35.19%) Test Analyst
3 19 (35.19%) Test Engineer
4 14 (25.93%) Software Tester
5 12 (22.22%) QA Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Web Tester
6 5 (9.26%) Web Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) QA Tester
7 2 (3.70%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Test Manager
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
8 1 (1.85%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.85%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (24.07%) .NET
1 13 (24.07%) ASP.NET
1 13 (24.07%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) CSS
2 2 (3.70%) SOAP
2 2 (3.70%) jQuery
2 2 (3.70%) HTML5
2 2 (3.70%) HTML
2 2 (3.70%) Gherkin
3 1 (1.85%) REST
3 1 (1.85%) JMS
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.85%) Hibernate
3 1 (1.85%) Spring
3 1 (1.85%) Ajax
3 1 (1.85%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.56%) User Experience
3 2 (3.70%) iPad
4 1 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.07%) Windows
1 13 (24.07%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.70%) UNIX
2 2 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (88.89%) Automated Testing
2 38 (70.37%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (53.70%) Regression Testing
4 28 (51.85%) Test Scripting
5 20 (37.04%) SDLC
6 15 (27.78%) User Stories
7 14 (25.93%) Performance Testing
8 13 (24.07%) Compatibility Testing
8 13 (24.07%) Unit Testing
8 13 (24.07%) Integration Testing
8 13 (24.07%) System Integration Testing
8 13 (24.07%) Waterfall
8 13 (24.07%) RAD
8 13 (24.07%) TDD
8 13 (24.07%) Project Management
8 13 (24.07%) Project Planning
9 12 (22.22%) Software Testing
9 12 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (14.81%) Automation Testing
10 8 (14.81%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (46.30%) SQL
2 21 (38.89%) Java
3 15 (27.78%) PHP
4 14 (25.93%) T-SQL
5 13 (24.07%) C#
6 3 (5.56%) VB
6 3 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) ISEB
2 7 (12.96%) ISTQB
3 5 (9.26%) Degree
4 1 (1.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (61.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) VirtualBox
1 2 (3.70%) KVM
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (25.93%) Oracle
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft
2 13 (24.07%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) Apple
3 2 (3.70%) Google
3 2 (3.70%) Pega
4 1 (1.85%) Atlassian
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: D.O.E
Posted: 18 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £49000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Burgess Hill
American Express
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill
American Express
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago