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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manual Testing
Rank - 68 93
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 0 50 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex - 3.62% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 4.22% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 45 11
Median salary - £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.33%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
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
1067 1186 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 89.36% 85.88% 84.70%
Number of salaries quoted 984 1029 862
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (53.33%) QA
3 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Integration Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 7 (46.67%) Functional Testing
3 7 (46.67%) User Stories
3 7 (46.67%) System Integration Testing
3 7 (46.67%) SDLC
3 7 (46.67%) TDD
3 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
3 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
3 7 (46.67%) RAD
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) C#
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (40.00%) NUnit
4 6 (40.00%) Selenium
4 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
5 5 (33.33%) WCF
5 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) HP
6 4 (26.67%) ISEB

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 3 (20.00%) CICS
1 3 (20.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) NUnit
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Analyst
1 7 (46.67%) Test Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) QA Tester
3 3 (20.00%) Tester
4 2 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Software Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) QA Manager
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 5 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 5 (33.33%) WCF
3 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (20.00%) VSAM
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Automated Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Functional Testing
2 7 (46.67%) Integration Testing
2 7 (46.67%) RAD
2 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
2 7 (46.67%) SDLC
2 7 (46.67%) System Integration Testing
2 7 (46.67%) TDD
2 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
2 7 (46.67%) User Stories
2 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
3 6 (40.00%) Performance Testing
4 5 (33.33%) MVC
5 4 (26.67%) Compatibility Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Load Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (20.00%) COBOL
3 3 (20.00%) JCL
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) ISEB
1 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) HP