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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank 82 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 23 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 2.08% 0.46% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.37% 0.57% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 8
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
972 870 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 87.88% 80.26% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 896 744 798
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manual Testing within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Crawley - 10 £32,500 -
Chichester - 6 £20,000 - 1
Worthing +7 2 £30,000 -17.24%
Horsham +6 1 £25,000 -16.66%
Burgess Hill - 1 £40,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £32,500 -
Manual Testing
South East

Manual Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 66 (80.49%) Automated Testing
2 54 (65.85%) QA
3 44 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (51.22%) Functional Testing
5 37 (45.12%) Selenium
6 35 (42.68%) SQL Server
7 33 (40.24%) SQL
8 31 (37.80%) SDLC
9 30 (36.59%) Regression Testing
10 27 (32.93%) Java
10 27 (32.93%) MS Excel
11 25 (30.49%) PHP
12 24 (29.27%) HP
12 24 (29.27%) HP Quality Center
13 23 (28.05%) Software Testing
14 22 (26.83%) TDD
15 21 (25.61%) Web Development
15 21 (25.61%) Unit Testing
15 21 (25.61%) Integration Testing
15 21 (25.61%) Finance
15 21 (25.61%) ColdFusion
15 21 (25.61%) User Stories
16 20 (24.39%) System Integration Testing
16 20 (24.39%) .NET
16 20 (24.39%) C#
17 19 (23.17%) Web Services
17 19 (23.17%) RAD
17 19 (23.17%) Waterfall
17 19 (23.17%) Compatibility Testing
18 17 (20.73%) Test Scripting

Manual Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 21 (25.61%) ColdFusion
2 13 (15.85%) IIS
Applications
1 27 (32.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) Mingle
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (42.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 37 (45.12%) Selenium
2 6 (7.32%) JUnit
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.88%) JIRA
3 4 (4.88%) Maven
3 4 (4.88%) NUnit
4 3 (3.66%) TestComplete
5 2 (2.44%) Ant
5 2 (2.44%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.44%) Gradle
5 2 (2.44%) Hudson
5 2 (2.44%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (2.44%) JMeter
5 2 (2.44%) jMock
5 2 (2.44%) LoadRunner
5 2 (2.44%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 47 (57.32%) Analyst
1 47 (57.32%) Test Analyst
2 40 (48.78%) QA Engineer
3 38 (46.34%) Tester
4 31 (37.80%) QA Tester
5 26 (31.71%) QA Analyst
5 26 (31.71%) QA Test Analyst
6 21 (25.61%) Web Tester
7 15 (18.29%) QA Test Engineer
7 15 (18.29%) Test Engineer
7 15 (18.29%) Web Analyst
7 15 (18.29%) Web Engineer
7 15 (18.29%) Web Test Analyst
8 9 (10.98%) Manual Test Analyst
9 8 (9.76%) Systems Tester
10 7 (8.54%) Java Engineer
11 6 (7.32%) Applications Tester
11 6 (7.32%) Manual Tester
11 6 (7.32%) Software Tester
11 6 (7.32%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) .NET
2 19 (23.17%) Web Services
3 17 (20.73%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 5 (6.10%) HTML
5 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (4.88%) Hibernate
5 4 (4.88%) Java EE
5 4 (4.88%) REST
5 4 (4.88%) Spring
5 4 (4.88%) WCF
6 3 (3.66%) CSS
6 3 (3.66%) HTML5
7 2 (2.44%) Ajax
7 2 (2.44%) JMS
7 2 (2.44%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (2.44%) XML
7 2 (2.44%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.54%) Driving Licence
3 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.32%) Windows
1 6 (7.32%) Windows Server
1 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (4.88%) Unix
3 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (80.49%) Automated Testing
2 44 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (51.22%) Functional Testing
4 31 (37.80%) SDLC
5 30 (36.59%) Regression Testing
6 23 (28.05%) Software Testing
7 22 (26.83%) TDD
8 21 (25.61%) Integration Testing
8 21 (25.61%) Unit Testing
8 21 (25.61%) User Stories
8 21 (25.61%) Web Development
9 20 (24.39%) System Integration Testing
10 19 (23.17%) Compatibility Testing
10 19 (23.17%) RAD
10 19 (23.17%) Waterfall
11 17 (20.73%) Performance Testing
11 17 (20.73%) Test Scripting
12 12 (14.63%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.32%) Open Source
13 6 (7.32%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.24%) SQL
2 27 (32.93%) Java
3 25 (30.49%) PHP
4 20 (24.39%) C#
5 6 (7.32%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.88%) JavaScript
7 3 (3.66%) VB
7 3 (3.66%) VBA
8 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (20.73%) ISEB
1 17 (20.73%) ISTQB
2 6 (7.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (65.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 24 (29.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) HP
2 13 (15.85%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.98%) Oracle
4 4 (4.88%) Pega
4 4 (4.88%) Rally
5 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
5 2 (2.44%) Informatica
Chichester, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Hassocks, West Sussex
Friday Media Group
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago