Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for Manual Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manual Testing over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Manual Testing
East Sussex > Brighton
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 74 90
Rank change year-on-year -39 +16 +38
Permanent jobs citing Manual Testing 20 48 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 1.11% 2.86% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.21% 3.20% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 19 35 22
Brighton median annual salary £37,250 £35,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.43% -15.15% +17.86%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,400 £33,025
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £55,625
East Sussex median annual salary £37,250 £35,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +6.43% -13.58% +15.71%

Manual Testing is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Brighton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Brighton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1653 1501 1521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Brighton 91.94% 89.56% 84.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1302 1261
Brighton median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,250 £70,000 £62,500
East Sussex median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Manual Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Brighton

Job postings citing Manual Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Brighton.

Job vacancy trend for Manual Testing in Brighton

Manual Testing
Salary Trend in Brighton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Brighton.

Salary trend for Manual Testing in Brighton

Manual Testing
Salary Histogram in Brighton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manual Testing in Brighton over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manual Testing in Brighton

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 Brighton region with a requirement for Manual Testing.

1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) SDLC
2 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 7 (35.00%) QA
5 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (30.00%) TDD
5 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Selenium
5 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (30.00%) BDD
6 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
6 5 (25.00%) Software Architecture
6 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (25.00%) HTML
6 5 (25.00%) Java
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (25.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) XML
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint

Manual Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Brighton 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 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (30.00%) Selenium
2 5 (25.00%) JIRA
3 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (15.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) QA Engineer
1 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Manual Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Head of IT
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Tester
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) Web Services
2 5 (25.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 9 (45.00%) SDLC
2 9 (45.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (30.00%) BDD
3 6 (30.00%) Scrum
3 6 (30.00%) TDD
3 6 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 5 (25.00%) Software Architecture
4 5 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (20.00%) Change Management
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (20.00%) Cross-Browser Testing
5 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (20.00%) Line Management
5 4 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (35.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) hybris